Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mommy Read it Again: Good Night, Baby Ruby

This week there was one clear winner among the seven books we checked out from the library. Good Night, Baby Ruby by Rohan Henry Rohan Henry’s deceptively simple line drawings are punctuated by a strategic use of soft, yet bright colors … Continue reading






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Book Review: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

I have noticed a trend in my recent reviews. If a book has serious themes in it, I often preface my review by saying “I thought I wouldn’t like this but…” or “I was scared to read it but..” But … Continue reading






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Guest Posts over at Redwood’s Medical Edge

Some of my medical blog posts are up online over at Redwood’s Medical Edge. This website is a great resource for fiction writers looking for some tips on writing about medicine, and is maintained by an author and an experienced … Continue reading






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Book Review: The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

I really, really enjoyed The Girl of Fire and Thorns! This is one of the best YA fantasy novels I’ve read in a while and I just can’t gush enough about it. Even though I am a huge fan of this … Continue reading






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Mommy Read it Again: Two Surprise Hits

This week we took home 5 books, and of these, the toddler had two rather unexpected favorites: Banana! by Ed Vere We have read this book just about a million zillion times. The toddler insists on hearing it over and … Continue reading






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