I thought I knew what this book was about, but it surpassed everything I imagined. I was lucky to receive an ARC of EVERYTHING I THOUGHT I KNEW by writer, editor, and public relations consultant Shannon Takaoka, but I strongly recommend you snap this up (or place a pre-order) when this young adult debut novel releases on October 13, 2020.
If you’re a novelist, whether you outline your books before you begin drafting or not, there comes a point where you have to be able
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
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
Do you ever get a book idea in your head but don’t know where it’s going? Do you find that you have a saggy middle?
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.
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.
Just two days after the cover reveal for IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF TRUE, the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting happened. The Christchurch, New Zealand mosque shooting was
I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST by debut author Mason Deaver is a contemporary coming of age that’s out from Scholastic/Push in May 2019. *I
This is more than an interview with a young adult author about her newest book. Recent events in the news reveal that antisemitism has not
TO BEST THE BOYS features lush world-building, a spunky, dynamic heroine with a mile-a-minute mind and voice reminiscent of Felicity Montague of Mackenzi Lee’s Petticoats & Piracy, and a plot as nail-bitingly intense as Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games.
This is what Wikipedia says about Memory: Memory is the faculty of the brain by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved when needed. Memory
The Raven’s Tale is a Young Adult Historical Fiction infused with a fun speculative streak that takes the narrative to interesting and unexpected places.
One of the things I like best about being a writer actively involved in critique groups is the opportunity to review ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies).