The Napping House.

The Napping House by Audrey Wood, and illustrated by husband Don Wood, is a beautiful, simplistic story of the chaos that inevitably happens to wake up a house full of napping people. We have a great “log in the hole

The Napping House.

The Napping House by Audrey Wood, and illustrated by husband Don Wood, is a beautiful, simplistic story of the chaos that inevitably happens to wake up a house full of napping people. We have a great “log in the hole

100 Dresses: Bullying and Forgiveness

I have a huge problem with forgiveness. I hate forgiving people. Particularly people whom I’ve trusted in the past. I also have a problem with trusting people. And I have a huge problem with bullies. I’ve told a lot of

100 Dresses: Bullying and Forgiveness

I have a huge problem with forgiveness. I hate forgiving people. Particularly people whom I’ve trusted in the past. I also have a problem with trusting people. And I have a huge problem with bullies. I’ve told a lot of

Tuck Everlasting: Would you Drink the Water?

For some reason; while I read voraciously as a young kid I never got around to reading this book. Which is odd because it was one of the most popular books of my time; I remember seeing all of my

Tuck Everlasting: Would you Drink the Water?

For some reason; while I read voraciously as a young kid I never got around to reading this book. Which is odd because it was one of the most popular books of my time; I remember seeing all of my

Candide: it was really for the best.

It’s been at least two months since I’ve read Candide, and still it’s taken me forever to be able to blog about it. It’s one of those deceptively simple stories that you look at, and think, “Oh! Obviously I could

Candide: it was really for the best.

It’s been at least two months since I’ve read Candide, and still it’s taken me forever to be able to blog about it. It’s one of those deceptively simple stories that you look at, and think, “Oh! Obviously I could

Dracula: good guy gone bad or bag guy gone interesting?

Just in time for Halloween….   Dracula by Bram Stoker was a book that I started with apprehension. First off, if you’ve followed my blog from the beginning you know just how much I hated the novel From Dracula with

Dracula: good guy gone bad or bag guy gone interesting?

Just in time for Halloween….   Dracula by Bram Stoker was a book that I started with apprehension. First off, if you’ve followed my blog from the beginning you know just how much I hated the novel From Dracula with

City of Ember: light, dark, and literature.

City of Ember, the first book in a series of four by the illustrious and always creative Jeanne DuProu, is a great science fiction post-apocalyptic book. I don’t know why I’ve been hooked on these recently; I think that maybe

City of Ember: light, dark, and literature.

City of Ember, the first book in a series of four by the illustrious and always creative Jeanne DuProu, is a great science fiction post-apocalyptic book. I don’t know why I’ve been hooked on these recently; I think that maybe

American Psycho: how violent is too violent?

I’m a huge fan of violent, darker, books and TV shows. For example, one of my all time favorite TV show is Dexter. I love Dexter. I love the questions of morality, philosophy, and psychology that Dexter constantly provokes; not

American Psycho: how violent is too violent?

I’m a huge fan of violent, darker, books and TV shows. For example, one of my all time favorite TV show is Dexter. I love Dexter. I love the questions of morality, philosophy, and psychology that Dexter constantly provokes; not