A middle-school series of graphic novels destined to sit on shelves beside Harry Potter, The Wizard of Oz and The Chronicles of Narnia, Kazu Kibuishi’s Amulet sees two young siblings unwittingly pulled into an alternate world full of magic, and airships, and talking robots, and sentient animals, and an evil that must be stopped … at all costs. […]Read more "Week 2: Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi (Books 1-3)"
Since The Book-A-Week Project is meant, in a sense, to recapture the fun of my early blogging days, it only made sense to bring back one of my favorite blogging prompts: The Classics Spin. For the few of you who are unaware, the Classics Spin is a semi-annual event in which The Classics Club asks bloggers […]Read more "The Classics Spin: #10 In Your Programs, #1 In Your Hearts"
Jim Crace’s Man Booker-nominated Quarantine sees four travellers enter the Judean desert to fast and pray for their lost souls. In the blistering heat and barren rocks they encounter the evil merchant Musa. Yet there is another man, a faint figure in the distance, fasting for forty days, a Galilean who they say has the power to work miracles. […]Read more "Week 1: Quarantine by Jim Crace"