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Book Review: The Reckoner Trilogy by David A. Robertson

Back cover copy from Strangers: When Cole Harper is compelled to return to Wounded Sky First Nation, he finds his community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging the residents, and reemerging questions about Cole’s role in the tragedy that drove him away 10 years ago. With the aid of an… Continue reading Book Review: The Reckoner Trilogy by David A. Robertson

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Book Review: Wicked Nix by Lena Coakley

Mischievous woodland fairy Nix is up to no good. His beloved fairy queen has gone away, leaving him with a very important job. He must protect the forest from a most dangerous enemy: humans. When a determined invader trespasses on Nix’s territory, putting his skills to the test, the prideful fairy boasts of all the… Continue reading Book Review: Wicked Nix by Lena Coakley

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Book Review: Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

The Rylance family is stuck. Dad's got writer's block. Ethan promised to illustrate a group project at school—even though he can't draw. Sarah's still pining for a puppy. And they all miss Mom. So much more than they can say. Enter Inkling. Inkling begins life in Mr. Rylance's sketchbook. But one night the ink of… Continue reading Book Review: Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

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How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy

Did you know today is National Science Fiction Day? Happy Birthday, Isaac Asimov! Today, I'm making two recommendations for sci-fi [and fantasy] writers. The Worldshapers is a podcast by award-winning author, Edward Willett. Each episode is an interview with a sci-fi/fantasy author. Really great stuff, so give it a listen. 2. About eight years ago, I… Continue reading How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Book Review: Impossible by Jocelyn Shipley

Impossible by Jocelyn Shipley Seventeen-year-old Jemma's older brother took her in when she needed to get away from her abusive ex-boyfriend, Razor. All Jemma wants now is to be a good mom to her baby daughter, Violet. But one night she needs to go out, just for a few minutes, to get diapers and ice… Continue reading Book Review: Impossible by Jocelyn Shipley