Publisher: Yearling Books

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Of all the books I’ve read across my twenty-eight years, the opening of A Wrinkle in Time is still among my favorites.  An old, dusty attic.  A howling windstorm outside.  A girl lying in bed, listening to the weather, terrified.  And angry that she is so afraid. This is Meg Murray, one of the original YA heroines. I want to try a bit of a different review style with this book.  One of my goals this year is to improve my reviews so they flow better.  I’m going to try a bulleted review… let me know if this reads better than […]

Posted January 23, 2018 in Reviews // 2 Comments //
Once Upon A Time in the North by Philip Pullman

Once Upon A Time in the North by Philip Pullman

Welcome back to Lyra’s world. Once Upon a Time in the North is a fun little novella that gives fans of His Dark Materials a little peek into the life of aeronaut Lee Scorseby, his daemon Hester, and the armored bear Iorek Byrnison.  This story is definitely more of a snapshot than a complete story, and frankly, it just left me with more questions about Lee’s history!  But it was still loads of fun to read a little about these characters outside of their roles in His Dark Materials. While this book is short, it’s bloody. Even in his youth, Lee […]

Posted September 27, 2017 in Reviews // 2 Comments //