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    It’s the season of pumpkin-flavored everything. This is cause for rejoicing for some and eye-rolling for others. Love it or hate it, your selection from the fall drink menu says much about your preferences. Read on for some delicious pairings and learn what fictional character you are based on your favorite fall beverage. Hint: If you’ve read our book, Trials of the Innermost, you might recognize some names. Pumpkin Spice Latte What is it: The grand high poobah of fall beverages, blending pumpkin flavor with a mixture of spices like cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg to create a tasty treat that satisfies the palate and spursRead More →

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    The dog days of summer lie behind us. Costco already has holiday decorations on the shelves. Between the fire and ice is one of J & K’s favorite times of the year: fall. The season beckons with verdant pumpkin patches, crisp apple cider, and of course, all manner of haunted and scary things. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite spooky fall reads to help set the mood. These books are best read with the lights on. Mexican Gothic Haunted house in the countryside? Check. Plucky heroine? Check. A wealthy family with a sordid past? Present and accounted for. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia startsRead More →

    Welcome to another Author Highlight, a series where we feature authors like ourselves. You’ll find author interviews, tips, stories, poetry, and more. We aim to entertain, promote, and inspire. Other interviews can be found here. Madelaine Taylor Joining us in our post today is Madelaine Taylor, a writer currently based in Northumberland. There she enjoys tea, cake and a cozy blanket or wandering the countryside wondering at the castles, beaches and woodlands. Her literary favorites are the wonderful Sir Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Tolkien and Eddings. And the delightful Gail Simone and Becky Cloonan. Madelaine’s latest release is The Shadow War, second in her Mortara fantasy series.Read More →