Category Archives: non-fiction

Are You The Only One? “YES, I AM,” She Says Proudly…

Declaration time: I am a proud, card-carrying—-only child. Hopefully, my friends and colleagues will agree that I am not indeed selfish, bossy, neurotic or manipulative, as society would have eventually expected of a bambina in my seemingly tragic circumstances more than … Continue reading

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Great Non-Fiction From Our Own Backyard: Karen Blumenthal

It’s a well-kept secret: if you want to learn the basics about a given issue/person/historical event, the best places to look are your library’s children’s and young adult departments. That’s right. There you’ll undoubtedly find concise, high-quality, visually-informative works offering … Continue reading

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Book Review – Marvel Comics: the Untold Story

Hey Kids! Comics! Anyone who has been to a comics/sci-fi convention knows that even the poppest corners of pop culture are taken seriously, and I mean on the consumer end–the folks on the production end have always taken them seriously. … Continue reading

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What’s In a Phrase? A World of Amazing Things, FOUND IN TRANSLATION….

It’s all around us—in airports and restrooms; on DVDs and billboards; in traffic alerts and press conferences; on menus and opera stages; and on Dallas Area Rapid Transit buses and trains, to name a very few. Something we all take … Continue reading

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Book Review: Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing: 2013 Edition by Jason Kelly

This really is the Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing; it delves into just about everything you will need unless you have very advanced knowledge on the topic.  First of all, there are the basics that many authors never … Continue reading

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