Norse Mythology

Edited to add: This is my most viewed post on my old blog and most relevant with Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology and American Gods series being so popular right now. I used an Audible credit to hear that version as a sneaky way to get around my no new books 2017 pledge. That clearly is an … Continue reading Norse Mythology

Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original “Girl” Reporter, Nellie Bly

world cat link Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original “Girl” Reporter, Nellie Bly Written By: Deborah Noyes Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers (February 23, 2016) MG Nonfiction Borrowed from the Chicago Public Library as a Cybils nominee Nellie Bly could have invented the term “girl power,” and she … Continue reading Ten Days a Madwoman: The Daring Life and Turbulent Times of the Original “Girl” Reporter, Nellie Bly

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story

World Cat Link Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story Written By: Caren Stelson Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (October 1, 2016) I borrowed this book to read as a Cybils Awards nominee. I ended up buying it and it won in 2016. Words that come to mind after closing this book: harrowing, distressing, torturous, traumatic, heartbreaking. “What happened … Continue reading Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor’s Story