Coraline (Neil Gaiman)

So many people have recommended Neil Gaiman’s work to me the last few years that I’ve stopped counting.  So I decided to start with a story I already sort of knew, Coraline. Coraline is a short children’s book (Wikipedia calls it a novella), which an adult could easily finish in one sitting if they had … Continue reading Coraline (Neil Gaiman)

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The Silver Chair (C. S. Lewis)

Turns out I will have a difficult time deciding on my favorite Narnia book.  I thought it would easily be The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, but after reading The Silver Chair I’m not so sure. In this installment, Eustace is back, along with his schoolmate Jill Pole.  In another jab at “progressive” childrearing (whatever … Continue reading The Silver Chair (C. S. Lewis)