March Book Selection for It’s A Likely Story Book Club
My friend, Korie, a librarian here in my little Oregon town, has been reading books for months now with one theme in mind — not a white protagonist. Children’s books. YA. Fiction. Nonfiction. She realized a while back how very white her reading list was and made a commitment to change that, both for her personal reading pleasure and also so she can better recommend books that feature people of color to our library … Continue Reading “March Book Selection for It’s A Likely Story Book Club”
January Book Selection for It’s a Likely Story Book Club
Waving in the dark, friends. And in the light. It’s 12:52am at home and 9:47am where I’m typing this from the Brussels airport, ready to board my flight to Uganda in a few minutes. Light and dark, chasing each other across the world, and I feel like I have a foot in both at the moment.
I’ll try … try, try, try … to write periodically while there. We’ll see how the internet holds … Continue Reading “January Book Selection for It’s a Likely Story Book Club”
December Book Selection for A Likely Story Book Club
It’s time to reveal the December book club selection for A Likely Story Book Club, the book club for escapist fiction fans.
Now, yes, I know we technically haven’t reviewed November’s book — or October’s book — but we’re going to forgive me for that because I’m still figuring out how this whole book club thing works, and also, I’m unreliable, which, if you’ve read anything here EVER, you already knew, … Continue Reading “December Book Selection for A Likely Story Book Club”
A Likely Story Book Club: October 2016 Book Selection
Announcing: October’s Book Selection!
I’m excited about this one!
by Scott Westerfeld
Described as a young adult, steampunk, alternative history adventure, Leviathan reimagines WWII from the perspective of teenage Prince Aleksandar Ferdinand of Prussia.
It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and … Continue Reading “A Likely Story Book Club: October 2016 Book Selection”