Page by Paige

Laura Lee Gulledge came up on my radar because of her recent release of the Will & Whit. My enjoyment of that graphic novel compelled me to go back read her first work. Semi-autobiographical, Page by Paige follows Paige Turner on her family’s move to living in the big city beyond her hometown. Paige makesContinue reading “Page by Paige”

ALA Midwinter Meeting 2014 – Review

Phew. Over two weeks have passed I attended ALA Midwinter 2014, and I think my head is back on straight. Prior to Midwinter 2014, I had attended NJLA 2013 and the exhibits of the Public Library Association annual conference in 2012. The ALA Midwinter Meeting is inherently larger than either of those conference since itContinue reading “ALA Midwinter Meeting 2014 – Review”

Gingerbread

Gingerbread, written by Rachel Cohn, is a book I found during middle school. When my friends and I would go to the mall, I would always have to hit up the book store. Gingerbread sat on my bookcase, virtually unread by me, for 5+ years. Coming home from break to a snowstorm yesterday motivated meContinue reading “Gingerbread”

Looking for Alaska

First Friend. First Girl. Last words. John Green is the King. Once, when I was working, I overheard a disgruntled parent whine that “the reason boys don’t like to read is, because there’s nothing out there for them to read”. She got that impression because SHE was looking for a book, instead of having herContinue reading “Looking for Alaska”