Blending fantasy magic and real-world problems, Maggie and the Mountain of Light offers readers a new way to think about what it means to be a hero.
Kiersten White’s And I Darken, first book in her new trilogy, is rich with historical detail and brutally believable characters. And I Darken represents the best of both the historical young adult fiction genre.
Daughter of the Pirate King, by Tricia Levenseller, is a rip-roaring good story with just the lightest touch of feminism.
Song of the Current is one of those fantasy novels in which a new world is created in such stunning detail and depth that it immediately feels like home.
Enter to win a copy of The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World, by Shannon and Dean Hale, and a set of Squirrel Girl “squirrel ears.”
Giveaway begins February 5, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 5, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
What Makes a Hero? Jenniffer Wardell writes books about characters who don’t think of themselves as heroes at the start of their stories.
Enter to win an autographed copy of How To Be A Heroine for Girls: Inspiration from Classic Heroines, written by Kathleen Schuller and illustrated by Melissa Bailey.
Giveaway begins April 9, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 8, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
I want to talk about strong female characters in dystopian worlds, but right off the bat, I’m going to be difficult and say, “Whoa. Whoa. Whoa. What do we mean by strong exactly?”