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July 29, 2014

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Fusenews: Pretty sneaky, sis.

Fusenews: Pretty sneaky, sis.

I have a sister.  Did you know that?  Tis true.  She’s not a librarian and her interest in children’s literature pretty much begins and ends with me, which is probably why she hasn’t come up before.  One thing she is?  Crafty.  Crafty as all get out.  And the kicker is that she’s just started this [...]

YALLFest Promises Great Lit, Good Pie, and the Resolution of a Mysterious Rumor

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YALLFest, otherwise known as the Charleston Young Adult Book Festival, will be held November 9 and 10 and will feature authors Pseudonymous Bosch, Cassandra Clare, and Holly Black, among others.

Severed Limbs, Devil’s Hairs, and Boys Turned into Beasts | A Delightfully Grimm Approach to Fairy Tales

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Blending modern-day sensibilities with an avid appreciation for the source material and an endless knack for inventiveness, two novels by Adam Gidwitz, make sound starting points for examinations of folklore.

A Record 40,000 Attend New York’s Brooklyn Book Festival

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More than 280 authors attended the seventh annual Brooklyn Book Festival in New York on September 23 to celebrate books, free speech, and all things literary.