Victory zinged through her veins, sweet and bubbly as sarsaparilla, as she gazed upon her first major find as an aspiring detective-veterinarian-artist.
There is no such thing as im-POSSIBLE, Hiccup, only im-PROBABLE. The only thing that limits us are the limits to our imagination.
–How to Cheat a Dragon’s Curse by Cressida Cowell
I’ve never read The Baby-Sitters Club, so the graphic novels by Raina Telgemeier are my first introduction to Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, and Stacey. So far, I’m really enjoying them!
What was your favorite series growing up?
Even in the dim room, I could see the insignia on the letter, which matched that of my letter of introduction. I’ve never cared for it.
–Who Could That Be At This Hour? by Lemony Snicket
Cornelia Warne is taken to live with her unwilling Aunt Kitty in Chicago after disaster takes the last of her closest kin. Ingratiating herself to her aunt is the only way to keep from being dropped off at the closest orphanage, but Aunt Kitty’s only focus seems to be for her unusual occupation.
I say gossip is just like a newspaper, only written in whispers instead of ink. Sure you can’t always believe everything you hear, but isn’t that the same with the newspaper?
Kristy Thomas is quick to pick up on a business opportunity, and the Baby-Sitters Club is born. Members Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, and Stacey tackle starting a business, forming new friendships, and pooling their resources. But Kristy’s determined to avoid one client in particular. Continue reading
When the opportunity explore a land of adventure presents itself, September doesn’t hesitate to leave home behind to take up the adventure of a lifetime. Aided by a dutiful jacket, partly-educated dragon-kin, and a pair of magic shoes, September navigates the most dreaded, delightful, and deadly places in Fairyland.
Stories have a way of changing faces. They are unruly things, undisciplined, given to delinquency and the throwing of erasers. This is why we must close them up into thick, solid books, so they cannot get out and cause trouble.