Book Review

By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Oct 10th, 2017
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I remember when I was a little girl and spent countless hours playing with Paper Dolls. My sisters and I enjoyed playing with the paper dolls together and comparing our outfits and different looks. As soon as I saw Paper Poppets, I immediately went back to those fond childhood memories I had of dressing up […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
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Oct 9th, 2017
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Disney-Hyperion sent me a copy to check out, and is partnering with me for a giveaway! In our home, we love books, especially when they’re wacky and zany like Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker! With 6 kids in our blended family, we are guaranteed to have some of the wacky and zany times that create great memories! How […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Oct 1st, 2017
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Disney-Hyperion sent me a copy to check out, and is partnering with me for a giveaway! Our kids enjoy reading and I’m always on the lookout for new books that include adventure, humor and heart. Recently, I was introduced to the book, The Adventurers Guild, written by debut authors Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos. The […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Sep 26th, 2017
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Disney-Hyperion sent me a copy to check out, and is partnering with me for a giveaway! In our home, we have loads of technology. From laptops to game consoles to smart televisions, we have embraced the age of technology. I find it super interesting the things our kids learn from school today that I never […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Aug 2nd, 2017
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Sponsored post. Our kids love to read books, especially those that are filled with magic and mystery. Recently, we received a magical surprise in the mail and it had them curious right away. The package we received included a Glanagerie Bottle and a copy of the new fantasy novel by D.E. Night, The Crowns of Croswald (released […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Apr 6th, 2017
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Do you enjoy wine? Maybe you like to go wine tasting or just having a girl’s night in or out and enjoying a glass of wine? Perhaps you’re hosting a dinner with family or friends and are looking to pair wine with a dish you’re serving? If you feel like you don’t know a lot about […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Feb 27th, 2017
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Thanks to Disney Press for sending me a matching prize pack and for providing for my winner! One of my favorite fairy tales is that of Beauty and the Beast. I was eager to check out the recently released book – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: LOST IN A BOOK. This book was written by Jennifer Donnelly, the New […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Nov 22nd, 2016
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Thanks to National Geographic Kids for providing this prize pack! All opinions are mine. The holiday season is quickly approaching us and it’s time to finish up or start (like some of us) the holiday shopping for our kids or children in our lives. If you’re looking for a great holiday gift idea, you’ll want […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Nov 1st, 2016
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Over the past few months, I’ve had the opportunity to serve as a Mo Willems Ambassador. I have to admit that I hadn’t heard of Mo Willems before, but my experience with his books has been awesome! I love Mo Willems and think he has so many fun and awesome books! NANETTE’S BAGUETTE By Mo […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Oct 31st, 2016
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Thanks HarperCollins for sending me a copy and providing the prize pack! All opinions are mine. When the boys were little, I loved reading them the book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. In fact, that was one of my favorite books to read when I was growing up, too! I was excited to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Sep 6th, 2016
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This post is brought to you in partnership with Forever, the romance imprint of Grand Central Publishing. All opinions are mine. If you love a good romance novel, you’ll want to check out THE PROTECTOR, written by Jodi Ellen Malpas. The book is now available online, as well as in bookstores! Learn more about it below […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Aug 23rd, 2016
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This summer, I was excited to announce that I was a brand ambassador for the awesome author, Mo Willems! I’m continuing with another post about his new reading program called Elephant & Piggie Like Reading. I received an awesome package that included the first two books that are part of this special series: We are Growing and Cookie […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Jul 15th, 2016
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If you love to read and are looking for a good book to check out, you’ll want to check out Baby Doll, written by Hollie Overton. Baby Doll is now available in stores and online.  ABOUT THE BOOK “What a compulsive read! A brilliant first novel that kept me transfixed and entertained until the very last page.” — […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
May 28th, 2016
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This post is brought to you in partnership with Disney-Hyperion. Do you have fans of Descendants in your home? If so, you’ll want to check out the newly released Return to the Isle of the Lost – the second book in the Descendants series by Melissa de la Cruz. The book is now available in book stores […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
May 20th, 2016
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Summer is just around the corner and I am starting to look for reading materials for the kids to enjoy during those upcoming long days. However, I love it when I stumble upon books that they can enjoy now! I recently discovered Author Mo Willems and he has some fabulous books out!! I’m excited to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Feb 5th, 2016
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This post was sponsored by Lionsgate as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. One of my favorite authors is Nicholas Sparks. I love reading the books he writes and then watching the stories come to life in a movie afterwards. I recently discovered a romantic […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Nov 22nd, 2015
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Our kids love to read! I personally love picture books and love to read them, especially to our youngest kids. The holidays are one of my favorite times of year to read picture books to our kids, because they have amazing pictures and inspiring stories. I just recently discovered a great picture book that is […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Oct 21st, 2015
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Samples and prizing were provided by Disney-Hyperion. All opinions are mine. Do you love to read or have young readers in your home? If so, you’ll want to check out these Disney-Hyperion titles, each with a unique twist on popular stories! These stories are great because they are the original fairy tales…retold! The stories include A […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Oct 14th, 2015
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Do your kids love to read or be read to? I just discovered a super cute book called “The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep,” written by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin. The book is available in stores now. About the Book The groundbreaking #1 bestseller is sure to turn nightly bedtime battles into a loving and special […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
Aug 31st, 2015
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This summer, our family participated in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge and it was a blast! Our kids range from the age of 7 to 14, so they’re reading preferences were different. Here is a list of our 5-Word Book Reviews: Our kids love reading the books from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! This is a […]...
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