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The Book Nook

I love Easter. One of the reasons I love it so much is that it heralds the arrival of spring. […]

It’s time for St. Patricks Day books! Any time I flip over the calendar to see a new month, I […]

I’m over at eHow’s Mom Channel this week talking about my top 10 books for every expectant parent.  The list […]

Another January day, another post on how to make 2014 your best year ever.  I’ve been thrilled to see you […]

Sometimes, you’re looking for a specific kind of Christmas book, but it’s hard to find one because the bookstore or […]

It’s been a while since we’ve let our children’s librarian, Janssen, do her thing. So get your library cards out, […]

Do you guys ever listen to audiobooks at home?  Our in-house librarian, Janssen, swears by them for getting your reading […]

Our resident children’s librarian, Janssen, is back today with some of her favorite Halloween books for kids (get your library […]

Hi friends, I know I promised you a big eBook reveal today but, alas, technical difficulties have arisen.  Hopefully all […]

Did you know that Thursday is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Time to straighten those eye-patches and polish your […]

Our resident children’s librarian, Janssen, has been peppering MPMK with all sorts of great book lists this summer (see them […]

I used to find wordless picture books so disconcerting. Where were the words? How was I supposed to know what […]

Ack!, our in-house children’s librarian, Janssen, has done it again with her latest list of recommended reads!  Llama, Llama Misses […]

Are you spending your summer at the beach, the pool, or the spray-ground? With these heat waves across the country, […]

Are you familiar with fractured fairy tales? They are stories that spin off the well-known versions of classic fairy tales, […]