I am ambivalent about Wilder. The Little House books were much beloved growing up, but knowing more about the treatment of Natives (treaty breaking and genocide) now, and having seen some very valid criticism from people like Dr. Debbie Reese, I just know if I look at them again they will have been visited by the Suck… Read more
Hahah, 100% agree on Goosebumps.
My nieces are getting Casglu Cathod for Christmas.
My dad tried to get me to read the classics—I had the complete Sherlock Holmes, and Booth Tarkington’s Penrod, which was OK, but it was SF that I read by choice. The first books (other than the Little Red Lighthouse and The Little Engine That Could) I remember are R is for Rocket and S is for Space, both of which… Read more
Is it weird if I name Christopher Pike and RL Stine?? I mean, I know I read books as a little kid (because of Book-It!!) but Christopher Pike and RL Stine (Fear Street, not Goosebumps) really got me excited about reading. Prior to a beach vacation a couple years ago, I bought Remember Me (1-3) from eBay and that's… Read more
I have a feeling it wasn't the first book my mum dried. We are a family of book lovers who are very absent-minded and clutzy. Sometimes the books suffer.
I did not get to the review yet. Have to pull that up and do it.
I am discovering all sorts of new things about NYPL. Another whole discussion, lolsigh
Thank you. It’s...weird.
I think Montgomery might be good for an adult! If you haven’t read the Anne or Emily books, you could start with one of those and see what you think, or read Blue Castle (which is my favorite).
Last spring, I met LeVar Burton. He was nice!
Eh... I don’t know. While I don’t think it’s a “gotcha” question, I do think that it is a question that involves some thought. I think I would have been more offended if her pat response was MLK Jr. or Jesse Jackson or some shit like that because they are names that are low hanging fruit, so to speak. I think her… Read more