A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Stars: **** I re-read this for the Christmas Theme Challenge only because I wasn’t able to get to the library to get a new-to-me book. It was also for the Read It Again challenge. I read this book every year in the week of Christmas (although it only takes me a day to read it.)… Read More »

Library meme

Found at Nose in a Book many months ago but never done. 1. Do you remember learning to read? How old were you? No I don’t remember learning to read. I don’t think my parents remember either. I’d guess about 6. I remember being the best and fastest reader since at least age 7 or… Read More »

The Great Number Rumble by Gillian O’Reilly and Cora Lee

Stars: *** I was sent this book to review from Annick Press and chose to read it during the read-a-thon. I was excited to read it because I like explanations of how math is used in real life. However I was a little dissapointed, the whole idea was great, it wasn’t just non-fiction, it was… Read More »

Book Quiz

I stole/borrowed this from Valentina’s roomScience Fiction, Fantasy or Horror? None, Thriller or MysteryHardback or Trade Paperback or Mass Market Paperback? Don’t know what the difference is between the two paperbacks but I prefer paperbacks.Amazon or Brick and Mortar? What’s Brick and Mortar?Barnes & Noble or Borders? I’m Canadian so I go to Chapters Hitchhiker… Read More »

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

Stars: **** I first read this story when I was in gradeschool. Actually the teacher read it to us. Over 10 years later when I saw it at a used book store, I instantly picked up a copy and I don’t have any kids. I re-read it myself and will read it every Christmas Season.… Read More »