#QP2019 Nominees Round Up, March 20 edition

The Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan
Delacorte Press
Publication Date: October 10, 2017
ISBN:  978-1524701864

Bethan, the apprentice healer of a Welsh Romany clan, and her friend Martyn are constantly tormented by Silas, son of the clan chieftain and his friends. One night Silas and his friends brutally attack Bethan and Martyn. As Martyn lies near death, Bethan begs Drina, the clan healer to bring him back from the brink. “There is a price to pay for such magic,” Drina warns.

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9 Books to Read If You Miss Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Though the show aired one to two years before most of today’s high school seniors were born, Buffy the Vampire Slayer still has a cult following amongst fans of all ages. I have even heard a child in the children’s section of the local library singing songs from the musical as they browsed books. If you’re like me, a crazy fangirl of the show, you miss it immensely. It had humor, heart, and the characters became like family. It has such a huge following that it, thankfully, has continued in graphic novel form. Fans continue to write fanfiction, attend cons to meet the actors, and in general, keep the Slayer alive. Another way to do this is by reading novels that could easily be set in the same world, or that Buffy (and Giles!) would definitely approve of.


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