Book Talk 3/3/2020: Tessa Gratton’s Strange Grace Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 1/17/2020: Tessa Gratton’s Strange Grace Traci Kenworth Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton. Margaret K. McElderry Books. Sept. 18,2018. Amazon’s Blurb: “Gloriously dark and romantic.” —Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen“An alluring and seductive fairy tale.” —Justina Ireland, New York Times bestselling author of Dread Nation“Horrifying, heartbreaking, and heartwarming, a lush fairy tale rooted in […]

Book Talk 3/2/2020: Francesca Fiore’s Diamond City Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 1/24/2020: Francesca Fiores’ Diamond City (Book 1) Traci Kenworth Diamond City by Francesca Fiores. Jan. 28, 2020. Wednesday Books. YA Thriller genre. Amazon blurb: “A thrilling adventure, through a vibrant city as alive as any character, about a girl willing to do anything to better her circumstances. ” – Emily A. Duncan, New York […]

Book Talk 3/1/2020: Shea Ernshaw’s “Wicked Deep”


Book Talk 1/31/2020: Shea Ernshaw’s Wicked Deep Traci Kenworth Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw. Simon Pulse Mar. 8, 2016. Amazon’s blurb: “A wickedly chilling debut.” —School Library Journal“Complex and sweetly satisfying.” —Booklist“Prepare to be bewitched.” —Paula Stokes, author of Girl Against the Universe“A story about the redemptive power of love.” —Amber Smith, New York Times […]

Book Talk 2/28/2020: Rebecca McLaughlin’s Nameless Queen Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 2/28/2020: Rebecca McLaughlin’s Nameless Queen (Book 1) Traci Kenworth Nameless Queen by Rebecca McLaughlin. Crown Books. Jan 2020. Netgalley. Amazon’s blurb: One girl must make a name for herself–or die trying–in this royal fantasy where an unknown peasant becomes the ultimate ruler. But how long can she keep the crown if everyone wants […]

Book Talk 2/26/2020: What I’m Reading in YA Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 2/7/2020: What I’m Reading in YA Traci Kenworth Nefertiti’s Curse (a House of Night novella) by P.C. Cast and Kristen Cast, Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard, Sightwitch by Susan Dennard, The Book of Dust by Phillip Pullman, How to Write a Children’s Book from the Institute of Children’s Literature, The Vine Witch by Luanne […]

Book Talk 12/20/19: Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood & Bone Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 12/20/19: Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood & Bone Traci Kenworth Children of Blood & Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. Henry Holt & Co. Mar. 6, 2018. Amazon’s blurb: With five starred reviews, Tomi Adeyemi’s West African-inspired fantasy debut, and instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, conjures a world of magic and danger, perfect for fans of […]

Book Talk…7/12/19: Stephanie Garber’s Finale Traci Kenworth


Book Talk…7/12/19: Stephanie Garber’s Finale Traci Kenworth Finale (conclusion to the Caravel series) by Stephanie Garber. 2019. FlatIron Books. Amazon’s blurb: Welcome, welcome to Finale, the third and final book in Stephanie Garber’s #1 New York Times bestselling Caraval series!  A love worth fighting for. A dream worth dying for. An ending worth waiting for. It’s been two […]

Book Talk…10/26/18 Nora Robert’s Blood Magick


Book Talk…10/26/18 Nora Robert’s Blood Magick Traci Kenworth   Amazon blurb: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes the final novel in a trilogy about the land we’re drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love… Book Three of The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy Blood Magick County Mayo […]

Writing Links 9/25/17


Writing Links…9/25/17 Traci Kenworth   Fantasy/Dystopian/UF/Paranormal/SF: https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/09/16/a-big-week-is-a-coming-a-rough-week-is-a-going/ Promotion time! http://storitorigrace.blogspot.com/2017/09/the-significance-of-hair-in-stories.html Hair can sometimes make or break a character. This post gave me an idea for an opening of a second book. I love finding posts like this! https://legendsofwindemere.com/2017/09/21/swift-six-character-interview-sir-edric-greenlock-fantasy/ Character interview. https://saraletourneauwriter.com/2017/09/21/creativity-corner-summer-2017/ Progress and places in NY to visit.   MG/YA: http://yatopia.blogspot.com/2017/09/lets-get-real-about-villains.html They shouldn’t be one […]