• Teen Talk

    Top Ten Tuesday: My YA Reading Goals for 2018

    Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl I don’t know about you, but when I find a book I really love one of the first thought that comes to mind after I finish it is, “where can I find more stories like this one?” Sometimes the author who wrote it will have something similar in their […]

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  • Book Reviews

    If Your Monster Won’t Go to Bed by Denise Vega

    If Your Monster Won’t Go to Bed by Denise Vega Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Genre: Childrens, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Paranormal, Horror, Contemporary Length: Short Story (40 pages) Age Recommendation: 3+ Rating: 3.5 Stars Review by: Astilbe If you have a monster that won’t go to bed, don’t bother asking your … » Read More

    The Mitten String by Jennifer Rosner

    The Mitten String by Jennifer Rosner Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Genre: Childrens, Historical Length: Short Story (32 pages) Age Recommendation: 3+ Rating: 3 Stars Review by: Astilbe An original Jewish folktale about a girl who knits, a deaf woman, and a piece of blue yarn. When her family invites … » Read More

    Be Brave, Little Penguin by Giles Andreae

    Be Brave, Little Penguin by Giles Andreae Publisher: Orchard Books Genre: Childrens, Contemporary Length: Short Story (42 pages) Age Recommendation: 3+ Rating: 4.5 Stars Review by: Astilbe Little Penguin Pip-Pip would love to join in with all his friends swimming in the sea, but there's just one problem . . . he's … » Read More

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  • Guest Authors

    Winter Blogfest: Christine Potter

    This post is part of Long and Short Reviews' Winter Blogfest. Leave a comment for a chance to win an ecopy of What Time is it There? and a Bean-approved piece of tie-dye to a lucky US or Canada winner. It's All About the Tree! It is for us, anyway: two childless (we prefer child-free, although we love kids) retired … » Read More

    Winter Blogfest: C. Lee McKenzie

    This post is part of Long and Short Reviews' Winter Blogfest. Leave a comment for a chance to win one eBook of Double Negative and a bonus Christmas short story ( also eBook).  Christmas 2017 It’s that time of year. Countdown to Christmas. We’re about to tuck another year away in the archives. This holiday always sends … » Read More

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