Monthly Archives: January 2014

Two Boys Kissing

Hello again! If this book looks familiar, that’s because I’ve already gushed about it here. But that wasn’t enough. It deserves more. (Unfortunately, this post has actually been languishing in my Drafts for months. Which is horrible, considering how much … Continue reading

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A Few Words on This Star Won’t Go Out

Okay. Not a few. Never a few. Again, I’m not famous for my short-and-sweet skills. A number of you have probably heard of Esther Earl, as well as her book, This Star Won’t Go Out: The Life and Words of … Continue reading

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Pour a Mug of Hot Tea. . .

Because Girl Knows Books has passed 50 followers!!! (You can pour whatever you like, really. You don’t even have to pour anything. Feel free to eat candy, though.) You all are. . .here. I’m not even sure where many of … Continue reading

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Catalyst

Psst. Guys. Hey, hey, guys. You. Yes, you, staring at your computer screen. HEY. Midterms are over. THANK YOU DUMBLEDORE! Now that those horrible, ugh-worthy things are over, guess what that means? LONG WEEKEND! READING! WASTING TIME ON THE INTERNET! … Continue reading

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Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons

Happy (late) New Year! Here, 2014 is being kicked off with the book Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, by the talented Ann Rinaldi. Phillis Wheatley, as many of you probably know, was a young … Continue reading

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