12 Wonderful Contemporary YA Novels

   March 26, 2019    Comments Off on 12 Wonderful Contemporary YA Novels

Teens and young adults sometimes get a bad rap in popular culture. When I was one myself, I was terrible, but having worked with teenagers professionally since then, I know that they’re great. They may lack life experience, but often they more than make up for it in enthusiasm and curiosity. So here are some of my fave contemporary YA… Read more »

11+ More Romance Novels Where Artists, Actors, and Other Creative Folks Find Love

   February 27, 2019    Comments Off on 11+ More Romance Novels Where Artists, Actors, and Other Creative Folks Find Love

I’d recommended some romance novels about artists and other creatives back in July, but you know what? I found a bunch more of them lurking in some old posts that weren’t very well organized (bad Virgo, Skye!). So I did a little shuffling, added a couple new titles, and here we are with a second roundup of love stories featuring… Read more »

15+ Contemporary Romance Novels and Novellas I Adore

   February 25, 2019    Comments Off on 15+ Contemporary Romance Novels and Novellas I Adore

— This January 2018 post is being republished with many new picks, while I re-organize my romance recs. Please forgive any construction dust! — I never expected to become a romance reader, but I should have! After all, I have a passionate love for the X-Men, which is basically a soap opera. (With people shooting lasers out of their eyes.)… Read more »

Graphic Novels for Older Kids and Young Adults: 19 More of Our Favorites

   November 17, 2018    Comments Off on Graphic Novels for Older Kids and Young Adults: 19 More of Our Favorites

Want to know a secret? The vast majority of the graphic novels I recommend for older kids and young adults here on the blog… yep, I bought them or checked them out from the library for myself. They’re that good. So here’s a third roundup of young adult and other older kiddo comics. (Missed the second one? No problem.) A… Read more »

10+ More Historical Romances That I Got Lost In

   October 29, 2018    Comments Off on 10+ More Historical Romances That I Got Lost In

I feel like I JUST DID a roundup of lovely historical romances… but that was back in May. And I’ve read more since then! So here are with ten more romance novels and novellas about the past, to enjoy now and in the future. I hope you find something good for your reading list! Before we jump in: Amazon links… Read more »

4+ Graphic Novels That Remind Me of Indie Film

   October 19, 2018    Comments Off on 4+ Graphic Novels That Remind Me of Indie Film

— More graphic novels were added to this post in March 2019. Happy reading! — When I think of my favorite indie films, I think of intensely personal stories with small casts. Not to stereotype, because independent filmmakers can and do make all kinds of movies, including epics and spectacles. But these three graphic novels remind me of the smaller… Read more »

10 Romance Novels Where A Dude in Pain Falls for Another Dude And Things Get Better

   October 14, 2018    Comments Off on 10 Romance Novels Where A Dude in Pain Falls for Another Dude And Things Get Better

First, I apologize for the long post title. It’s ridiculous. Please let me know if you have a shorter alternative that preserves the specificity! I don’t normally post romance roundups that are all one gender pairing/combination. But apparently I’ve read and liked a LOT of romance novels where two queer dudes fall in love, and the dude who is in… Read more »

15+ Fantasy Romance Novels To Sweep You Away

   September 30, 2018    Comments Off on 15+ Fantasy Romance Novels To Sweep You Away

— This post was updated in November 2018 with even MORE books. Happy reading! — Demons, dragons, talking animals, curses… yep, we’re definitely dealing with magic here. Welcome to my list of favorite fantasy romances! I hope you find something great to read and enjoy in the list below. Before we jump in: Amazon links are affiliate links. If you… Read more »

21+ Comics That Kids Will Love (And This Adult Did Too)

   September 25, 2018    Comments Off on 21+ Comics That Kids Will Love (And This Adult Did Too)

Y’all, it has been WAY too long since I did a fresh roundup of great comics for kids. I’m mending my bad blogger ways, though! Here’s a roundup of twenty great comics for kids – not optimized for the bitty kids, not YA, but for the kiddos in between. I’ve also double-checked and freshened up the following older posts: 19… Read more »