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Welcome to Smugglivus 2013! Throughout this month, we will have daily guests – authors and bloggers alike – looking back at their favorite reads of 2013, and looking forward to events and upcoming books in 2014. Who: Elizabeth Wein, author of the incomparable Code Name Verity and its 2013 companion novel, Rose Under Fire. Suffice […]
Title: Rose Under Fire Author: Elizabeth E Wein Genre: Historical, WWII Publisher: Electric Monkey / Disney Hyperion Publication Date: June 3 / September 10 2013 Hardcover: 368 Pages While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, American ATA pilot and amateur poet, Rose Justice, is captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbrück, […]
Welcome to Smugglivus 2012! Throughout this month, we will have daily guests – authors and bloggers alike – looking back at their favorite reads of 2012, and looking forward to events and upcoming books in 2013. Who: Elizabeth Wein, author of Historical YA novels including a series of Arthurian stories set in Ethiopia Recent Work: […]
Today we bring you the latest installment in our feature, “What She Said…” in which we both review books that the other has previously read and reviewed. This feature arose because of a very serious dilemma we faced at Casa De Smugglers: what happens when one of us reads and reviews a book that the […]
Title: The Sunbird Author: Elizabeth Wein Genre: Fantasy, Historical, PoC, Young Adult Publisher: Firebird Publication date: April 12th 2004 Paperback: 184 pages Telemakos is the grandson of two noble men: Kidane, member of the parliament in the African kingdom of Aksum, and Artos, the fallen High King of Britain. Telemakos is also an exceptional listener […]
Title: Code Name Verity Author: Elizabeth Wein Genre: Historical, Young Adult Publisher: Egmont (UK) / Disney-Hyperion (US) Publication date: February 6 2012 / May 15 2012 Hardcover/Paperback: 452 pages I have two weeks. You’ll shoot me at the end no matter what I do. That’s what you do to enemy agents. It’s what we do […]
“Inspirations and Influences” is a series of articles in which we invite authors to write guest posts talking about their…well, Inspirations and Influences. The cool thing is that the writers are given free rein so they can go wild and write about anything they want. It can be about their new book, series or about […]
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