Blue Bloods: The Graphic Novel (Blue Bloods: The Graphic Novel by Melissa de la Cruz: Select teenagers from some of New York City's wealthiest and most socially prominent families learn a startling secret about their bloodlines.
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell - This book was one of my very very favourites growing up. In fact, I think it was the first book I read on my own as a child. I don't know how many times my backyard was the Island and I was Karana.
I am so thrilled to share the book cover I illustrated for the new novel, After Alice by Gregory Maguire, the author of Wicked! The book is available on October from Headline Publishing in the UK (not sure if it is available with my cover in the US)
AMEN.... cause without my friends I would be lost, cause family is not worth it..... Family who does not put the whole family first is pure sadness. Especially when family values are misplaced... Often in our family..
On this day, 50 years ago, the first edition of The Bell Jar was published in England under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas. It didn't make it to the United States until because Aurelia Plath was embarrassed by what her daughter had to say about her family.
During World War II, George Orwell believed that British democracy, as it existed before would not survive the war. The question for him being Would it end via Fascist coup d'état from above or via Socialist revolution from below”.