Category Archives: Miscellaneous

2013 Reading Goals Revisited: A Reading Bingo Reflection

You may recall a time in early 2013 when I set a goal for myself involving a “Reading Bingo” card. This was in the halcyon days of the year, months before I even considered some of the big transitions that … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide Roundup

In the past, we have compiled a Slatebreakers holiday gift guide. But why reinvent the wheel when other smart people around the Internet are already putting together neat gift guides? Here’s a sampling of a few gift guides that fans … Continue reading

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Pack Your Bags: A Slatebreaking Reading List

My sister recently decided to do something bold. She planned a solo weekend trip to a city in another country. I am in awe of her independence. We’re both introverts, so I respect how much she has to put herself … Continue reading

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Books, Feminism, and TYA: An Ode to Matilda the Musical

We write this blog about feminism in YA and kids books because we are avid lovers of both of things. But in our real lives, both Brianna and I have degrees in theatre for youth, and work in the field … Continue reading

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DIY Reading Bingo

Sometimes I find myself in a reading rut. I love YA and middle grade books, especially realistic and historical fiction. These books make up the bulk of my reading. It’s great for me because I enjoy these books, and it’s … Continue reading

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Best of 2012: Our Favorite Middle Grade Titles

When we created our wrap-up list of 2012, we of course had trouble keeping it to just ten books. We’re stretching our “best of” capacity by including a list of our top ten middle grade titles of 2012, too. Each … Continue reading

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Best of 2012: Our Favorite Young Adult Titles

One of our favorite things about the end of a calendar year is how many lists there are, ranking the best things that happen over the course of that year. It’s no exception for us – we wanted to take … Continue reading

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