The Future of Book Reviews on This Blog


  The Future of Book Reviews on This Blog   Traci Kenworth       For some time I’ve been thinking about these book reviews and whether they take the blog in the direction I want it to go. I’ve decided that they don’t. This doesn’t mean I’m giving up on reading books or the […]

Book Review: Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake


Book Review: Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake Traci Kenworth   Tor Books 2012       332 pages Hook: I think I killed a girl who looked like this once. Spoiler Alert for Anna if you haven’t read. This is the sequel to Anna Dressed in Blood, of course and Theseus Cassio Lowood is back as the […]

Some changes…


  What do you think of the new blog design? I like the simpleness and the misty setting reminds me of where my books are set: in the fictional Akara Mountains in Tennessee. The bridge is an image that particularly jumps out at me because it’s important in my stories. Hint: the dead ones often […]

Book Review: The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories


  Book Review: The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories selected by Tom Shippey   Traci Kenworth       Oxford University Press         1994       This book is full of some of the greats. I marvel at their worlds, their characters, the journeys taken. I’m only going to review a few stories, but I […]

Book Review: “Gone” by Michael Grant


  Book Review: Gone by Michael Grant   Traci Kenworth       Harper Teen 2008                               Supernatural                558 pages       When their teacher literally disappears from the classroom, students in Perdido Beach,   California discovers that all the adults as well as anyone over the age of fourteen are gone as well. […]

Book Review: Love Across Time by Anne Meredith


Book Review: Love Across Time by Anne Meredith Traci Kenworth   376 pages        St. Martin’s paperbacks 1995 Hook line: In her dreams, the man calls her name. Lindsey runs in fear of a portrait Jonathan showed her. It’s the man from her dreams every summer she returns to Windsor Hall(Jonathan’s aunt owns, Lindsey’s Grandma […]

Book Review: How to Write a Damn Good Novel II by James N. Frey


    Book Review: How To Write A Damn Good Novel II by James N. Frey   Traci Kenworth       St. Martin’s Press 1994                                     `Fiction       I’m going to take a quote from the book: “This book covers advanced techniques such as how to make your characters not just dynamic but […]