The Return of Kids’ Books I Like!

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.

Kids’ Books I Like: Kickin’ It Old School

If you have been in a book store lately, you have probably seen Pride and Prejudice and  Zombies or one of its sequels. I have not read any of these books because I suck and I don’t wanna. However, if you think you might enjoy a Regency novel with a twist, may I recommend Sorcery […]

Middlemarch Madness: Narrowing the Youngs in the Fantasy/SciFi Category

Good evening, ladies.  The time has come to bring our staggering 95+ Badass Literary Heroines down to 64, and today we’re starting with the Youngs in the SciFi/Fantasy category.  We have to bring this list of 37 names down to 16 by the end of the comment thread.  It’s going to require some tough choices, […]

Kids’ Books I Like: Box Set Edition

Wondering what to get for your ten-year-old niece (or nephew)?  Never fear, I’m here to help.  These are three of my favorite book series in box-set form.  All of them are designated ‘9-12’ age range and they are fun and engaging.