Posts Tagged Dystopian

Ignite’s Audio Book soon to be released!

Ignite’s Audio Book soon to be released!

Hooray! The Ignite: Book Three of the Resistance Series Audio Book, narrated by the wonderful and versatile Sarah Rogers, will be available on Amazon and Audible next week! Did you know that if you’ve already purchased Ignite on Amazon.com, either in paperback or ebook, you can get […]

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Preparing For the New Arrival

Preparing For the New Arrival

I’m preparing to welcome a new ink-and-paper child into the world, and just as if I were awaiting a new arrival of the flesh-and-blood variety, I feel the need to nest. Resist, the second book in The Resistance Series, will be joining its older sibling, Counteract, this […]

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Counteract Book Trailer

Counteract Book Trailer

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Comparison of Lord of the Flies by William Golding and Gone by Michael Grant

Comparison of Lord of the Flies by William Golding and Gone by Michael Grant

Lord of the Flies (1954) and Gone (2008) share a common theme: that the human impulse toward civilization is not as deeply rooted as the human impulse toward savagery.  Both novels explore what happens when children are left without any adult supervision. In Lord of the Flies, […]

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The Year of My Dystopia

The Year of My Dystopia

I spent seventh grade in a dystopian haze, haunted by thoughts of totalitarian regimes, privations, curtailed personal freedoms, ubiquitous surveillance technology, and nuclear war.  Oh, and those awful utilitarian jumpsuits everyone had to wear. And why, you ask? Well, it was like this… Back in the 70s, […]

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Resist: Book Two of the Resistance Series won a Silver Medal in the 2016 International Wishing Shelf Book Awards
Resist was named Best YA Fiction 2016 by the Texas Association of Authors Book Awards