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Mansa’s Little Reminders: Scratching the Surface of Financial Literacy by A.D. Williams and Kendal Fordham – Book Review

Once upon a time in a distant land… Briar taught financial literacy. I've done so many things in my career and life, it's sometimes bonkers to think I'm not an eighty-year-old lady (my knees agree with me being eighty and sometimes my back, but alas… I am not). Financial Literacy is super important and it… Continue reading Mansa’s Little Reminders: Scratching the Surface of Financial Literacy by A.D. Williams and Kendal Fordham – Book Review

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Just Get Up: And Manifest Your Inner Genius by Isaac Samuel Miller Book Review

Just Get Up: And Manifest Your Inner Genius by Isaac Samuel Miller is non-fiction, self help book with a pinch of religion, all about achieving greatness in your life. This book starts off with many chapters all about Isaac's life. We learn about a young boy who has big dreams to be in the NBA.… Continue reading Just Get Up: And Manifest Your Inner Genius by Isaac Samuel Miller Book Review

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#BookReview The Creative Catalyst by Matt Seltzer

If you're looking for an introductory Marketing book, The Creative Catalyst: How to Create Better Marketing By Asking (And Answering) Better Marketing Questions by Matt Seltzer is a great resource. Take this review with a grain of salt: I studied and work in Marketing. That being said, this book didn't teach me all that much… Continue reading #BookReview The Creative Catalyst by Matt Seltzer

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Book Review: The Seal with the Pink Bow by Ellen Arden

Oh boy, another lovely children's picture book with a sweet rhyming scheme and beautiful illustrations! The Seal with a Pink Bow is a unique, imagination-filled book packed with lots of fun! This book follows Jillian as she's out to sail with her Dad and brothers, but is way too bored. She meets a seal with… Continue reading Book Review: The Seal with the Pink Bow by Ellen Arden

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Long-Lost Love by Victoria Grant – Book Review

Long-Lost Love is the fourth book in the wonderfully delightful Calderone Family Romance series by Victoria Grant. This series is one of my personal guilty pleasures. Say what you want about that term, but I absolutely love grabbing a Victoria Grant book, a cup of tea, a cozy blanket, and my cats so I can… Continue reading Long-Lost Love by Victoria Grant – Book Review

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Book Review: Can I Play with my Food? by Ali Manning

I love books where you can see how passionate the author is. Can I Play with my Food? is Ali Manning's childhood writing and art hobbies re-imagined into a wonderful book. And to find out one of the characters is based on her sister who has Down Syndrome adds to the wonderful diversity and inclusion… Continue reading Book Review: Can I Play with my Food? by Ali Manning

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#BookReview Designing Love by Victoria Grant

Designing Love by Victoria Grant is the third romantic read in the Calderone Family romance series. We're back at it again with another Calderone child getting their love story fleshed out in the most dramatic and romantic of ways. Charles Calderone gets his turn to shine as he woos Caroline Winters, an architect. She's a… Continue reading #BookReview Designing Love by Victoria Grant

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#BookReview Veering Off on Valentine’s by A.J. Kormon

Veering off Valentine's by A.J. Kormon is another super sweet, middle grade read for your eager readers. I do really enjoy these books. I've been on a bit of a middle grade binge lately, but can you blame me? This series specifically is designed for readers who aren't too enthusiastic about reading. There is big… Continue reading #BookReview Veering Off on Valentine’s by A.J. Kormon

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#BookReview Snowman Paul and Kate’s Olympic Dream by Yossi Lapid

Updated Review in 2022: It's time for another Winter Olympics so it's time for Briar (in 3rd person, of course) to jump back into some winter sports themed books. I absolutely ADORE Snowman Paul, so it was a natural fit to come back to this series. When Yossi Lapid let me know these books were… Continue reading #BookReview Snowman Paul and Kate’s Olympic Dream by Yossi Lapid

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#BookReview Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid

Updated Review, January 2022: Okay folks, the Winter Olympics is coming up this year and it's time to go into a nostalgia read for me and visit our dear friend, Snowman Paul. Who, by the way, keeps being autocorrected to Snowball Paul, and Yossi now needs to make a sidekick named Snowball Saul because... because… Continue reading #BookReview Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid