one; two one-fourths; one third; and a half.

I read one book this weekend and started three; and Natalya and I are continuing Frances Hardinge’s The Lost Conspiracy. ** One:  The book read and finished in a sitting was Kazu Kibuishi‘s Copper (Graphix; 2010). The book is shelved in Children’s Non-Fiction Art section with their graphic novels and comics. Copper is a collectionContinue reading “one; two one-fourths; one third; and a half.”

A take on Story (Lore)

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers, 2009. 279 pages. Grace Lin’s Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a charming read.  I have had a lot of excellent reads lately.  I am now almost anxious when I open another book knowing that at someContinue reading “A take on Story (Lore)”

a Find

The Lost Conspiracy by Frances Hardinge HarperCollins, 2009. Ages 10 & Up. 576 pages. The Lost Conspiracy:  576 pages are daunting for me. But for Frances Hardinge, the attempt is worth it. I figured I would try to divide up the book by chapter or page number, determined to get through and make time onContinue reading “a Find”