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50 Reading Recs for Fellow Book Lovers

National Book Lovers Day is celebrated August 9 each year. What are you reading today? I wandered into a bookstore recently where the characters did not look like me. Most of the pages were in languages I couldn’t read. Regardless of the foreign characters dancing beneath my fingertips, the familiar scent of crisp pages, the [...]
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Houston Moms Blog Book Club:: Read with us in 2020

In 2019, the Houston Moms Blog book club read Michelle Obama’s Becoming Liani Tamani’s Calling My Name Fredrik Backman’s Bear Town Rebecca Makkai’s The Great Believers Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Such great books! I had a wonderful time reading and discussing these amazing reads […]

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Confessions of a Bibliophile :: How Books Can Save a Life

It’s pronounced bib·li·o·phil. But I try to make it sound fancier by extending the last “l” for an additional beat.  I’ve been told it almost works.  She’s a lover of books. A connoisseur of odd words. A shameless collector of every Harry Potter edition.  Bibliophile.  Me. I can’t recall when the condition started. Scholastic book fairs only […]

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True Confessions of a Children’s Book Lover | Houston Moms Blog

True Confessions of a Children’s Book Lover

Can I start with a confession? I fully accept that you will judge me and probably roll your eyes or question my competancy. That’s fine. After all, I have shared my love of reading with you and emphasized the importance of reading, especially for us moms. I am working hard behind the scenes on our […]

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HMB Book Club:: November Recap and Our Next Books | Houston Moms Blog

HMB Book Club :: November Recap and Our Next Books

And just like that, our THIRD book club meeting has come and gone! Thank you to everyone who joined us and for those of you who came back and watched later–it’s not too late! The link to view the recording of our Facebook Live {obviously it isn’t live anymore…} is here. We discussed Brene Brown’s […]

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Happy Young Readers Day! | Houston Moms Blog

Happy Young Readers Day!

I hope I never forget the feeling I had as a fifth grader when I finished the last page of Little Women. I was hiding in the empty “Mothers Lounge” at our church while my stepdad worked outside hanging Christmas lights on the trees and building. Tears streamed down my face, not because the ending […]

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