Book Report

Reign of the Fallen

Books by alumni: Reign of the Fallen Sarah Glenn Peters Marsh ’10, M.Ed. ’11 Penguin Razorbill, January 2018 As a master necromancer in the kingdom of Karthia, teenage Odessa retrieves the souls of dead nobles from a dangerous shadow world. But a disturbing conspiracy reveals itself, and Odessa must untangle the plot that threatens the kingdom. The young adult novel is enlivened with an LGBT romance.       Lock & Load: Armed Fiction Edited by Deirdra McAfee and BettyJoyce Nash ’73 University of New Mexico Press, September 2017 Annie Proulx, Bonnie Jo Campbell, John Edgar Wideman, Noley Reid ’95, and other talented authors explore the American fascination with guns in these varied short stories. This thought-provoking collection moves beyond the polarized rhetoric surrounding firearms to spark genuine discussion. Editor BettyJoyce Nash will sign copies of the book during Reunion Weekend, June 1-3.       Book by … [Read more...]

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