The Baudelaire orphans are passed between relatives with each passing
I've mentioned my love for the book Frindle before, in a post about Summer Reading. For this 'Bout Books review I thought I would take the chance to profess my love for all things written by Andrew Clements.
Andrew Clements writes "independent reader" fiction—a label given to books typically enjoyed by readers aged 9-12…though I guess at 30, I'm a little bit older than his target audience. His books are quick reads, I can get through one of his books in an afternoon, and they never fail to entertain. This is a man who understands how kids' brains
In this collection, Lahiri writes short stories about the life of Bengalis who have immigrated from their native country of India and have settled in another country to form a new life. Some struggle to form their
Chick Lit often gets a bad rap for being fluffy and romance-esque. While it is true that most Chick Lit does feature a woman entangled in a romantic problem, there is a lot more to the genre than simply Giggly Woman Getting Her Man. Take a look at the following Chick Lit authors (though they might not consider themselves such) for some "good" Chick Lit!
Melissa Banks. Melissa Banks wrote The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing, a collection of short stories that tell the stories of a handful of characters who all feel connected though you won't find