Meet the Hero: Lancelot

Meet Lance Full Name: Lancelot "Lance" Dulac Featured in: I, Guinevere by C.K. Brooke From: Dulac’s Farm, Camylot, Isle of the Bryttons Status: Farmer’s son, swordsman hobbyist Distinguishing characteristics: Young and handsome. Brown hair and amber-gold eyes. Skilled and promising swordsman. Motivations: Lance has long dreamed of wielding his beloved sword, Secace, in the queen’s … Continue reading Meet the Hero: Lancelot

Meet the Hero: Casmir

Meet Casmir Full Name: Casmir Abdul Featured in: The Emperor’s Daughters by C.K. Brooke From: Al-Habar Status: Sultan of Al-Habar Distinguishing characteristics: Tan, shaved head, aquiline nose. Liquid brown eyes, broad-shouldered, extremely handsome. Deep voice. Patient, slow to anger; but once angry, his justice can be formidable. Motivations: Making his nation a better place and … Continue reading Meet the Hero: Casmir

Meet the Heroine: Raphaela

Meet Raphaela Photography by Averie Woodard. Courtesy of Unsplash. Full Name: Grand Duchess Raphaela Ducelle From: Jordinia Featured in: The Emperor's Daughters by C.K. Brooke Status: Grand Duchess of Jordinia Distinguishing characteristics: Long black hair, green eyes, freckles, a slightly hoarse voice. Motivations: Independence, novelty, freedom. Raphaela wants to travel the world and make her … Continue reading Meet the Heroine: Raphaela

Meet the Heroine: Em

Meet Em Photography by Kenny Luo. Courtesy of Unsplash. Full Name: Emeline Winthrop Featured in: Commanding His Heart: American Pirate Romances #2 by C.K. Brooke Era: 1785, Post-Revolutionary U.S. From: Jamestown, Virginia Status: Farmer’s daughter. Industrious maker of cheese & soap. Distinguishing characteristics: Long, raven hair; hopeless romantic Motivations: A happy future. She refuses to … Continue reading Meet the Heroine: Em

Book Review: Alterations by Stephanie Scott

"The internship was all kids my age who were here to sharpen their talents. They wanted to create the next wave of fashion. And I’d lied to them. I was lying to all of them." - 23% Alterations (2016) is a YA novel by debut author Stephanie Scott, and I'm going to jump right in … Continue reading Book Review: Alterations by Stephanie Scott