Happy Mother’s Day to All the Book Mom’s Who Helped Raise Me & Those I Wish Had

Happy Mother's Day, Moms of the world! I wanted to write this post, because of 1) Mother's Day, 2) there aren't actually a lot of Mom's featured in Children and Teen Literature, & 3) of the ones that are, they are pretty BAD ASS. Growing up, I got pretty lucky. Not only did I have … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day to All the Book Mom’s Who Helped Raise Me & Those I Wish Had

Jen in the Bookstore Goes to Portland; How Southwest Airlines, an Emily Arrow Album Launch & a Bunch of Kind Portlanders Made My Weekend 

I was having trouble thinking of a way to start this post. The thing is, that last weekend was so, so special to me, and I didn't want to sell it as less than it was. I guess I will start by saying that prior to going to Portland, I thought that my weekend would … Continue reading Jen in the Bookstore Goes to Portland; How Southwest Airlines, an Emily Arrow Album Launch & a Bunch of Kind Portlanders Made My Weekend