Poetry Friday – Sally Sloth’s Swan Song

It’s Friday! And you know what that means: Poetry! Want to know more about Poetry Friday? Click this link right here. And be sure to check out Check It Out to see this week’s round up of wonderful poetry related posts, blogs and goodness. ________________________________________ I’m still looking for a few more people to do a Zine Swap! Check out the info here. As you may have noticed, the blog got a little bit of a face lift this week. My wonderful illustrator husband drew me as a book-loving sloth (my favorite animal) so I decided to put it up as my … Continue reading Poetry Friday – Sally Sloth’s Swan Song

Castle Hangnail – Middle Grade Review

Buy Here Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon At a Glance Genre(s): Fantasy, Humor   Age Range: 8-12   Plot: When 12 year old Molly shows up at Castle Hangnail to fill its wicked witch vacancy, the minions of the castle are a bit skeptical. Will she be able to complete the tasks set by the Board of Magic so that Castle Hangnail isn’t decommissioned and sold?   Pros: Original and clever plot–I was surprised at the twists and turns funny Fun, well rounded characters I loved the idea of the minions (like Igor, not the yellow dudes) and the Minion … Continue reading Castle Hangnail – Middle Grade Review