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Care for Our World

My daughter Amber and I received a copy of Care for Our World, an interactive storybook app for...

Care for Our World
Posted: Mar 8, 2017 | By: Brooke Pratt

BOOK REVIEW: A World Of Babies by Alm...

In my very first book review, I take on A World of Babies by Alma Gottlieb and Judy DeLoache....

BOOK REVIEW: A World Of Babies by Alma Gottlieb and Judy DeLoache
Posted: Mar 7, 2017 | By: Carrie Bland

February Book Wrap Up 2017

In this February Wrap Up video, I chat about the three books I read this month.  I’m...

February Book Wrap Up 2017
Posted: Mar 1, 2017 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Patient H.M. by Luke Dit...

Patient H.M. tells the story of the author’s grandfather, neurosurgeon William Beecher...

BOOK REVIEW: Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich
Posted: Oct 25, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK FEATURE: Sneaky Blends by Missy ...

I need more energy. I need to eat better. I need to lose weight. These are some of the thoughts...

BOOK FEATURE: Sneaky Blends by Missy Chase Lapine
Posted: Sep 20, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Harry Potter and The Cur...

Pick up Harry Potter and The Cursed Child on Amazon. You can join our Goodreads book club group...

BOOK REVIEW: Harry Potter and The Cursed Child
Posted: Aug 30, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: The Darkness of My Shatt...

When I first went back to school in the fall of 2012, I did it, of course, to be able to make a...

BOOK REVIEW: The Darkness of My Shattered Heart
Posted: Aug 24, 2016 | By: Ashley Montgomery

BOOK REVIEW: It Ends With Us by Colle...

I heard about It Ends With Us shortly after following Colleen Hoover on Facebook back in June. I...

BOOK REVIEW: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
Posted: Aug 3, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

Book Review: Start With Why by Simon ...

Simon Sinek delivers an excellent TEDx Talk on how great leaders inspire action. He provides...

Book Review: Start With Why by Simon Sinek
Posted: Jul 20, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Last Call at the Nightsh...

I’ve long been a fan of Quirk Books, starting with Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and...

BOOK REVIEW: Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge
Posted: Jun 14, 2016 | By: Helen A. Lee

BOOK REVIEW: Daughter of Smoke and Bo...

BOOK REVIEW: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Posted: Jun 7, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: November 9 by Colleen Ho...

This was my first Colleen Hoover book and oh my god, I absolutely loved it. A good handful of...

BOOK REVIEW: November 9 by Colleen Hoover
Posted: May 1, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Rebel, Bully, Geek, Pari...

Rebel, Bully, Geek, Pariah hooked me in the first few pages. This book is accurately described as...

BOOK REVIEW: Rebel, Bully, Geek, Pariah by Erin Jade Lange
Posted: Mar 22, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Reconstructing Amelia by...

Our first book club book of the year was Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight. This book...

BOOK REVIEW: Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
Posted: Mar 15, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Landline by Rainbow Rowe...

At the time of writing this I have read all Rainbow Rowell books minus Carry On. I’ve...

BOOK REVIEW: Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Posted: Mar 1, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

Book Haul: January 2016

Amazon is my best friend when it comes to book purchases, but there’s something to be said...

Book Haul: January 2016
Posted: Feb 26, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

Author Interview with Kimberly McCrei...

January Book Club Selection For the month of January we read Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly...

Author Interview with Kimberly McCreight
Posted: Feb 23, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Dumplin’ by Julie ...

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy is a story about Willowdean Dickson, a girl at home in her own skin...

BOOK REVIEW: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
Posted: Feb 16, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Adulthood is a Myth by S...

I’ve often asked friends and family my age if they feel like adults. I’m 36 and I...

BOOK REVIEW: Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen
Posted: Feb 8, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Eleanor & Park by R...

Eleanor & Park is another great book by Rainbow Rowell. I’ll probably be reviewing all...

BOOK REVIEW: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Posted: Jan 26, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Dragonfly in Amber by Di...

For the month of October, The Mommy Gamers book club read Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. I became...

BOOK REVIEW: Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon
Posted: Jan 19, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: The Fishermen by Chigozi...

For the month of November, The Mommy Gamers book club read The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma. In...

BOOK REVIEW: The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma
Posted: Jan 12, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

BOOK REVIEW: Attachments by Rainbow R...

This was my first experience with Rainbow Rowell. It was a romantic comedy in book form. I love...

BOOK REVIEW: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Posted: Jan 7, 2016 | By: Desirai Labrada

The Halloween Happening

Halloween has become one of my children’s favorite holidays. They rapidly consume any...

The Halloween Happening
Posted: Oct 16, 2015 | By: Elaine Stryker

Book Review: The Possible Police

The Possible Police is a beautifuly illustrated children’s book with a powerful message...

Book Review: The Possible Police
Posted: Sep 24, 2015 | By: Marcia Morgan

September Book Club: Google Hangout

The Mommy Gamers Book Club is back!  We have been reading Paper Towns by John Green and chatting...

September Book Club: Google Hangout
Posted: Sep 14, 2015 | By: Marcia Morgan

A Comedy & A Tragedy: A Memoir of...

As a student of writing and literature, my literacy is one of those things which I constantly...

A Comedy & A Tragedy: A Memoir of Learning How to Read and Write
Posted: Sep 8, 2015 | By: Ashley Montgomery

A Dance with Hummingbirds: A Gift fr...

Helen Deines novel, A Dance with Hummingbirds: A Gift from the Other Side was a pleasure to read....

A Dance with Hummingbirds:  A Gift from the Other Side
Posted: Aug 24, 2015 | By: Lesley Adam

Marsha Mellow Goes Missing: An Unoffi...

Most parents who have been in a toy store in the last year are familiar with Shopkins, the tiny...

Marsha Mellow Goes Missing: An Unofficial Story for Shopkins Collectors
Posted: Jul 13, 2015 | By: Ashley Montgomery

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galax...

If you’re as old as me you probably remember when all the geeks you went to school with were...

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy game gets revamped
Posted: Feb 26, 2014 | By: Helen A. Lee

The Bully’s Bully: Book One

As husband to a dedicated wife gamer and father to two gaming daughters (aged 9 and 14), I find...

The Bully’s Bully: Book One
Posted: Dec 10, 2013 | By: Courtney Huddleston

Girls Against Girls

     Bullying is a growing problem in our society today.  It isn’t new, but with the...

Girls Against Girls
Posted: Nov 26, 2013 | By: Carrie Bland

Two Geeks on a Mission

I don’t think that anyone these days is unfamiliar with Kickstarter and most people have...

Two Geeks on a Mission
Posted: Sep 30, 2013 | By: Carrie Bland

Young Illustrator Makes a Splash with...

  At only 13-years-old, Christian Hahn is already building his resume. First bullet point on...

Young Illustrator Makes a Splash with Friends with Fins
Posted: Aug 26, 2013 | By: Marcia Morgan

Elegantly Wasted by C. Elizabeth Vesc...

“Elegantly Wasted” by C. Elizabeth Vescio, is an incredibly interesting book that took...

Elegantly Wasted by C. Elizabeth Vescio
Posted: Aug 7, 2013 | By: Kimya Gee

Telltale Opens the Book on The Wolf A...

Hot on the heels of other licensed games like Back to the Future and the award-winning The...

Telltale Opens the Book on The Wolf Among Us
Posted: May 10, 2013 | By: David Chapman

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