Author Archives: christafrench

About christafrench

I'm a writer/mom/software trainer living in Austin, TX.

Review: Dark Companion by Marta Acosta

Dark Companion by Marta Acosta follows Jane Williams, a foster kid who’s bootstrapped herself into a scholarship to a prestigious girls’ academy. Our daring Cinderella goes from living in a borderline-abusive group home, with a junkie hooker for a best … Continue reading

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I couldn’t sleep last night, so I did what I usually do (no shame): flipped through the Romance section Amazon Streaming. I came across Sleepless in Seattle, which my fuzzy memory told me I found charming when I watched it … Continue reading

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Sharon Shinn, The Shape of Desire

Sharon Shinn’s novel The Shape of Desire is a good, old-fashioned romance about a girl who loves a werewolf. Were-moose. Were-bunny? Maria Devane, a thirtysomething Missouri tech worker with a reasonable support network of friends and family, has been in a … Continue reading

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