Trust Fund Movie (Review)

I’m always looking for a good way to spend time with my 12 year old daughter, Grace.  Bonus points if it doesn’t cost anything!  Our latest review items are from Mapelle Films.  We received both the DVD of Trust Fund movie, as well as the paperback novel Love was Near.  We watched the DVD together the day that […]

The Secret Bridge by Amy Le Feuvre

I haven’t actually read a lot of classical literature, so it is unusual for me to pick up a book written in the 1800s!  Lamplighter Publishing send me the book The Secret Bridge to review, written by Amy Le Feuvre in the late 19th century (1899 to be exact). I always have a hard time setting aside a […]

The Glass Castle by Trisha White Priebe and Jerry B. Jenkins (Review)

My daughter is an avid reader and was excited to receive a new book to review.  The book is The Glass Castle by Trisha White Priebe and Jerry B. Jenkins from Shiloh Run Press.  This came as a hardback, 256 page book and is written with readers aged 10-14 in mind. After looking over the book briefly, I […]

The Conversation by Leigh A. Bortins (Review)

Homeschooling high school students is something that is a few years down the road for me, but I am already daunted by the task!  The Conversation, by Leigh A. Bortins is a book that anyone familiar with Classical Conversations will want to read.  Even if you’ve never heard of it before, it is a great resource for […]

Tales from the Circle C Ranch Book Review

My daughter enjoys being transported to another place and another time through reading.  Circle C Adventures sent us a softcover chapter book called Tales from the Circle C Ranch, by Susan K. Marlow, to jump start her summer reading, and she was immediately thrilled.  She loves stories about girls around her own age and adores horses.  She couldn’t […]