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A Fuse #8 Production
Inside A Fuse #8 Production

Fusenews: Not seething with envy. It’s more of a percolation process.

libraryiphone

So what’s the talk of the town these days?  Well the relative brouhaha came about at the end of last week when ReedPOP announced a panel of “the world’s biggest children’s authors” in the field.  That the luminaries in question were all white and male struck a raw nerve with a whole slew of folks. [...]

Review of the Day: Small Persons with Wings by Ellen Booraem

AussieSmallPersonsWithWings

Small Persons with Wings By Ellen Booraem Dial (an imprint of Penguin) $16.99 ISBN: 978-0-8037-3471-5 Ages 10-14 On shelves now We’re all sick of vampires right now. We’re also a little tired of zombies and don’t even TALK to me about angels. A couple years ago you could have said the same about child wizards. [...]

First Lines from the Children’s Side

Amelia

The thing about the ShelfTalker blog, is that it really has fantastic posts.  I know that they cover the bookseller side of things, while I handle the librarian world, but often our topics intersect, and doggone it.  They just come up with great ideas.  For example, there was their recent Great First Lines post.  Elizabeth [...]