Title: Blankets Author: Craig Thompson Format: Graphic Novel, borrowed from the library A review in tweets: @blankets I am having a lot of feelings about you. I didn't know what to expect and a memoir about a guy growing up in rural WI with very religious, authoritarian parents probably wouldn't have been my first pick … Continue reading New Review: Blankets
Enjoyed: strong women friends to romantic attraction great and consistent world-building created "external sources" referenced in the book girl rescues prince consistent to intended audience (YA) Not for me: a LOT of plot to follow very fast-paced action, pace never slows locations are a little hard to follow at times Grade: B (enjoyed, … Continue reading Bullet Review: Burning Sky
My children (ages 3 and 7) have fallen in love with two new picture book series. These books are actually fun to read (as an adult), easy enough for the second grader to "help with", and have engaging illustrations. The first book was our introduction to Scaredy Squirrel. We read Scaredy Squirrel Goes to the Beach. The plot … Continue reading Squirrels and Otters
This book has stayed with me for over a month now. I checked out from the library and then I kept it, long after I had finished reading, because I just wasn't done with it. Or more, it wasn't done with me.