Li Du, former librarian and official exile, has a lot in common with a number of other detectives from across the mystery genre. He is a reluctant investigator. 554 more words
Tags » Historical Fiction
Author: Stacey Lee
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers (March 17, 2015)
Ages: 12 and up
Genre: YA Historical
Teaser: Samantha becomes Sammy and Anname becomes Andy to run away from Missouri, bound for the California Gold Rush. 162 more words
Three more books to discuss for the 2015 Reading Challenge.
I have to start with three quotes:
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… in her day the only use people made of four-syllabled words was to teach how they should be spelt.
Once again, I’m trying my hand at the #NYCMidnight Flash Fiction Contest. It’s a bit insane, given that I have officially “given up writing” (see previous blog entry), but there’s something oddly compelling about a contest with a very short deadline, given parameters, and a small word count, even for we procrastinator types. 539 more words