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Calling All Class Moms


Calling all class moms to a book that will make you feel understood in the best possible way.  While this is usually a place for kid books, I couldn’t let this one go by without making sure it was on your radar.  Laurie Gelman nails all the classroom parent politics with absolute humor and a mastery of the nuances.  I…

Adult Books to Watch


Since I have been off at Book Expo I thought I would do something for the parents who read and support this blog. I frequently get asked for adult book recommendations to supplement my kid picks, but I frankly just don’t have time to read that much and still function.  However, this trip I made sure to find out the adult…

Easter Book Baskets


It has always been tradition in our family to give Easter Book Baskets.  I fill the kid’s baskets full of books, but of course never forget a chocolate bunny and some Peeps, I mean what is Easter without those?  I am reposting last years baskets because my sons are now 18 and 15 and their book choices are more adult…

Gift Book Box Subscriptions for Kids


Well it is time to think about holiday shopping.  You can’t put it off any longer.  But I am here to help with some wonderful gift book box subscriptions for kids.  These subscriptions focus primarily on picture books and YA.  Unfortunately trying to do a box for middle grade readers can be quite difficult given the variety of topic choices in…