Friday Finds – March 27, 2015
Sunday Reflections: On Trying to Be Better
Zombie Love: Why Are Zombie Things So Popular? (A guest post by Geri Diorio)
Middle Grade Monday – Women in Fiction
Book Review: We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach
#FSYALIT Girls Like Me Don’t: Thoughts on Things I Can’t Forget by Miranda Kenneally, a guest post by Katelyn Browne
The Walking Dead: The Comics VS. The TV Show (a guest post by Geri Diorio)
The Walking Dead Video Game, a guest review by Nita Tyndall
#FSYALit Book Review (and more): What If I’m an Atheist?
Take 5 for Zombie Week: Variant Zombie Tales
Around the Web
YA Bloggers Read Gotham Academy at Women Write About Comics
What is up with Indiana these days? Their Supreme Court decided that public schools aren’t required to provide bus service? And I’m sure we all heard about their ‘freedom to discriminate’ legislation. Here is YA author “John Green, likely the most high-profile Indiana resident in contemporary pop culture” with his take.
Robot Test Kitchen talks program failures.
Clean Reader critics speak out. Read Chuck Wendig’s take on the program here. Lilith Saintcrow details how to have your books taken out of the catalog (for authors.) And now, updates from Chuck Wendig at his Terrible Minds blog. Plus Karen shared some thoughts and rounded up some comments here.
Spring is the time for Dress Code Sexism.
The strong case for using diverse books in non-diverse schools.
Author Christa Desir reveals the cover for her upcoming book Other Broken Things at Hypable
Need a good cry? Read this. Need a good laugh? Watch this.
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About Robin Willis
After working in middle school libraries for over 20 years, Robin Willis now works in a public library system in Maryland.
SLJ Blog Network
One Star Review, Guess Who? (#184)
Review of the Day – Trees: Haiku from Roots to Leaves by Sally M. Walker, ill. Angela McKay
Review: Nat the Cat Takes a Nap
Here Be Monsters: On Horror, Catharsis, and Uneasy Truces with Yourself, a guest post by author Rebecca Mahoney
The Classroom Bookshelf is Moving