Young Adult

Writing Wednesdays – Writing Strong Ladies

So I'm writing again. After a major time out with my MS, we have reconnected and I have put the axe to the grindstone. But I'm at a standstill and thought I'd blog and start a new feature called Writing Wednesdays where I talk about my writing. Or things I think about while writing. Or… Continue reading Writing Wednesdays – Writing Strong Ladies

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Featured Fairy Tales, Young Adult

Featured Fairy Tales: Sleeping Beauty

  Featured Fairy Tale: Sleeping Beauty (this is quite long; thanks ahead for reading it all!) Once upon a time there was a king and queen who longed for a child. Okay, I'm going to stop right here. Is it just me or does EVERY fairy tale start out with someone longing for a child?… Continue reading Featured Fairy Tales: Sleeping Beauty

Sci-Fi, Young Adult

Books on Tape: Because I like dirty song lyrics

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff The Skinny: Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall,… Continue reading Books on Tape: Because I like dirty song lyrics

Sci-Fi, Young Adult

You get an ARC! You get an ARC! Everyone gets an ARC!

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff <Briefing Note: I wrote this review in 2015 prior to quitting the blog> The Skinny: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over… Continue reading You get an ARC! You get an ARC! Everyone gets an ARC!