Mom Loves 2 Read

Oct 21, 2014

Wishful Thinking $100 Amazon GC #Giveaway Sponsored by Get My Wish ~ Come enter to win YOUR wish! ends 11/4

Welcome to the Wishful Thinking 
$100 Amazon GC Giveaway

Hosted by Mom Loves 2 Read 
Sponsored by Get My Wish

A special thank you to our cohost: Deals Fanatics 
and all the wonderful bloggers who are participating in this event!

The Holiday Season is upon us and what a better way to kick it off than with a Giveaway!  At Get My Wish, you can easily sign up FREE to start adding new and fantastic items to your Holiday Wish List!  Have an upcoming birthday or anniversary?  make a wishlist and add your favorite items!
Want to share your secret wants with family and friends for the Christmas season?  Make an "All I Want for

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Oct 19, 2014

VeggieTales Beauty and the Beet ~ A story of Unconditional Love #review #giveaway

Beauty and the Beet Puts a Tune-Filled,
All-Veggie Spin on a Classic Fairy Tale Starring Country Superstar Kellie Pickler

Available Oct. 14 on DVD and Digital Download, the Newest
VeggieTales Production Features 10 Original Songs,
Also Offered on a Brand-New Companion CD

About the film:

This brand-new VeggieTales musical premieres Oct. 14 and stars Kellie Pickler (American Idol, Dancing With the Stars), who brings her unmistakable voice to the role of Mirabelle, a sweet-potato singer whose family band is on the brink of superstardom. BEAUTY AND THE BEET blends the irresistible charm of VeggieTales with a heartfelt

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Oct 18, 2014

Are you ready for ADVENTURE and FAMILY FUN? Read this #review . . . #RinglingInsider

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey presents Super Circus Heroes
REVIEWED by Susan and Family!


October 17-19, 2014

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Super Circus HeroesSM, showcasing wonders from the marvelous to the magnificent, every day is extraordinary in this action-packed super circus, filled with superhuman athleticism, power and pageantry that will have Children Of All Ages discovering their own

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Get your Spoon River Drive FIX all in ONE Place ~ CREEKWOOD FALL CRAFT BAZAAR TODAY! #local

Get your Craft Fair fix all in one place!


MORTON: 150 Yordy Rd.

Sat. Oct. 18, 10a-3p. 


 Collectibles, hand tools, leather items, designer jewelry, crochet

 blankets, home decor items,

professionally made wreaths, Clothing & Accessories for 18" dolls

 like American Girl, Madame Alexander, Gotz and more

 & so many more wonderful items!

Travel down Main Street down near the Field Shopping Center - watch for YORDY road on the left across from Inspired Arts Academy (where the old Orndorf furniture store used to be)

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Oct 14, 2014

New release today: Mr. Katz is a Zombie by M. C. Lesh

Catastrophe looms in North Goethalsburg! When twelve-year-old J.D. is tricked into taking possession of a book of spells, his best friend turns their teacher into a zombie. The zombification of Mr. Katz creates general chaos and a not-so-terrific time for near-genius J.D. Teamed with his best friend Rodney, twin troublemakers, and an obnoxious ghost, J.D. must figure out how to change Mr. Katz back from one of the undead before he: 1. Escapes the janitor’s closet; 2. Eats their brains; and 3. Wears J.D.’s spleen as a hat. Can four boys armed with a slingshot, two boxes of jelly donuts, and a handy zombie guide battle their mindless teacher and live to tell? Probably not. You’ll have to read to find out.

My review: If your son or daughter enjoys “Diary of a Wimpy kid”, Mr. Katz is a Zombie is sure to appeal to them. The first book in the Goethalsburg Ghost Squad series, the story is told from bratty J.D.’s perspective. He’s your regular, average kid-only that his parents are professional ghost hunters! This lands J. D. in an awful lot of trouble-naturally through no fault of his own! Take Mr. Katz’ current zombie like state, for example. Clearly his friend Rodney’s doing, but now it’s up to J.D. to save the day. To make matters worse, Rodney and his chaotic brothers are about as little help as the uncooperative ghost Balthazar. But J. D. is ready to take on the battle-even if it’s with a box of jelly donuts!

A fun story for pre-teens with just the right mix of humor and action filled adventure, Mr. Katz is Available on Amazon as of October 14.

About the author: As a child, M.C. Lesh had to hold her nose in order to eat spinach. As an adult, she hardly ever has to hold her nose when she eats spinach, but she still picks onions out of all of her food. She read a lot of books as a kid. Luckily, she didn't have one of those video gaming machines to rot her brain. (Her friend Lorenzo says they appeal to the monkey part of the brain. She thinks that's an insult to monkeys. Sorry, monkeys!) Mr. Katz is a Zombie is the first book in her Goethalsburg Ghost Squad Series. She hopes you'll return to North Goethalsburg to find out what happens when J.D. meets Martin Barton, suspected werewolf and snappy dresser. She also hopes you never have to be too serious, but in the event that you do, her advice is to keep a yo-yo in your back pocket because that is almost always a good idea.

Visit her website:
Twitter @MargaretLesh

Disclosure: I received free the item(s) mentioned in this post in exchange for my honest review, but also bought two more copies for a children's hospital. Yup, spent my own money! Regardless ~ All my reviews are my honest and personal opinion. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”.

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Oct 12, 2014

Driftwood Tides by Gina Holmes ~ #book spotlight


He made himself an island until something unexpected washed ashore. When Holton lost his wife, Adele, in a freak accident, he shut himself off from the world, living a life of seclusion, making drifwood sculptures and drowning his pain in gin. Until twenty-three-year-old Libby knocks on his door, asking for a job and claiming to be a friend

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Oct 11, 2014

Thief of Glory by Sigmund Brouwer ~ #book spotlight

A boy coming of age in a time of war…
the love that inspires him to survive.

For ten year-old Jeremiah Prins, the life of privilege as the son of a school headmaster in the Dutch East Indies comes crashing to a halt in 1942 after the Japanese Imperialist invasion of the Southeast Pacific. Jeremiah takes on the responsibility of caring for his younger siblings

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