An absolutely perfect read – The Squeezor is Coming!

The Squeezor is Coming! is a children’s book written by Becky Benishek and illustrated by Matt Fiss. What’s a Squeezor? The Squeezor is a friendly monster who just wants to give hugs, but he looks so scary, other monsters run away from him! How can he get them to look past his appearance and be... Continue Reading →

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Indie Advent Calendar Day 13

Erica Graham – Catch That Chinchilla     Over the last few years, my children have received lots of gifts. Obnoxiously loud gifts, gifts with lights that have on multiple occasions made my heart leap with fear that an officer was behind me as my children played in the backseat, heavy toe-breaking toys, and toys... Continue Reading →

Brandon Makes jiǎo zi

Children’s picture book about a boy bonding with his grandma while making Chinese dumplings, called jiǎo zi (餃子). Includes Mandarin Chinese interwoven throughout the story. Buy now at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076CQJ1J2 Description: Mommy surprises Brandon with his grandma from China, Pó Po (婆婆), when she picks him up from school one day.  When they get home, the adventure... Continue Reading →

Charming and informative – Little Miss History

Want to help your child learn about history? Then follow Little Miss History on her explorations. Little Miss HISTORY Travels to MOUNT RUSHMORE is her first stop. In her second journey she sails to The STATUE of LIBERTY. Little Miss HISTORY'S third adventure to SEQUOIA National Park finds her skydiving into the park to explore... Continue Reading →

A List of All the Things That Normal People Can Just Do But Are Now Behaviors Because I’m Autistic

So many things on this list that I do.

Aut of Spoons

When I was younger, I was quirky. I didn’t have a diagnosis then, and nobody noticed the myriad of small ways that I managed my sensory world, or if they did they just thought “yeah, she’s a kid, she’s particular and picky.” But then I became and adult and those quirks didn’t go away. I continued to do kiddish things because they felt nice on a sensory level.

And then I got a diagnosis of autism, and I knew that if that had been around for all of my childhood, those quirks wouldn’t have been quirks. They would have been behaviors. There would have been an explicit program introduced into my life to extinguish them. When I was “normal” they were fine, but now that I’m autistic they are signs of my difference, and when you’re disabled every sign of difference needs to disappear. That’s how you survive in the…

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Dear Amazon, WTF????

Jennie Reads

sad amazon

I’m on the naughty reviewer list.

I have posted about 250 reviews on Amazon over the last 8 years; products that I have bought and books that I have read.

Over the last 6 months I have had a few reviews for books by Indie Authors removed.  I broke a guideline without realizing it.  I had the gall to review a book my husband had already read and reviewed.  It seems that Amazon does not believe that I could have a different opinion than my husband.  That I would be biased because my husband had read the same book!  And since I tried to review the same book, my husband would also be biased as his review was removed too.

I have since read the complete Guidelines from Amazon several times and am very careful to follow them.

But, last week an indie author contacted me through my blog and…

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