Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright

Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright

Review of Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright Portia can’t wait to get to her cousin Julian’s for the summer. She spends every summer enjoying the country with him, just being kids. This summer has a different magic it to as

The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen

The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen

Review of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen I’m sure you are familiar enough with the Disney version of The Little Mermaid, and at least suspect that the original story doesn’t match the screen version. This is certainly the

2016: Classic Children’s Literature April Project

2016: Classic Children’s Literature April Project

Amanda over on Simpler Pastimes is hosting her annual Children’s Classic event, this year she has moved it to April. I have participated the previous two years so have been waiting for this years event to arrive. I missed the nomination and

Read-Along of The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens

Read-Along of The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens

O over on Behold the Stars is hosting a long-term read-along of the Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens. The pace is certainly slow enough that keeping up should be easy, however the danger is in the schedule being to leisurely.

The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly

The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly

Review of The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly Mr. Kelly leads us on a tale of suspense and mystery in the medieval town of Krakow, Poland. We follow Joseph, a young boy and his family displaced when they

Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon

Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon

Review of Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon Mrs. Lawhon does a spectacular job detailing the possible last three days on the ill-fated flight of the Hindenburg. All that is certainly known about the historical flight doomed on May 6, 1937

The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit

The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit

Review of The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit I love Nesbit’s stories; they are such fun. This is the start of the Bastable children’s adventures. In the forward information about Mrs. Nesbit it included a description of her

2015 Goodreads Year in Books

2015 Goodreads Year in Books

Well, 2015 came and went in a whirl wind and my reading aspirations didn’t follow the wind but got stuck in the mud along the way. According to Goodreads I managed to only complete 57 books in 2015. I started a

High Summer Read-a-Thon July 2015

High Summer Read-a-Thon July 2015

The things I don’t miss out on when I actually have time to pay attention to my Twitter feed! Being that I didn’t complete my goals from the last read-a-thon I just finished participating in I will be aiming to

Trees of Reverie July 2015 Wrap-Up

Trees of Reverie July 2015 Wrap-Up

Wow, the week came and went. I do want to thank Sarah for all the hard work she puts into hosting her read-a-thons and hope she continues them. I know she was a bit disappointed by the lack of participation