{book} the friday society

The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress Dial Books, 2012. Hardcover, 437 pages. teen fiction. {owned} An action-packed tale of gowns, guys, guns–and the heroines who use them all Set in turn of the century London, The Friday Society follows the stories of three very intelligent and talented young women, all of whom are assistants toContinue reading “{book} the friday society”

{book list} n’s summer reading recs (pt2)

Yesterday, Natalya began her list of 20 summer reading recommendations, and today we list the second set of ten. These books are in no particular order, and they range across age and content. Enjoy!  ~L ———————————————————————————————————————– Yes! Your favorite contributor on the blog is back! (And will hopefully keep updating and more lists and reviews.)Continue reading “{book list} n’s summer reading recs (pt2)”

{author} adrienne kress

I have posted on favorite illustrators, costume designers and directors. I was thinking about posting on favorite authors, but not just any of my favorite authors, but those with whom I want more readers to become familiar. This first post for this feature is a bit of a cheat, but a good one. For lastContinue reading “{author} adrienne kress”

do what you must

I’m not sure helicopter parents would let their children read this one, so I recommend helping the poor kids out and sneak them a copy! A wonderful read for children and adults alike! I think Frances Hardinge and/or Adrienne Kress fans would like Ms. Tanner. ~ L’s comment on Museum of Thieves at goodreads.com MuseumContinue reading “do what you must”

Cohagan and The Lost Children

Found this one browsing the Library shelves with the daughter. Was caught by the title and the ominous looking building. And then there were the 387 pairs of gloves. The Lost Children by Carolyn Cohagan Aladdin (Simon&Schuster) 2010. 313 pages (hardback). Josephine Russing owns 387 pairs of gloves. She’s given a new pair every weekContinue reading “Cohagan and The Lost Children”