• Jeff Strand
    First, a bit of a warning – Jeff Strand is not a MG writer. His focus is on horror, and a lot of comedic horror. But I think his writing is ok for a lot of kids. Read on and decide for yourself. When I was 10, I started reading Stephen King, and he remains […]
  • The Dragonlance Chronicles
    For my 16th birthday, my aunt gave me a fantasy book. She really  had no idea what I liked or what this book was about, she just knew I read a lot and that this was a new and hot book. Turns out it was one of the best birthday presents I ever got. The […]
  • The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill
    This is one of my all time favorite books, but it’s probably one that most people don’t know. In The Pushcart War, we journey back in time to the early 1900’s. Cities are bustling and filling with cars and trucks. Still, there are vendors selling out of pushcarts – kind of like large wheelbarrows and […]
  • Books in Stock – Wooster, OH
    https://www.facebook.com/BooksInStock Books in Stock (Wooster, Oh) is one of those bookstores that you just can’t help but browse forever. They have been in downtown Wooster for decades and offer a HUGE assortment of books, including some nice rare ones. I had no trouble finding more than I needed to get. Along the way I discovered […]
  • Paperback Shack – Niles, Oh
    This is a nice little bookstore, and it’s in an area that doesn’t have many bookstores. I’ve been wanting to visit because the owner used to do writing classes (which she may start doing again). When I stopped, a girl was there getting her senior pictures. I thought that was pretty great. The owner said […]
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