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Patreon: April + May Roundup

In this (belated) public post, I discuss my bookstore's further adventures in converting a brick-and-mortar establishment into a digital enterprise, my new obsession with The Magnus Archives, and a roundup of what I've been reading and watching during the last six weeks of quarantine. Click the link below to check it out! APRIL + MAY… Continue reading Patreon: April + May Roundup

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5 YA Books for Tweens with Nervous Parents

In my last post, I talked about "age appropriateness" and what we mean by that when choosing books for tweens. In this post, I'm going to highlight some of my favorite Young Adult books that (in my opinion) are appropriate for the 11-14 crowd and why I think they're a good fit. Let's dive in!… Continue reading 5 YA Books for Tweens with Nervous Parents

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“Is That Age Appropriate?” : Tweens and YA

One of the biggest fights you'll witness in a bookstore is between the tween who feels ready to dive into more "grown-up" books and the adult who is terrified that they will read something too mature for them. As a children's bookseller, I'm often the referee in that fight. It isn't easy. I sympathize with… Continue reading “Is That Age Appropriate?” : Tweens and YA