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http://stuartaken.net/2016/03/26/synthesis-published-by-fantastic-books-publishing-reviewed/ This anthology of science fiction stories by many different authors is a fantastic collection of disparate views of the future presented by creative talents. I must, however, before I expand on tha…

Why Tolkien was a fine modern artist

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort." - J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit I read this first in the 2nd grade. I love Tolkein.

The Secret Seven books by Enid Blyton. I still have the full set of originals in mint condition... these books set me on the road to reading!

The Enchanted Wood. Enid Blyton A book I loved as a child, and still have in my collection... I always read the author as 'Gnid' though, and was surprised as a teen to learn that was a letter E!

Book Recommendation: The Darkest Part of the Forest

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath. I know this one is supposedly very depressing and dark. I have read it three times now and I find it beautiful.

Noddy is a character created by English children's author Enid Blyton, originally published between 1949 and 1963. Television shows based on the character have run on British television since 1955 and continue to appear to this day. Noddy is a little wooden boy who lives in his own little House-for-One in Toyland and has many "special" friends. Ahh, another childhood memory!

The Ultimate Character Questionnaire A character questionnaire can be a great way to inspire a bit (or a lot) more detail about your characters. This list has been compiled from various sources around the net and in books and also our own brains. If you see any duplicates in the list please let us know, and if you have any additional questions we haven't thought of, email us if you'd like us to add them. http://www.novel-software.com/characterquestionnaire.aspx

13 YA Debuts to Have on Your Radar This Year

All you need for a perfect Winter day is a warm beverage, a cozy nook, and a good book, and we're serving up enough hot new reads for an entire season of perfection. Here are more than 200 books we've included in our monthly book club roundups (plus some