Thirteen of YA’s most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe’s most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation. Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have much in common with modern young adult fiction. Whether the stories are familiar to readers or discovered for the first time, readers will revel in Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tales, and how they’ve been brought to life in 13 unique and unforgettable ways… Read More His Hideous Heart edited by Dahlia Adler (ARC Review)
Since the first few Book Birthday posts in this series were such a hit, I will keep these posts coming! Here are the books on my radar that are celebrating their Book Birthdays today (a.k.a. books that are being published in Canada today)! Please let me know if you have any feedback and/or suggestions for this series!
Halloween is coming! And since it’s one of my favourite holidays (if not my number one favourite), I thought that I would shade and review a game and book created by Chronicle Books (sent to me by Raincoast Books) which I think are spooktacular and quite perfect for preparing for, and celebrating, Halloween!
As some of you might have seen, I published some info posts at the end of July and start of August about a short fiction writing contest hosted by Plot Monster in celebration of their one year blogiversary! I was honoured that Plot Monster asked me to be a judge for this contest, and I agreed…… Read More Plot Monster Short Story Writing Contest: “Jerome of the Rosary” by Steven Spitzer (2nd Place Winner)
As some of you might have seen, I published some info posts at the end of July and start of August about a short fiction writing contest hosted by Plot Monster in celebration of their one year blogiversary! I was honoured that Plot Monster asked me to be a judge for this contest, and I agreed…… Read More Plot Monster Short Story Writing Contest: “Love Drunk” by Miranda Rider (3rd Place Winner)
Happy Friday Junior, and Backlist Blast day! Today I decided to feature a backlisted book that I’ve been wanting a copy of ever since it was announced. Well, I recently won a gift card, and decided to finally buy The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo for myself with that gift card! Yay! I liked the Grisha… Read More Backlist Blast #19: The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo
A young adult fiction anthology of 15 stories featuring contemporary, historical, and futuristic stories featuring witchy heroines who are diverse in race, class, sexuality, religion, geography, and era… Read More Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft edited by Tess Sharpe and Jessica Spotswood (ARC Review)
As promised in the announcement post for this contest, here is more information about Plot Monster‘s first ever writing contest! I will only be providing a sneak peek of the info, and really encourage those of you interested in participating (or know someone who might be interested), to use the link at the bottom of… Read More Plot Monster Short Story Writing Contest: Important Information
Hello everyone! I’m excited to announce that Plot Monster will be celebrating their one year anniversary in August (congratulations!!!) and that they will celebrate by hosting a short story contest! There will be judges (one of which will be yours truly), as well as prizes for first, second, and third place! Isn’t that exciting? To… Read More Plot Monster Short Story Writing Contest Announcement
Some of you may have noticed that I really failed at posting after Tuesday this week. It’s because work got a little crazy, and I was out of town on Thursday, lots of driving … I was pooped to say the least. Normally these Down the TBR Hole posts go up on my blog on Fridays, but… Read More Down the TBR Hole #12