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Books, Literature, and Comics

20 Kids’ Books With Strong + Smart Female Characters

By On July 31, 2015

Today is Harry Potter’s birthday. It is also J.K. Rowling’s, who is very possibly one of the world’s most successful female writers. Yes, Harry Potter is about the BOY who lived but… Read More

Books, Literature, and Comics

The Dogs Stars, A Review : “How we gentle our losses into paler ghosts.” – Peter Heller, The Dog Stars

By On July 22, 2013

Sometimes we judge books by their covers. It’s true. We can’t avoid it unless we walk around book stores and libraries and second hand shops with our eyes closed, but really that… Read More

Books, Literature, and Comics

My (Completely Platonic) Love Letter to John Green : “Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.” -Hazel Grace Lancaster

By On July 5, 2012

On Saturday, I finished my fortieth book of the year. My husband and the guppy took Old Man Coop and headed out of town. I had the house to myself, except for… Read More

Books, Literature, and Comics

Saying Goodbye to Maurice and Ray : “I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can’t stop them. They leave me and I love them more.”-Maurice Sendak

By On June 22, 2012

Today I find myself pulled backed to this space because I have an inherent need to celebrate two authors that really made me want to write and to understand writing as both… Read More