Day: February 24, 2015

kazuno kohara, square fish,

Picture This: Kazuno Kohara

Kazuno Kohara’s work spikes daily life with a shot of magic. The stories are firmly rooted in common situations (moving into a new house, playing during winter, visiting the library, and making friends), but with a supernatural aspect (ghosts, dragons, an elemental force, a witch, and talking animals). The narrative never points out these presences…

Making “Trouble” with Kelly Link

Get in Trouble Kelly Link Random House February 10, 2015 *Full disclosure: I received a finished copy of this book from Random House Canada for review consideration. Mirrors are funny things. The longer you stare into them, the more you see: that curl doesn’t sit quite right on your cheek, your eyeshadow isn’t exactly even…