Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak... This description may be from another edition of this product.
Whether wicked or wonderful, mothers loom large in kid lit. In our recent survey about childhood reading experiences, we asked people to identify the best and worst mothers from the stories they enjoyed as kids. Here we reflect on some of the standouts from each category.
In celebration of National Children's Book Week, Thriftbooks enlisted OnePoll to survey 2,000 Americans about what they remember from their favorite childhood volumes. And what we learned turned into a pretty sweet story.
Welcome to the fourth annual ThriftBooks Novel Knockout! This year’s theme is Series Smackdown, featuring 32 spectacular series (all nominated by book lovers!). Each day, new matches have been posted for you, our dear readers, to decide the ultimate winner. And now we’re down to the final four series!
Paramount Pictures has landed the rights for an upcoming adaptation of Children of Blood and Bone, the first in the Legacy of Orïsha trilogy by Nigerian-American author Tomi Adeyemi. The bestselling YA fantasy series is inspired by the author’s Nigerian heritage and offers timely, thought-provoking themes.