I had so much fun sitting down with author Caitlin Sangster to chat about dystopic novels and her wonderful debut novel Last Star Burning, which comes out on October 10th! It was so fascinating to get more insight into Last Star Burning and the genre as a whole. Caitlin also has some great advice for aspiring authors … Continue reading Talking Dystopic Novels and LAST STAR BURNING with Caitlin Sangster
Among the Red Stars will be out in just under a month now, so I'm thrilled to have author Gwen C. Katz on the blog today to talk about this wonderful new YA historical fiction novel as well as the incredible women who inspired it. Wine Pairing I paired Among the Red Stars with this Shooting Star Merlot. Not … Continue reading AMONG THE RED STARS Author Interview and Review
I fell in love with this gorgeous and captivating fantasy world from Kendare Blake when I read Three Dark Crowns. From the beautiful magic systems, to the dynamic and interesting characters, to all the delicious plotting and scheming, I love everything about this series. I had very high expectations going into One Dark Throne, and it not … Continue reading ONE DARK THRONE Review and Wine Pairing!
I hope everyone had a wonderful, book-filled weekend! I know I did! One of the books that I got to enjoy over the holiday weekend was Erin Bowman's upcoming Retribution Rails, the captivating companion novel to Vengeance Road. I won't be posting my full review until we're a bit closer to release date, but I will say that … Continue reading RETRIBUTION RAILS and Wild West YA Novels
I first saw this book tag when I got a notification in my inbox that there was a new post by Book Princess Reviews, and I instantly fell in love. Then Krysti asked me if I would like to participate in the tag this month as one of my featured posts. How could I pass … Continue reading The Princess Book Tag
I see the word "strong" applied to female characters frequently, and in most cases, I agree completely. The thing I think we need to be careful of as book reviewers and bloggers is that that there are many different ways in which a character or person can be strong. Typically, when I see that term being … Continue reading What Makes a Female Character “Strong”