Hooray Manka! So glad to see the site up and moving forward!
We have read all the Jaclyn Moriarty we had at hand and are waiting for more to arrive from the library. In the meantime we are rereading _Rebecca_ for the first time since high school and being blown away by all the class/social climbing parts we didn't understand back then.
I really liked The Magicians and sequels, but mileage varies a lot. :-)
Your kid is awesome! They have NNWM for kids, I think? With, like, smaller goals and you still get swag?
Our three year old as well, and same.
If you email me at brynpluplus at gmail I will point you towards the inviter!
Yes, our brain does that, and we do have some other forms of synesthesia. Sometimes for us it is witchy, sometimes it is just random.
YES we love that play. It has been some time now but we used to read it every year.
Dirty diapers. When the movers said they'd pack everything, they used no discretion.
Maybe Death's Other Kingdom by Gamel Woolsey? It's her 1939 book about the Spanish Civil War, but I haven't read it so I don't know if it is as awesome as I think it is going to be.