Book Review: Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake

Book Review: Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake Traci Kenworth   Tor Books 2012       332 pages Hook: I think I killed a girl who looked like this once. Spoiler Alert for Anna if you haven’t read. This is the sequel to Anna Dressed in Blood, of course and Theseus Cassio Lowood is back as the […]

Some changes…

  What do you think of the new blog design? I like the simpleness and the misty setting reminds me of where my books are set: in the fictional Akara Mountains in Tennessee. The bridge is an image that particularly jumps out at me because it’s important in my stories. Hint: the dead ones often […]

Book Review: The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories

  Book Review: The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories selected by Tom Shippey   Traci Kenworth       Oxford University Press         1994       This book is full of some of the greats. I marvel at their worlds, their characters, the journeys taken. I’m only going to review a few stories, but I […]

Book Review: “Gone” by Michael Grant

  Book Review: Gone by Michael Grant   Traci Kenworth       Harper Teen 2008                               Supernatural                558 pages       When their teacher literally disappears from the classroom, students in Perdido Beach,   California discovers that all the adults as well as anyone over the age of fourteen are gone as well. […]

Book Review: Love Across Time by Anne Meredith

Book Review: Love Across Time by Anne Meredith Traci Kenworth   376 pages        St. Martin’s paperbacks 1995 Hook line: In her dreams, the man calls her name. Lindsey runs in fear of a portrait Jonathan showed her. It’s the man from her dreams every summer she returns to Windsor Hall(Jonathan’s aunt owns, Lindsey’s Grandma […]

Book Review: How to Write a Damn Good Novel II by James N. Frey

    Book Review: How To Write A Damn Good Novel II by James N. Frey   Traci Kenworth       St. Martin’s Press 1994                                     `Fiction       I’m going to take a quote from the book: “This book covers advanced techniques such as how to make your characters not just dynamic but […]

Book Review: The Secret Circle by L.J. Smith

    Book Review: The Secret Circle by L.J. Smith   Volume 1: The Initiation   Traci Kenworth       311 pages     Harper Paperbacks       1992   *SPOILER ALERT*       Cassie is a junior in high school and homesick for California. They are in her mother’s native home state and she is being […]

Book Review: Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King

Book Review: Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King Traci Kenworth   Scribner 2010 Short Story Collection-Horror 1922 Hook: April 11, 1930. A confession by Wilifred Leland James. He murdered his wife in June of 1922. His son, Henry, at 14, aided him although he beat fear into him over a two month period. All […]

Book Review: Bound by C.K. Bryant

Book Review: Bound Book One in the Crystor Series by C.K. Bryant                                                                                                                  Traci Kenworth   Smashswords Edition 2012                YA Suspense                                      212 pages Hook: Kira glanced up at the silver eyehook screwed into the gym ceiling. Kira Edwards is a nice, normal girl whose life is about to fall apart. Not only does she have […]