Elizabeth Lim is a genius and I’ve already pre-ordered her next book. It’s a Wild Swans retelling, which is only one of my favorite fairy tales.
I think all of us who have watched a movie about a hero on a quest (or seen a Disney movie, for that matter) have noticed a common theme in those stories. Dead parents. I know, I know, that’s a super morbid thought. Why have I even brought it up?
What are some of the most impactful books you’ve read? Until next time, word nerds!
My friend Amy is publishing a book! Here’s the cover!
What’s this? A post? That’s right, I’m back! Today’s video is about a book I read over Christmas (and I’m proud to say I read seven books over my week vacation!). Nadine Brandes is one of those people I see online and think, “I want to be her friend.” Until next time, word nerds!
If you like stories of daring adventure, conflicts of faith, and grand worlds to explore, give Alara’s Call a shot.
I’ve got a special treat for you today, word nerds. But first, let me tell you a (short) story. Four years ago I was a tiny freshman at Taylor University in the Professional Writing program. Two years ahead of me was another student, Chandler Birch. I didn’t know him terribly well, but he was obviouslyContinue reading “Interview: Chandler Birch”
I’ll let you in on a little secret. I don’t really love going to bookstores. Now, before you make me hand in my word nerd credentials, hear me out. I’m not saying I hate bookstores. I like them a lot. What I hate is browsing. I’m not one of those people who can spend hoursContinue reading “Why I Reread Books”
So this has been sitting on my computer for almost two months, but with all the craziness of moving and starting my job, I haven’t had a chance to edit and post it. But now I get to share this awesome (and long, sorry) video of me and two very special guests doing the bookContinue reading “The Book Challenge”