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Hillary Clinton's Award-Winning Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
article by happyhealthyhip
I make these cookies for special occasions and my kids devour them when we have them at home. Everyone who has tried them has been surprised when I tell them the secret ingredient (old-fashioned ro...
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Judith Viorst Review
review by kakjan
Absolutely loved this book growing up!! I'm 34 now and have four kiddos of my own now.  About 3 years ago I bought this book for my kiddos bc I couldn't find my copy.  Then lo and behold they made ...
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Hilarious Collection of ABCs of Working Parents
review by Sondra
Mother of three and Managing Editor of Real Simple, Kristin van Ogtrop, somehow managed to find the time to put together a great encyclopedia of “Necessary Terms for the Half-Insane Working Mom” in...
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Nefertiti: A Novel - Michelle Moran Review
review by Tina
This was the first book I read by Michelle Moran and I loved it. In fact, I had a hard time putting it down. I think I read it in less than a week. Moran's ability to relate historical accounts in ...
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Products You're Better Off Not Knowing About
article by Sondra
Seriously? These products actually exist. For when your kids want to go somewhere, without actually having to go somewhere. Literature teachers everywhere are hanging their heads in shame. I have n...
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Graphic Novels
article by Sondra
Books with pictures tell stories in ways words cannot. These are great graphic novels for those who are transitioning from picture books to middle grade novels, along with a few for adults only.   ...
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Corduroy - Don Freeman Review
review by kakjan
Absolutely loved this book as a kiddo. I'm 34 now and still love this book lol I bought it for my kids last Christmas bc I couldn't find my copy I had when I was little.  I think they love it as mu...
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Pride Month
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article by Lea
Education and equality. Things this country needs much more of. Start here.                    
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This Is Where I Leave You: A Novel
review by happyhealthyhip
I've heard a lot about this book, and the author, for quite some time, but I finally picked up a copy of "This is Where I Leave You" last month.Nearing the final chapters, I am in total a...
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My Favorite Book Quotes from Epically Good Reads
article by happyhealthyhip
I don't know about you, but I love books with quotes that leave you thinking - or feeling - long after you turn the page. These are some of the quotes I've highlighted in books I've read over the y...
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Humorous Books
article by Sondra
These laugh out loud funny books and humorous memoirs will definitely keep you smiling. Of course, I wouldn't recommend you read these on the plane because you will for sure have everyone asking wh...
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Fairy Tales with a Modern Twist
article by happyhealthyhip
It's so fun to disappear into another world when turning the pages of a good book. From wicked witches, to Prince Charmings - these books include the characters and heroes you grew up with, but wit...
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The House of the Scorpion - Nancy Farmer Review
review by Sondra
This was one of the two books my son had to pick from for his summer reading assignment. We ended up reading this one together and it was a really thoughtful book that covered a wide ra...
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Must-Read List Before They Hit The Big Screen
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article by Lea
I love books. I love movies. These books have been adapted to film but I hope to read the books before seeing the movie version.         Winter love stories. What else would you want to re...
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Playing with Fire
review by novsunflower
I don't have a whole lot of free time to read. It's not because I don't love to read. I enjoy reading fun, light novels. I want nothing that's going to make me think too hard. I just want to be ent...
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The Best Banned Books
article by happyhealthyhip
These books have been banned at some point in time and yet include some essential stories that I think make them extremely noteworthy. I own many of these and plan to encourage my kids to read at s...