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Better than Chocolate: Fixing the Future

The selections this week include all YA books set in the future that involve the dangers of medical tampering. Three of the four societies are post-apocalyptic. It’s easy to draw the conclusion that forceful changes to improve the human body will have disastrous consequences. In Delirium by Lauren Oliver, love has been labeled a disease,… Continue reading Better than Chocolate: Fixing the Future

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#Owloween Contest!

Books + Halloween + Owls = #owloween We tried and we tried to think of a better combination than Halloween and books, but we just couldn’t! And since we’re all about owls around here, we decided to put the three together and make an #owloween contest to celebrate the season! Here are the rules: Make… Continue reading #Owloween Contest!

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Better than Chocolate: Books Filled with Magic and Creative Energy

The selections this week are brimming with magic and other unforgettable creative energy. 1. The Crowfield Curse by Pat Walsh is an older one, but it was an unexpected delight for me. I was drawn to the monstrous shadow shapes hidden on the cover. This tale set during medieval times described the life at an… Continue reading Better than Chocolate: Books Filled with Magic and Creative Energy

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Better than Chocolate

Welcome fellow readers! Most of my childhood, teen, and adult memories have involved getting sucked into the pages of a book. When the siren call of a book overwhelms me, I drop everything and sink into the beautiful words and only emerge when I turn the last page with a sigh of pure emotion. I… Continue reading Better than Chocolate