The Week in Reviews: ReadLove Recap For the Week Beginning July 7th

It’s been a busy week at ReadLove ! If you’ve been busy, too, then here’s what you missed! 

Remember to CLICK on the IMAGE beside any recap below to read the FULL post.

 

Monday:When Calls The Heart - The Dance

DVD Review: When Calls The Heart: The Dance

b53f0-5hearts-cd-dvd

5 of 5 hearts. Touching, Top Notch Positive Family TV. When Calls The Heart: The Dance continues the high-caliber work of this Hallmark Channel original series. Thankfully, Season 1 (which contained 12 episodes) garnered a devoted following and the Hallmark Channel has committed to a second season which will begin airing in May of 2015.

Tuesday:Oliver and the Seawigs

Kids Corner: Oliver and the Seawigs by Philip Reeve

8d3e0-5hearts-35

5 of 5 hearts. A Delightfully Imaginative Tale of Derring-Do. Philip Reeve’s Oliver and the Seawigs is an endearingly idiosyncratic tale that, together with the whimsical three-color illustrations of Sarah McIntyre, will capture the imaginations of intermediate readers ready to venture out from early chapter books into more challenging waters. (Since this is the start of a series, further fantastical journeys await! Next up: Cakes in Space !)

Wednesday:The Dance

DVD Giveaway: When Calls the Heart: The Dance

I’ve got one copy of this beautiful 5 hearts DVD I reviewed on Monday to give away.

But, Hurry!

Giveaway Ends Sunday, July 13th at 11:59 pm ET

Thursday:Girl Reading -Charles Edward Perugini

Read Your Way to Relaxation: Reading As Stress Relief

Recently, I returned home from work stressed out. Luckily, there was a happy ending. I found a study that confirmed what I have long suspected: Reading is hard to beat when it comes to stress relief.

 

 

 

Friday:Veil of Tears

DVD Review: Veil of Tears – A Saylors Brothers Film

4.5 Hearts - CD - DVD

4.5 of 5 hearts. Eye-Opening, Heartbreaking Documentary. Veil of Tears opens viewers eyes while shinning a spotlight into the dark, unspoken places of Indian society. I urge you, even if you do not buy or view this film, to educate yourself on the plight of Indian women (and Asian women at-large). And once your eyes are opened, please look into your heart and find a way to help enact change.

 

Saturday:Dove  Promises Dark

Gratitude Begets Gratitude: Count Your Book Blessings

I have learned that when chocolate speaks, I’d be foolish not to listen. Inspired by Dove Promises, in this post I discuss the importance of gratitude and count some of my book-related blessings.

 

And that’s everything that happened on ReadLove this week. See you next week!

Until then, I’d love it if you shared a bit about your week in the comments!

Advertisements

Tagged: , , , , , , , , ,

One thought on “The Week in Reviews: ReadLove Recap For the Week Beginning July 7th

  1. Kebba Buckley Button July 13, 2014 at 8:51 PM Reply

    Dawn, thanks for all your thoughts on these stories/books. What a superb idea, to summarize what you’ve offered for the week. Especially during a blog challenge with daily posts, that’s a great thing. And thanks again for citing the study that said reading reduces stress!

    Like

Let's Talk! What Do You Think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: