Children’s Literature

Review: Three Ghosts in a Black Pumpkin by Erika M. Szabo and Joe Bonadonna

Review: Three Ghosts in a Black Pumpkin by Erika M. Szabo and Joe Bonadonna

Three Ghosts in a Black Pumpkin by Erika M. Szabo and Joe Bonadonna is a Halloween adventure that can be read year-round. Read More »

A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE REVIEWS (A Review)

A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE REVIEWS (A Review)

It’s fortunate that Steve is reviewing Netflix’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” Unfortunately, there are spoilers in this review. Fortunately, you don’t have to read it; you can just watch the series! Buona Fortuna! Read More »

Review: THE WITCH OF ZAL by Kerry Gans

Review: THE WITCH OF ZAL by Kerry Gans

THE WITCH OF ZAL by Kerry Gans is a book of two journeys. One taken by a heroine traveling to a magical land, and one taken by the readers who experience a re-imagined classic. Read More »

Final Results for 2016 Galaxy Award and Chinese Nebula Award

Final Results for 2016 Galaxy Award and Chinese Nebula Award

A report on the winners of the Chinese Galaxy and Chinese Nebula Awards. Read More »

Spielberg’s slow-motion capture: How CGI can cause great film-makers to take leave of their senses

Spielberg’s slow-motion capture: How CGI can cause great film-makers to take leave of their senses

Mark Rylance’s motion capture giant with Ruby Barnhill in The BFG   Thirty-four years ago, Steven Spielberg created the just-about perfect family movie in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. So his reunion with that film’s screenwriter, Melissa Ma... Read More »

Top 10 Young Adult Books You Need To Read By Fall

Top 10 Young Adult Books You Need To Read By Fall

Now that summer is winding down a bit, it's time to start stocking up for winter reading - or - you're TBR pile is just not tall enough! Read More »

Review: Song of the Deep by Brian Hastings

Review: Song of the Deep by Brian Hastings

A tie-in novel based on a new game, Song of the Deep by Brian Hastings is a charming story with the potential to become a bedtime favorite for years to come. Read More »

Review: The Iron Giant by Ted Hughes

Review: The Iron Giant by Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes original tale is worth the read. Read More »

Review: The Fallen Spaceman by Lee Harding

Review: The Fallen Spaceman by Lee Harding

The Fallen Spaceman by Lee Harding, it is an interesting little book with some big ideas, and an ideal introduction to the genre for young new readers. Read More »