Rethink the Bins

A book review of Rethink the Bins: Your Guide to Smart Recycling and Less Household Waste by Julia F. L. Goldstein Stars: **** Bebo Press (2020)Sustainable Living113 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Have you heard that recycling is broken?… Read More »

AI Club Series for Kids

A book review of the AI Club Series of books by Chai the AI Bot Stars: *** AI Club (2021)Picture Book>Technology50-70 pages each Disclosure: I received a copy of these books in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: AI In Your LIfe (Chai the AI Bot will take you on… Read More »

Bones Unearthed!

A book review of Bones Unearthed! Creepy and True #3 by Kerrie Logan Hollihan Stars: *** Abrams (2021)Children’s Nonfiction208 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The Creepy and True series explores strange phenomena, fun facts, and out of the ordinary… Read More »

How The Girl Guides Won the War

A book review of How the Girl Guides Won the War by Janie Hampton Stars: **** HarperCollins (2011)History320 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A completely original history of one of the most extraordinary movements in the world — the Girl Guides — and how they helped win the war. Mention Girl Guides… Read More »

A World Without Whom

A book review of A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the Buzzfeed Age by Emmy J. Favilla (Buzzfeed Copy Chief) Stars: ***** Bloomsbury Publishing (2019)Language/Grammar400 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A World Without “Whom” is Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the internet age, and Emmy Favilla is the witty go-to style… Read More »

The Underdogs

A book review The Underdogs: Children, Dogs, and the Power of Unconditional Love by Melissa Fay Greene Stars: **** Ecco (2017)Animals>Dogs352 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: THE UNDERDOGS tells the story of Karen Shirk: felled at age 24 by a neuromuscular disease and facing life as an immobile, deeply isolated and depressed,… Read More »

Word Freak

A book review of Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius and Obsession in the World of Competitive SCRABBLE Players by Stefan Fatsis Stars: *** Penguin Books (2002)Games>Scrabble416 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Scrabble may be truly called America’s game. But for every group of “living-room players” there is someone who is “at one… Read More »