Category Archives: Books/Movies/TV/etc.
Mabel’s been looking up information about the Flower Fairy illustrations by Cicely Mary Barker, and since my mom had just ordered a book about female illustrators, we went to look at it, and my mom ended up also pulling out … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I noticed these two books on our counter. Both of them were ones Dean had been reading: I I guess Dean’s on a gold-bird-and-silver-lettering kick.
There’s a wonderful article called “Don’t Carpe Diem” that’s been making its way rapidly around social networking sites, whose author beautifully articulates something that surely almost every mom has felt, which is, to put it less elegantly than she does, … Continue reading
As you know if you’ve spent any time here, mostly I use this blog to report on the doings of my hilarious children. But every once in a while I stand in the shower and think of long imaginary blog … Continue reading
The thing is, if I’m reading a fantasy book, I expect fantastical things to happen, so even though your protagonist doesn’t expect fantastical things to happen, pretty soon the character’s going to have to come to terms with their new … Continue reading
Three good books with unreliable narrators (A post that’s not about my kids? It’s like I don’t even know who I am anymore!)
I was just clicking back and forth between facebook and twitter, but no one was really pouring any adulation on me, so it got a little boring. Then I remembered I’d considered writing a post about “My Summer Reading” and, … Continue reading