Book Talk…12/21/18 Leigh Bardugo’s Ruin & Rising


Book Talk…12/21/18: Leigh Bardugo’s Ruin & Rising Traci Kenworth   Ruin & Rising by Leigh Bardugo. 2014. Henry Holt & Co.   Amazon’s Blurb: Enter the Grishaverse with Book Three of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom. Soldier. Summoner. Saint. The nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun […]

Book Talk…12/14/18: Roshani Chokshi’s The Gilded Wolves


Book Talk 12/14/18: Roshani Chokshi’s The Gilded Wolves Traci Kenworth   The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi. MacMillan. Jan. 15th, 2019. Netgalley.   Amazon’s blurb: From New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi comes a novel set in Paris during a time of extraordinary change–one that is full of mystery, decadence, and dangerous desires… No one believes […]

Writerly Things…Carrying On When it Feels Like an Uphill Battle


Writerly Things 12/3/18: Carrying on When it Feels Like an Uphill Battle Traci Kenworth   Rejection Everyone experiences it sooner or later. Someone who writes professionally continues to face the guillotine over and over. Even those at the top of the chain, I’m sure. It’s a part of the publishing life. Sometimes it feels like […]

Book Talk…11/29/18 More on What I’m Reading


Book Talk…11/29/18 More About What I’m Reading Traci Kenworth   I wrote about some of the books I was reading last week. I’ve added to the pile: Maeve Grayson’s Katie’s Highlander, Roald Dahl’s Book of Ghosts, Gemma Files’s Experimental Film, Joyce Meyer’s Beauty for Ashes, Writing Irresistible Kidlit by Mary Kole, The Breakout Novel by […]