Tagged: YA


Who Loves Xena Warrior Princess? I Do!

I just love Xena’s joy, glee and grit. I love her toughness, and also her sad heart. Love Gabrielle and the jester too. Little know fact: the jester in Xena inspired my character, Jaxter,...


BOOK REVIEW: The Mermaid’s Mirror by L. K. Madigan

This young adult novel, for grades 8 and up, is hauntingly beautiful and well told. I really felt like I was in the head and heart of a sixteen-year-old. Lena has always felt drawn to sea around her home just south of San Francisco despite her father’s fears, a former surfer. Strange things start happening, sleep walking at the beach, whispers of voices and dream.