There is something deeply bittersweet about the last book in a series. Has anyone else ever felt this? You spend two, three, even five books lost in a single world, traveling with a group of characters through hardship, loss, and triumph, and then suddenly, you pick up the final book and realize . . . … Continue reading Inkdeath


The second book in a series always makes me nervous. Especially if the first book is one of my favorites. The second book in a series is chancy. If the series as a whole is going to fail, the second book will be where it happens. Sometimes I just prefer to enjoy the first book, … Continue reading Inkspell


“What’s your favorite book?” I always laugh at that question, don’t you? You can’t have a favorite book. Every book is different and wonderful in its own way. Most of us could choose twenty ‘favorite’ books very easily, usually without thinking too hard about it. Well, I have a confession. I do have a favorite … Continue reading Inkheart