Cover Reveal: CONJURE by Lea Nolan

CONJURE: Be careful what you search for… Emma Guthrie expects this summer to be like any other in the South Carolina Lowcountry–hot and steamy with plenty of beach time alongside her best friend and secret crush, Cooper Beaumont, and Emma’s ever-present twin brother, Jack. But then a mysterious eighteenth-century message in a bottle surfaces, revealing […]

book review: Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde

Velde, Vivian Vande. Heir Apparent. Harcourt; 2002. Similar books: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner; Dark Lord of Derkholm by Dianna Wynne Jones; Across the Universe by Beth Revis. Synopsis and Snippet Giannine Bellisario is about to celebrate her 14th birthday. This year, she actually receives a present from her father on time. It is […]

We’ll never forget you, Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones passed away yesterday. Here is the obituary released: Author Diana Wynne Jones (b.1934) died on March 25 after a year-long struggle with cancer. Jones was the author of the Dalemark Quartet, the Chrestomanci cycle, The Tough Guide to Fantasyland, Howl’s Moving Castle (which was turned into a film by Studio Ghibli), and […]

interview: megan whalen turner

I discovered The Thief a few years after it was published. A year or so later, I was excited to find a sequel sitting on the library shelves — could it really be true? Another book about Gen! Even though I have this thing with severed limbs (okay, it absolutely horrifies me), I still fell […]