Mother Knows Best by Serena Valentino {Stephanie’s Review}

I’m in a cross stitch Facebook group and Mother Knows Best by Serena Valentino was the group read for August. I’ve also read The Beast Within and thought it was an interesting perspective. I honestly didn’t love the plot of Mother Knows Best. I’ve never seen the movie Tangled so I didn’t really know what to expect. Perhaps not having seen Tangled before reading set […]

September 2020 Nostalgia Reviews {Stephanie’s Review}

Oof. This one hits a lot differently in 2020. I very much doubt it would be published the same way today. Stacey has a big crush on her college aged math teacher. Reading this book was a lot of second hand embarrassment. Eventually Stacey figured it out. This review is purposely short because….YIKES. I really like this one…until the end. Wandering around a well maintained […]

July & August 2020 BSC Nostalgia Reviews

This was an interesting read. The BSC is faced with something completely new: a home life that isn’t perfect. Granted Kristy’s home life included an absentee father but Lou was a whole different ball game. Lou was a grieving child who’d been separated from her only family. She was angry and it showed. I liked that the BSC had their horizons widened. I’m also really […]