Category Archives: Favorite Books

From My Bookshelf to Yours: The Great Translating Project { Raising Bilingual kids }

This From My Bookshelf to Yours post has been a loooong time in coming. Over two and a half years, actually! Ever since finding out I was pregnant with Povi, I’ve been steadily working to translate my favorite books into Lithuanian. Why? Because raising bilingual kids is a HUGE priority to me. Any time I bring…

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From My Bookshelf to Yours: Current Reads

I’m incredibly overdue for another From My Bookshelf to Yours post. You’ll find today’s current reads to be pretty lacking in theme, however, since that’s just how I’ve been rolling recently. My jam has been to throw as many books as possible on my library’s hold list, completely forget what I asked for, then delightedly bask in the…

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From My Bookshelf to Yours: Lithuanian children’s books

I feel slightly ridiculous writing a blog post that will potentially only interest a handful of people, but I decided it was time for another From My Bookshelf to Yours post. Given that my entire world has lately been focused on a certain adorable baby, the category for these particular books was quite obvious: Lithuanian Children’s Books. The second Vincas…

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From My Bookshelf to Yours: Romantically, old-fashion stories to make your heart happy

Some of my favorite books when I was a teenager were those wonderfully, old-fashion stories full of sweet and innocent romance. Sure, they’re not the most realistic and they’re definitely not the equivalent of today’s oh-so-powerful-and-independent, feminist protagonists…but I still feel like these characters have their own sort of strength and merit. Besides that, there’s…

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From My Bookshelf to Yours: Enchanting Reads

I grew up in a family of voracious readers. We didn’t read books; we consumed them. It was not an unheard of for my mother to take away our books as children when we had misbehaved. All of us siblings would agree that having to wait to find out the endings of our books was a cruel and unusual punishment. Even…

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