Monthly Reading Wrap Up | Turned out to be a fairy tale month for me! Started off with The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy, by Nikki Loftin, which was super fun. It features candy! Also… there may or may not be themes of cannibalism. Cornelia Funke’sRecklesswas similarly dark, with no happily ever after. Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu was beautiful—like heart-wrenchingly beautiful, and I highly recommend it. Finally, just finished the first book in The Sisters Grimm series by Michael Buckley, and I want to give the Big Bad Wolf a hug.
Dan Krokos is the author of the False Memory series (FALSE MEMORY, FALSE SIGHT) and THE PLANET THIEVES, the first in a middle grade series. Released May 21, THE PLANET THIEVES is the story of a Mason Stark and his fellow cadets aboard the Egypt, forced to take control of the spaceship when the crew is captured.
Dan’s official bio notes that “[h]e enjoys watching TV, playing MMORPGs, and drinking coffee.”
Two weeks ago, thirteen-year-old Mason Stark and seventeen of his fellow cadets from the Academy for Earth Space Command boarded the SS Egypt. The trip was supposed to be a short routine voyage to log their required spacetime for summer quarter.
I’m lucky enough to have my dream job. But even though I make up stories for a living, I still seek inspiration outside of books. Music gets me inspired more than anything. I like everything (except for some things). My favorite band is TOOL, but I will rock out to Rihanna. I’d prefer some NIN, but you know what? That Katy Perry song “Who Am I Living For?” is pretty good. It’s actually really good. Don’t look at me like that. Continue reading on Tor/Forge blog »