Ambelin Kwaymullina has a wonderful post about ethics, process, and own voices.
Peter Jackson to adapt for the big screen Philip Reeve’s Mortal Engines.
An interview with Alex Wheatle on why he switched to writing YA.
An academic who studies authoritarian states asks Americans to write so they don’t forget.
Language and generalizations with fatal consequences: why talking is lying.
Hardcover, 416 pages Published September 10th 2015 by Macmillan Source: Purchased Let it be said here and now that I had all intention of reading Sorcerer to the Crown before Janet so kindly recommended it. It’s just that I often had to push it back on the TBR pile because I had other reading obligations. […]
Janet Tricky! When my friends want a book, they don’t usually shilly-shally around long enough for me to a) find out what book, and b) buy it for them. The readers in my life go out and get the books they want for themselves, and the non-readers make their preferences tactfully* known. *(Not books, Janet! […]
Hardcover, 64 pages Published September 6th 2016 by HMH Books for Young Readers Source: Raincoast Books Look, I know that Curious George is fantastically popular among kids especially the younger ones and with good reason. I know that the spin-off cartoons and movies, both the animated version and the adapted ones, are beloved also for […]
By her senior year of high school, Rianne has exhausted all the fun there is to have in small town Wereford, Minnesota. Volleyball season is winding down, the parties all feel tired, and now that she’s in a serious relationship with reformed player Luke Pinsky, her wild streak has ended. Not that she ever did […]
Hardcover, 384 pages Published October 4th 2016 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Source: Publisher Pinmei’s gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter and the other villagers. However, the peace is shattered one night when soldiers of the Emperor arrive and kidnap the storyteller. Everyone knows that the Emperor […]
I am waiting for one last book to come in, so my Nafiza Recommends post will have to wait another week, I’m afraid. Now for the good news: I get to talk about a marvellously lovely, gentle, and warm picturebook written by Muscogee (Creek) author Cynthia Leitich Smith and illustrated by artists and life partners Cornelius […]
Hardcover, 32 pages Published September 6th 2016 by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky Source: Raincoast Books Sometimes you meet books that make you go: The Storybook Knight is one of those books. Here is the official synopsis: Even dragons can’t resist a good story… Even though Leo would rather sit at home and read, his parents send him […]
Hey, it’s time for Top Ten Tuesday already! Let us know what books you’re grateful for in the comments section below! Steph The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit because these books truly initiated me into the realm of fiction and fantasy. Harry Potter (the whole series), I know it has been said and it’ll be said some more, but […]
Hello! So, as some of you may have noticed–or maybe it’s just my mother who has noticed, hey mum *waves*– I haven’t been posting much lately: I announced a readalong for Sarah Rees Brennan’s Untold and failed to follow through. I said I would participate in November’s theme and I haven’t done much of that either. […]