Books Archives

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