• Picking my OCTOBER TBR - my Victober, Read Your Bookshelf Challenge and Hey Reader-athon TBR's
    BOOK LISTS,  BOOKS,  HEY READER,  READ YOUR BOOKSHELF,  READATHON,  TBR

    Picking My October TBR – my Victober, Read Your Bookshelf Challenge and Hey Reader-athon TBR’s

    It’s time for my October TBR! Today I am sharing what I want to read in October and my plans for Victober, the Read Your Bookshelf Challenge and my TBR for the Hey Reader-athon. I went for lots of autumn reading vibes in my choices!       WHAT I WANT TO READ IN OCTOBER   What I Carry Growing up in foster care, Muir has lived in many houses. And if she’s learned one thing, it is to Pack. Light. Carry only what fits in a suitcase. Toothbrush? Yes. Socks? Yes. Emotional attachment to friends? foster families? a boyfriend? Nope! There’s no room for any additional baggage. Muir has just…

  • HUGE BOOK HAUL - new books, thrifted books, gifted books and Little Free Library books!
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    HUGE BOOK HAUL 📚 new books, thrifted books, gifted books and Little Free Library books!

    It’s been awhile since I shared a book haul and I’ve been stockpiling them to bring you this huge book haul! The books in this haul have been acquired everywhere, this time there are: new books thrifted books little free library books AND gifted books Now I need to get reading!       ✨ MORE VIDEOS YOU MAY LIKE ✨ Autumn Book Recommendations My Autumn TBR   HUGE BOOK HAUL Here’s all the books I recently got/purchased . . .     Heidi At the age of five, little orphan Heidi is sent to live with her grandfather in the Alps. Everyone in the village is afraid of him,…

  • 📢 announcing the HEY READER-ATHON as well as a book GIVEAWAY! 📢
    BOOKS,  HEY READER,  READATHON

    📢 announcing the HEY READER-ATHON as well as a book GIVEAWAY! 📢

    Yay, I’m excited to share the details for this year’s Autumn Hey Reader-athon! The readathon will run from Monday, October 18th until Sunday, October 24th. In the video today I will be sharing the four prompts for the week as well as a couple recommendations for each prompt and a couple options I may use for the prompt. To join the readathon, hop over to the page on Hey Reader and click “Join”. The giveaway will be announced over on Hey Reader after the readathon is complete. ** I forgot to mention in the video, but you can use the same book for more than one prompt!

  • AUTUMN BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS - great mystery & suspense, classics, science fiction & YA books!
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    AUTUMN BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS – great mystery & suspense, classics, science fiction & YA books!

    Last year I realized that autumn is my absolute favorite season. In previous years autumn had always been overshadowed by the fact that our cold Canadian prairie winters were coming. But last year I was able to appreciate autumn for all that it is: sweaters and wearing layers, the changing color of the trees, the leaves on the ground, the crisp mornings, hot cocoa and curling up with a good book by the fireplace. This year I am just as excited, or possibly a little more, for my autumn reading. Last year I created a list of some great autumnal reads and this year I wanted to make another list…

  • RE-TRY OR UNHAUL? ✨ you decide what I should do with these books!
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    RE-TRY OR UNHAUL? ✨ you decide what I should do with these books!

    There’s a bunch of books that I’ve quite for one reason or another in the last while and I thought it would be fun to let you vote and decide which one I should try again! The rest of the books will get unhauled soon so choose wisely! I’ll announce the winner later this month when I share my August TBR. Go ahead and vote below!     Loading…

  • Foster Care Update and The Best Fiction Foster Care Middle Grade Books
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    the BEST FOSTER CARE FICTION BOOKS plus a fostering update

    I thought I would share a bonus video this week with a bit of a fostering update. Plus, I’m sharing a few of my favorite fiction books that have foster care themes. We’ve been fostering for just over a year and a half right now and all of my other updates have been via blog post. You can see our foster care timeline here and all the blog posts about fostering here.     Watch the foster care update:   Specific fostering blog posts you may be interested in: And Just Like That, They’re Gone One Year Fostering Update R2D2 Gets a Sidekick One Year with R2     THE…