Book Talk 1/17/2020: 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 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 12/13/19: Books I've Read This Year. Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 12/13/19: List of Books Read This Year Traci Kenworth Books I Read in 2019 Traci Kenworth Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor # 1 so far YA Fantasy Experimental Film by Gemma Files Katie’s Highlander by Maeve Grayson #1 so far Historical Romance Slayer by Kiersten White #1 YA horror Closing […]

Five Links 11/9/19 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 11/9/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/11/stretch-your-style.html “Not every writer is interested in style. If they can write lean, mean plots that move, with interesting characters and a satisfying ending, that’s enough. They’d rather write fast and turn out more work than spend extra time trying to find the “right” words. Isaac Asimov was such a […]

Book Talk 11/8/19: Susan Dennard’s Windwitch: A Witchlands Novel Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 11/8/19: Susan Dennard’s Windwitch Traci Kenworth Windwitch by Susan Dennard. 2016. A Tom Doherty’s Associates Book. Tor Teen. Amazon’s blurb: Susan Dennard returns with a follow up to New York Times bestselling novel Truthwitch. After an explosion destroys his ship, the world believes Prince Merik, Windwitch, is dead. Scarred yet alive, Merik is determined to prove […]

Book Talk 10/25/19 Update Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 10/25/19: Update Traci Kenworth I’m reading Sarah J. Maas’s Throne of Glass (so awesome!), Windwitch by Susan Dennard (another wonderful worldbuilding novel), Neferet’s Curse (so creepy) by P.C. and Kristin Cast, The Girl from the Well (beyond creepy) by Rin Chupeco, Children of Blood and Bone Tomi Adeyemi (talk about fascinating), and Sightwitch […]

Excerpt for The Widow of Rose House


Excerpt from Chapter Three               By Nicole Tone           Her heart raced. There was a crushing weight on her chest that made it impossible to catch her breath. The voicemail alert went off and Sophie shook. First her hands, then her teeth, chattering like it was the dead of winter. Did she want this night ruined too? […]