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WITCH WEEK DAY ONE: Ten Kick-Ass Heroines

We’re excited to have this guest post from Marlyn Beebe, a west-coast (USA) librarian with Canadian roots. We thought a librarian would know of some fantasy books that would be new to us, and she did. With her permission, we’ve … Continue reading

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Best Beloved Writers – thank you for all those books…!

Originally posted on Joan Aiken:
 Always a favourite of course, her first and her last.   There have been a spate of ‘Top Ten’ children’s book lists lately, voted for by readers and critics, but all seem to go for…

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Desert Island Books

A 2010 post from my other blog. I’ve made only one change in the list, which I’ll discuss at the end. I’m sure I’m not the only one to imagine myself being interviewed for shows like Desert Island Disks and Mad About Music. … Continue reading

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Do we really need another list of top YA books?

In a word, YES. At any rate, I always do. A character on a show I just watched referred to quiz fans and list makers as “compulsive neurotics”. I’ll accept that, if it means I don’t have to feel guilty … Continue reading

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