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Giveaway: If I Had a Gryphon

We are a month away from the release of my first picture book, If I Had a Gryphon (Tundra Books, February 9/16). In this primer on magical pet care, Sam deliberates the pros and cons of raising a series of fantastic beasts, including unicorns, gryphons, krakens, hippogriffs and many more! Here are what people are saying… Continue reading Giveaway: If I Had a Gryphon

Speculative Fiction/Sci-Fi, YA

Epic Fun: Zombies vs. Unicorns

Prepare for an epic literary showdown! Zombies vs Unicorns was just the thing I needed to snap me out of my reader's ennui:* Funny, refreshing, and irreverent. The book rests on the friendly feud that editors Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier have been having via their personal blogs about what is more awesome, zombies or unicorns. Enter Margaret K. McElderry books and… Continue reading Epic Fun: Zombies vs. Unicorns