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SIX OF THE BEST… second books in a series

A "sophomore slump" is what happens when the second year (or iteration) of something isn't as good as the first. It implies that the third year or iteration is going to be better. Unfortunately, sometimes [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… lesser-known kid-focused books with genre elements

If you're reading this article, odds are good you know who Neil Gaiman is and that he's written multiple books for younger readers, including the wildly-successful Coraline* and the newer The Graveyard Book. You probably [...]

By |June 11th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… book series… serieses… whatever… to read while you wait for the next Song of Ice and Fire novel

Now that I've begun reading A Song of Ice and Fire, I've become quite aware that, at the speed I read, I'll be done with all five existing books long before George R.R. Martin releases [...]

By |June 4th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments