Chuck Wendig is an author and a fancy-pants blogger. His publisher asked me to blurb his upcoming novel ZERØES. At first I was all, “fuck that guy,” because Chuck Wendig, then I noticed the empty set symbol in the title. Well, since ARealGirl and I not only named our company […]Continue Reading →
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Book II of Pierce Brown's RED RISING trilogy
As a novelist, I realize I’m supposed to keep some level of analytical distance in order to critique to structure, form, plot, pacing, character development, etc., but for the RED RISING series, my button-pushing brain simply shuts off about five pages in — much as it does with the GAME OF THRONES series. Like an amoeba surrounding a hapless paramecium, Pierce Brown’s debut series simply engulfs me.
The single best thing I can say about GOLDEN SON and the series is this: I wish I could live in this world. Which is weird, considering …Continue Reading →