Today’s story in the 2022 Holiday Spectacular is a brand-new Kristine Grayson novelette. “Dog House” continues the adventures of Imperia Encanto as she figures out how to live in our world. And, um, there might be dogs. It’s not too late to subscribe to the Spectacular. You’ll get all 39 stories, including three of mine. I had so much fun writing this story. I hope […]
I started the Holiday Recommended Reading List when I realized that I point out all the great holiday stories in January, after the season has passed. I am always a month behind in reporting what I read. So I wanted you to find the great stories that I’ve enjoyed over the years. I love holiday stories of all kinds. I save up the stories to […]
As many of you know, I finished a new Kristine Grayson novel, Hidden Charm, which will appear in June. Allyson Longuiera at WMG Publishing and I decided to use that opportunity to rebrand the entire series. I also put together omnibuses (I like omnibi better, even if it is wrong) of many of the books, including the author-preferred editions of volumes that you can get […]
Eleven-year-old Christopher always spends Christmas alone. This year, he plans to change that. This year, he’ll find a way to make his parents stay home. Everyone tells him he’ll ruin Christmas, but he doesn’t care. He wants a good Christmas, and he’ll do anything to get it.
A classic Christmas story that first appeared in Boys’ Life Magazine.
“Christopher’s Crummy Christmas” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
I turned off the TV much of the month, and decreased my consumption of news, out of necessity. I can’t watch the images of my country doing things I so deeply hate. I do read about these things on my phone (thank heavens for notifications!) so I’m not uninformed. I’m just not losing myself in the imagery, which is probably good for my mental health. […]
Andrew finds fitting in a problem. But for a change, he’d like to stand out for something he does well. If only the adults in his life will let him.
“A Little Night Music,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
I don’t know about you folks, but I’ve had a heck of a tough year. Nothing super serious, in the scheme of things. Just a lot of sadness piling up, as I lost good friends (too many!), a favorite cat, dealt with illness and emergencies and some other smaller problems. Enough that I feel a bit worn out. Thank heavens for good books. Those of […]
The kids at school call Wilhelmina “Cry-Baby Witch.” Kinda true. At least about the witch part. But they don’t know that, and Willi still struggles to control her magic.
So, when she gets caught using her magic to help one of the animals in Mrs. Anderson’s room, Willi fears the worst. Because creepy Craig Maddson now knows Willi’s secret. She knows he plans to tell on her. But she has no idea how to stop him.
“Chameleon,” by World Fantasy Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
Jamal knows his father has struggled to support the family since Jamal’s mom died. So, when eleven-year-old Jamal finds something shiny in the snow on his way to school, he wonders if he can ease his dad’s burden.
But his discovery could put the family at even greater risk. Or it could finally restore hope for them all.
“A Helping Hand,” by Hugo Award-winning author Kristine Kathryn Rusch is free on this website for one week only.
I love October. I love the darkening days, the blowing leaves, the spectacular sunsets over the ocean. I even love the return of the rain. So, it’s no surprise that I have a few appropriate stories coming out this month.