Quote

Quote of the Day – Beyond the Laughing Sky

Quote of the Day

Nashville’s mother had a voice like footsteps in new winter snow. Some say the birds in Goosepimple sang differently after they heard her. Some say they were never the same.

Beyond the Laughing Sky by Michelle Cuevas

Quote

Quote of the Day – The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole

Quote of the Day

“Okay,” I said, putting up my hands. “Let’s all just take it easy. I’ll go peacefully. No need for alarms. I’m too bookish for prison!”

The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas

Quote

Quote of the Day – Beyond the Laughing Sky

Something was still missing. Controlling the plane, Nashville couldn’t help but feel what a conductor must feel using a baton to direct a symphony. But Nashville didn’t want to conduct the music. Nashville wanted to be the music. He wanted to tap-dance across the notes of the page, to visit each black circle on the sheet music like a hummingbird visits each flower. He wanted to fly.

–Beyond the Laughing Sky by Michelle Cuevas

Book Review – The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole

Cuevas, Michelle - Care and Feeding of a Pet Black HoleWhen a black hole follows Stella home one night, it’s up to her to care for the tiny, hungry phenomenon. Having a pet black hole can be convenient for getting rid of things that trouble her: Brussels sprouts, her brother’s annoying music, and things that remind her of her dad. But the more that goes into the void, the bigger her problems seem to grow.

 

I had a hunch that if Mom found out I was entertaining a space phenomenon in my room, she wouldn’t approve.

Continue reading “Book Review – The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole”

Show & Tell – Michelle Cuevas

IMG_7848

Hope, and magic, and adventure. Whimsy, and heartbreak, and self-discovery. Looking, and losing, and loving.

Question of the Day: Can you describe the book you’re currently reading in three words?

 

Quote

Quote of the Day – The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole

I had a hunch that if Mom found out I was entertaining a space phenomenon in my room, she wouldn’t approve.

–The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas

Book Review – Confessions of an Imaginary Friend by Michelle Cuevas

Confessions of an Imaginary Friend by Michelle Cuevas

9780147514332Jacques Papier gets ignored a lot. In fact, if it weren’t for his twin sister, Fleur, he’d feel downright invisible. Jacques believes that everyone must hate himuntil he discovers the truth; he’s an imaginary friend.

 

Sometimes imaginary troubles are harder to bear than actual ones.

Continue reading “Book Review – Confessions of an Imaginary Friend by Michelle Cuevas”