Women’s Prize for Fiction – Piranesi

Award Other names for the prize: Orange Prize for Fiction, Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction, and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Who: Established for women because they were underrepresented in major literary awardsWhat: awarded to a female author of any nationality for the best original full-length novel written in EnglishWhen: 1996-present Prize: 30,000 pounds (about $40,000)… Continue reading Women’s Prize for Fiction – Piranesi

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Garcia-Moreno

Folktales are full of such coincidences that are never coincidences at all, but the brittle games of powerful forces. If you follow trends in novels, then you must have heard of this book by now, or at least the author's other famous novel Mexican Gothic. I put Gods of Jade and Shadow on my hold… Continue reading Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Garcia-Moreno

The Lynburn Legacy Trilogy: Unspoken, Untold, Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan

Kami had been hearing a voice in her head all her life.  When she was eight, people had thought it was cute that she had an imaginary friend. It was very different now that she was seventeen.  Kami was accustomed to people thinking she was crazy.” –From Unspoken With witty dialogue reminiscent of the Gilmore Girls, the teenage… Continue reading The Lynburn Legacy Trilogy: Unspoken, Untold, Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan