Book Review

By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Dec 28th, 2012
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I have been writing on my blog for almost 5 years and most of what I have learned has been through trial and error.   Now I am working full-time on my site and in Social Media and am LOVING every minute of it!  There is still so much to learn!  That is why I am […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Dec 28th, 2012
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Wedding planning can be tons of fun, but can also be quite stressful for the bride and her friends and family who might not know exactly what they are doing! Introduce Wedding Planning for Dummies, written by Celebrity Wedding Planner, Marcy Blum. In Wedding Planning for Dummies, you will learn to (1) Plan a memorable […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Jul 13th, 2012
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The story, The Charge, starts on a dark and steamy Caribbean night, as Brendon Burchard stands bleeding on top of the crumpled hood of his wrecked car. That night, as he sat on the hood, he had a first-hand look at how real mortality is. He discovered, in that moment, that at the end of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Jun 7th, 2012
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I’d like to introduce you to a new book that hit bookstore shelves on May 29, 2012 – Wife 22, written by Melanie Gideon.  For fans of Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones’s Diary and Allison Pearson’s I Don’t Know How She Does It, comes an irresistible novel of a woman losing herself….and finding herself again…in the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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May 19th, 2012
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May is the month in which we think of and honor the mothers in our lives.  May is also the perfect month to pick up a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers & Daughters.   This is a great book, including 101 Inspirational and Entertaining Stories about that special bond that […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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May 19th, 2012
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I’ve enjoyed reading the Chicken Soup for the Soul books for a long time and now, I have a favorite.  I recently received Chicken Soup for the Soul: Food and Love and I really like it a lot!  Not only does it share personal stories, but it also shares recipes!  I mean who couldn’t use […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
May 18th, 2012
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I was recently introduced to a great book called Bread is the Devil, written by Heather Bauer, R.D., C.D.N. and Kathy Matthews.  I also had the opportunity to talk with Heather extensively on the phone.  It was a great experience! In her book, Heather talks about how you can “Win the weight loss battle by […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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May 15th, 2012
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Mother’s Day was recognized across the United States this past Sunday and individuals all over celebrated their mothers and showed them how much they loved them.  My boys made amazing cards for me that expressed to me how much they love me and that I have made a positive impact in their lives.  I love […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Feb 7th, 2012
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Time Home Entertainment and the editors of TIME For Kids teach kids to think like scientists with the Big Book of Science Experiments (Time Home Entertainment Inc.; December 6, 2011; $17.95). This new book, with more than 100 experiments provided by Mad Science and step-by-step instructions, shows kids how simple experiments can help them better […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Feb 4th, 2012
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Are you looking for a book that would help to get your little one ready for bed?  If so, this book is perfect for you!  Things I Love About Bedtime is written and illustrated by Trace Moroney.  The book is available for purchase in bookstores and online, retailing for $8.99. There are so many things […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Jan 19th, 2012
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Taye Diggs is one of my favorite characters on the tv show, “Private Practice” and I had no idea that he wrote a book until I was invited to participate in the Bloggers’ Virtual Book Tour.  I was thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce myself and my blog and ask Taye a question about […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Dec 21st, 2011
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The Family Storybook Treasury: Tales of Laughter, Curiosity, & Fun is an awesome book to add to your family library!  Family, friends, your favorite characters….bring them all together at story time!  Share the book that is sure to entertain, delight, and make the whole gang laugh.  The Family Storybook Treasury is a collection of your […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Oct 19th, 2011
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My boys love to read and thanks to Scholastic Books, we recently had the opportunity to add BAILEY to our family book collection.  It is such a cute picture book and we loved reading out loud as a family.  My boys even read to each other!  BAILEY was written by New York Times bestselling author Harry […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
May 22nd, 2011
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We love Klutz products and were super excited to check out The Klutz Guide to the Galaxy!  Now you can explore the universe without leaving the comfort of your backyard.  When the scientists at Klutz Labs tackle outer space, we not only ask questions like “Where’s the Big Dipper” but also “If I lived on […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Jan 17th, 2011
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I love being a Chuggington Conductor!  My boys love the show and have enjoyed the different Chuggington reviews we’ve had the opportunity to participate in.  Most recently, we had the opportunity to review some fun Chuggington books from Scholastic.  The Chuggington books included: The Chugger Championship, All Around Chuggington, Welcome to Chuggington, Let̵...
By Shannon Gosney
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Jan 11th, 2011
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Thanks to Scholastic, we had the opportunity to review Happy 100th Day, written by Susan Milord and illustrated by Mary Newell DePalma.  Happy 100th Day is an engaging story that makes counting up (or down) to 100 extra fun!  Happy 100th Day is available for purchase in bookstores or online, retailing for $16.99. SYNOPSIS: Graham […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Jan 11th, 2011
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She owns a mansion, a jet, a cruise ship, and a few convertibles.  She’s traveled the world, stopping in over 150 countries.  She has five sisters, over 40 pets and an on-again-off-again relationship with the smoothest in America.  Her photo adorns the walls of sought-after hotel suites in cities such as Paris and Las Vegas. […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Jan 8th, 2011
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In October of 2010, Scholastic released a simple and cute children’s book – And I Love You!  And I Love You was written by Ruth Krauss and illustrated by Steven Kellogg.  You can purchase the book online or in stores, retailing for $16.99. BOOK SYNOPSIS Originally published in 1987 as Big and Little, with pastel illustrations […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Jan 8th, 2011
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I love Scholastic and was excited to receive a copy of The Wonderful Book.  The Wonderful Book was written by Leonid Gore and can be purchased online and in stores, retailing for $16.99. BOOK SYNOPSIS Deep in the woods, a rabbit finds a wonderful object that serves as a cozy red tent for rabbit, until […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Dec 29th, 2010
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I love reading books to my boys and found another fun holiday book – Captain Sky Blue, written by Richard Egielski.  My little guys loved reading about Captain Sky Blue, a pilot, who helps Santa on Christmas Eve.  You can purchase this adorable holiday book in stores and online, retailing for $17.95. BOOK SYNOPSIS: Santa […]...
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