Monthly Archives: October 2010

For the Love of Picture Books

This article in Thursday’s New York Times has been making the rounds among book peeps: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/08/us/08picture.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&ref=general&src=me In the article, Julie Bosman discusses why picture books sales are declining in the U.S. and that they are  no longer a “staple for … Continue reading

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My First Love : Historical Fiction

I wanted to share Laurie Halse Anderson’s blog post this morning in which she discusses a new way of looking at Historical Fiction as Historical Thrillers. That woman continues to inspire me, not only because she is a kick-ass writer, … Continue reading

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