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CiCi Reno #MiddleSchoolMatchmaker for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

Today is the review, and tomorrow I have a special interview with the author, Kristina Springer, on launch day of this fun new MG novel, Cici Reno #MiddleSchoolMatchmaker. 621 more words

Middle Grade

Guest-Posting at Fantasy Cafe for Women In SF&F Month

I’m honored that Kristen at Fantasy Cafe has invited me to take part in her annual Women In SF&F Month! Today I’m guest-posting about some of my favorite female characters in fantasy who don’t fall into the “strong female protagonist” stereotype. 179 more words


Book Review: The Law of Nines

There are so many defining elements that one can use to determine whether a book qualifies as being good or bad. Does it have a relatable protagonist? 1,324 more words

Strong Female Protagonists

I read a series of books recently, the first three of Rachel E. Carter’s The Black Mage series. The books follow the story of Ryiah as she joins a school for wizards and goes through the incredibly tough training to become a combat mage. 554 more words


CHASING SECRETS for Marvelous Middle Grade Monday

There are two reasons why this ended up on my books to read list last year. First was the author, Gennifer Choldenko. I had fondly remembered reading one of her other novels, AL CAPONE DOES MY SHIRTS, the story of Moose Flanagan and his family’s life on Alcatraz Island. 693 more words

Middle Grade

Mistborn: The Well of Ascension (Mistborn #2) by Barndon Sanderson

The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

*****Some Spoilers below*****

“Alendi must not reach the Well of Ascension, for he must not be allowed to release the thing that is imprisoned there” 758 more words