Jennifer E. Smith’s This Is What Happy Looks Like

Happy looks like sunrises over the harbor, ice cream on a hot day, the sound of the waves down the street, the way my dog curls up next to me on the couch, evening strolls, great movies, thunderstorms, a good cheese burger, Fridays, Saturdays, Wednesdays, sticking your toes in the water, pajama pants, flip-flops, swimming, … More Jennifer E. Smith’s This Is What Happy Looks Like

Chris Riddell on Neil Gaiman’s Instructions

Chris Riddell, British illustrator and political cartoonist, posted his take on Neil Gaiman’s Instructions earlier this month. The poem, previously published in books including Trigger Warning, Fragile Things, and its own self-titled picture book with illustrations by Charles Vess, is described by Gaiman as “What to do if you find yourself inside a fairy tale.” … More Chris Riddell on Neil Gaiman’s Instructions

Ransom Rigg’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children follows the story of Jacob Portman and his journey to find out the truth behind his grandpa Abe’s last words and consequently, discover a reality behind the peculiar stories he’s been told when he was younger. Ransom Rigg’s first novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, is a relatively good read. … More Ransom Rigg’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children