Beautiful Books: Legendary Ladies by Ann Shen and Tales of India: Folktales from Bengal, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu, illustrated by Svabhu Kohli and Viplov Singh

I once read a book that talked about books as objects. I am reading another which talks about objects as material memory. How many memories are captured by physical books? What seconds of your life are being recorded by the words and pages you read? When you pick up a …

Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories by Kelly Barnhill

Hardcover, 304 pages Published February 20th 2018 by Algonquin Books Source: Publisher I have been a fan of Kelly Barnhill’s since I read The Witch’s Boy which was a marvelous feat of imagination. Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories is no different. The anthology features stories written in different styles; it celebrates a vibrant and diverse …

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey

Hardcover, 256 pages Published May 22nd 2018 by Grand Central Publishing Source: Publisher I wasn’t aware of Franchesca Ramsey and her viral video until I read this book so if you haven’t heard of Franchesca Ramsey before now, do yourself a favour and Google her. Well, That Escalated Quickly details Franchesca’s accidental …

The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection by Colby Sharp (Editor),

Hardcover, 288 pages Published March 13th 2018 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Source: ARC from Publisher Official copy: Book advocate Colby Sharp presents more than forty beloved, award-winning, diverse and bestselling authors and illustrators in a creative challenge! Colby Sharp invited more than forty authors and illustrators to provide …