A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig | Audiobook Review

A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig was just the PERFECT audiobook to put me in a cheerful, Christmas sort of mood. I am so glad that I downloaded it on a whim from Volumes. It’s the sort of audiobook that is good for the whole family. It’s one that I could really see being […]

Young Scrooge by RL Stine | Book Review

I love how many different iterations there are of Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol. RL Stine’s Young Scrooge adds a bit of a twist to Dickens’ tale and adapts it for a younger audience. While this is not quite the genius that is A Muppet Christmas Carol, it is a fun seasonal read for the appropriate […]

The Naughty List by Michael Fry and Bradley Jackson | Book Review

If you have a middle schooler who has already read The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and is looking for another holiday read – why not hand them The Naughty List by Michael Fry and Bradley Jackson. While The Naughty List does not quite have the same religious undertones as The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, there is quite a bit of hilarity in […]

Spending the Holidays with People I Want to Punch in the Throat by Jen Mann | Book Review

Last year I read Jen Mann’s People I Want To Punch In The Throat and had plenty of moments where I laughed and laughed on end, despite not being a suburban mom because douchey people are the same no matter where you go. So, of course, I absolutely KNEW that I needed to read Spending the Holidays […]

Mistletoe And Mr. Right by Lyla Payne | Novella Review

Sometimes what you think would make a great Christmas surprise for someone actually is kind of a not very smart life choice — and that’s essentially the plot in Mistletoe And Mr. Right by Lyla Payne. FYI, it feels weird that when you read this it will be snowing and blustery and cold whereas, I am […]

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Barbara Robinson Book Review

“The Herdmans were absolutely the worst kids in the history of the world.” pg. 1 Nothing says Christmas like a bunch of asshole kids taking over the Nativity play. Friends, The Herdmans are children I can get behind. They are bad kids and OWN IT. Totally my type of children. As you well know, I […]