25 Reads: Clariel by Garth Nix

25 Reads: Clariel by Garth Nix

Happy Mother's Day! Not that Clariel is a story about motherhood or anything, but Clariel does have a mother. Who was kind of badass, if she wasn't so uncompromisingly crazy. I am getting ahead of myself, though... CLARIEL by Garth Nix HarperCollins, October 2014 YA high fantasy Rated:  / 5 cookies Sixteen-year-old Clariel is not adjusting well [...]

Of Signings and Shelf-Stacks

Of Signings and Shelf-Stacks

Now, I've been to author signings before, but usually none quite so specific and cozy as an actual bookstore signing. Last Wednesday pretty much marks the first and hopefully one of several excursions to Books of Wonder for an author reading and signing of a newly-launched title. The author in question? Fantasy and sci-fi writer [...]