Laura Ingalls Wilder

Disclaimer: While the cover photo may be "Rants," I'm not exactly sure if this is a rant or not. I came across an interesting news article this morning at work: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name stripped from children’s book award over ‘Little House’ depictions of Native Americans This is something I'm very conflicted on. Laura Ingalls … Continue reading Laura Ingalls Wilder

Time’s 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time

As I was sitting here, wondering what to write and scrolling through the Reader, I came across a list of the top 100 best young-adult books on two different blogs and realized that it was something I wanted to do, too. (Also, thanks be to Thrice Read & A Cup of Wittea for going ahead … Continue reading Time’s 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time

Book Review: “The Dollmaker of Krakow” by R.M. Romero

This is a book I picked up on a whim from NetGalley. I assumed it would be a much more involved novel, like "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah. I was wrong in some ways and right in others, but I know this is not a book that anyone should miss. This is a children's book, … Continue reading Book Review: “The Dollmaker of Krakow” by R.M. Romero

Book Review: “Redwall” by Brian Jacques

If you remember my post from a few months ago, I mentioned I'd attempted reading the "Redwall" series once (I read Mattimeo) and gave up in frustration. I was also eleven years old. Last year, I picked up The Legend of Luke to give as a gift, and enjoyed it so much that I decided to give … Continue reading Book Review: “Redwall” by Brian Jacques

Book Review: “Magyk” by Angie Sage

I'm going to be the odd one out here and say that I prefer this series over Harry Potter. Please, put down your pitchforks. I love Harry Potter. That's why I can confidently say that I prefer this series. It's a little less well-known than JK Rowling's bespectacled wizard, and it takes place in a different time … Continue reading Book Review: “Magyk” by Angie Sage