Becky's Book Pile, Becky's Favorite Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

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Becky's Favorite Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

The Brightest Stars by Anna Todd

The Brightest Stars by Anna Todd is a beautiful love story of two young adults trying to make their way in this world. What I Disliked: I hated the ending!  The book was SO GOOD and I was SO ADDICTED that I couldn't put it down.  But then, when it ended so quickly, I felt frustrated, forgetting… Continue reading The Brightest Stars by Anna Todd

Life, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

Sweet Dreams

So tomorrow are finals and I've got myself in a tizzy - nervous stomach, lips are sore apparently from chewing them, muscles tired from overexertion and mind reeling from final efforts at memorization.   Your basic it's-finals-tomorrow-and-I-feel-unprepared nervousness.   As a last ditch effort at relaxation before I headed to bed, I swung by a favorite old blog… Continue reading Sweet Dreams

Becky's Book Pile, Becky's Favorite Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh

You guys.  Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh is a go out and buy right now kind of book.  This book weaves the story in such a perfect way I can't even describe.  Bits here, pieces there, and eventually a masterpiece.  Definitely worth the read! What I disliked: I liked it.  It is a fictional story about… Continue reading Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh

Becky's Book Pile, Becky's Favorite Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines

The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino is a fun little tale of young love, real life marriage, and attaining big dreams together. What I disliked: This was a perfect book.  A+ in my opinion. What I liked: Where to start?  It had photographs in the center of the book, something… Continue reading The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines

Elementary Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

My First Book by Jane Belk Moncure

My First Book written by Jane Belk Moncure and illustrated by Colin King is a hardcover book with basic high frequency words on each page. What I disliked: It is too simple.  One word on each page, maybe a a kindergartener would feel smart "reading it."  Mine didn't even want to try. What I liked:… Continue reading My First Book by Jane Belk Moncure

PreK Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Toddler Books, Uncategorized

Simba and Nala At Play

Simba and Nala At Play is a Baby's First Disney  Book about opposites, featuring none other than the cute little cubs from Lion King. What I disliked: I love Lion King, can't go wrong 😉 What I liked: Lion King, first of all.  It really hits opposites in a fun way and is a board book -… Continue reading Simba and Nala At Play

Infant Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Toddler Books, Uncategorized

Helping

Helping is one of three books in the series put out by Berryland Books.  They are small, soft covered and board pages. What I disliked: It's all right. What I liked: I liked that it is soft and colorful, perfect for the young toddler to grasp onto.  My kids never sat through all the words on… Continue reading Helping

PreK Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Toddler Books, Uncategorized

Yellow and Yummy

Yellow and Yummy is a Baby's First Disney Books featuring Pooh.  This particular book covers colors from yellow to blue and is a board book, perfect for toddlers. What I disliked: I'm not a big Pooh fan. What I liked: I liked the simple repetition, something both my toddlers enjoyed.  I enjoyed the graphics and… Continue reading Yellow and Yummy