Author Archives: Katy K.

About Katy K.

I'm a librarian and book worm who believes that children and adults deserve great books to read.

3 Spine-Tinglers: The Plentiful Darkness, Long Lost, and Paola Santiago and the Forest of Nightmares

Halloween may be over, but I’m still reading books to make you want to keep the light on at night. Continue reading

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That Thing about Bollywood by Supriya Kelkar

A girl who’s always loved Bollywood but keeps her feelings locked up suddenly unable to stop singing and dancing about them – and everyone else thinks it’s normal. Continue reading

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The Last Fallen Star by Graci Kim

An impossible task, banished magicians, the meaning of family, and deepest betrayals blend in The Last Fallen Star by Graci Kim. Continue reading

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Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff

Here’s a beautiful ghostly tale of self-discovery from this year’s Cybils reading. Continue reading

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The School Between Winter and Fairyland by Heather Fawcett

Here’s a newly-released book from Canadian fantasy author Heather Fawcett. Continue reading

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Scales and Sensibility by Stephanie Burgis

In which I break from my reviews of middle grade fantasy to read a fantasy romance, with small dragons! Continue reading

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The Wild Huntsboys by Martin Stewart

The deprivations of wartime London mix with the modern era and dark fairies.   Continue reading

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Time Villains by Victor Piñeiro

Here’s a fast-paced time travel adventure, with two modern-day kids at a school with more secrets than they know about accidentally bringing the notorious pirate Blackbeard into the present day. Continue reading

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Blog Tour! THE TROUBLED GIRLS OF DRAGOMIR ACADEMY

I am so honored to be part of the blog tour for Anne Ursu’s latest book! Read all about it! Continue reading

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Nominate Me for the Cybils Award!

Here are 18 books that haven’t been nominated for the Cybils as of this writing, which I would really love to see nominated! Continue reading

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