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Day: January 20, 2017

YA Book Review: Enthroned, A New Twist on an Old Tale (2013)

18SHARESShare on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly Enthroned YA Book Review There are some books that I will always pick up. Stories based on the legends of King Arthur are very high on this list. When I saw that K.M. Shea had reimagined King Arthur with time travel and girl power, I knew I had to check out her series. I was a little wary, but I was also curious. Curiosity won out (and a Kindle book sale helped). So far, there are six books in the “King Arthur and Her Knights” series and the first is Enthroned.  RELATED Revisiting Disney: The Sword in the Stone To be honest,...

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Throwing Steampunk and Gothic Romance into a Blender: A Guest Post by Kristen Brand

22SHARESShare on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly I love gothic romance. Haunted castles, a dark and enigmatic hero, the innocent heroine caught up in a web of secrets (and wearing a gorgeous period dress)—wrap it all up in a beautiful, creeping sense of dread, and you have a story that I’ll binge watch or read to finish. When I wanted to write a steampunk novel, Victorian gothic fiction was my inspiration. I could write about mad science, murderers, and haunted dirigibles, so really, how could I resist? Taking inspiration from Dracula, my novel, Ghost Machine, is set in an alternate version of 19th century Transylvania....

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