A little scene from The Iliad recently came to my attention and it totally cracked me up. Of course, I had to share it here. So in Book 14, the war between the Greeks and the Trojans is in full swing. Hera wants to create an advantage for the Greeks but she doesn't want her hubby Zeus to know her plans, so she comes up with a distraction. And it involves the bedroom. She … [Read more...] about Really, Zeus? REALLY?
I missed the ceremony last month for the announcement of the 2016 "Books All Young Georgians Should Read," sponsored by the Georgia Center for the Book, but I finally picked up the award yesterday. Isn't it beautiful? THOR SPEAKS! made the list and I couldn't be prouder. The wonderful thing about this award (aside from the obvious), is that it brings attention to books that … [Read more...] about The Gorgeous Award from the Georgia Center for the Book…Plus Friday Funnies!
In honor of the National JCL Convention in Indiana. … [Read more...] about The Resurrection of FRIDAY FUNNIES!
So thrilled and excited to learn that Hades Speaks: A Guide to the Underworld by the Greek God of the Dead made the the Young Adult Library Association's (YALSA) 2016 Quick Pick List for Reluctant Young Adult Readers in the nonfiction category. The list honors books the committee thinks teens "will pick up on their own and read for pleasure; it is geared to the teenager who, … [Read more...] about HADES a YALSA Quick Pick!
In celebration of the release of THOR SPEAKS! Also, don't forget to sign up to win your free copy of the book. Q: Why won't Spiderman and Batman ever party with Thor ? A: Because they hate getting HAMMERED! "I'm THOR!" the God of Thunder cried while riding his horse. "That's because you forgot your thaddle, thilly!" said the filly. (And just to prove there is no … [Read more...] about Friday Funnies–THOR Style