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Author Sarah Lagan and her latest novel, Good Neighbor
Daryl M., February 25, 2021

Sarah Langan, a Columbia MFA graduate with an MS in environmental toxicology, is a three-time recipient of the Bram Stoker Award. One of her previous novels, The Keeper, was a New York Times Editors’ Pick.

Author Victoria Gosling and her debut novel, Before the Ruins
Daryl M., February 19, 2021

Victoria Gosling grew up in Wiltshire, England, and studied English Literature at Manchester University. She is the founder of The Reader Berlin, hosting salon nights in Berlin and writers’ retreats in Greece and Italy. She also organizes The Berlin Writing Prize.

Author Anne Youngson and her latest novel, The Narrowboat Summer
Daryl M., February 16, 2021

Anne Youngson is retired and lives in Oxfordshire. She has two children and three grandchildren to date. Her debut novel, Meet Me at the Museum, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.

Author Serena Burdick and her latest book, Find Me in Havana
Daryl M., February 11, 2021

Serena Burdick graduated from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in California before moving to New York City to pursue a degree in English Literature at Brooklyn College.

Author C.S. Malerich and her latest novella, The Factory Witches of Lowell
Daryl M., February 04, 2021

C.S. Malerich is the author of the novel Fire & Locket. In addition to writing, she has taught mythology to undergrads at the University of Maryland and pursued interests in folklore, cultural studies, and public health, sometimes all at once.

Author T.A. Willberg and her debut novel, Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder
Daryl M., January 28, 2021

T.A. Willberg was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and holds a chiropractic master's degree from Durban University of Technology. She currently lives in Malta with her partner.

Author Paul Cornell and his book series, Witches of Lychford
Daryl M., January 14, 2021

Paul Cornell is a writer of science fiction and fantasy in prose, comics, and TV. He is one of only two people to be Hugo Award-nominated for all three media.

Author Michel Faber and his latest book, (A Tale of Two Worlds)
Daryl M., January 07, 2021

Michel Faber has written seven other books, including the highly acclaimed The Crimson Petal and the White,

Collage of favorite books of 2020
Daryl M., December 30, 2020

Season’s Readings everyone! Well, 2020 has been quite a year, and not simply in terms of fiction and non-fiction titles. With the continuing pandemic, the natural disasters, and the civil and political unrest, the need for diversion and windows into differing perspectives has never been more important.

Author Charlie N. Holmberg and her latest book, Spellbreaker
Daryl M., December 24, 2020

Charlie N. Holmberg is an award-winning, best-selling, and internationally published author of fantasy and romantic fiction. She was raised a Trekkie alongside three sisters, who also have boy names. She is a proud BYU alumna, plays the ukulele, owns too many pairs of glasses, and finally adopted a dog.