Books Archives

  1. A Comedy of Manners
    That Inevitable Victorian Thing Reviewed
  2. Osgoode as Gold
  3. My Dear Watson
    A Study in Charlotte Reviewed
  4. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Reviewed.
  5. Tell Me a Story
    Kate Milford's The Green Glass House Reviewed.
  6. A Hero's Journey
    J.M. Frey's The Untold Tale Reviewed
  7. The Art of Scorpions
  8. The Machine Stops
  9. Ruth Graham is Embarrassed that You Like Young Adult Novels So Much.
  10. Do You Ever Get the Impression that the Makers of this Book Series Have Given Up?
  11. Vivian Reads
  12. An Honest Assessment of What Star Wars Really Is
  13. Promoting Some Interesting Projects
  14. A Cover Reveal of Sorrow's Knot, by Erin Bow
  15. Hamlet Rewritten as a Choose Your Own Adventure Book
  16. Kate Thompson's The New Policeman Reviewed
  17. Angels and Tigers and Clowns, Oh My!
    Jon Berkeley's The Palace of Laughter Reviewed
  18. Rebuilding the Library at Slave Lake
  19. Huzzah! (Philip Reeve's Larklight Reviewed)
  20. Rebel/Wayfarer Reviewed
  21. Plain Kate Reviewed in the New York Times
  22. Some Long Overdue Writing Business
  23. The Devil Came Down to Missouri
    Kate Milford's The Boneshaker Reviewed
  24. A Sense of Closure
    I Shall Wear Midnight, Reviewed
  25. For Queen and Country
    The Hunchback Assignments, books one and two, reviewed
  26. Um... Who's Driving? (The Story, I Mean)
  27. Erin Launches Plain Kate at Waterloo's Words Worth Books This Afternoon
  28. A Guest Blog by Darby Christopher
  29. The Crowfield Curse Reviewed
  30. Oh, to be Banned in Alabama
  31. Scholastic Unveils Book Trailer for Plain Kate
  32. What is Steampunk?
  33. Updates on My Life
  34. Stoneheart Reviewed
  35. Flora Segunda
  36. If We Can Make It Here...
  37. Shortcuts to Success
  38. Erin's Plain Kate Debuts this September.
  39. The True Meaning of Smekday Reviewed
  40. Terry Pratchett's Unseen Academicals Reviewed
  41. The Magic Thief: Lost, Reviewed.
  42. Congratulations to Arthur Slade for Gaining a Hunchback
  43. Gods and Monsters and Titans, Oh, My!
    (Percy Jackson and the Olympians Reviewed)
  44. "Fear Me. I Control the Mighty Black Olive"
  45. So, You Want to be a Wizard?
    (The Young Wizards Series, Books 1-3, Reviewed)
  46. The Graveyard Book Reviewed
  47. Knife / Fairy Rebels: Spell Hunter Reviewed
  48. Pride and Prejudice. With Zombies.
  49. Getting to Know You...
    (The Magic Thief Reviewed)
  50. And the Walls Come Tumbling Down (Again)
  51. Family Literacy Day
  52. Jolted, by Arthur Slade, Reviewed
  53. Perseus' Odyssey (The Sea of Monsters Reviewed)
  54. Terry Pratchett's Nation Reviewed
  55. Breaking the Sky
    (Starclimber Reviewed)
  56. The People Behind the Politics of the Canadian Blogosphere - Week 4: Favourite Recipes
  57. BBAW: The Why of Blogging
  58. Ye, Gods! (The Lightning Thief Reviewed)
  59. Bite Me Stephanie Meyer!
    (Twilight Reviewed)
  60. Beginning the Long Trip Home
  61. Small Gods
  62. The Man Who Should Be Prime Minister
  63. When Cities Roam No More
    (A Darkling Plain Reviewed)
  64. I'll See Your Meme, and Raise You One
  65. Making PATHs
  66. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell Reviewed
  67. Philip Reeve's World, Sixteen Years Later
    (Infernal Devices Reviewed)
  68. The Golden Compass: the Poop hits the Fan
  69. Prisoners in the Promised Land
  70. The Fall of Moist von Lipwig and the Rise of Ankh-Morpork
  71. Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007)
  72. Entering Pratchett's World
    (Mort, Soul Music, the Hogfather and Thief of Time Reviewed)
  73. Searching for the next Harry Potter
  74. This City Lives
  75. Why Harry Potter Works
  76. Italo Calvino and Me
  77. Ice Dancing (Wintersmith Reviewed)
  78. Anchorage Returns to America
  79. Nancy Drew's Hip Granddaughter (Strange Times at Western High Reviewed)
  80. In Conversation with Kenneth Oppel
  81. Fairy Tales in Secret
  82. When Cities Walked the Earth (Mortal Engines Reviewed)
  83. Girl, 15, Charming but (not) Insane. Just Your Typical (funny) Teenager
  84. Edna Staebler (1906-2006)
  85. Harry Potter and the Fear of Christians
  86. Science Fiction and Fantasy Living Together (Milo's Wolves Reviewed)
  87. The Thief Lord
  88. Rainbow & Mr. Zed
  89. The Baby Bonus Has Arrived
  90. Mike Filey's Ninth Toronto Sketches Reviewed
  91. Deconstructing Dylan
  92. When Young Adult Fantasy Turns Adult (Hexwood Reviewed)
  93. Balyet
  94. Quick Hits - January 17
  95. Harry Potter Grows Up
  96. Time After Time (A Tale of Time City)
  97. A Hat Full of Sky
  98. Ach, Crivens! (Wee Free Men Reviewed)
  99. 20,000 Leagues Above the Sea
  100. 'Scuse me, while I break the sky!
  101. Speed Bumps Ahead
  102. Harry Potter and the Death of Trees
  103. Fifteen Conservatives Pick the Ten 'Most Harmful' Books of the Past Two Centuries
  104. Howl's Moving Castle
  105. TARDIS vs. Enterprise
  106. Why Are Zeppelins Making a Comeback in Children's Literature?
  107. Where's Harry Turtledove?
  108. Jay Currie is a Bigot?
  109. A Supporter of the Iraq War Repents
  110. Cloning Harry Potter
  111. Australia Rocks!
  112. We're Back!
  113. Important Books
  114. Fairy Tales in Secret
  115. Yesterday Was International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  116. Back to School
  117. I Have the G-G Winner In My Car (Well, Almost)
  118. The Order of the Phoenix and the Carpet
  119. Look Out! Here Comes Harry Potter!
  120. Ultramarine
  121. More Reviews, Reviews, Reviews
  122. Harry Potter and the Doorstop of Voldemort
  123. Neat Things
  124. Reviewing His Dark Materials Sequence V - Is Philip Pullman Really So Anti-Christian, and Why Do I Care?
  125. Reviewing His Dark Materials Sequence IV - Did Philip Pullman Really Kill God?
  126. Reviewing His Dark Materials Sequence III - Philip Pullman vs. Christianity
  127. Reviewing His Dark Materials Sequence II - Normal People (a.k.a. The Silent Majority of Christians, among others)
  128. Reviewing His Dark Materials Sequence I - Philip Pullman's Universe
  129. Pringles, Spam and Books
  130. Coraline
  131. John Ashcroft Reads?
  132. Daemon Sex!
  133. The Subtle Flaw
  134. Digging Into the Subtle Knife
  135. A Literary Minefield
  136. Back to School
  137. Random Thoughts on a Sunday Afternoon
  138. If Only They'd Banned the Books at Alexandria Instead...
  139. Hats Off to Ursula K. LeGuin
  140. Well, It Blows.
  141. The Chronicles of Crestomanci Series Reviewed
  142. I Hate Slytherin For All the Wrong Reasons
  143. Tea With the Black Dragon
  144. An Acceptable Time Review
  145. A House Like a Lotus Review
  146. A Swiftly Tilting Planet Review
  147. A Wind in the Door Review
  148. A Wrinkle in Time Review
  149. Biography of the Murry-O'Keefe Family, from 1956-2001