When George Donner posted an ad on March 18, 1846 in a Springfield, Illinois newspaper under the title Westward, Ho! for Oregon and California,
This Boy, by best-selling New York Times author Lauren Myracle, is set to be released by Walker Books US, a division of Candlewick Press,
Thomas Nelson, Harper Collins, Nashville, TN 2019 Unable to put it down, I read through this so quickly it’s hard to decipher what I liked
With so many wonderful Writers’ Rumpus posts to choose from, it’s always a delightful challenge to decide which to include in my annual review.
Ngan’s recently released second book in the trilogy is as compelling as the original. If you have gift cards to spend this holiday season, these
Yay for 2019 and all of the stellar books I’ve had the privilege of reading! (679 this year and counting…) I had a tough time
As the year wraps up, there’s excitement in the air. A new crop of books is waiting to be read in the new year. With
I recommend GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE not only as a compelling, gorgeously written YA novel, but also as an exceptional world building mentor text.
Of Fire and Stars, Of Ice and Shadows and Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst all take place in a long ago faraway kingdom with magic –
In SONG OF THE ABYSS, the second installment of Makiia Lucier’s TOWER OF WINDS series, 17-year-old orphan and apprentice mapmaker Reyna’s ship is raided by
I’m not typically drawn to SCI FI, but the cover photo of THE KINGDOM, by author/freelance editor Jess Rothenberg, drew me in like a moth
A slow burn that is ultimately compelling…but may leave you feeling like you have no idea what actually happened in the end.