Jingle Books, Jingle Books — Gifting Books

Jingle Books, Jingle Books — Gift a Book Today!  Jingle books, jingle books! Okay, let’s talk gifts and reading and books and gifts. Every year I struggle to find the perfect gift. I adore giving thoughtful, meaningful gifts to show the people I love how much they mean to me and L.O.V. E. LOVE to give booksRead more

Metafiction for Kids – Some Karen Some Don’t

Metafiction for Kids Metafiction for kids. I guess the first thing we need to address here, dear reader, is the question,“What is metafiction?” met·a·fic·tion /ˈmedəˌfikSH(ə)n/ noun 1. fiction in which the author self-consciously alludes to the artificiality or literariness of a work by parodying or departing from novelistic conventions (especially naturalism) and traditional narrative techniques.Read more

Flip-it Books | Some Karen Some Don’t

Flip-it Books | Some Karen Some Don’t Flip-it Books | Some Karen Some Don’t. I cannot believe it’s already October!  It’s one of my favorite months of the entire year. I love the cool and rainy weather, the fall colors, and the opportunity to dress up in costumes at the library. In fact, I dress up theRead more

Summer Reading Lists: Some Karen, Some Don’t

Summer Reading Lists Summer reading lists. Have you ever asked a friend or local librarian for ideas about what to read next? Well, here’s my little contribution to the conversation. Summer is the busiest time of the year at a public library due, in large part, to a little phenomenon called “SUMMER READING.” Librarians the countryRead more