January 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

YA A to Z: Alzheimer’s As a Means to an End, a guest post by L. B. Schulman

It’s the second week of January, which means we’re discussing the Letter A in YA A to Z. Today we are talking about alzheimer’s with author L. B. Schulman. You can find out more about YA A to Z here. My stepfather, Tom, achieved permanent sobriety the year I turned 13. Unfortunately, decades of alcohol […]

When Good Authors Go Bad

Ok, I confess: the title of this post is mostly clickbait. I’m too much of a libra (and librarian) to be able to call these books anything as absolute as “bad.” The less clickbait, more classic title could be: In which the reader is disappointed in not one but two four-star books, by authors she […]

“Discworld” Author Terry Pratchett Dies at 66

Beloved fantasy author Terry Pratchett, best known for his “Discworld” novels, died at age 66 on March 12, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s.