Blindfold

A book review of Blindfold: A Memoir of Capture, Torture and Enlightenment by Theo Padnos Stars: **** Scribner (2022)Memoir400 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: In 2012, American journalist Theo Padnos, fluent in Arabic, Russian, German, and French, traveled to… Read More »

Weird Birds

A book review of Weird Birds by Chris Earley Stars: ***** Firefly Books (2014)Children’s Nonfiction Picture Book64 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Some birds look bizarre. Some behave that way. In almost all cases, their appearance has an important function — in evolution or every day. This colorful book exposes more than… Read More »

2022 Night Sky Almanac

A book review of 2022 Night Sky Almanac: a Month-by-Month Guide to North America’s Skies from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada by Nicole Mortillaro Stars: **** Firefly Books (2021)Astronomy Guide120 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: 2022 Night Sky… Read More »

How to Homeschool in Canada

A book review of How to Homeschool in Canada: A Travel Guide for Your Homeschooling Journey by Lisa Marie Fletcher Stars: ***** The Canadian Homeschooler (2020)Homeschooling/Canada212 pages Disclosure: I received this book from a giveaway. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Have you decided to homeschool and aren’t sure where to start? Are you overwhelmed… Read More »

Ghosts Unveiled!

A book review of Ghosts Unveiled! Creepy and True #2 by Kerrie Logan Hollihan Stars: *** Abrams (2020)Children’s Nonfiction208 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Do you believe in ghosts? Whether you’re a believer in things that go bump in… Read More »

That Sounds Fun

A book review of That Sounds Fun: The Joys of Being an Amateur, the Power of Falling in Love, and Why You Need a Hobby by Annie F. Downs Stars: *** Revell (2021)Christian Self-Help240 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Baker Publishing in exchange for an honest review. This post contains… Read More »

Hundred Dollar Holiday

A book review of Hundred Dollar Holiday: The Case for a More Joyful Christmas by Bill McKibben Stars: *** Simon & Schuster 1998Christmas95 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Too many people have come to dread the approach of the holidays, a season that should — and can — be the most relaxed,… Read More »