Recommended Reading | Dark Children’s Books

It’s been a while since I’ve done a recommended reading post, and I wanted to do one that was Halloween-related. Since I already shared my Halloween reading recommendations, I thought it would be fun to share the books that are meant for children, but are darker than you’d expect to see in a children’s book. […]

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Book Review | Make Way for Ducklings

When I lived in Boston, I walked past the Make Way for Ducklings sculpture in the Public Gardens countless times – the Public Gardens was one of my favorite reading spots! And I’d seen Robert McCloskey’s famous children’s book of the same title almost as many times in bookstores and gift shops. Not only is it a […]

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Book Review | The 13 Clocks

Am I the only one who loves to read books that inspired authors I admire? Because every time I hear one of my favorite authors gush about a book, I immediately need to have/read it. Case in point: I went to an event with David Mitchell where he claimed that Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse contained the […]

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Book Review | The Ice Dragon

I feel like it’s been weeks since I’ve posted an actual book review. I hit an epic reading slump at the end of my (last!) literature class for grad school, and am finally pulling myself out of it. Since I still don’t feel like reading anything long at the moment, I decided to pick up The […]

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