Canadian, Good Books for Boys, Gothic, Historical Fiction, Speculative Fiction/Sci-Fi

Dark in all the Right Places: This Dark Endeavour

Identical twins Victor and Konrad Frankenstein spend most of their days sailing, fencing, and laughing with their fiesty cousin Elizabeth and their witty, bookish friend, Henry. But when Konrad falls ill, and no doctor can figure out the cause or a cure, Victor takes matters into his own hands. He believes the cure lies in one of… Continue reading Dark in all the Right Places: This Dark Endeavour

Canadian, Words That Start With B, YA

Putting the B in CBC, Part Two

  More love for (and from) the CBC!I had a great chat with CBC's Erin Balser this week when I stopped by to discuss Words That Start With B for CBC Books' The Book Club. This month they are focusing on all things YA. Check out their website, which features great articles, quizzes (What does your… Continue reading Putting the B in CBC, Part Two

Canadian, Words That Start With B

Putting the “B” in CBC

This has been an excellent week for press. First of all, I had the pleasure of taping a segment for CBC radio alongside Kevin Sylvester and Kenneth Oppel, moderated by Mary Ito. Don't miss this stimulating discussion on the writing process and all things children's literature. The segment will air on CBC radio's Fresh Air this Sunday, October… Continue reading Putting the “B” in CBC