From the Blog
We have twenty-five new book reviews for you! Most of the reviews are from Grace and me, but my daughter and husband are also sharing two of the reviews this time. One of the things that makes our site different than many book websites is that we read all the books that we share. Grace […]
Grace and I love book shirts. I guess you can say that we kind of collect them. What exactly are book shirts? They are t-shirts that have fun bookish sayings on them. We love to give and receive book t-shirts and bookish items for gifts. Everyone knows that Grace loves shirts with fun sayings on […]
Gardner’s Used Books in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is our favorite used bookstore! Why is it our favorite? It is our favorite because not only does it have great books, it is a bookstore we visit often. Bookstores have been hit hard over the last few years, and we want to help support them. We want bookstores […]
My backlist book challenge continues with my March Reads. March was a great reading month for me. In fact, 2021 has been a great reading year for me. I know that could change, but my backlist book challenge is really helping me find some great books. I read eleven books this month. That is a […]
It is hard to say that you enjoyed a book like Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11 because it is such a tough read. Saying that it is an important and riveting read is probably a more accurate description. Both my husband and oldest daughter recently listened to Fall and Rise: The Story of […]
Do you love true crime and fascinating real stories? The Great Pearl Heist is a little-known, yet extraordinary true crime story.
Farewell To Manzanar is a memoir of life in Manzanar, a Japanese internment camp during WWII. This book was published in 1973 and I can’t believe that I have never read it. I feel like this is a book that should be required reading in school.
I don’t always love books of essays, but I really enjoyed Everything Beautiful in Its Time by Jenna Bush Hager. I read Sister’s First a few years ago and really enjoyed it, so when Everything Beautiful in Its Time came out last year I knew that I wanted to read it.
Would you risk your life for a book? That is the exact story that Syria’s Secret Library shares. In the middle of war-torn Daraya, a secret library existed. That library proved the importance of books. They change people. They give people hope. They educate and inspire.
When Books Went To War shares the little-known history of the U.S. sending books to the military during WWII.