We're swinging from heavy, major, important nonfiction to the frothiest and most delightful YA romance this week.
Our annual spelling bee, words we can't pronounce, a trio of music recommendations, and of course what we're reading now.
Sweet-sad poems, ghosts of the Village Past, and melancholy post-Victorian tales of ruined childhoods in creeepy cults... But we manage to have a little fun, too.
Libraries and activism with Cory Eckert, one of the joint chiefs of Storytime Underground! We go in-depth on libraries as non-neutral spaces and how children's librarians stand up for social justice. Plus: recommendations for romance novels and two brand-new picture books.