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Picture Book Saturday: Someday by Alison McGhee

A mother's love leads to a mother's dream -- every mother's dream -- for her child to live life to its fullest.

A deceptively simple, powerful ode to the potential of love and the potential in life, Someday is the book you'll want to share with someone else...today. The perfect gift for Mother's Day, Graduation Day or Any Day - share a copy with every special person in your life. 




I dare you to read this book with a dry eye. It was hard for me to do. I found myself choking up towards the end. 

The words are simple, but they hit true. Alison McGhee has found a way to capture what lies in our hearts. Someday was both inspiring and touching. I read this aloud to my young son. As he sat looking at the pictures and listening to me words, I imagined us within the covers of the book. Instead of a little girl, I saw him. I became the mother and grandmother telling the story. It was so emotional. 

Of course, my son didn't get it-- at first. Once I explained that it was …

Review: Killer Frost (Jennifer Estep)

Book Deets:

Audience: YA
Genre: mythology, romance, mystery
Pages: 384
Publisher: February 25th 2014 by Kensington Books
ISBN: 9780758281548
Source: eARC from Netgalley



I’ve battled the Reapers of Chaos before–and survived. But this time I have a Bad, Bad Feeling it’s going to be a fight to the death … most likely mine.

Yeah, I’ve got my psychometry magic, my talking sword, Vic–and even the most dangerous Spartan on campus at my side, in Logan freaking Quinn, but I’m no match for Loki, the evil Norse god of chaos. I may be Nike’s Champion, but at heart, I’m still just Gwen Frost, that weird Gypsy girl everyone at school loves to gossip about.

Then someone I love is put in more danger than ever before, and something inside me snaps. This time, Loki and his Reapers are going down for good … or I am.





I am so sad to see this series end! I love Logan and his crew. I love Grandma Frost and the teachers at Mythos Academy. I love the mystical creatures that roam through the pages. This …

Muse Unexpected Blog Tour stop

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Muse Unexpected "We're Muses. Not vampires, not fairies, not werewolves. We're Muses." Sophie was sure her mother had reached an epic level of crazy. ‘We're Muses?' She thought Muses were lame, not to mention she found the idea ridiculous. However, Sophie couldn't explain away her physical transformation that made Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries look like a bad Walmart make-over, not to mention why her mood swings triggered an uncontrollable ability to shoot powerful bursts of energy out of her hands. Sophie soon realizes modern day Muses have evolved into powerful guardians of humankind, tasked with keeping mortals on the right path and the original Olympians locked away from the world. But old hatreds don't die easily, especially for immortal enemies that have an eternity to plot and gather their forces. Well aware of the Fates' foretelling of another Olympian war, and a young Muse that would rise up as a warrior and defeat …

Bifrost Bridge Book Blast

About the Book: 

Title: The Bifrost Bridge
Author: James Bradley Clarke 
Illustrator (interior): Marcus Gran
Publication Date:January, 201
Publisher: Wynwidyn Press
Pages: 92
Recommended Ages: 6+ (read-aloud)


The Bifrost Bridge is a Viking princess fairy tale intertwined with Norse mythology. Silya, the feisty ten year old Princess of Norway, eagerly awaits the arrival of her cousin and best friend, Princess Hedda of Denmark. The princesses are both looking forward to the summer solstice celebration, but trouble lurks in their future as magical villains see the girls as being vital for their deadly conspiracy. Hedda and Silya find themselves cast into a dangerous adventure filled with fire giants, female warrior angels and the God of Thunder.

Where to Buy It:
AmazonWynwidyn Press Books
What reviewers are saying: 
 “A delightful and endearing adventure that winds Norse mythology and two young girls through a whirlwind of danger, friendship and standing up to evil-doers. The Princess heroines, S…