The Girls

A book review of The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor, and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down by Abigail Pesta Stars: ***** Hatchette Book Group (2019)True Crime/Sports240 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this news-breaking narrative, decades of women who brought down sexual predator Larry Nassar… Read More »

Generation Sleepless

A book review of Generation Sleepless: Why Tweens and Teens Aren’t Sleeping Enough and How We Can Help Them by Heather Turgeon, MFT, and Julie Wright, MFT. Stars: ***** TarcherPerigee (2022)Sleep304 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: If you could… Read More »

Righting Wrongs

A book review of Righting Wrongs: 20 Human Rights Heroes Around the World by Robin Kirk Stars: **** Chicago Review Press (2022)Children’s Fiction> Activism and Social Justice240 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Many young people aren’t aware that determined… Read More »

The Ultimate Gratitude Journal

A book review of the Ultimate Gratitude Journal: A Practical Neuroscience Approach to Rewiring Your Brain to Be Healthier and Happier by Dr. Suzanne Henwood and Sarah Carruthers Stars: **** Luminosity Project Publications (2022)Neuroscience208 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:… Read More »

Braver Than I Thought

A book review of Braver Than I Thought by Luke Reynolds Stars: *** Aladdin/Beyond Words (2022)Tween Nonfiction (* see review for my thoughts on this)288 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Magazine spreads and Hollywood hits showcase stars with perfect… Read More »

The Danish Way of Parenting

A book review of The Danish Way of Parenting: What the Happiest People in the world Know About Raising Confident, Capable Kids by Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl Stars: *** TarcherPerigee (2016)Parenting208 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world–and how do Danish parents… Read More »

Meet J. Armand Bombardier

A book review of Meet J. Armand Bombardier (Scholastic Canada Biography) by Elizabeth MacLeod Stars: *** Scholastic Canada (2022)Children’s Nonfiction>Biography32 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Meet Joseph-Armand Bombardier ― Canadian inventor, innovator and entrepreneur! Born in 1907, Joseph-Armand grew… Read More »