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Lizzie Borden is BACK!

Today we’re celebrating the release of the Sweet Madness ebook by Trisha Leaver and Lindsay Currie. Sweet Madness is a retelling of the infamous Borden Murders told from the POV of Lizzie’s Irish maid, Bridget Sullivan. For my review of this killer (pun TOTALLY intended) novel, head over to GOODREADS.   Seventeen-year-old Bridget Sullivan is […]

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Saying Farewell

Someone once said that, to say goodbye to a character that has been part of you for years, is like bidding farewell to a piece of you. As I write the last book in Eila’s story, I know it’s true. I have no doubt that when I’m done with the final book in the UNDERTOW […]

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The Scarlet Trilogy by A.C. Gaughen

I have a bit of a confession to make: I owned Scarlet for over a year before I pulled it off my bookshelf and set to reading it. And I bought Lady Thief  before I ever read Scarlet because I was a sucker for the idea behind the story and the breathtaking covers. But I still […]

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RSVP to the GIRL POWER PANEL

The countdown is on to the Girl Power Panel on March 16th, 2015 from 6-8pm at the Centerville Library at 585 Main Street Centerville Massachusetts. This is a FREE event and is open to the public, though we do appreciate RSVPs whenever possible. If you would like to RSVP, you can do so on Facebook […]

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Joyride by Anna Banks

Joyride by Anna Banks Pub Date: June 2, 2015 I received this title in return for an honest review. Many thanks to Macmillan Publishing for offering me a chance to review it. Joyride is the first book I’ve read by Anna Banks and I suspect I’ll be reading more of her work in the future […]

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Book Review: ZEROBOXER by Fonda Lee

ZEROBOXER by FONDA LEE Flux, April 8, 2015 Preorder: AMAZON, B&N TEASER / SUMMARY: A high-action sci-fi about a young man battling to make it to the top in the world of zero gravity prizefighting, amid brewing interplanetary conflict, pitched as Rocky meets Gattaca. Eighteen-year-old Carr “the Raptor” Luka is an athletic phenom, a rising […]

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My TBR for 2015 (thus far anyway)

Soooo, below are some of the books that I am dying to read for 2015 SO FAR (my list grows weekly, I swear). Some are already out, some will release in the coming months, but ALL (yes, ALL) are on my Santa list . . . unless that damn elf rats me out. If anyone […]

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Why the agony of writing for teens is worth it

Writers can become burned out. I don’t mean the hyperventilating, “OMG I have no story ideas!” type of burn out. I mean the grind of the words, the constant push to out-write your last book, the stiff necks, the time crunches, and the piecemealing of a life outside of your characters’ worlds. You try to balance […]

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Six Weirdos, Two Hours, One Awesome Time

YA FALL FICTION PANEL: Come Meet the Voices Behind Some of Today’s Most Popular Young Adult Fiction!   Scott Blagden, author of DEAR LIFE YOU SUCK/ HMH Hillary Monahan author MARY: THE SUMMONING/ Disney/ Hyperion Trisha Leaver author of CREED/ Flux Books Lauren Roy author of NIGHT OWLS/ Ace Books K.R. Conway: Author of STORMFRONT Moderated […]

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Writing Prompts for the Terminally Stuck

Every once in a while a storyteller can’t think of . . . well, A STORY TO TELL. That’s when writing prompts come in handy. Below are a few jumping-off points for potential story ideas (some from me, some I found online). Enjoy!   WRITING PROMPTS:   You wake up feeling refreshed, a new day […]

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Kate Conway

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a black, queer, adoptee's journey to self-love, self-expression, and freedom.

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