Reading Magic

A book review of Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever by Mem Fox Stars: **** Harper Paperbacks (2008)Education>Reading208 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this revised and updated edition of Reading Magic, bestselling author and literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual… Read More »

Discovering God Through the Arts

A book review of Discovering God Through the Arts: How We Can Grow Closer to God by Appreciating Beauty & Creativity by Terry Glaspey Stars: ***** Moody Publishers (2021)Christian Personal Growth272 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Moody Publishers in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:… Read More »

Recovering the Lost Art of Reading

A book review of Recovering the Lost Art of Reading: A Quest for the True, the Good and the Beautiful by Leland Ryken and Glenda Mathes Stars: **** Crossway (2021)General Books and Reading304 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Crossway in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links.… Read More »

Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading

A book review of Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books by Maureen Corrigan Stars: *** Random House (2005) Memoir/Literary Criticism/General Books & Reading 240 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In this delightful memoir, the book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air reflects on her life as a professional reader.… Read More »

I’d Rather Be Reading by Anne Bogel

I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of The Reading Life by Anne Bogel Stars: ***** Baker Books (2018) Books & Reading 156 pages Disclosure: I received this book from Baker Books Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Reading isn’t just a way to pass the time–it’s… Read More »

Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children by Mary Ellen Ellsworth

Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children by Mary Ellen Ellsworth Stars: **** Albert Whitman & Company (1997) Biography (designed for children) Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for a post on another blog but I decided to write a review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: As a child, Gertrude… Read More »

What Children Need to Learn to Read by Michelle Vallene

Stars: ★★★★☆ Learners Lane (2010) Parenting/Education Book/CD Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A basic guide to helping your child learn to read from Birth to Age 6. What works best for each age group, how to make it fun and… Read More »