Stop whatever you’re doing and read The Princess in Black


When Candlewick Press offered us a review copy of The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, I said yes! Because who wouldn’t want to read this? Incognito princess fighting monsters? Perfect! Art by LeUyen Pham? Even better! (New to my blog? All my children’s book recommendations are here. My book posts all use affiliate links, but check… Read more »

Sins of the Father: Superpowered YA Done Right


Multicultural and diverse literature has been such an amazing thing for our family. We’ve had to search for it, but we have found so many wonderful writers and artists from diverse backgrounds, telling stories that star all kinds of characters. Our lives are richer because of these folks’ hard work and talent. So when Diverse Book Tours was looking for… Read more »

9 Totally Fun Comics You Should Read


Some comics I read for sheer entertainment. Ridiculous over-the-top plots! Antics, hijinks, wisecracks, and impossible events! Sometimes that’s just what I’m craving. So here they are for your reading pleasure. (If you’re new to my blog, you can see all my comics recommendations here. My book posts use affiliate links, but check your local library too!) Mystery Society, co-created by… Read more »