Book Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling

Fifteen years have gone by since I first read Harry Potter when I was 18. I used to reread the books regularly but over time I began revisiting Hogwarts with less frequency. The fifteen year anniversary of my first reading seemed like a good time to do a little test to see how well J.K. … More Book Review: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling

Book Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Saenz

“The problem with my life was that it was someone else’s idea.” Thank goodness for librarians. For a lot of reasons, really. I’m very lucky to have a lot of friends who work in libraries, mostly in the Young Adult area. I guess that’s one of those things that happens when you love books: you … More Book Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Saenz