2017 Reading Stack

As moderators of PPPS: Potato Peel Pie Book Community, Kathy, Jennifer, Diane and I get to read a lot of interesting books. In this article we talked about how Jennifer and I share our reading. Every month in Potato Peel Pie we post a “Current Reads Stack” and loads of members post pictures of their…

Book Club Start

Our post about finding a reading buddy is getting a fair amount of attention. Frankly, I am not surprised. Social media has been a tremendous blessing kindred spirits scattered across the earth who are looking for other similarly minded souls. When we shared that post in our book club, we realized that for many people finding…

Books Boys Love

Moms often ask us for book recommendations for their 8-12 year old sons. This particular gender and age reader combination can be challenging for many families. Even if the boys are reading independently, many do not just dive into novels the way that girls seem to. Keeping in mind that boys tend to love “real” things,…

Books for Bedrest

Our book club has a number of moms who are recovering from surgery, on bedrest, nursing babies, or are dealing with a heavy burden. Many of them have requested book recommendations that would be light and wholesome reading for those times when we are tired, hurting, nursing, or just in need of a little retreat….

Little Girl Life

We are boy moms, but we have little ladies in our lives too and we want the most lovely books for them. Please don’t take these age recommendations too seriously. They are just very general guides. Very Little Girls (4-8) Bedtime for Frances (Frances Series) Fairchild Family Series (4 books) Betsy Tacy Series (first 4 books)…