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Title: The Shadow Cipher Author: Laura Ruby Genre: Fantasy, Middle Grade Publisher: Walden Pond Press Publication Date: May 16 2017 Hardcover: 448 Pages It was 1798 when the Morningstarr twins arrived in New York with a vision for a magnificent city: towering skyscrapers, dazzling machines, and winding train lines, all running on technology no one […]
In which we showcase the cover and excerpt of Laura Ruby’s (author of the excellent Bone Gap) upcoming novel, York. Without further ado, behold! The smugglerific cover! About the Book: It was 1798 when the Morningstarr twins arrived in New York with a vision for a magnificent city: towering skyscrapers, dazzling machines, and winding train […]
Welcome to Smugglivus 2015! Throughout this month, we will have daily guests – authors and bloggers alike – looking back at their favorite reads of 2015, looking forward to events and upcoming books in 2016, and more. Who: Laura Ruby, author of the extraordinary Bone Gap, one of Ana’s top reads of the year. Please […]
Bone Gap is a book about perspective. About the difference between looking and seeing. About fairytales, self-image, the heavy burden that beauty can be and the pernicious ways we look at and treat women. It’s awfully tense and there is this feeling of anxious momentum that runs through this novel. It’s also very romantic where […]
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