Archive | October, 2012

Shadow & Bone…so good!

13 Oct

shadow and bone

GREAT BOOK. Seriously. Read it.

Oh yeah, and Leigh Bardugo is also a makeup artist. What?!

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12 Oct

Pat Brazill rocks! She has a display in the Newton Free Library lobby of her incredible chain maille jewelry & is honoring us with a workshop on making a chain maille pendant. If you want to learn more about chain maille jewelry, check out this guide!

More adults buying teens books (for themselves!)

5 Oct

A little bit ago, The CS Monitor published an article titled, “Who’s buying teen books? Lots and lots of adults” that cited a study that found “the largest group of readers purchasing titles labeled ‘young adult’ are actually 30 to 44 years old…[and] 78 percent of adults who were buying the young adult books said they were buying for themselves, not someone else.”

Are you an adult that loves teen books?! I know I am (well obviously!).

A few pretty great authors who usually write “adult” books have come out with some teen books this year. Check it out:

The last dragonslayer edge of nowhere changeling between the lines

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