Wyrd and Wonder Readalong: The Darkest Part of the Forest, Week 3

The readalong is hosted by Lisa and the questions this week come from Mayri. Week three covers chapters twelve through eighteen. Our knight and her company have encountered the monster from the heart of the woods and learnt her stories. Thoughts? Feelings? It was nice to get an explanation of her catch phrase. I do…

Wyrd and Wonder Readalong: The Summer Tree, Week Three

artwork by chic2view 123RF.com The readalong is hosted by Imyril and the questions come from Ariana this week. Week Three covers chapters nine through twelve. What were your reactions to Galadan's motivations and Ysanne taking herself out of the Tapestry entirely? I'm not sure what I expected of Galadan but not that. It felt a…

Wyrd and Wonder Readalong: The Summer Tree, Week 1

artwork by chic2view 123RF.com Week one for The Summer Tree covers the Overture through chapter six. The readalong is hosted by, and the first week's questions come from, Imyril of There's Always Room for One More. One, how are you reading along with us? Is this a first time or a reread? I was able…

Review: QQ Sweeper Vols. 1-3

QQ Sweeper, Vols. 1-3 by Kyousuke Motomi Summary: Kyutaro is in charge of cleaning at school, not just physically though. Sometimes a supernatural infestation occurs and he's the man to cleanse the situation. When Fumi transfers in things get complicated. She's clearly different but is she really cursed? Likes: I like how they build the…

Review: The Good Egg

Lumberjanes: The Good Egg 3rd in the series by Mariko Tamaki Illustrated by Brooklyn Allen Harry N. Abrams, 2018 Middle Grade Fantasy Summary: This volume focuses on Ripley. She finds a nest of eggs and immediately bonds with the smallest egg while also participating in camp wide theatrical retellings of fairy tales. Then someone steals…