The Reading Vacation!

VACATIONS are a magical time, right?  When they’re coming up, even if you’re not going anywhere, you feel feel like all your worries and cares are just going to evaporate and it’ll be a week of the most peaceful relaxation you’ve had in a long time.  They’re almost like magical rejuvenation for your mental balance.  It’s […]

From Birdie’s Flock | Baby Chick’s Art

I can’t resist using From Birdie’s Flock as an opportunity to highlight my daughters artwork!  She gets her reading from me, but she gets this love of art all on her own.  (And some cousins, Grandma’s, and Aunts, I guess.) I chose my favorites from the last 4 years.  The ones that show her growing […]

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Fall Reads for Birdie

This is a bit of a TTT tradition, the one where we post the books we’re looking forward to reading in the upcoming season.  This time it’s about Fall releases. These are usually harder for me.  I struggle coming up with 10 books I already want.  This year I had 10 books, easy.  I didn’t […]

Newly Hatched Review | The Phobia of Renegade X by Chelsea Campbell

About the Book: Damien’s always been afraid of heights, but he’s never been afraid of fieldwork or of being in the spotlight. At least, he wasn’t before the gala—the one where his grandpa nearly caused a massacre and heroes from the League almost killed his best friend. Now he finds himself dreading the very things […]