Stuff We Like :: 3.23.17

Stuff We Like :: 3.23.17

What intersectional Confederate history can look like, the philosophical punch of Black Panther, science books for kids, and more stuff we like.

Library Chicken Update :: 3.21.18

Library Chicken Update :: 3.21.18

Suzanne's still reading stacks of short stories, plus a not-as-fascinating-as-you'd-think history of diagramming sentences, some feminist classics, and the occasional novel.

Great YA Westerns for Your Reading List

Great YA Westerns for Your Reading List

Good versus evil plays out in complicated ways in these YA westerns.

How We Created Our Homeschool's Studio Ghibli Literature Class (Without a Curriculum)

How We Created Our Homeschool's Studio Ghibli Literature Class (Without a Curriculum)

We used Studio Ghibli's film adaptations of beloved children's books for a high school introduction to comparative literature. Here's how we did it — and how you can, too, no curriculum required.

Library Chicken Update :: 3.7.18

Library Chicken Update :: 3.7.18

Suzanne continues to push the limits of just how many short story collections one reader can tackle in this week's edition of Library Chicken.

Reading Challenge Readalouds: Great Epistolary Novels

Reading Challenge Readalouds: Great Epistolary Novels

This week, I am focusing on one of my very favorite things: novels written in letters.

Library Chicken :: Suzanne and Amy’s Favorite Reads in February

Library Chicken :: Suzanne and Amy’s Favorite Reads in February

Suzanne and Amy pick their favorite reads of February, including a couple of short story collections, an unexpected dose of chick lit, a cozy British family story, and more.

Stuff We Like :: 2.23.17

Stuff We Like :: 2.23.17

Harry Potter in Scots, more reasons to love Adam Rippon, enjoying art when you can't like the artist, obsessing a little too much over the correct reading order of Madeleine L'Engle's books, and more stuff we like.

Library Chicken Update :: 2.21.18

Library Chicken Update :: 2.21.18

Even the flu can't keep Suzanne from short stories, bookish memoirs, surprisingly intense popular fiction, and a little Vonnegut.