Transitions and Two Roads

“She taught me this above all else: things which don’t shift and grow are dead things.”

“There are balances and harmonies always shifting, always necessary to maintain…It is a matter of transitions, you see; the changing, the becoming must be cared for closely.”

from Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony

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Blog Tour—The Only Thing Worse Then Me Is You by Lily Anderson

I’m excited to participate in the publisher’s blog tour for The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson. See below for a summary of and excerpt from the book, which was released on the 17th of May!

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Review—The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

In this fantastical re-imagining of Russian history, Evelyn Skye places two potential Imperial Enchanters, Nikolai and Vika. Mentored from childhood, both magicians must now compete in The Crown’s Game, and find out who will become the Tsar’s Enchanter, and who will lose more than just the game.

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Review—Roses and Rot by Kat Howard

Once upon a time, an older sister wrote “Star Princess” fairy tales for her younger sister, so they would both have a magical way of escaping their overbearing, abusive mother. But, all happy endings come at a cost, and Kat Howard’s Roses and Rot layers stories over fairy tales to ultimately remind readers that “what they really want is the part that happens off the page, after the oven has been escaped, after the clock strikes midnight.”

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Review—All of Us and Everything by Bridget Asher

Bridget Asher’s All of Us and Everything tells the story of Augusta Rockwell, her three daughters Liv, Ru, and Esme (and Esme’s daughter Atty), and the complicated relationship they all have not only among the four of them, but that they all have with Augusta’s husband, Nick Flemming.

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Review—The Darkest Lie by Pintip Dunn {+Giveaway!}

I am happy to take part in the Early Review Tour for The Darkest Lie by Pintip Dunn!

In The Darkest Lie, Cecelia (CeCe) Brooks and her father are living in the aftermath of her mother’s suicide. CeCe cannot decide whether to feel grief or betrayal because of her mother’s alleged affair with one of CeCe’s fellow high school students. As she begins her senior year, CeCe works to remain invisible, only to find that, thanks to the new kid, Sam Davidson, that won’t be as easy as she thought.

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