Books to the Sky

“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.” ― Arnold Lobel

Take The Monkeys And Run


Barbara Marr is a woman who adores movies, is a mother of three girls, and is married to her true love who happens to look like George Clooney. She lives in a nice, friendly neighborhood, as long as you don’t count the mysterious house next door, which Barbara has dubbed the House of Many Bones. All was well right up until a few days ago when her husband Howard moved out without any warning. Now Barbara is sneaking around her yard barefoot in the middle of a freezing night with live monkeys in her trees.

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Giving Books

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As the holidays and gift giving season are upon us, I know many people are struggling to find the perfect gift. If you’re looking to buy for someone who loves books, this app can certainly help. NPR’s Book Concierge  lists “some 250 titles NPR staff and critics loved”. And that’s just for 2014. There are links to the lists for 2008 – 2014, plus the list for 2013 and 2014 have filters to help find exactly what you want.

If you’re buying for a teen/tween then this post from the lovely Mir Kamin at Alpha Mom has suggestions.   Also Jen at the blog Epbot has a love for young adult fiction which has led to a list of really good book reviews.

To me books are always the perfect gift. Happy shopping!

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Jane Pearson is a single thirty five year old just trying to get through life. She has (mis)adventures in dating, an eccentric family, loyal friends, and a 24 year old goldfish. She is quirky and finds herself in odd situations where there is no way to save face. And I find myself giggling about her life randomly throughout the days following reading Happy(ish).

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