I'll start with some news about Julia's House for Lost Creatures. This is the "trick."
The first printing of Julia's House has SOLD OUT. This is, overall, really good news. But unfortunately the first print run of the book sold out much more quickly than anyone expected and as a result, here on All Hallow's Eve, finding a copy of the book is a bit of a trick (see? see what I did?).
If you are looking for a copy of Julia's House, perhaps to give to a special someone for "All Hallow's Read", I'd suggest looking at Barnes and Noble. I've heard they still had copies in stock.
...And now some Zita the Spacegirl costumes! (I'm counting this as the treat). I've received so many pictures of kids in Zita costumes this year. Here are a few of my favorites (all pictures posted with permission but, parents and guardians, if you find I've made a mistake or would like a picture taken down let me know):
(These are book blogger Julie Danielson's kids, Ava and Piper. That's right. Piper is dressed as Piper.)
More costumes after the jump...
And that's all for now! More to come.