Category Archives: world domination

Bigger than a Breadbox

There are many different types of bravery, and one type is imbued in the pages of Laurel Snyder’s Bigger than a Breadbox, set to be released on Sept. 27th. It’s a story about magic, primarily, but interwoven in that magic … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

You know, for kids: Today is the book birthday for Darth Paper Strikes Back, an Origami Yoda Book by Tom Angleberger. In our house, this has been the most highly anticipated book of the summer. We got a hold of … Continue reading

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The Mostly True Story of Jack and Kelly

I’ve decided that when I say “today on the couch” I sound too much like a therapist. Besides, Kelly Barnhill, another member of The Lindsay Situation*, doesn’t seem like the sort of person who sits still for very long. If … Continue reading

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The Great Wall of Lucy Wu

Today I’m talking with Wendy Wan-Long Shang about her new book, The Great Wall of Lucy Wu. When I talk to Wendy we usually aren’t sitting, we’re doing something else. Pacing, for example, or playing tennis badly. So I figured … Continue reading

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Another musical welcome…

Clearly this blog went on vacation along with me, but I had to come back this week to welcome two new books. Today is the official release date for If Trouble Don’t Kill Me, the true story of musical brothers … Continue reading

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