Book Week 2015 Writing Contest

The Canadian Centre for Children’s Books has a contest coming up for young writers. Canadian youth from grades four through twelve can enter their stories (fiction or non-fiction) and/or poems in the Book Week 2015 Writing Contest for Kids and Teens. One winner from each grade will receive a prize …

Mayhem and Murder in The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry

Hardcover, 368 pages Published September 23rd 2014 by Roaring Brook Press Source: Publisher “I don’t condone killing, but if killing happens anyway, then I think women go about it much more sensibly. Leave it to men to be loud and violent and messy about the business. It’s egotistical of them. …

The Cover Wars

Wherein we judge books by their covers, read their blurbs and judge those too and then decide if we’d read it or not. It’s fun, and honestly, it’s more consideration than many books get in the bookstore, trust me (Steph), I work in one. After a year at the king’s …