True Crime Book Talk: The Ice Man by Philip Carlo

Hey friends, my name's Gabrielle and welcome to FrumiousReads. The true crime book we are talking to about today was recommended by Lesley Harris on Facebook, and I chose this one myself because it's actually a book that I've had for a while that I wanted to read. That book is The Iceman: Confessions of… Continue reading True Crime Book Talk: The Ice Man by Philip Carlo

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What to Read: Fantasy Book Recs

Recently, I’ve jumped back in to the fantasy genre. Fantasy has always been a tricky genre for me to get through, because of the fact that you have to put so much effort in to the books of that genre. Worldbuilding and countless characters both tend to be staples, and so I’ve put together a… Continue reading What to Read: Fantasy Book Recs

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A Very Bookish Thanksgiving|5+1 Things to be thankful for

Today I just wanted to make a quick little post addressing some of the points that I made in my Very Bookish Thanksgiving video which you can watch here. There are five bookish things that I am very thankful for, plus one non bookish thing that I feel is important to say. 


Spin the wheel of coping skills! 

Art of Social Work

A big part of what we do with children is teach them safe and appropriate ways to cope and express themselves. We aren’t born knowing how to walk and we also aren’t born knowing how to deal with our emotions, solve problems, or handle disappointments. We learn to walk by someone holding our hands and guiding the process. We learn to calm ourselves as our parents hold, rock, soothe, and eventually teach us ways to calm ourselves on our own.
I encourage the children I work with to identify multiple coping and expression skills that work for them personally in various situations. The more they have in their toolbox that personally work for them the better.
This is one fun way to help children remember the skills that they have identified and realize that they have a choice of which skill to use in each situation. For example, walking outside…

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Weekly Reading Wrap Up+Booktuber Shoutout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EmCCLojPog Watch this next! "Hello Happiness Unboxing | May 2017" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAFZRfDUwXE -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- I'm getting back in to those weekly wrap ups! Everything I read here was in the sci-fi/fantasy, adult, or young adult genre. All of the links are included below that will lead you to Goodreads. MichaelReads Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRb4fUCn9XGeAwS5NYy5ecQ Latest Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96OpvEY-o5A The Woods… Continue reading Weekly Reading Wrap Up+Booktuber Shoutout

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Down the rabbit hole we go!

  https://youtu.be/TdE-Sbb3vDo There was something Alice in Wonderland themed afoot, and of course I was tagged in it. Time to follow that little white rabbit. How many Wonderland references can I make here? Don't tempt me. Original tag: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CqpFq... Thanks to Vanessa from PaperFaerie for the tag! Check out her video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNEr7... I tag:… Continue reading Down the rabbit hole we go!

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April Reading Wrap Up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPB6sPNS2y0 Comics/Graphic Novels: Hero Hotel-Yehudi Mercado Available on Comixology: http://tinyurl.com/z7924dz The Gamma Gals- Stefano Terry Available on Comixology: http://tinyurl.com/monefuv Quince-Sebastian-Kadlecik & Kit Steinkellner Available on Comixology: http://tinyurl.com/n4v3s5y Books: The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer-Michelle Hodkin Goodreads: http://tinyurl.com/l6uq6hl The Investigators- Margarita Khemlin Goodreads: http://tinyurl.com/koue45u The Daughter of the Pirate King- Tricia Levenseller Goodreads: http://tinyurl.com/k5b2t3p LET'S BE FRIENDS:… Continue reading April Reading Wrap Up

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https://youtu.be/IKpRKR1zCL8 NOW EVERYONE CAN HAVE A COPY OF THE QUESTIONS AS THEY TRY AND DO THIS TAG. It was about 1000% harder than necessary for me to find these questions so celebrate and rejoice that they are so easily provided here. LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK IN THE COMMENTS BELOW! Rapid Fire Book Tag… Continue reading RAPID FIRE BOOK TAG

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https://youtu.be/sTxVYFw0LVI 2016 Left us bitter. Let's start of 2017 with some unpopular opinions, shall we? I bring you; the unpopular opinions book tag! THE QUESTIONS: 1. A popular book you didn't like 2. A book series that everyone hates but you love 3. A love triangle where the MC ends up with the person you… Continue reading FIRST VIDEO OF 2017: UNPOPULAR OPINIONS BOOK TAG