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Does Your Novel Deserve a Sequel?

Does your novel deserve a sequel? That’s a tough question to answer. As fiction writers, I think we’d most often like the answer to be: “Yes!” It’s hard to let go of characters and plots and worlds we adore. However – surprise, surprise – not all novels need a sequel. In fact, some of them […]

Austenland by Shannon Hale

Title: Austenland Author: Shannon Hale Genre: Contemporary Romance Age-Range: 14+ (young adult/adult) Era: contemporary Setting: New York, USA and England Publisher: Bloomsbury Source: library Rating: 4/5 stars Content: 3.5/5. It’s been a while, so I don’t remember exactly. Some cussing, but extremely rare … and unnecessary in my opinion. I just remember one or two words. A little […]