Middlemarch Madness, The Sweet Sixteen Revealed

We’re well over halfway done with Middlemarch Madness.  We’ve trimmed 48 brave, wonderful, badass women and young women from our original field, and now we’re down to the final sixteen contenders.  They’ll face off next week, with two poll questions per day instead of our usual four. Read More Middlemarch Madness, The Sweet Sixteen Revealed

Middlemarch Voting Day 3

Today we’re pitting the six seeds against the eleven seeds in all four divisions, and I’ll reveal last night’s winners with a new bracket after the cut. I wanted to take a moment to say thanks to all the voters for participating, this has been the most fun I’ve had all winter. Bookish ladies for the win! Read More Middlemarch Voting Day 3

Kids’ Books I Like: Tamora Pierce

Middlemarch Madness has got me all worked up about girl power today and, while there are a lot of fantastic YA heroines, I have decided to focus on Alanna and the other badass ladies of Tortall. Read More Kids’ Books I Like: Tamora Pierce