Book Review: Tales of the Heartily Homeschooled

Tales of the Heartily HomeschooledBeing homeschooled keeps life interesting and spending so much time as a family provides the opportunity to make lots of memories. Now multiply that times 8 or 12 kids. In this book, Carolyn Currey and Rachel Starr Thomson, oldest children in large homeschooling families, share the hilarious situations their clans have encountered. From a tipping Christmas tree, to exploding vacuum cleaners, to elf eating hobbits, life in the Currey and Thomson households is never dull.

I purchased this book as a gift for a friend and wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I knew Rachel’s writing from her Seventh World Trilogy, but this kind of book is a completely different concept. It was the little preview I got on my kindle that sold me. I read the stories out loud to my family and we laughed through them. The rest of the book did not disappoint. Every story was well written and almost all of them were laugh-out-loud funny as well as relatable (even if, like me, you’re not part of a large family). I highly recommend this book to read yourself, and to give as a gift (my friend loved it too ;)).

Authors: Carolyn Currey and Rachel Starr Thomson
Audience: All Ages
Genre: Non-Fiction/Humor
Pages: 216

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  1. I loved this book too. 🙂

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  2. this sure sounds like a delightful family read! Thanks for the review, Leah!

    By the way I don’t know if you read my last blog update, but maybe you are aware that I have been hinting of a surprise on my blog? Well my blog, it is Fullness of Joy’s 2nd Blog birthday this week, and in celebrating I am hosting a blog party to thank all my readers, celebrate those two years, have fun together with tags and also challenge each other to be more committed in challenging and uplifting one another as sisters in Christ and writers too through what we write and comment on in our blogs :D. I know this a review blog but if you wish to, I would so love it if you can join in the tags:
    http://joy-live4jesus.blogspot.com.au/2013/06/balloons-o-party-announcement.html

    God bless you, dear!

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    • I got your email about it, Joy. I just need to get onto the computer account that doesn’t block other websites. Thanks for giving me more information, though, I’ll check it out as soon as I can. 😉

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