Gimbling in the Wabe – In Which I Divulge a Secret

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I have a secret I’m going to share with you.  It’s not that searing of a secret, just something I haven’t really talked about with anyone; perhaps to keep from raising expectations, perhaps due to fear of failure.  But I think I’ve learned something from keeping this secret that undermines its relevancy, so it feels [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe – Transience as a Library Book

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So, I’m reading Jodi Picoult’s excellent novel The Storyteller (which I was finally able to pick up at the library) and I notice a disturbance on one of the pages.  There is some kind of physical roughness stuck at the bottom right hand corner of page 113, and since I had been reading about baking [….]

Doll Bones by Holly Black

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Doll Bones Holly Black Margaret K. McElderry Books First Edition:  May 7, 2013 ISBN 978-1-4169-6398-1 Now this is the kind of horror story I wish was around when I was a kid.  Instead, I got to obsess on flying monkeys. Zachary Barlow is 12 years old, and even though his body is growing by leaps [….]