Today was supposed to be a review of Spectacle by Rachel Vincent, but then something happened… Last night, I decided I was going to have an early night. I was going to read for a couple of hours and then have lights off by no later than 10pm… I ended up finally going to sleep… Continue reading Book Review – Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist #1)
From dimension jumping to time travel to aliens next door to dystopian futures, these ten series would not have been the same without the awesome heroines leading the way. Heads up – there are a few spoilers in here, so if you haven’t read these books, maybe skip past those ones. Marguerite Caine –… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Science Fiction
This post was originally written as a guest post on YA Book Divas for my Out of the Shadows blog tour in April. Most people would assume that as an author you get to name your characters whatever you want. It doesn’t always work like that. A lot of the time characters name themselves. And then there… Continue reading What’s in a name?
If you’ve never gotten into webcomics before, this is a great place to start. Sharp Zero is a young adult LGBTQI leaning comic created by the exceptionally talented Robotsharks about a teenaged guy who gets ‘superpowers’ after being exposed to a substance called Sharp Zero. There is a huge cast of awesome characters including people… Continue reading Review – Sharp Zero Webcomic
Shadowcaster is the second book in Cinda Williams Chima’s Shattered Realms series, which is a legacy series of one of my favourites, Seven Realms. It took me a while to get to this book (it came out in April) because, while I did end up enjoying the first instalment, Flamecaster, I found it falling short… Continue reading Book Review – Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2)
The guys have had their turn, now it's on to the girls. From epic to urban to apocalyptic to historical and seemingly everything in between, here's my Top Ten butt-kicking heroines of the fantasy genre: Lyra Belacqua – His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman Yes, in my opinion, the most kickarse of all the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Kick-arse Heroines of Fantasy
I'm currently hard at work on the second book in the Shadowlands series - Into the Dark. and have decided to share a few snippets of my draft as I go. Here's an excerpt of an exchange between Sachi and Griffin from chapter four - beware the rough edges of a first draft!! FOUR - ESCAPE IS… Continue reading Into the Dark (Shadowlands #2) – Sneak Peak at my WIP