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.
‘Reign the Earth’ was an immersive, wonderfully-written YA fantasy. Strong women, magic, a pinch of politics, and thoughtful plotlines make this a must-read.
While this book is set in the world of the popular fantasy ‘Seraphina,’ it stands by itself.
Let’s talk about Zenith, a hotly-anticipated book that let me so, so far down.
Find out why I loved ‘Love, Hate & Other Filters,’ and find out where Ahmed’s inspiration came from!
James Gaynor’s unique take on a beloved classic left me entertained: Here’s why.
Do new illustrations gracing pages of updated ‘Neverwhere’ editions add something to the classic Neil Gaiman novel, or are they a distraction? Find out here!
Today Jackie and Kelly talk about Before She Ignites, a YA fantasy by Jodi Meadows. While all of the characters are POC, Meadows is actually white. This could go terribly, terribly wrong. Or… maybe not?
‘The City of Brass’ is an awesome journey into the world of djinn. Read our spoiler free review here!
‘The Dark Intercept’ had a lot of promise but fell flat for me. Find out why!
Uncanny is an uncomfortably fascinating read that examines what actions someone is willing to take when emotions overtake reason.
While ‘Carry On’ had its issues, I still loved it and recommend it to everyone!
Iturbe’s amazing writing will allow you to stare into the maw of the Nazi death machine. Read this book.
‘The Fire Queen,’ book two of ‘The Hundredth Queen’ series, Continued Kalinda’s adventure. Read my review here!