Tag Archives: metafiction

Redshirts

While I’m reading as much Cybils stuff as I can, there came a point when I needed a new audiobook and gave up on finding a Cybils-nominated one after 10 or 15 minutes of looking. I asked the youth librarian … Continue reading

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Seven Against Mars

Seven Against Mars by Martin Berman-Gorvine Here’s the official plot description: Trapped in the Warsaw ghetto in 1942, teenager Rachel Zilber escapes the horror by writing about the adventures of Zap-Gun Jack and Princess Anya of Mars. When her parents … Continue reading

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PIcture Book Parade

Here’s the latest batch of library picture books popular with both the eight- and the three-year-old, the ones that get asked for over and over and over. OH, NO, Little Dragon! by Jim Averbeck. Thanks to Charlotte of Charlotte’s Library … Continue reading

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Storybound

Storybound by Marissa Burt. Here is a book that called out to me from the shelf with its beautiful cover. It looked to have many things going for it – a lonely girl sucked into a strange magical world, a … Continue reading

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Geek: Fantasy Novel

Geek: Fantasy Novel by E. Archer It was the cover that really caught me on this book: A big medieval helmet, the face inside wearing taped-together glasses. And on the back, a hole made by an exploding bunny rabbit. Call … Continue reading

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