New Where’d You Go, Bernadette Trailer

If you are an avid reader like I am, you may be familiar with the book Where'd You Go, Bernadette. Will this bestselling book is coming to theaters, starring Cate Blanchett, on August 16, 2019! Check out the new trailer below! Based on the runaway bestseller, Where’d You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for … [Read more...]

How to Repair Old Books

One of the best things about traditional books is how they can be passed from one owner to the next. However, as a book passes through owners, it can be subject to various types of wear and tear. Fortunately, it is not as difficult as you think to remedy these issues yourself. With binding or book glue, you can reattach pages that have fallen out of the spine. This same glue can be used to fill any spaces that might have appeared in the pages that comprise the book, as well as patching any … [Read more...]

Dream Jackpot – A Book For the Whole Family: Calm by Michael Action Smith

I hope you're all well and enjoying the sunshine! Recently, I bought the book Calm by Michael Acton Smith and thought that it was too good not to share with you! But, before we get into it, let me tell you that you can also play some top video slots over at www.dreamjackpot.com. If you're feeling a little stressed and overworked or love beautifully illustrated books then this book is perfect for you. Calm focuses on the topic of mindfulness and calming the mind which is separated into eight … [Read more...]

Get Crafty With Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More!

Can you believe the Christmas season is now upon us? Time just goes so quickly! One of my favorite parts of this time of year is crafting. I love finding books that help make the crafting easier, like this great one called Christmas Papercrafting: Holiday Cards, Gift Tags, and More! There are many great paper crafting activities for you, including: 50 Christmas Greeting Cards 16 Holiday Gift Tags 18 Yuletide Mini-Cards 6 Festive Bookmarks Large & Small Envelope … [Read more...]

‘SEER: The Ghosts of Gray Fable’ by Eli Bloom Book Blast

Fifteen-year-old Grace “Gray” Fable can speak to the dead. When her dad moves from Los Angeles to be with his mysterious girlfriend, Gray must attend notorious Willowbrook High School, the scene of a mass shooting five years earlier. When she meets the ghosts of those who died that tragic day – including the school shooter himself – she must uncover a dark secret to lay the victims to rest, and find peace for their families before it’s too late to stop another tragedy. A YA Supernatural … [Read more...]

Dr. Seuss Bookworm Craft for Kids

Do your children love Dr. Seuss? If so, why not create this Dr. Seuss bookworm craft for kids? You can make your own Dr. Seuss bookworm in just minutes, and when you are done your children will have a fuzzy pal to enjoy their books with. Here is how you can get started creating your own bookworm craft for kids. A Quick and Easy Craft for Kids to Make Reading Fun Supplies Needed: Wooden Craft Stick Assorted Red and Blue Pom Poms Googly Eyes Pipe Cleaners (Your Choice of Color - We … [Read more...]

‘No One Ever Has Sex On a Tuesday’ by Tracy Bloom Guest Post

You can purchase No One Ever Has Sex On a Tuesday by Tracy Bloom: Amazon & Amazon.uk In Tracy Bloom's new romantic comedy, No One Ever Has Sex on a Tuesday, you meet Matthew and Katy.  They have a crazy one night stand after a school reunion.  Afterwards they agree that they won't see each other again.  That is, until they meet again eight months later when the y have to face that fact that Matthew may be the father of Katy's baby! Today Tracy is guest posting right here on Optimistic … [Read more...]

The Vampire’s Gallery by Antoinette M– Review

**WARNING: This review is about an erotic novel.** In Antoinette M--'s new shorter book, The Vampire's Gallery, you meet Maria.  She lives off her friend's sexual encounters until she comes across Jamie, who she meets while doing internet dating.  Jamie invites Maria out for a beer and because she felt like they had a good connection, she invites him to her apartment after the bar.  Guess what he tells her, though?  That he's going to kill her by sucking her blood because he's a vampire.  She … [Read more...]