Halloween Treats

If you want a Halloween read that will have you jumping out of your skin try Snow Escape by Roberta Goodman. I spent my teenage years watching every horror movie known to man and reading all the books (cheers to you Stephen King). I don’t scare easily. But Snow Escape...

Giveaway of Thieving Forest

Were you a fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House book or the television show? Well, if you enjoyed Little House as a kid you will love Thieving Forest as an adult. Susanna Quinn and her sisters have a lot more to worry about than mean girls at school and...

Family Reading Festival

Want to get your children away from the computer games or avoid the “I’m bored” conversations? The Republican-Herald, The Schuylkill County Reading Council and Child Development Inc. have the ideal solution. This Saturday will be the annual Family...

Christmas at Tiffany’s

If you remember my review of Sons of Sparta last week, I mentioned how much I enjoy books that take me to new places. Well, it seems I’ve got a theme happening because, thanks to Christmas at Tiffany’s I know exactly what I want to do when I get to New...

Sons of Sparta

Since I lead such a busy life cooking supper, being the homework meanie and basically making sure every member of my family (including the dog) is where they are supposed to be, when they’re supposed to be there, I don’t have much time for international...