Daughter put on her jacket. SHRIEK. Me: What? Her: Points. Shiny bug on floor. “That fell out of my jacket! I’m not wearing my jacket! AAAAAHHHHH” I never saw anyone so happy to leave the house and go to school. Me: gently put scrap of paper on (dead? alive?) bug. Drop book on paper on … More AltUse for a Book
Most adorable book ever. I rec it to everyone 10 years and older. A young dragon caught a cold… in his fire. According to Grandpa in mythical Japan, he has to eat a phoenix shell in the Far North to relight his fire. Clearly, his two friends ill will tag along to help.
If you could read your boyfriend’s mind wouldn’t you know that he’s just using you? Apparently this occurs to no one, because the little operation is just for –emotions–. A lot of the humor fell flat for me. Not my favorite book by Connie Willis.
5 Mysteries, good better best, that I read while my big fat book was mislaid. Lord of the Wings by Donna Andrews My rating: 5 of 5 stars 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 … More Mystery Mix
Return of Meg the Lady Blacksmith – her iron work is once again part of the plot. Organization is now her job, as well as a major part of the plot. The baseball coach everyone loves to hate – is hateful at his day-job, too. Then he doesn’t die – what went wrong?
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