Review: Final Draft by Riley Redgate

The only sort of risk 18-year-old Laila Piedra enjoys in Final Draft is the peril she writes for the characters in her stories: epic sci-fi worlds full of quests, forbidden love, and robots. Her creative writing teacher has always told her she has a special talent. But three months before her graduation, he’s suddenly replaced—by Nadiya Nazarenko,…

Review:: Descendants by Rae Else

There are lots of stories about the children of gods. But what about those cursed by the gods, and their descendants… El, a seventeen-year-old has inherited an ancient and deadly power. She loses control of it, causing a horrific accident, and becomes the prey of a secret organisation, known as the Order. Forced from her…

Guest Post:: Ace Coding for the Allo Eyes

This guest post is written by Tiffany Rose, one of the co-authors of Hello World, which I featured earlier on CandidCeillie in a character interview.  I’ve recently noticed that allosexuals (that’s people who are sexually attracted to others) don’t pick up asexual coding. So if you see someone running around labeling everyone in sight ace, that’s probably just…

Snippet Saturday!

Those of you who follow me on Twitter will already know this, but I’m participating in NaNoWriMo for the first time in five years. I’m also rebelling because I literally write for a living and couldn’t do 50k on top of all that I do for the blog and for work. I’d never sleep or…

Review:: First Comes Love by Emily Giffin

In this dazzling new novel, Emily Giffin, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed, Where We Belong, and The One & Only introduces a pair of sisters who find themselves at a crossroads in First Comes Love. Growing up, Josie and Meredith Garland shared a loving, if sometimes contentious relationship. Josie was impulsive,…

Review:: Soundless by Richelle Mead

For as long as Fei can remember, no one in her Soundless village has been able to hear. Rocky terrain and frequent avalanches make it impossible to leave the village, so Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom. When…