Divergent the Movie: A Review

Divergent the Movie: A Review There are a lot of YA dystopian novels out on the market and I enjoy finding a story that rises above the fray. Divergent, the first of Veronica Roth’s dystopian series, was delight to read and I was excited to watch the book made into a movie and released last month. The […]

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Writer on the Go Part 2

Writer on the Go Part 2 For a writer, a good word processor is critical for productivity. For the time-crunched writer, the world of mobile phones/tablets and writing apps is a godsend. So today, I’ve included apps I use with the tools I described in last month’s post to increase my daily word counts when I’m […]

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Writer on the Go- Part 1

Writer on the Go, Part 1  As a writer with a full-time job, time is a precious commodity. Add to that a long commute, large family, and everything else in an average, crazy lifestyle, and carving out even a few minutes to write is a near impossibility. I’ve read of writers that require X number of hours […]

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Arclight by Josin L. McQuein

As a former reluctant reader, who loves sports, video games, and anything visual, the faster the author gets me into the story, the faster they hook me as a reader. When I came across Arclight by Josin L. McQuein  in my library’s science fiction list I was hooked by the first page. Marina, the main character, is on an isolated island of […]

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A Confusion of Princes

When it comes to YA science fiction, space opera is not a prominent subgenre. Think of Star Wars, Star Trek, and the like, and I bet you can count the number of YA space operas with your fingers. So I was pleasantly surprised to find Garth Nix’s A Confusion of Princes. A Confusion of Princes is an epic […]

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