West of the Moon

West of the Moon by Margi Preus Amulet Books, 2014 224 pages You might have noticed that, lately, I've mostly been reviewing books for teens and young women. It hasn't been intentional - just the natural outcome of my recent reading patterns. My daughter is 11 now, and a wide-ranging and advanced reader. We still have a "bedtime" book … Continue reading West of the Moon

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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