Review – Down Among the Sticks and Bones

Down Among the Sticks and Bones   (Wayward Children #2)   Seanan McGuire   Summary: "Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children. This is the story of what happened first… Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet,… Continue reading Review – Down Among the Sticks and Bones

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Friday Recommendation – 365 Days of Wonder

A companion to the Wonder novel, this is a book inspired by one of the characters, a teacher in fact who each day gives out a new precept. This book is filled with precepts, some of which I wish more people lived by. 365 Days of Wonder is mostly precepts, one to each page, with… Continue reading Friday Recommendation – 365 Days of Wonder

Review – I am Jazz

 I Am Jazz Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings, and Shelagh McNicholas (Illustrator)     Summary: "The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere. From the time she was two years old, Jazz knew that she had a girl's brain in a boy's body. She… Continue reading Review – I am Jazz

Top Five Wednesday – Characters on the Naughty List

Check out the top five Wednesday group here. Ah, coming up to Christmas and Santa gets to decide whether you have been naughty or nice! This time, however, I get to be Santa and put some characters onto the naughty list. Whether these characters are villains, morally evil or just ones I dislike, I'll be… Continue reading Top Five Wednesday – Characters on the Naughty List

Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit

I think some of these answers are going to be a bit obvious! But none-the-less, I would love to visit all of these bookish settings, whether real or imagined!   In at number 10, it's a big shocker, Hogwarts from the Harry Potter series! I would love to wander the halls of Hogwarts, see the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit