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.
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.
These February 2018 YA books are sure to help you escape the cold!
Enjoy a brief window into author Rebekah Crane’s writing process and inspiration before the release of her new book, The Upside of Falling Down!
‘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.