When worldbuilding doesn’t feel quite “right”

Worldbuilding can be a tricky thing to get right. There are so many things to take into consideration, from the details of the technology available to the social repercussions of cultural attitudes. It’s such a pervasive part of a story, however, that it can really make or break a book. Good worldbuilding draws you into … Continue reading When worldbuilding doesn’t feel quite “right”

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The Winter Sea/Sophia’s Secret, by Susanna Kearsley

I never like it when books are published under different titles in different Anglophone countries. For a start, it makes it harder to title the reviews 😉 This book, by Canadian author Susanna Kearsley, was released in North America as The Winter Sea and in the UK as Sophia's Secret. The book interweaves the story of Carrie McClelland, … Continue reading The Winter Sea/Sophia’s Secret, by Susanna Kearsley