Books & Reading

Summer by the Tides

Books about summer, settings that include a body of water , an author you know will not disappoint – all reasons that I chose to add this to my summer reading list. Not surprised at all that it checked off each box and earned it’s spot. I enjoyed the storyline of the three sisters who Read more

Property of the Rebel Librarian


Book Title: Property of the Rebel Librarian Author: Allison Varnes Paperback or e-book: 288 pages Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Date Published: September 18, 2018 Genre: Children’s, Censorship, Social Skills Ages: Middle Grade (8-12 yrs) or Grades 3-7     Celebrate the freedom to read with this timely, empowering middle-grade debut in the spirit of The View from Read more

Book Girl by Sarah Clarkson

Book Review | Book Girl by Sarah Clarkson

Book Title: Book Girl Author: Sarah Clarkson Paperback or e-book: 288 pages Publisher: Tyndale House Publisher Date Published: September 4, 2018 Genre: Christian, Literature     When you hear a riveting story, does it thrill your heart and stir your soul? Do you hunger for truth and goodness? Do you secretly relate to Belle’s delight in the library in Beauty and Read more

Coast and Anchor Bookshelf

Build a library and books will appear

“Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.” – Henry Ward Beecher Such true words written by Henry Ward Beecher in his book Eyes and Ears (1862 Edition).  My love of books and my collection has grown tremendously over the years. I’ve only ever dreamed of Read more