Book Talk 6/12/2020 Sarah J. Maas’s Crown of Midnight Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 6/12/2020: Sarah J. Maas’s Crown of Midnight Traci Kenworth Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas A Throne of Glass Novel Bloomsbury August 2013. Amazon’s blurb: She is the greatest assassin her world has ever known.But where will her conscience, and her heart, lead her? After a year of hard labor in the […]

Book Talk 5/29/2020: What I’m Reading in YA Traci Kenworth


I’m reading A Heart so Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer, Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas, Where There Be Humans by Rebekah L. Purdy, A36 by Teri Polen, Through the Nethergate by Robbie Cheadle, The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco, Sightwitch by Susan Dennard, The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman, […]

Book Talk 3/27/2020: Roll-Over in What I’m Reading for YA Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 3/27/2020: Roll-Over into What I’m Reading for YA Traci Kenworth I’m reading Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw, Saving Grace by Tessa Gratton, Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard, Sightwitch by Susan Dennard, Court of Assassins by Sarah J. Maas, Dark Alley by Mike Anka, Down Among the Sticks and the Bones by Seanan McGuire, Nameless […]

Five Links 3/27/2020 Traci Kenworth


Five Links 3/27/2020 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2020/03/conflict-thesaurus-bad-weather/ “Conflict is very often the magic sauce for generating tension and turning a ho-hum story into one that rivets readers. As such, every scene should contain a struggle of some kind. Maybe it’s an internal tug-of-war having to do with difficult decisions, morals, or temptations. Or it […]

Writerly Things 3/16/2020: YA Writing Tips Traci Kenworth


Writerly Things 3/16/2020: YA Writing Tips Traci Kenworth Looking for some tips for YA writing? The following instances may help you especially when you’re stuck or facing that blank page and unsure of what to write about. Prompts. These seem to help YA writing a lot. In truth, ANY writing. Prompts give us something to […]

Book Talk 3/19/2020: What I'm Reading in YA Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 3/15/2020: What I’m Reading in YA Traci Kenworth I’m reading Kalona’s Fall: A House of Night novella by Kristin and P.C. Cast, Uglies by Scott Westerfield, So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer, Through The Nethergate by Robbie Cheadle, Chosen by Kiersten White, Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas, Subject A36 by […]

Book Talk 3/12/2020: Sarah J. Maas's The Throne of Glass Book 1 Traci Kenworth


Book Talk 3/12/2020: Sarah J. Maas’s The Throne of Glass Traci Kenworth The Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas. Bloomsbury YA. Aug. 7, 2012. Amazon blurb: After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince […]

Book Talk 3/6/2020: Susan Dennard’s Bloodwitch


Book Talk 3/6/2020: Susan Dennard’s Bloodwitch Traci Kenworth Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard. Tor Teen Feb. 20, 2019. Amazon’s blurb: Susan Dennard’s New York Times bestselling, young adult epic fantasy Witchlands series continues with the story of the Bloodwitch Aeduan.Aeduan has teamed up with the Threadwitch Iseult and the magical girl Owl to stop a bloodthirsty horde of […]

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 3/1/2020: 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 […]