We’re often asked for recommendations at this time of year. People need help finding books for readers of wildly varying interests, skill levels, and genre familiarity. And because we know you just couldn’t live with yourselves without having heard our words of wisdom, we’ll be sprinkling some of those recommendations here throughout the week. Like:
Wildwood, by Colin Maloy
A wonderful, magical book full of practical children, complicated characters, the grand and the equally lovely mundane. When Prue’s baby brother is stolen by crows, she knows she has to get him back – because he’s her responsibility; because she loves him. This is an adventure story, a coming-of-age story; beautifully written, and just different enough to keep you turning the page to see what happens next. A young adult novel easily enjoyed by adults. KC.