Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Origin Stories

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Origin Stories

So my oldest is now at the point where she’s started asking me logistical questions about Christmas. Questions such as; how does Santa fit through all the different-sized chimneys? How does he visit all the children in one night? Why do some kids not get gifts...
Book Review: White Elephant by Trish Harnetiaux

Book Review: White Elephant by Trish Harnetiaux

What’s better than reading a book that takes place at a Christmas party in front of your very own Christmas tree? How about if that book contains a devious murder plot too? Reading a holiday book during the holidays certainly ratchets up the tension and the dark...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Very Rich by Polly Horvath

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Very Rich by Polly Horvath

YA (Young Adult) isn’t a genre I read often because…I’m not a young adult. And, I don’t have children who are anywhere near that age group yet (whew!). But, when Christmas time rolls around, I have to read a wide range of books I normally wouldn’t because I do lots of...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: The Lost Christmas by b.b. cronin

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: The Lost Christmas by b.b. cronin

So of course I’m going to post a review of a kids Christmas book before December 25-how could I not? Books are probably the one thing I never hesitate to give my kids. Confession: I love buying toys. I absolutely adore visiting Toys R Us and any other toy store,...
Book Review: Miss Marley by Vanessa Lafaye

Book Review: Miss Marley by Vanessa Lafaye

I’m not sure I’ve ever actually read the classic Dickens story A Christmas Carol from beginning to end. Sure I’ve seen the adaptations, but I’m not as familiar with it as I would like to be. So when Miss Marley, an imagined prequel to  A...