10 Favorite Children’s Books of 2019

I read over 500 books last year from various genres. Many of these were children's picture books. I devoured them in droves during a bad depressive swing. I checked them out in stacks from the library and took them to bed where I curled up to read myself to sleep. There were so many lovely... Continue Reading →

Book Review: “When Spring Comes to the DMZ” by Uk-Bae Lee

Between the heavily guarded borders of the countries of North and South Korea lies a demilitarized zone (or DMZ). This stretch of land has become a home, a refuge for all kinds of wildlife, and stands a waiting bridge of peace between two countries in turmoil. South Korean author and illustrator, Uk-Bae Lee, originally wrote his... Continue Reading →

Looking Back with Button Eyes

Coraline horrified me as a child. So much, that I purposed never read Neil Gaiman again. Years later, I read Neverwhere and he immediately became one of my favorite authors. I decided to revisit Coraline this year. I spent my read trying to dissect what it was that upset me as a child. I mean, it's intentionally creepy.... Continue Reading →

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