Welcome to episode nine of Fiction Forward! This week, author Caleb Roehrig (pronounced like RARE-ig) joins us to chat about LGBT+ in YA fiction, his new book White Rabbit, and how having your shit together is a lie.
If you were looking for every YA release set for 2018, this is your lucky day.
Down in the Belly of the Whale has… a lot to unpack.
All of your last-minute BEA/BookExpo questions, answered.
Furyborn will keep you up at night. It will grip you and not let you go until you can peel your eyes off the pages to try to get some sleep (so that you can read more in the morning). Savor it.
Tessa Gratton’s King Lear-inspired book was a well-written, fun read, but not a huge page-turner for me.
Gabriela Herstik gave the world an empowering, knowledge-filled, witchy how-to guide in the form of Craft: How to be a Modern Witch. Even if it’s not the book you want, it’s definitely the book you need.
Welcome to Fiction Forward episode #8, a short book news roundup!
I can honestly say that Children of Blood and Bone deserves every bit of praise and hype it’s gotten, plus infinitely more.
Fictionist had the opportunity to ask author C.C. Hunter a few questions!
Discover the magic of meeting for the first time.
Claire Kann, author of Let’s Talk About Love, is here to chat about representation and her main character, Alice: A biromantic asexual black woman dealing with her “summer of struggle,” as Kann puts it.
A journey of self-discovery, with a love story in between.
Penguin Random House has launched Kokila, a new diversity-focused Children’s and YA publishing imprint. Find out who will be running the show and what plans they already have.
Welcome to Fiction Forward, episode 6. In this episode Jackie and Kelly talk a whole bunch about book publishing in general, plus the authors and books they’ll be featuring on upcoming episodes! Enjoy this short episode, and look forward to author Claire Kann in our next one!
This book wasn’t on my shortlist of most exciting 2018 releases, but it absolutely should have been.
Alice has known she’s asexual for a while. But the thing is, she still wants (and deserves) her own love story.