I am an audiobook fanatic. Mostly I stick to sci-fi, fantasy, and other things that could never happen. There are a few books that I liked, but I’ve only truly learned to adore since I became a dog person. Sometimes all a book needs is a dog glad-handing to take it from entertaining to completely delightful. Read More Fiction For Dog Lovers
It’s been a while since I wrote about the children’s and YA literature that captures my fancy, but recently I was asked a question that inspired me. Our own Mini Belle told me she was on a quest to find books with strong female protagonists that weren’t ultimately love stories. Read More The Return of Kids’ Books I Like!
Diana Wynne Jones has become one of my favorite authors, but I avoided her for years. The problem is that her books are not very blurb-friendly. I don’t know how many times I picked up one of her books, read the back and thought “Meh, maybe next time.” Then came the wonderful day I decided to give her a try. Read More Kids’ Books I Like: Diana Wynne Jones
I love love love Terry Pratchett. I want to say that I love all his books, but in truth I am a Discworld freak. Most of his Discworld books are for adults, not that teens don’t enjoy them but there have been only five specifically written for younger audiences. Read More Kids’ Books I Like: Books To Make You Laugh