Storybook Knits

24 Jun 19
Confessions of a Serial Reader

All of Us With Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil Publication Date: June 18, 2019 Summary from NetGalley: Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San Francisco, running from her painful past: the mother who abandoned her, the man who betrayed her. Then one day, she meets Pallas, a precocious twelve-year-old who lives with her rockstar family in […]

19 Jun 19
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All of Us with Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil Publisher: Soho Teen Publish Date:  June 18, 2019 Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San Francisco, running from her painful past: the mother who abandoned her, the man who betrayed her. Then one day, she meets Pallas, a precocious twelve-year-old who lives with her rockstar family in one […]

13 Jun 19
Blog on the Hyphen

Michelle Ruiz Keil’s YA fantasy debut about love, found family, and healing is an ode to post-punk San Francisco through the eyes of a Mexican-American girl. Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San Francisco, running from her painful past: the mother who abandoned her, the man who betrayed her. Then one day, she meets Pallas, a […]

12 Jun 19
musings on films

Alongside other adaptations of Roald Dahl’s children’s fiction, Matilda is a film I remember strongly: each scene is a game in recalling with glee the moment that follows it. I can’t eat a bowl of Cheerios without remembering a scene that plays as obvious product placement displaying Matilda’s powers – a commercial inserted into a […]

11 Jun 19
WDW News Today

Welcome to another day in the world of yesterday, tomorrow, fantasy, and Dole Whip served in champagne flutes (or is that just included under the umbrella of fantasy?) Okay, since I led off with the Dole Whip in a champagne flute, we should probably start there. Over in Adventureland at Sunshine Tree Terrace, a new […]

04 Jun 19
Travel By Butterfly

I have always hoped to claim the phrase “memory hoarder” and it doesn’t seem to resonate with anyone but me. Somehow, inanimate objects have not only a particular ability to jog a memory, but they have their own feeling – their own story. Throwing out sentimental things has come as a trial for me – […]

29 May 19
The Australian

The newest entry in a select catalogue that includes the Beatles, Bob Dylan and Dusty Springfield has been written by Sydney singer-songwriter Charlie Collins, who has joined that formidable crew by naming her album after the location where it was captured.

21 May 19
Metro Reader

I received the book About that Summer by Sudha Nair as a review copy from the author and am thankful to her for the same.it is the third book in the Menon Women series, but can be read as a standalone too. This story is also set in Bangalore. The blurb: A sweet and spicy […]

21 May 19
Pop! Goes The Reader

New Kids On The Block is a year-long series on Pop! Goes The Reader meant to welcome and celebrate new voices and debut authors in the literary community. Are you a debut author whose book is being published in 2019? It’s not too late to sign-up! If you want to participate in New Kids On […]

17 May 19
Montgomery City-County Public Library

Pike Road Branch Library’s June 2019 Programs Special Events Monday, June 10 at 10:30 a.m. – Montgomery Biscuits Summer Reading Program – Big Mo and some Montgomery Biscuits players will be here to kick off a special summer reading challenge sponsored by the Biscuits. Each student in grades K-12 will receive a bookmark to track […]

14 May 19
Barrington Homebuyers

If waterfront property is too tame (or too pricey) for you, houseboats and floating homes might be just right. While slightly different (houseboats can travel, while floating homes are generally built on docks), both options can be a delight for adventure-minded homeowners who just can’t get enough of dipping their toes in the water. Perhaps […]

14 May 19
Lily & Val Living

Friends, I can’t tell you how excited I am to share the Lily & Val Baby Print & Canvas Collection with you. Creating a nursery collection has always been on my dream list, but when I found out I was expecting a little one myself this past Fall, I knew the time was now. It’s […]

12 May 19
Sport Archives

STARKVILLE – Another storybook season ended with the Mississippi State Men's Tennis Collaboration Saturday, when the seventh ranked Bulldogs dropped a close 4-2 decision to No. 9 TCU in the NCAA round of 16 at A.J. Pitts Tennis Center. MSU was one of only eight national hosts for the new NCAA Super Regional format introduced […]