Steampunk celebrates its 31st birthday on April 27, so join in the festivities with the high-flying adventure, Army of Brass. About Steampunk “Steampunk” began as a literary genre, but has expanded to include fashion, music, art, and live events all over the world. During 2017, in honor of author K.W. Jeter coining the term in … Continue reading Army of Brass Launch Announcement!
Shadow and Bone is the first of three books in the Grisha Series by Leigh Bardugo. Set in a fictional world heavily influenced by Russian culture (Leigh Bardugo dubbed her genre "Tsarpunk", squee!), the story follows Alina, an orphan and mapmaker for the First Army, who is discovered to be a Sun Summoner: a rare … Continue reading Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Recently, I joined a book club run by one of my best friends which focuses on promoting critical thinking, especially in terms of the political and social issues of today. The book club is called Books for the Resistance. Our book for August/September was The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. The novel follows Starr, … Continue reading Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
This week's blog post comes a couple days earlier than usual to help support the Book Sparks #SpeakOut campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault. The campaign is raising money for the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC). Today, April 19th, 30% of all proceeds from the sale of It Happens All the Time … Continue reading #SpeakOut Against Sexual Assault