Garth Nix: Inquiring Minds Interview

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Cathie Sue and Adrienne were lucky to interview Garth Nix author of the Old Kingdom series at the Texas Teen Book Festival in Austin. His new book “Clariel” joins “Sabriel,” “Lirael,” and “Abhorsen.”

Mania Picture Books

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“Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons” by Jon J. Muth

“Hot Rod Hamster Monster Truck Mania!: by Cynthia Lord

“Go! Go! Go! Stop!” By Charise Mericle Harper

“The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend” by Dan Santat

“Hello My Name is Ruby” by Phillip Stead

“The Right Word : Roget and His Thesaurus” by Jennifer Bryant

PB Canon: Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin

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Click Clack Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Click Clack Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin

Our first submission to the Picture Book Canon, “Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type” by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. Interested in submitting your favorite picture book? You can read how to here, http://yalitlovers.oklibshare.org/picture-book-canon/.

Pink with Rhinestones: Indi Reviews

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Zap! Gotcha! Pink with rhinestones tasers are the best. Now, for our indi reviews…

Emily – “The Living” by Matt de la Pena
Jenny – “Red Shirts” by John Scalzi
Cathie Sue – “El Deafo” by Cece BellKarl – “The Book with No Pictures” by B.J. Novak
Adrienne – request for your favorite “Supernatural” episodes. Post on our Facebook page.

Flying Burrito: Indi Reviews

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A flying burrito hurts. Here are our indi reviews without projectile food.

Noggin by John Corey Whaley
The Book With No Pictures by B.J. NovakCritical Hit: A D&D Podcast
Graphic Design Solutions by Robin Landa
Twitch and “Why Would Anyone Watch Twitch: The Allure of the Video Game Streaming Site” by Seth Stevenson

SPB: Six Picture Books – Fall 2014

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We review these six picture books:

A Fish Named Glub by Dan Bar-El and Josee BiSaillon
When the Wind Blew by Alison Jackson and Doris Barrette
Professor Whiskerton presents Steampunk ABC by Lisa Falkenstern
A Puddle Pug by Kim Norman and Keika Yamaguchi
The Scraps Book: Notes From A Colorful Life by Lois Ehlert
Have you seen my dragon by Steve Light

Getting What You Want: Indi Reviews

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“Getting what you want is just as difficult as not getting what you want. Because then you have to figure out what to do with it instead of figuring out what to do without it. ”

Emily – “We Were Liars” by E. Lockhart
Jenny – “Paperboy” by Vince Vawter
Karl – “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan
Adrienne – This week’s best of Game of Thrones recaps collected by Vulture Magazine.