How many ways can I express the sentiment of, “Simply delightful!”? I didn’t recognize Furthermore as being middle grade. The main characters, Alice and Oliver, are 12 and 13 years old so maybe it should have been obvious. It’s a whimsical tale, and Bronson Pinchot does an admirable job as narrator. And yet it was clever and fun in a way that made me never consider that it might not be written for, well, me....Read More
My Book Progress
I try to think about how it all works. At school dances, I sit in the background, and I tap my toe, and I wonder how many couples will dance to ‘their song.’ In the hallways, I see the girls wearing the guys’ jackets, and I think about the idea of property. And I wonder if anyone is really happy. I hope they are. I really hope they are.