Review: Subway | Palliatopia by S.W. Lothian

I was offered an Author Review Copy of Subway | Palliatopia in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions listed below are my own. Title: Subway | Palliatopia (Subway #1) Genre: YA Dystopian Thriller Length: 265 pages Blurb: EVERYTHING HAS A PRICE. In a world that’s self-obsessed, every moment is shared, and every move is … Continue reading Review: Subway | Palliatopia by S.W. Lothian

Book Review: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry [MINIMAL SPOILERS]

Gathering Blue is one of four sci-fi / utopian stories by Lois Lowry, known informally as The Giver Quartet.  The Giver, I'd say, is the most well-known of these books, and for me, it was a mixture of disturbing, fascinating, and thought-provoking content.  The way it handled human emotions, even the beginnings of puberty, was … Continue reading Book Review: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry [MINIMAL SPOILERS]

On Star Wars and Writing – Guest Post by Julia Byers

Hi everyone!  I've been invited to take part in the 2016 Chapter One Young Writers Conference blog tour, featuring guest posts, interviews, and giveaways from the esteemed founders all around the writerly blogosphere.  Julia, Ch1Con's amazing founder, is here with us today to talk about how the Star Wars film franchise has influenced her as … Continue reading On Star Wars and Writing – Guest Post by Julia Byers