Tag Archives: young adult

November 11

Book Review: A Buss from Lafayette, by Dorothea Jensen

A Buss from Lafayette, by Dorothea Jensen, is a delightful historical fiction for younger women. And if you didn’t already know, the word “buss” means kiss. Being a grandmother, I must say that I enjoyed every word of it. It is well-written, entertaining and a wonderful peek into the life of a girl who had […]

May 25

Book Review: “Evin” by A.S. Crowder, is an action-filled urban fantasy into another realm.

  Evin, by A.S. Crowder, is an urban fantasy, filled with action, sinister wraiths, magical daggers and mysterious portals – where good versus bad in a deadly conflict for survival. For readers of young-adult urban fantasy, this is a good read, well-written and with characters you really come to like. The story centers around Eva, […]

May 18

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May 17

IWIC Book Spotlight on EVIN by A.S. Crowder, a young adult sci-fi fantasy

Eva has never seen the Forest of Evin, but her fate and the fate of the Forest may be intertwined. Sinister forces seek to pull the Forest apart, and Eva may be the only one who can save it. Eva must travel between worlds to keep the Forest together—but the Forest of Evin thrums with […]

May 16

Author Spotlight on Anna Smith (pen name A.S. Crowder), author of EVIN, a young adult sci-fi fantasy

IWIC: Tell us about yourself. Anna: I’m a sociology adjunct by day and an author by night – and day. Really whenever there’s time. I’ve got three jobs, so I can’t be picky about when the work gets done. I’m from Huntsville, Alabama, the Rocket City. It’s an area that has an unusually high number […]

December 09

The Author Spotlight on Claudia Casser, author of “No Child Left Behind”

  “The more abstract the truth is that you would teach, the more you must seduce the senses to it.” Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil. First year of college, my philosophy classes both enthralled and enraged me. It was only the third year Yale admitted females as “freshmen;” years before Mory’s or Skull & […]

December 08

Book Review of No Child Left Behind by Claudia Casser “A fulfilling read, extravagant and will hold you to the end.”

No Child Left Behind by Claudia Casser is an entertaining read. The story, quite a mega-tale in size and scope, stretches between scifi, fantasy and dystopia. It revolves around a teenage boy, Geoff, who, because of his mother, an attorney who takes on a very unusual client, suddenly finds himself cast into a bizarre world […]