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Read Aloud Christmas Chapter Books for Kids

6 Read Aloud Christmas Chapter Books for Kids

In our household, the holiday season brings so much joy, excitement, and coziness! My kids love to decorate the house, turn on the Christmas lights, and spend the cold evenings indoors, enjoying our Christmas decor. On many evenings, we warm up cups of hot chocolate, snuggle in under blankets, and read chapter books aloud. In an effort to share our…

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Christmas romance novel new releases 2018

35 Best Christmas Romance Novels – New Releases for 2018

Sometimes you just need a good romance novel to escape. Is there a better time of year to pick one up than during the Christmas season? Each year, hundreds of new Christmas romance novels hit the market. We’ve done some of the sifting for you and chosen 35 of our favorite Christmas romance novels of 2018. Now you have one…

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halloween books for preteens

13 of the Best Halloween Books for Kids Ages 9-12

As the Halloween season approaches, many kids may want to read spooky books. As a parent, it can be difficult to decide which books are just spooky enough for your preteens to handle. To help, we’ve put together a list of 13 of the best Halloween books for kids and preteens. On this list of Halloween books, you’ll find a…

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chapter books to read in 2018

Top 52 Children’s Chapter Books to Read in 2018

In my house, 2018 will be the year of reading! But really, who am I kidding? In my house, every year is the year of reading! As I start to think about New Year’s Resolutions, I can’t help but think about ways to spend even more quality time with my children. Of course, as an author and an avid reader,…

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Dark and Twisty Thrillers to read this fall

Dark and Twisty Thrillers to Read this Fall

Books like Gone Girl and Girl on the Train have given rise to an entirely new type of genre: Dark and twisty thrillers lead by unreliable narrators. These dark and twisty thrillers are characterized by shocking plot turns, incredible suspense, and mind-boggling character traits. In short, the entire genre is one of the hottest to hit the bookstores in years,…

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Books Like All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

9 Books Like All The Bright Places By Jennifer Niven

In some ways, books like All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven are difficult to come by. For me, it’s not often that I come across a book that moves me so, so deeply. All the Bright Places was one such book. In fact, I’m conflicted when writing this list. For me, recommending books like All the Bright Places is…

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Books Like Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

11 Books Like Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Since the popularity of the book-turned-movie, it seems that everyone is looking for books like Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. And why not? Flynn’s dark writing style, combined with her shocking twists, is more than captivating. Below you’ll find a list of 11 books like Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, most of which share Flynn’s dark writing style or her…

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The Girl Before JP Delaney

7 Reasons To Read The Girl Before by JP Delaney

As the popularity of psychological thrillers grows, so too does the list of books that claim to be like Gone Girl or The Girl on the Train. Many of those books don’t quite live up to the hype, but this one absolutely does. The Girl Before by JP Delaney is both engaging and captivating; dark and disturbing. The Girl Before by…

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