Book review: ‘The House in the Cerulean Sea’

This is a beautifully written book, with almost no defined rules about how magical children exist (and that perhaps is some of the beauty of it). The fantastical elements of this story seem to be all my favorites combined into one world. It is full of wonderful descriptions, hilarious dialogue and challenging thoughts. When you sit down to read this, you will have a very difficult time putting it down. I read through it in a day, unwilling to do anything else if I had any time at all to read. Also, perhaps, ignoring things I really should have been doing instead.

Book review: ‘Beasts & Behemoths’

Beasts & Behemoths: A Young Adventurer’s Guide (Dungeons & Dragons Young Adventurer’s Guides)” by Dungeons & Dragons, Jim Zub, Stacy King and Andrew Wheeler. New York: Ten Speed Press (Crown Publishing Group), 2020. 112 pages, $12.99 (hardcover). If you have ever had the wish to get your kids interested in fantasy, these young adventurer guides …

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Book Review: The Mask Falling

“The Mask Falling” by Samantha Shannon. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021. 528 pages, $28 (hardcover). The fourth book in the Bone Season series, “The Mask Falling,” shows Dreamwalker Paige Mahoney fighting for her life, reckoning with her choices and knowing the decisions she makes will also affect countless numbers of others. The book begins with …

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YA Bookcon

*Update - I started reading Reclaiming Shilo Snow last night and have devoured half of it. Plan to finish it tonight and review it! (Silly work!) So, Bowling Green hosted the YA Bookcon, which was truly amazing, and tons of fun.  I got extremely lucky, and was able to moderate the panel with Mary Weber …

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The Evaporation of Sofi Snow

MARY WEBER IS COMING TO BOWLING GREEN, KY! -squeals-  For the Young Adult Southern Book Con in October - I am so excited I can hardly stand it.  Below you will find my review of The Evaporation of Sofi Snow that will be published in the Bowling Green Daily News. “The Evaporation of Sofi Snow” …

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Writing Prompt

I almost forgot to write! Not cool, then again, I had a migraine today and I can barely breathe. Also not cool.  So, I'll cut my some slack since I really want to sleep but am going to write this first. Nanowrimo prep! Prompt: A seafaring fantasy where your protagonist is not a pirate. Bonus …

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