The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

Stars: ***** Jossey-Bass (March 2009)Adult NonfictionEducation, Reading, Literature Study This is one of the few books published in 2009 that wasn’t a review book. I actually picked this up at the library, obviously it was the title that caught my eye. This book’s general audience is teachers and anyone else who teaches reading and a… Read More »

The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater

Stars: **** Summary: The book is ancient, ravaged and full of utter nonsense. But the moment it enters Daphna and Dexter’s lives, bizarre things begin to happen. Why is their father, who found the book, suddenly so distant? Is the old man who took it from him some kind of hypnotist? Why is a giant,… Read More »

Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen

Stars: ***** This is one of the cutest picture books I’ve seen in a long time although I have that deja vu feeling that I may have read it once before. It’s the perfect book for us book lover parents who want to instill the love of libraries in our children. Summary: Miss Merriweather, the… Read More »

The Bookman’s Wake by John Dunning

Stars: ***** I read this book for the bibliography challenge. This one was even better than the first! Great follow up to Booked to Die. I love the way the books are written and the information about book dealing is awesome. It makes me want to take it up but don’t have the money to… Read More »

Booked to Die by John Dunning

Stars: ***** I read this book for the Bibliography challenge. I’m glad I found and read this book. Dunning is a great author and I thoroughly enjoyed his writing. Reading about buying and reselling books was very interesting and makes me want to learn more about it so I can make some money finding good… Read More »