Friday, May 23, 2014

What is Paul Durham reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Paul Durham, author of The Luck Uglies.

His entry begins:
I tend to read within the genre that I write, so that means I've been devouring a lot of middle grade fiction lately. On my desk at the moment is The Hero's Guide to Being an Outlaw by Christopher Healy, the third book in his League of Princes trilogy. I read the first two books in the series with my daughter and they inspired her to write her first fan letter. Chris writes humor as well as anyone and...[read on]
About The Luck Uglies, from the publisher:
Rye O'Chanter has seen a lot of strange things happen in Village Drowning. She and her friends have grown up on Drowning's treacherous streets—its twisted rooftops and forgotten cemeteries are their playground.

Now a terrifying encounter on the night of the Black Moon has Rye convinced that the monstrous, supposedly extinct Bog Noblins have returned from the forest Beyond the Shale. There's nobody left who can protect the village. There was once—an exiled secret society so notorious that its name can't be spoken out loud.

The Luck Uglies.

As Rye dives into Drowning's maze of secrets, rules, and lies, she begins to question everything she's been told about the village's legend of outlaws and beasts . . . and what she'll discover is that it may take a villain to save them from the monsters.
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