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A to Z Book Review: Fable

My letter F pick for my 2022 A to Z challenge was Fable by Adrienne Young, a book I’ve been meaning to read for a good, long while. If you love pirate-type adventurous YA with a mystical, magical feel (though there’s only the faintest touch of anything like magic), Fable, and it’s sequel, Namesake are the books for you. This book has an outrageously stunning cover, rich and masterful world-building, and vibrant characters woven together so beautifully, I swear I could smell the salt in the air and hear sails… Read more A to Z Book Review: Fable

A to Z Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 5 Glowing Stars My letter “E” book for 2022 just blew my head off my shoulders. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine has been out for a few years and I heard good things about it so I added it to my list. Holy WOW! What a book! I came into this expecting typical chick lit about a woman finding empowerment and maybe love. It was that, but it was SO not that. I can’t begin to get into the layers of complexity or the masterful way her backstory unraveled… Read more A to Z Book Review: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

A to Z Book Review: The Dispatcher By John Scalzi

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 Stars My letter “D” pick on my A to Z reading list for 2022 was The Dispatcher by John Scalzi. I caught this on Audible for free, but I’ve always liked Scalzi, so it was an easy pick. I was not disappointed. Though a short read (or “listen” as it was on audio), it was no less compelling. The premise is this: somehow, for some unknown and never explained reason, murdered people now come back from the dead. They return to the place they considered home, naked and… Read more A to Z Book Review: The Dispatcher By John Scalzi

Join Me For Children’s Book Day!

This Saturday I’ll be appearing (along with a load of other terrific children’s and YA authors) at the Manheim Community Library in Manheim, PA for Children’s Book Day. Join us on April 2 as we celebrate National Children’s Picture Book Day and International Children’s Book Day with a FUN!draising event featuring local authors, cookies, activities, and lots of fun! Story Times at 10:30-11 am and 1-1:30 pm! Meet local authors of children’s and young adult books. Books will be available for purchase. There will be cookies and raffle baskets! Fun… Read more Join Me For Children’s Book Day!