A little birdie dropped this post off, and wow, I'm excited to share it! I know we've been getting a lot of bird books recently (crows! ravens! idk eagles!) but this is one you definitely do not want to miss out on. Kalyn Josephson's The Storm Crow features magical elemental crows, invading empires, and dangerous … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Author Interview with Kalyn Josephson on The Storm Crow (+INTL Giveaway)
4 stars The people of Uztar rever the birds of prey in the sky, and no one is more honored than the falconers who call them to their fists. Brysen strives to be a great falconer--while his twin sister, Kylee, rejects her ancient gifts and wishes to be free of falconry. She's nearly made it … Continue reading Black Wings Beating by Alex London (DRC): Falconry, Fantasy, and #OwnVoices LGBTQ+ Rep!
If you had to only read one guest post in your life, this is the one I'd recommend, and I'm not just saying this because it's on my blog. (Also, welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Megan Bannen's The Bird and the Blade etc. etc. giveaway etc. please keep reading I promise you … Continue reading Ask Megan: An Advice Column for the Characters in The Bird and the Blade (Blog Tour + Giveaway!)
One of the most popular animals on YA book covers is a bird. There's something about birds, particularly black ones, that are a prominent recurring theme in many novels, predominantly fantasy. And so, for this week's Cover Geek, I thought we could focus on some covers with birds on them--of all types, graphic, photographed, etc. … Continue reading Cover Geek #9: The Birds on YA Covers