Sometimes a book inspires me to action Wisdom as prompted by Illustration Friday‘s weekly art challenge. This challenge got me thinking about those books that I read that inspired me to fill my fridge with enough produce to make a five-pound bowl of parsley salad. Or buy running shoes. Or a tent. Or art supplies. Or the sequel to the book. Or follow the author or illustrator on every social media platform (it’s not stalking if they put the icons… Read more »

  “All I wanted was to go somewheres; all I wanted was a change.” ~The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn   Travel has always been a popular theme in YA fiction.  There’s something about that opportunity for change, freedom and adventure that can be so exciting. I love road trips and remember them being especially enticing when I was a teenager (way back when I didn’t give much thought to flat tires, tired motels and greasy food). It’s all about the fun… Read more »