We have been reading Harry Potter aloud to our third grader and sixth grader, and we need suggestions for possible next series/books to read. [more inside]
How can I expand the social consciousness of my book loving nieces? [more inside]
Need help identifying a book from childhood. [more inside]
Trying to find a Young Adult Fantasy Trilogy--Can't Remember the Name [more inside]
I remember a Young Adult Chapter book that I am trying to remember the name of. The premise of the book was that you could achieve perfection by wearing a pickle around your neck, because nothing would be as embarrassing as that so you could do anything. There was a pamphlet that suggested that a boy do this but the pamphlet stressed that you couldn't read ahead in the pamphlet. Anyone?
Asking a question for the lady: Help us find these books! They are a series of horse-themed books for young girls, from the 1980's... [more inside]
I read a lot of young adult lit with great female characters. But I'm not a teenager anymore and would like to find something analogous for 20-something women. So, where are the books about young, intelligent, humorous and/or interesting women? Novels, short stories, memoirs and essays welcome. More information about what I've already read inside. [more inside]
Who are the new exciting, young novelists of the 21st century? I suddenly find myself with a lot more time on my hands for reading. [more inside]