The wind blows harder at a crossroad. Today it blew so hard I thought my earrings would pull a hole in my ears. Seriously hurt! Couldn’t even run against the wind, it was blowing too hard.
Best part: a nine year old boy wants to make a rainbow. He knows rainbows live over the waterfall in the summer, but now it is winter. So he cuts a piece of ice into a triangle and puts it in sunlight … and spills a rainbow on the ground. Hm, but rainbow bridges are … More Odd and the Frost Giants & Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Funniest thing ever: Joshua is a newly turned werewolf at night in the big park. Rabbits smell delicious. Rabbits also can run and dodge like anything. 😉 Werewolf keeps running into trees. Poor hungry teen wolf. He can’t go home for Meanwhile, the witchers (evil people, as distinct from witches who just want to get … More The Black Wolves of Boston by Wen Spencer
This was fun. Lady Catherine loves to bake and she wants to open a bake shoppe. Her parents want her to marry well. The King of Hearts loves her tarts and wants her to be the Queen of Hearts. The Jabberwocky might throw a spanner in the works, though. Jest the Joker is such a … More Heartless by Marissa Meyer
Going to school and sitting in classroom – with no teacher – is harder than you’d think. Five children learn something unexpected. The super-responsible person learns to relax. The super-irresponsible person learns to step up and pay attention. The super-fashionable person learns to focus on character, not clothes. The super-bashful person learns to speak up. … More Class Dismissed by Allan Woodrow
I usually enjoy this series. This book, not so much. There’s a double plot, The Tennis Racketeers cheating on real estate mortgages and a strip club dealing drugs & not paying taxes on that income. There’s some lovely snark at the rich racketeers, some lovely pathos at the club, and the humor seems to be … More Death, Taxes, and Hot-Pink Leg Warmers (Tara Holloway, #5) by Diane Kelly
Yay, Meg the Lady Blacksmith is back at work with iron and the forge, not yay, it’s all off screen, yay again, her ironmongery is a vital aspect of the plot. Meg is still organizing everything for everyone, but she is also trying hard to organize her blacksmithing into her life without giving up family … More Lord of the Wings by Donna Andrews