There is magic in starlight, of course. This is well known, but because the light travels such a long distance, the magic in it is fragile and diffused, stretched into the most delicate of threads. There is enough magic in starlight to content a baby and fill its belly, and in large enough quantities, starlight can awaken the best in that baby’s heart and soul and mind. It is enough to bless, but not to enmagic.

Moonlight however. That is a different story.

Moonlight is magic. Ask anyone you like.

The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill

2015 Reading Roundup

2015 was a great year for reading in our house. We listened to a lot of great audio books as we drove around, and in September we started a new bedtime routine that involves reading a chapter book together for half an hour or so after dinner. Unfortunately we didn’t start that sooner or the…

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