10 Teen Novels About European Adventures

Visit France, Portugal, Italy, England, and Ireland with these ten great teen reads set in Europe. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins In an American school in Paris Anna meets Etienne St. Clair, for whom she develops strong feelings, despite his complicated personal life. The Arm of the Starfish by Madeleine L’Engle Adam […]

12 Books About Dinosaurs

Hello everyone! Today I’m here with a collection of my favorite books about dinosaurs. I hope you enjoy this collection! Most of these you can borrow from your local library. I chose to do a collection about dinosaurs because they are a hot topic in our house with our 6 year old little boy. Dinosaurs […]

Classic Books for Young Adults

Too often, teenagers label classic novels as “boring,” “irrelevant,” and “too hard to read.” As a teacher, I loved proving those labels wrong. I can distinctly remember a student turn his nose at To Kill a Mockingbird when his class first started reading it, only to scream out “I KNOW WHO IT IS!!!” towards the end […]

Books My Book Club Actually Discussed

I am lucky to have been a part of an incredible book club for the last 10 years. We are over 40 women strong and meet once a month. Usually the host picks the book title and everyone brings a treat to share and a bottle of wine. It is rare that all forty of […]

Amish Fiction for All Ages

Amish Fiction for Adults A Miracle of Hope by Ruth Reid This is a new favorite of mine. It’s well-written, and the story moves quickly. A Miracle of Hope is the first in a new series entitled Amish Wonders. This is a story of an unwed mother in an arranged marriage facing some very difficult decisions […]