It's always so amazing to me when I read several books in a row with a similar element. Recently, I read three books that all involved snakes!
This Book Riot post made me start thinking about my reading rules and what they say about me. 1. Never crack the spine. When I was in middle school, I had a friend who would grab the brand-new paperback I was reading out of my hands and crack the spine. It was horrifying. I don't … Continue reading my reading rules
It's been a while since my last 3 on a theme, but this was a good one: three books read almost concurrently. And such a simple theme: characters named Eleanor.
As a young adult librarian and a writer of YA books, I don't often venture into middle grade territory. But I have been reading more, because a lot of the "teens" who come to my library programs are middle schoolers, and they aren't always ready for YA books. Over on The Page Half Full, the … Continue reading my favorite middle grade books of the year and all-time
Since it is the last day of Halloween, and Nanowrimo Eve, the list today is horror books and movies about WRITERS!
I've tried to collect horror here with positive (or at least, not damaging) portrayals of disability.
I had originally meant to include multiple serial killers in this blog post, but then I found that all the books and movies were based on just one: Ed Gein!
Not to be confused with Western horror, this list of horror stories set in the prairie is more about wide open spaces and harsh, isolating winters.
High school was not the greatest time of my life, which must be why horror stories set in high schools are so common.
Sometimes there's a vibe between a TV series and a book that is not its source material, and that is the list for today.