Review: In Christ Alone by Sinclair B. Ferguson

In Christ Alone is a collection of previously published articles by Sinclair B. Ferguson. I used the fifty short chapters as devotionals, daily in theory, in reality it took me longer than a month and a half to work my way through it. I have to admit that I had …

Review: ZooBorns by Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland

The photos of all the little baby animals born in zoos around the world make ZooBorns the cutest book I’ve read in years. The critters are just adorable, from the Fennac Fox pictured on the cover above to the Tawny Frogmouths born in Sea World, show below. Several photos of …

Review: Sea Queens by Jane Yolen

(Suggested reading level: Grades 4-6) Loved this book! I read it with Amber (11) and it’s really great. It’s about strong women, okay granted they’re killers and thieves, but still you have to admire them. Women who succeeded in a man’s world, which you have to admit sailing in general …

Review: Coral Snakes by Linda George

Coral Snakes by Linda George (Suggested reading level: Grades 3-5) I’ve mentioned before that Amber (11) is an animal lover and she picked this book up on a recent trip to the library. We read it together before bed the other evening. It’s a decent book, but not outstanding. It …

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett I love books, I freely admit that, but I am not a collector. Yes, I keep those that are signed, but I don’t search for rare books or first editions or whatever. I love books for the contents, the …

Case Closed? by Susan Hughes

Case Closed? Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Michael Wandelmaier (Suggested reading level: Grades 4-6) Amber (10) is a big fan of non-fiction, but they can sometimes be hard to find for her age range. This one she really enjoyed. We read it aloud over …