Tag Archives: modern fantasy

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again

I’m always on the lookout for exciting chapter books that will grab my boy’s attention – and a flying car pursued by a powerful villain certainly fits the bill. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again by Frank Cottrell Boyce. Illustrated … Continue reading

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The Raven Boys

This is the book that I loved so much that I begged my love to buy it for me as soon as I’d finished my library copy, because I was disappointed every time what I was reading wasn’t it, and … Continue reading

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Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

It’s been crazy busy again, so I will just mention in passing that the Cybils and the Amelia Bloomer Awards, both some of my favorites, have been awarded and you should go find them and read more books. Mr. Penumbra’s … Continue reading

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Libriomancer

Jim C. Hines is a Michigan fantasy sci-fi author whose previous work on the Princess series I’ve enjoyed (I must have read them at stressful times, for though I’ve read all but one of them, I don’t seem to have … Continue reading

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