Review–After the Fire by Will Hill

This is an amazing book, harsh without being for titillation, much like Handmaid’s Tale and Gather the Daughters. It hurts. It gives hope, and takes it away, and gives it again in very cruel ways. If a dark peek into the worst of humanity interests you, I suggest you add After the Fire, and Moonbeam’s story, to your reading list.

Book Review: Unpregnant

Apart from these conveniences which allow the plot to happen when many a young woman would be roadblocked, UNPREGNANT gives us a very real look at the circumstances of accessibility to reproductive healthcare. It's a coming of age story that shows the mixed signals we give teens, expecting them to act as proto-adults while disallowing them the agency to make informed decisions for themselves. It's a vast canyon that seems as wide as the distance between Veronica and the only clinic she can find that is legally allowed to help her, and I can't help but think Hendriks and Caplan gave us this metaphor intentionally.

New Review for The Hole in the World

What a great novel! It’s a new take on the magic that surrounds us. The characters are well written and the story definitely surprised me; I was not expecting the ending to go that direction. A delightful story!Katherine Chivers

Still holiday shopping?

Books make excellent, lasting, and meaningful gifts! If someone on your list is a reader who enjoys young adult fantasy, The Hole in the World may be their new favorite! You can purchase it here on my website and get a personalized copy, or you can order from Amazon or Barnes & Noble, where you... Continue Reading →

The Hole in the World – Giveaway!

I decided to do a giveaway this December in hopes of building some following in the lead-up to launching my newsletter in January. I’m giving away: A signed copy of my debut novel, The Hole in the WorldA winter themed scented candleA selection of fun unicorn stickers from various Redbubble artists, including my awesome saltmate... Continue Reading →

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