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Reviews: Picture Books for Lazy Summer Bedtimes

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2016/07/21 • Reviews

One of my favourite things in the world are well-written picture books. I am a firm believer that a quality picture book transcends age, and can be used in the classroom as well at bedtime. Fortunately, I have a number of publishing friends who agree with me, and they are kind enough to share some… Read More ›

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Reviews: Picture Books for Lazy Summer Bedtimes

(0) detective dog

One of my favourite things in the world are well-written picture books. I am a firm believer that a quality picture book transcends age, and can be used in the classroom as well at bedtime. Fortunately, I have a number of publishing friends who agree with me, and they are kind enough to share some… Read More ›

Top Ten Tuesday »

TTT: The Characters I Would Absolutely Be for Halloween

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Confession time: I actually don’t enjoy dressing up for Halloween. I never really have. I have friends who can’t wait to try out their costumes, and who practice their makeup weeks and weeks in advance, but it’s never been my kind of thing. However … if I was given the chance to become a character… Read More ›

Readalong »

#GreenGablesReadalong: Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery

(2) Rilla

It’s 1914 and the world is on the brink of war. But at almost fifteen, Anne and Gilbert’s youngest daughter, Rilla, dreams only of her first dance and getting her first kiss from the dashing Kenneth Ford. Soon, however, even far-off Ingleside is engulfed by Europe’s raging conflict, as Rilla’s brothers Jem and Walter both… Read More ›

Blog Tour »

Blog Tour: With Malice by Eileen Cook

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It was the perfect trip…until it wasn’t. Eighteen-year-old Jill Charron wakes up in a hospital room, leg in a cast, stitches in her face and a big blank canvas where the last six weeks should be. She discovers she was involved in a fatal car accident while on a school trip in Italy. A trip… Read More ›

Personal Musing »

Quick Update: I’m still here!

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Hi everybody!! *waves* See that photo up there? That would be me. Yes, I’m still here, even though it looks like my poor blog has been abandoned. I’m currently buried under more boxes than I know what to do with, because it is MOVING SEASON. I’m not leaving my beloved country small town, but instead… Read More ›

Contests »

GIVEAWAY: Celebrate the final book in Lisa McMann’s UNWANTEDS series!

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The time has finally come… it’s the final book in Lisa McMann’s incredible series, The Unwanteds. Hard to believe that it has been five years and seven books, but we are finally at the ultimate challenge for Alex and Aaron, as they fight to save Quill and Artimé. This series has been a long-time favourite of… Read More ›

Weekly Photo Challenge »

Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

(3) Nothing beats a handwritten letter...

For this week’s challenge, share a photo with letters — no matter the alphabet. You can capture a neon sign, a sentence scribbled in an old phone booth, a random letter that’s seemingly out of place, or anything else. As you look through your lens, think about how your image might convey something bigger: a… Read More ›

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