2017 Reading Stack

As moderators of PPPS: Potato Peel Pie Book Community, Kathy, Jennifer, Diane and I get to read a lot of interesting books. In this article we talked about how Jennifer and I share our reading. Every month in Potato Peel Pie we post a “Current Reads Stack” and loads of members post pictures of their…

Reading Buddy Quick Start

Our post about finding a reading buddy is getting a fair amount of attention. Frankly, I am not surprised. Social media has been a tremendous blessing kindred spirits scattered across the earth who are looking for other similarly minded souls. When we shared that post in our book club, we realized that for many people finding…

Books Boys Love

Moms often ask us for book recommendations for their 8-12 year old sons. This particular gender and age reader combination can be challenging for many families. Even if the boys are reading independently, many do not just dive into novels the way that girls seem to. Keeping in mind that boys tend to love “real” things,…

Books for Bedrest

Our book club has a number of moms who are recovering from surgery, on bedrest, nursing babies, or dealing with a heavy burden. Many of them have requested book recommendations that would be light and wholesome reading for those times when we are tired, hurting, nursing, or just in need of a little retreat.  …

Quest: Literary Zookeeper

Welcome to the Stories We Shared Reading Quest Challenge In this post we have linked some of our favorite book recommendations for The Literary Zookeeper Challenge. We will continue to update this post as we review more books which would fit into this challenge. This post is part of our Stories We Shared Reading Quest Challenge. Check out…

Quest: The Serial Bookworm

Welcome to the Stories We Shared Reading Quest Challenge In this post we have linked some of our favorite book recommendations for The Serial Bookworm Challenge. We will continue to update this post as we review more books which would fit into this challenge. This post is part of our Stories We Shared Reading Quest Challenge. Check…

Little Girl Life

For months I have wanted to read and review as many “little girl” books as possible because our book club is always asking for more recommendations in this vein. Being a perfectionist, I wanted to wait to publish something until it was “complete”. I am beginning to fear that that project will never get off…