Birdie's Happy Place Recommendations

What a tumultuous time our world is facing right now. It’s felt crazy for a long time, but the birth of Covid19 has really just rocked our world. It feels almost pre-apocalyptic out there, with minimal cars on the roads and all the parking lots empty. I’m not sure about you, but I’ve had my […]

Flights of Fancy | B-B-Bad Romance

Reading YA as a mom has been really eye opening. Books I would have taken for granted before Baby Chick, probably even love, I now see very differently. I’m more aware of the unhealthy messages in fiction than I ever was when it was just myself. I think about this a lot, actually. However, I […]

Unfinished series… Which one first?

Okay, so as you know (or maybe not, but you do now), I had a massive reader slump in 2019. Nothing spoke to me, and there were a multitude of books I started and stopped, multiple times. Over the last 6 months or so my “revisit later” Goodreads bookshelf grew exponentially. I even lost my […]

Flights of Fancy | Relationship Dynamics

Currently I’m reading a book… -obviously, since that’s what we all do in this book blogging world.  Anyway, the girl in this book is really messed up.  She was hurtful and demanding. She forced compromise, but only as long as she wasn’t the one having to give anything.  She made no effort to show affection. […]

It’s a new dawn, it is a new Day!

I promise I’m not writing about my life again. I feel like I’ve been wallowing too much on Birdie Bookworm. Instead, this post is more about this insane idea I had that I was too old for long books. Low and behold, it had nothing to do with my age. I’m starting to think Birdie […]

Parenting a Reader – Part 2

Last year I wrote a post about my beliefs on censorship when raising a child. At the time Baby Chick was 13 years old. She was at an age where I was trying to figure out how to handle a daughter on the cusp of maturity, too old for early readers, but possibly too young […]