Synopsis: This was one of my “waiting on” titles of 2017—the His Dark Materials trilogy is one of my favorites (and one I wish I’d read as an actual young adult), and I’ve enjoyed other books by Pullman as well. The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage is the first… Read More »Thursday Review: THE BOOK OF DUST by Philip Pullman
Hey, it’s November, and that means it’s National Novel Writing Month! As per usual for me lately, I don’t even have a wisp of a dream of a hope of participating–but that doesn’t mean I don’t LOVE NaNoWriMo. I’ve been a participant (and a completer) a handful of times in… Read More »Happy NaNoWriMo 2017!
I admit I’ve been a bit quiet lately, but I thought I’d emerge momentarily to put up a little photo comparison that I assembled a while back, featuring me with a really 1980s-tastic haircut courtesy of my mom and/or Fantastic Sam’s (is it the Mary Lou Retton? the Dorothy Hamill?… Read More »Throwback Thursday: Sarah as Ramona
…not MUCH more. But more! First of all, today is the second day of the blog tour for Sara Lewis Holmes’ newest book The Wolf Hour–go check out her guest post/interview at Charlotte’s Library for a peek at some favorite quotes from the book. Edited to add: Also don’t miss… Read More »Monday Miscellanea: A Blog Tour, the Cybils, and More…
Book lovers! It is that time of year! The time when we all hustle over to the Cybils website to nominate our favorite children’s and YA publications of the past year for the 2017 Awards! If you’re new to the Cybils Awards, here’s a brief intro: The Cybils Awards aims… Read More »Cybils Nominations Are Open!