J. E. H U N T E R

A writer of young adult fiction specializing in self-publishing, creativity, and writing.

Every so often, a book calls to you. That was how I felt when I first read The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss a few years back. I loved this book so much I dreamed about it. I loved it so much I refused to read the sequel because I wanted to save …

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Book Review: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden I had this book on my shelf for about a year before my mother told me that she had read it and that she liked it. As a library technician, my mother knows books. So I knew I should pick it up and read it …

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Young Adult Book Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater I finished this book a long time ago, but am terribly behind on book reviews, so you’ll actually see what I thought of the entire Raven Cycle series in very short order (hint: I loved it). The Dream Thieves, picked up right where The Raven …

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Today I thought I’d write about reading something different. Obviously I read a lot of Young Adult Fiction and fantasy, but I also read short stories, poetry, literary fiction, general fiction, science fiction, romance, mystery, horror, children’s books, you name it, and I will read it! Recently, I saw this issue of Breathe in the …

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Young Adult Book Review: Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner Sometimes the problem with borrow e-books (or audiobooks) from the library is that they expire and if I haven’t read them fast enough then I need to go on the wait list to borrow them again. This happened with Their Fractured Light. …

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Today is the last day of the year! That means it’s time to take a look at how I’ve done over the past year, and to look at my plans for next year. I set my Goodreads goal to 60 books for 2017, and reached that goal last week. I’m currently sitting sitting at 62 …

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Okay, first off I’m going to admit that it’s been a while, a long while, since I’ve blogged about anything. Somehow, I fell into a blogging summer vacation. I imagine it was all the sun and the hot weather that pulled me away. The good news is I have a lot of catching up to …

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I have that wonderful spring feeling again! Yesterday it was 7 above, things were melting, and I went out for a walk in weather was finally incapable of freezing me to death in hours. I had books on my mind (of course), and thought, you know, that my upcoming reads would probably like to get …

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Young Adult Audiobook Review: Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor Late last year I listened to the first book in this series on audiobook, and it was fantastic! The second book did not disappoint, but I will say that there were fewer surprises. Laini Taylor’s world of Eretz, on the other side of …

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