Books

RickySeries

5 Minutes for Books managing editor Jennifer shares her thoughts on a re-issue of an old favorite series for young readers. This is a sponsored campaign. My son learned to read at an early age […]

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Travel from Your Armchair This Fall

by Bonnie Way

armchair travel

Bonnie is here to share some books great for armchair traveling. With September more than halfway over, many of us are happily putting away the remnants of our summer vacations and settling into normal routines […]

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5 Tips to Hook a Reluctant Reader

5 Minutes for Books reviewer and mom of two boys Nancy shares some of the ways that she overcame her son’s picky reading habits. My sixth grade son doesn’t quite fit the definition of a […]

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HouseofWonder_featured

When we were little and I needed Warren, I would rub my earlobe. And perhaps it was the alchemy of childhood, a magic that happened because I believed it could, but I swear it worked. […]

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TIWILY-1SHT

Our writer, Jennifer D, received tickets to an early screening of the movie and phone time with the author. Jonathan Tropper is both an author and a screenwriter, and I think that shows in the […]

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early decision

Those of you who have little children under your feet every minute or perhaps have just sent your oldest off to school for the first have heard the platitudes about them growing up so fast, […]

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MadamePicasso

Historical fiction is not my go-to genre when selecting a novel, but wonderful written novels set in a memorable time in history or ones that feature an interesting historical figure or an exciting backdrop of […]

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the scavengers

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feast of thieves

Rowdy Slater was the most incorrigible paratrooper in the 101st Airborne division during WW2, which meant that not only was he awarded for bravery but he also was rewarded for busting in a guy’s head […]

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desirelines

High school friendships often stay with us forever, and even if we lose touch with the individuals who saw us through the turbulent time of adolescence, their memories can remain strong with us as the […]

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