Title: Starflight Author: Melissa Landers Publication date: February 2, 2016 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Number of pages: 369 Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction Goodreads synopsis: Life in the outer realm is a lawless, dirty, hard existence, and Solara Brooks is hungry for it. Just out of the orphanage, she needs a fresh start in a place where … Continue reading Starflight Review
Can you hear the distant screams of writers everywhere? The eve of National Novel Writing Month is upon us! The goal of National Novel Writing Month (or lovingly nicknamed NaNoWriMo) is to write a novel, or 50,000 words, in the month of November. Last year, I participated in NaNo as a bit of a joke. … Continue reading Taking on the Beast: NaNoWriMo
Title: Bright Lights, Dark Nights Author: Stephen Emond Publication Date: August 11, 2015 Publisher: Roaring Book Press Number of pages: 384 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Romance/Graphic Novel Goodreads synopsis: “This is my spot,” Naomi said. “You can’t help but dream up here. I’m going to take my baby sis up here when she’s older so … Continue reading Review of Bright Lights, Dark Nights
“Are they really taking the Hobbits to Isengard?” Three reasons why you should read Tolkien's The Hobbit.
Let me tell you a tale. Last year, I was editing my friend Sarah’s manuscript for a book proposal project we had to complete. I was the head editor, but others in our group were able to give their two cents on the story as well. One classmate in our group didn’t agree with a … Continue reading Post Conference Blues