Self-Publishing Journey

It’s been just a little over a month since I self-published my first novel A Royal Mind (PURCHASE HERE) and I thought I had learned a lot from my mistakes after publishing my children’s books but boy I still have a lot to learn. Which shouldn’t surprise me because we can always keep learning andContinue reading “Self-Publishing Journey”

National Wear (Read) Red Day

Today is National Wear Red Day, a day that highlights women’s heart health. To celebrate I’m wearing red today, and of course made sure my nephew was dressed in red as well.             Can you tell I’m obsessed with him?             I thought it would be fun for today’s Valentine’s Advent, to share books withContinue reading “National Wear (Read) Red Day”

Valentines Day Advent Day 4

Happy Wednesday Friday the 2022 Winter Olympics kick off and today’s Valentine’s Day Advent I compiled all the fun books I could find on the Olympics for kids! World Flags Coloring Book World Flag Coloring Book- while you’re watching the opening ceremonies and throughout the games have your kids color the flags of countries thatContinue reading “Valentines Day Advent Day 4”

Road to Valentines Day

I’m not usually a big celebrator of Valentines Day but I thought it might be fun to share some of my favorite books and book accessories leading up to the holiday for those who needs gift ideas or are looking for books to read themed for the holiday. Let’s start today! Day 1: Disney ValentinesContinue reading “Road to Valentines Day”

It’s Almost Time!

In 6 DAYS my first novel A Royal Mind will be published. I am so excited and nervous. I started working on it last year and I used the summer to finish to the first draft before starting back to school in the Fall. I’m glad I did because last semester was one of theContinue reading “It’s Almost Time!”

Judging a Book by Its Cover

The age old saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”, is one I ignore every time I scan the shelves for a new book to read. I know that’s awful but if a book doesn’t have a professional or interesting looking cover, then I’m not going to be curious enough to read the synopsisContinue reading “Judging a Book by Its Cover”

Christmas Bells Book Review

Christmas Bells Author: Jennifer Chiaverini Summary: The story behind the famous carol, “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”. The book follows the stories of a nun, an architect, a widow, a priest, a sister and brother, a military wife, and choir director, all against the backdrop of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and hisContinue reading “Christmas Bells Book Review”

Christmas Book Reviews Day 4: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell

Author: Lucille Colandro Illustrator: Jared Lee Summary: Another book about this lady swallowing stuff. She swallows a bell, packages, a sack, and even reindeer. One can only imagine what these items will create at the end. Quality: I can’t say don’t buy these books, because you might enjoy them. The group of first graders I’veContinue reading “Christmas Book Reviews Day 4: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell”