Terry Pratchett and other fantasy authors score at this year's ALA…

On Monday, the American Library Association announced the winners of dozens of book awards. The most famous of these are the Newbery and the Caldecott awards for children's books and the Michael L. Printz Award for young adult literature. They also include the William C. Morris award for best book for young adults by… » 1/31/13 4:21pm 1/31/13 4:21pm

What if Dragons were more like Vulcans who breathe fire?

There's a lot to love about Seraphina, the new young-adult fantasy novel by Rachel Hartman. The book comes up with a cool new spin on a well-worn fantasy world, in the medieval-esque country of Goredd. It has an appealing heroine, the young assistant music master Seraphina who investigates a secret plot to undo 40… » 9/21/12 11:42am 9/21/12 11:42am