Month: April 2018

Ash Princess by Laura Sebast..

Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian- ASH PRINCESS BLOG TOUR

4 Nuts Awww yeah. Fans of the WINNER’S CURSE Trilogy have a new book to read that’s right up their alley. Invaders colonizing a conquered land, the oppressed fighting back against their oppressors, and a brilliant young woman right in the center of it all. That’s ASH PRINCESS in a nutshell. Where Kestral was a […]

April 18, 2018

Review: The Girl With All th..

Review: The Girl With All the Gifts

SPOILERS If you are into sci-fi, or adventures, or horror, or multiple POV… read this book. I originally started the audiobook without reading a long description. I thought I was in for some light magical realism, but wow. I was not. I listened to this book in my car back when I had a longer […]

April 17, 2018

Book Review: A Court of Wing..

Book Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas

I have now read through this series twice, and I adore it. All my favorite books are the ones where I discover more and more each time I read them, and this series definitely falls into that category. CHARACTERS  The characters keep evolving and building through this series, which I appreciate. Many of the things […]

April 17, 2018

An Interview with Liz Coley,..

An Interview with Liz Coley, OAAA 2018

About LIZ: Liz Coley’s short fiction has appeared in Cosmos magazine and speculative fiction anthologies. Her passions beyond reading and writing include singing, photography, and baking. She plays competitive tennis locally in Ohio to keep herself fit and humble. With a background in science, Liz follows her interest in understanding “the way we work” down […]

April 15, 2018

Ohioana at Last!

Ohioana at Last!

Hey, all! Erin and I have been trying to go to the Ohioana Book Festival for the last few years, and this year we finally made it! We drove through rain on our way to Columbus, but luckily it was clear skies for the start of the festival. We arrived a little late due to […]

April 14, 2018

Into the WEST with Edith Pat..

Into the WEST with Edith Pattou- OAAA 2018

ABOUT EDITH: Edith Pattou is the author of Ghosting, a contemporary novel for young adults, told in free verse. She also wrote three award-winning fantasy novels for young adults – East, a retelling of the Norwegian folk tale “East of the Sun and West of the Moon,” and the two Songs of Eirren, Hero’s Song […]

April 13, 2018

A Conversation with Mindy Mc..

A Conversation with Mindy McGinnis, OAAA 2018

ABOUT MINDY: Mindy McGinnis is an Edgar Award-winning author and assistant teen librarian who lives in Ohio. She graduated from Otterbein University with a degree in English Literature and Religion, and sees nothing wrong with owning nine cats. Two dogs balance things out nicely. Mindy runs a blog for aspiring writers at Writer, Writer Pants […]

April 10, 2018

Chatting with Natalie D Rich..

Chatting with Natalie D Richards- OAAA 2018

ABOUT NATALIE: Lifelong Ohioan, Natalie D. Richards, spent many years applying her writing skills to stunningly boring business documents. Fortunately, she realized she’s much better at making things up, and has been writing for teens ever since. A champion of aspiring authors, Richards is a frequent speaker at schools, libraries, and writing groups. She lives […]

April 8, 2018

Fantasy and Farm Animals wit..

Fantasy and Farm Animals with Mindee Arnett- OAAA 2018

ABOUT MINDEE: Mindee Arnett is the author of the critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller Avalon as well as the Arkwell Academy series and the upcoming Onyx and Ivory. An avid eventer, she lives on a farm near Dayton, Ohio with her husband, two kids, and assorted animals. When not telling tales of magic, the supernatural, or […]

April 5, 2018

Ready Player One- Page to Sc..

Ready Player One- Page to Screen

  Spoilers for both book and film ahead.   Oi. This is going to be a long and probably complicated post. I have FEELINGS. I have OPINIONS. I don’t know what to do with myself right now. Now you may be saying, “well that doesn’t sound good.” Well, it’s complicated. Going into this movie I […]

April 4, 2018