Author Interview:: Lyssa Chiavari

Since I got to review Tash Hearts Tolstoy on Monday and Song of the Current on Friday, I thought I’d make this week ace week all the way through, and feature an asexual author! Today, I’d like to introduce you to Lyssa Chiavari! Lyssa Chiavari is an author of speculative fiction for young adults, including Fourth World, the first…

Review:: Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee

After a shout-out from one of the Internet’s superstar vloggers, Natasha “Tash” Zelenka finds herself and her obscure, amateur web series, Unhappy Families, thrust into the limelight: She’s gone viral in Tash Hearts Tolstoy. Her show is a modern adaptation of Anna Karenina—written by Tash’s literary love Count Lev Nikolayevich “Leo” Tolstoy. Tash is a fan of…

Review:: Keeper of the Dawn by Dianna Gunn

Sometimes failure is just the beginning, especially in Keeper of the Dawn. All Lai has ever wanted is to become a priestess, like her mother and grandmother before her, in service to their beloved goddess. That’s before the unthinkable happens, and Lai fails the trials she has trained for her entire life. She makes the only…

Character Interview: Hello World

Scott’s skills as a surveillance expert come in pretty handy when he’s breaking down firewalls. But hacktivism isn’t enough; he’s going after the holy grail—UltSyn’s Human Information Drives, human assets implanted with cerebral microchips. While plenty of hackers are trying to save the world these days, all Scott wants is to find his sister in Hello…

My NaNo Rebellion!

I’m not really a rebel, most of the time. I like to follow the rules, unless they’re stupid or I absolutely can’t. In the case of National Novel Writing Month, there’s just absolutely no way that I can actually write 50,000 words of a novel and still do my job (which is writing for a…