A. B. Poranek on the inspiration behind her debut novel, Where the Dark Stands Still

This post was written by A. B. Poranek, author of Where the Dark Stands Still. Several years ago, recovering from a six-year-long reading slump, I picked up the book Uprooted by Naomi Novik. I had bought it from the bookstore, not even looking at the synopsis, based only on one fact: the main character’s name was Agnieszka. An undeniably, utterly Polish name. When I saw it, I was stunned. I remember thinking: books like this can be published? Books that reference Polish food, historical Polish…


Quiz: Which fairytale archetype are you?

This post is sponsored by Bloomsbury UK. Fairy Godmothers, Villains, Loyal Sidekicks, Princesses and Prince Charmings, there's a piece of each classic fairytale archetype within us all but because of that, figuring out which part you'd play in a fairytale can be a little tricky. Which is why, inspired by Wish of the Wicked, Danielle Paige's magical new YA fantasy exploring the origins of Cinderella's beloved Fairy Godmother, we've devised what we consider to be a pretty scientific quiz. To help…

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