The Book’s Basics Title: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Author: Jenny Han Series: Yes Genre: YA Romance Length: 368 pages Initial Reaction: It was cute, had dynamic characters, and also addressed important issues. Summary Lara Jean has loved five boys in her life. She has never told them, instead deciding to let themContinue reading “Book Rec: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han”
The Book’s Basics Title: The Radium Girls Author: Kate Moore Series: No. Genre: Non-fiction, but told like a story. Length: 480 pages Initial Reaction: Anger that women were treated this way, but grateful that working conditions have improved. Summary This book explores the stories of women who worked as painters in the early to midContinue reading “Book Rec: The Radium Girls by Kate Moore”
Brief Biography Victoria (V.E) Schwab lives between the US, Scotland, and France. She was born in the late 80’s. She went to Washington University and majored in Communication Design after deciding against several other majors. She has published a lot of stories, with a mix of different age groups and formats. Her first book, TheContinue reading “Reading to Write Series: V.E. Schwab”
And – exhale. I hope that you’ve all been well! The time I’ve had off has been both busier and longer than expected, but I am so excited to be back. Here’s a quick recap on what I’ve been up to: Virtual book and movie club I started a book and movie club with someContinue reading “Back From My Breather”
Taking a break from posting for a month or so to sort out my health.
An overview of a new series where I will be reading books by specific authors and will try to learn from them to improve my own writing.
I’ve read a fair amount of books on writing over the years, but these ones are the ones that I have found the most helpful.
I have mixed feelings about this book. In some regards it was good, but it needed a bit more polishing and there were a couple of aspects that I found to be problematic.
Raybearer is a fantastic book, and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys YA Fantasy. It is wonderfully diverse and the characters are great.
It’s been three months since I’ve finished the first full draft of my novel, and now I’m preparing to dive into edits. I outline my game plan.