Night World #5: The Chosen by L.J. Smith

So far I think I’ve been enjoying rereading the Night World series more than I enjoyed reading them as a teen. What were enjoyable stories before are now much more because I can pick out how layered the stories are. I think though, #5 The Chosen is the exception. I remember this being my favorite […]

Night World Girls and Why I Love Them

Sometimes I feel like I’m the last person in the world to discover LJ Smith. Ten years ago I was surrounded by her works – working in a bookshop during my gap year – but I was very firmly a high fantasy and horror reader back then, and Smith’s books just didn’t hit my radar. […]

Interview with Steven Roman, author of Blood Feud

Steven A. Roman is the bestselling author of X-Men: The Chaos Engine Trilogy and Final Destination: Dead Man’s Hand. His latest work is the dark-urban-fantasy adventure Blood Feud: The Saga of Pandora Zwieback, Book 1. Blood Feud is about Pandora, a young woman who discovers monsters are real in NYC and only she can see […]

Top Reads for 2011

Every year for fun the MonsterLibrarian crew picks their favorite reads of the year (from the books we read, not necessarily the ones published in that year). Here are our picks for top YA reads. What are yours? The Monster Librarian’s Top Picks for Young Adults, 2011 A special mention goes to Miss Peregrine’s Home […]