Tag: Door into Faerie

All five Shards of Excalibur books now available as audiobooks!

With the release of Door into Faerie, all five of the Shards of Excalibur novels are now available in audiobook format through Audible! All of the books are narrated by the fabulous Elizabeth Klett, who does a great job with voices and accents–I couldn’t be happier with the results. If you’ve never read the books, the audiobooks …

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Great new review of Door into Faerie

On her blog, Saskatoon author Shelley A. Leedahl reviews Door into Faerie: “…I read it without reading its predecessors, and also, admittedly, with a bit of a bias against the fantasy genre. Magic shmagic. I’ve oft said that what I really value in literature is contemporary realism: stories I can connect with via details from the …

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Door into Faerie shortlisted for 2017 Aurora Award!

I’m honoured that Door into Faerie has been shortlisted or a 2017 Aurora Award (for the best Canadian science fiction and fantasy) in the Young Adult category. This is the second Shards of Excalibur book to be a finalist for the YA award: Twist of the Blade was also shortlisted. Other titles on the final ballot include Day …

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Door into Faerie featured in Fall 2016’s Best Books for Kids & Teens

Door into Faerie is featured in the Fall 2016 Edition of  The Canadian Children’s Book Centre‘s Best Books for Kids & Teens. As the website says: Best Books for Kids & Teens is your guide to the best new Canadian books, magazines, audio and video for children and teens. Whether you’re stocking a bookshelf in a classroom, library or …

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Resource Links likes Door into Faerie

A new review from Resource Links (not online) for Door into Faerie. (Just as well it’s not online; the synopsis is one long spoiler, but then, the magazine is aimed at teachers and librarians, not readers). Here’s the final paragraph, though: “The overlay of the Arthurian legend on a modern Canadian context continues to work well. …

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Canadian Review of Materials (CM Magazine) “highly recommends” Door into Faerie

Reviewer Ronald Hore at Canadian Review of Materials (CM) Magazine has liked the whole Shards of Excalibur series, and now he’s “highly recommended” Door into Faerie: “Door into Faerie will appeal to young readers in search of adventure as well as adults who enjoy the timeless story of King Arthur. It represents a suitable ending to …

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CanLit for Little Canadians applauds Door into Faerie

Helen Kubiw, who has reviewed all of The Shards of Excalibur books at CanLlit for Little Canadians, has nice things to say about Door into Faerie: “This fifth book is as forged with magic, conflict, action and travel, as well as a little history, as the earlier four books…but family, which has always been important, …

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Announcing the Door into Faerie book launch!

Book launch news! The launch of Door into Faerie, the final book in my five-book young adult Shards of Excalibur fantasy series, will be held June 8 at 7 p.m. The Artful Dodger, and you’re invited! BONUS: I’ll be singing “The Road Goes Ever On,” the song cycle of Tolkien poems set to music by …

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Cool bookmark for Door into Faerie

The May 15 release date of Door into Faerie draws ever nearer! Book launch plans will be announced soon. In the meantime, here’s a cool bookmark created by Coteau Books. You can read the first two chapters of this climactic book in The Shards of Excalibur here!

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Read the first two chapters of Door into Faerie!

We’re just two months from the May 15 release of Door into Faerie, and I’ve got the page proofs in hand right now. Which means it’s time to give you a sneak peek. Normally I only post the opening chapter of the books, but for the finale, I’m giving you two. Click here to read …

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