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Welcome to Smugglivus 2014! Throughout this month, we will have daily guests – authors and bloggers alike – looking back at their favorite reads of 2014, looking forward to events and upcoming books in 2015, and more. Who: Kate Milford, author of awesome Historical/Fantastical Middle Grade and Young Adult books. Recent work include the novella […]
Title: Greenglass House Author: Kate Milford Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade Publisher: Clarion Books Publication Date: August 2014 Hardcover: 384 Pages A rambling old inn, a strange map, an attic packed with treasures, squabbling guests, theft, friendship, and an unusual haunting mark this smart middle grade mystery in the tradition of the Mysterious Benedict Society books […]
“Inspirations and Influences” is a series of articles in which we invite authors to write guest posts talking about their…well, Inspirations and Influences. In this series, we invite writers to talk about their new books, older titles, and their writing overall Today’s guest talking Inspirations and Influences is Kate Milford, who will give us the […]
We’re reviewing a double-dose of Kate Milford’s Aracana Project – two novellas set in the same world as her awesome full-length novels The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands. Yesterday (Part I) we reviewed The Kairos Mechanism; today we review Bluecrowne. Title: Bluecrowne Author: Kate Milford Genre: Historical Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Kate Milford (Kickstarter-Funded) Publication […]
Today our guest is Kate Milford, author of wonderful historical MG/YA fiction, steeped in folklore and a dash of horror. We’re thrilled to have Kate over to talk about her books and novellas – in particular, to talk about her second crowdfunded storytelling effort, Bluecrowne! Please give a warm welcome to Kate, folks! The Book […]
We’re reviewing a double-dose of Kate Milford’s Aracana Project – two novellas set in the same world as her awesome full-length novels The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands. Today’s review (Part I) is for The Kairos Mechanism; tomorrow we review Bluecrowne. Title: The Kairos Mechanism Author: Kate Milford Genre: Historical Fantasy, Horror, Middle Grade/Young Adult […]
Hello everyone and Happy Sunday! Let’s dive right in, shall we? A Last Reminder for the Hugo Awards: If you haven’t sent in your nomination ballot yet, you still have a few hours to get your selections in! The nomination pool closes on Monday, March 31 at 11:59 pm PDT (7:59 am BST on Tuesday […]
Kate Milford is a Smuggler-favourite and we have loved all of her books so far (The Boneshaker, The Broken Lands and the short The Kairos Mechanism). That’s why today, we are thrilled to host the cover reveal for Greenglass House, her next book as well as to offer an ARC to one of our readers. […]
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 […]
It’s Friday so this means we are over at Kirkus! This week, Ana takes a look at some short fictions from 2012 – “The Kairos Mechanism” by Kate Milford; “Scorched Supper on New Niger” by Suzy McKee Charnas; and “A Silly Love Story” by Nicole Cipri. Go forth and read it HERE.
The Feats of Strength are an integral part of our annual Smugglivus Tradition. In previous years, the Feats of Strength were a challenge in which we dared each other to read a book that we knew was so far beyond the other’s comfort zone as to put it in another galaxy altogether. This year, we […]
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: Kate Milford, author of awesome Historical/Fantastical Middle Grade and Young Adult books. Recent Work: The incredible The Boneshaker […]
Title: The Broken Lands Author: Kate Milford, illustrated by Andrea Offermann Genre: Historical Fantasy, Young Adult, PoC Publisher: Clarion Books Publication date: September 4 2012 Hardcover: 464 pages A crossroads can be a place of great power. So begins this deliciously spine-tingling prequel to Kate Milford’s The Boneshaker, set in the colorful world of nineteenth-century […]
Title: The Boneshaker Author: Kate Milford / Illustrations by Andrea Offermann Genre: Historical, Fantasy, Horror, Americana, Young Adult, NOT-STEAMPUNK! Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication date: May 21st 2010 Hardcover: 372 pages Thirteen-year-old Natalie Minks loves machines, particularly automata—self-operating mechanical devices, usually powered by clockwork. When Jake Limberleg and his traveling medicine show arrive in her […]
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