TQ: Tell us something about The Chronicle of Secret Riven that is not in the book description.Learn more about the book and author at Ronlyn Domingue's website, Facebook page, and Twitter perch.
Ronlyn: Tidbit 1: You don’t have to read The Mapmaker’s War first to follow what’s happening. You can start with the second book.
Tidbit 2: The seed of this story came from a fairy tale I wrote in college about a girl who lived in a kingdom where women were forbidden to read.
Tidbit 3: I wrote this book by hand. With pencils.
TQ: Give us one of your favorite lines from The Chronicle of Secret Riven.
Ronlyn: “To see is a trick of the mind, but to believe is a trick of the heart.”
TQ: What would you say are the themes of The Chronicle of Secret Riven?
Ronlyn: The risk of authenticity—how does a person manage to be who she is when most people, even within her own family, don’t accept or understand her? Power over is another one—the power parents have over their children, that authority has over subordinates—both in overt and covert ways. Also...[read on]
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