The Night Circus

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Anchor Books, 2012 516 pages When my daughter was born, two very dear friends came to see us in the hospital. It was Christmastime, so they brought my present with them: a copy of Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell. I had not heard of it, but our … Continue reading The Night Circus

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty; ill. by David Roberts Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013 32 pages Over on the Read Like a Girl Facebook page, I've been sharing a lot of posts related to the relative dearth of women in STEM fields. It's a subject that's top-of-mind for me because my daughter, who … Continue reading Rosie Revere, Engineer