I received an eARC of The Raging Ones (2018) from Wednesday Books. Because life got in the way, I haven’t finished it yet, but so far, I am enjoying this one. The Ritchie twins tell the story of a frozen planet where everyone who lives knows when they’ll day. Three teens have avoided this death day and are trying to get on a ticket to a Distant Star to escape the consequences. I really like these teens’ spiritual bond and dynamic. Read on below for an interview with Krista and Becca about how they brought The Raging Ones to the page.
Figured it was time to revive this little series because holy heck, am I being impatient with myself. It’s really unfair. Continue reading
I received an eARC of Song of Blood & Stone (2018) from St, Martin’s Press and this swoony historical fantasy is a treat. The first in the Earthsinger Chronicles, we follow Jack and Jasminda as they race against magic, two powerful rulers, and their roles in society to save the world from war and an ancient evil. I really enjoyed the romance between the two main characters but also loved the fully-realized world and the very real tension between Lagrimar and Elsira. Read more for an interview with Leslye Penelope about bringing the Earthsinger Chronicles to life and some of her favorite reads and sources of inspiration.
This week has been rough, so I’m going to write about Love Never Dies. There are spoilers abound, friends.
Work has been kicking my butt, so I’m going to talk about starting my rewrite tomorrow instead.
Training about a month in a new job can be a nice opportunity to recalibrate and get back on track with what matters at work, now that the general confusion seems to have dissipated.
I’ve itemized all the scenes in Thieves Project and holy hell, does a lot happen in that book. That and I’m concerned I’ll constrain myself so much, it’ll accidentally turn into a novella.