Upcoming YA Release by Sarina Bowen: The Accidentals

The Accidentals by Sarina Bowen is coming July 10, 2018! So soon! As I’ve written before, I’m a huge fan of Sarina Bowen. And I am beyond excited for her upcoming YA debut novel. Curious? I know you are! Scroll down for the summary. Never ask a question unless you’re sure you want the truth.  I’ve…

The Power of Historical Young Adult Fiction

Spoilers! The future unrolled before her like a ribbon: sleeping with a chair hooked under the doorknob every night, beating carpets on the back steps, cooking the boarders’ breakfast, scrubbing the toilets, changing the linens, pouring fresh water in the basins, haggling with vendors at the Viktualienmarkt, fighting the nightmares about Papa, imagining his bloody…

2016 Book Releases

I previously talked about slipping into a writing lull.  I think writing apathy was an easy state to revert to, because 1) Writing is hard and 2) I have a gigantic ‘to-be-read’ pile to distract me. So, when I wasn’t writing, I was reading.  Drifting off into another world, instead of creating my own, was…