Jul 092013
Interview: Debra Robinson

Today I have an interview with Debra Robinson, whose first fiction book, Sarah’s Shadows, was released earlier this year. Did you base any of the characters on real people? So far, a little bit of everybody I know leaks into the characters! I will find one of them acting like I would act, then another one acting like a friend acts, that sort of thing. And I have found out they actually DO have a mind of their own! I’d always read that on writers forums, but this was my first experience with it. It was lots of fun for […]

May 022013
Review: Sarah's Shadows

I sat down to start the book and promptly read it all in one sitting. It was a serious, older YA story with an overall energetic, hurried, deadline feel that is constant the whole way through the book. The story jumps right into the action, and never seems to let up. The characters are well developed and felt consistent. I thought Jason felt a little one dimensional with his constant hitting on Sarah, but it wasn’t out of place. I adored Maya, even if her zoo was horribly disturbing. I loved how her and Sarah bond so strongly. It helps […]