Soulful Thoughts of Rachel

This is my life. It is my one time to be me. I want to experience every good thing. ~ Maya Angelou

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Customized Book Shelves

My son, Yohan is a book worm.  He loves to read whenever he has time.  I had a small book shelf customized for the corner of his room by the window. As you can see, he loves the Harry Potter series.  I gave him Harry Potter’s wand which he keeps on the same book shelf. […]

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Classic Children’s Books

Stories open a whole new world for readers.  It’s a good idea to expose kids to different books ideal to their age. Children’s books can enhance a child’s vocabulary.  Reading to your child will also encourage him or her to love books.  There are many children’s books that you can download online for free.  Enjoy […]

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Breaking Dawn Part 2

Breaking Dawn Part 2 was amazing. I loved how the movie brought the last part of the book to life.  It was a great way to end the saga.  I enjoyed hearing the audible gasps of the audience in one of the highlights of the movie.  For people who haven’t read the book, some scene […]

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International Book Week Game

The rules: Grab the closest book to you (don’t go running for your favorite book!), turn to page 52, post the fifth sentence. Don’t mention the title. Let folks guess what you’re reading. You’re welcome to do the same. Mine: “E-e-ever,” replied Toothless passionately. “Not come back EVER.”  

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Library Habit

Yohan loves to read books. I don’t mind buying him new books because reading is a great way to learn and discover new things.  He has a big shelf at home filled with all kinds of books. Now that he’s in Grade 3, I’m happy that he has developed a new habit.  He now enjoys […]

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Consistent Young Achiever

Yesterday was card giving day at my son’s school.  I’m so happy because my son is First Honor again.  He has been a consistent First Honor in class.  After card giving day, our family had lunch together in our favorite Chinese restaurant. We ordered our favorite dimsum. My husband and I always make it a […]

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Children’s Books on Sale

When I went to the mall last Wednesday, I noticed a lot of people at the bookstore. When I checked it, I found out that there was a sale on selected books. I browsed through the sale section and I found a handful of children’s books on sale. I bought several pocketbooks and a comic […]

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Passion for Reading at a Young Age

My 8-year old son loves to read that’s why I don’t mind investing in books. Whenever we go to bookstores, I let him spend time browsing through books at the Children’s book area.  Yohan likes to read about nature particularly animals.  Sometimes he talks about animals that I haven’t heard before.  Yohan also loves to […]

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Passion for books

Books offer readers a wide perspective of knowledge and experience. Movies are great but books offer a wider and deeper involvement.  I prefer to read the book before watching the film. Reading a book is always a positive experience. The cover itself tickles the mind and the imagination. You are enriching your life as you […]

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In Another Dress

Yesterday I attended the book launching of In Another Dress, written by my blog friend, Annamanila. I’ve always been a fan of her writing. I’m so happy that she finally fulfilled her dream of writing her own book. In Another Dress is a compilation of Annamanila’s stories and essay from her blog http://ode2old.blogspot.com/.

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