Young Adult, Fiction
award winning Author
"A rollicking adventure story whose underlying questions make for a read that is as thought-provoking as it is highly entertaining."
– Carolyn O’Doherty, author of Rewind
“Fans of The Handmaid’s Tale and Never Let Me Go will devour The Bond.”
“An adventure and a masterful exploration of what it means to be a human being.”
“Kirk brings the reader into an intricate, well-imagined world—a landscape so credible it instantly feels like a classic.”
Tuesday, JANUARY 8, 7:00 p.m.
Book Release Party • The Regulator Bookshop, Durham, NC
The Regulator celebrates the launch of Robin Kirk’s new book, The Bond, the first volume in a young-adult fantasy trilogy. Please join us!
“In the end, this is a book about a girl and her dog. But it is the best book about a girl and her dog that I've ever read. It also has hovercraft, mutants, and a corrupt dictatorship. Science fiction fans can't go wrong here.” -- Katie Rose Guest Pryal, author of The Life of the Mind Interrupted.
* Photo: regulatorbookshop.com
The click was ominous. Parked between Geer Street Garden and Motorco, my daughter’s blue Ford Focus wagon refused to start. I’d given her the car as a college graduation present, fulfilling a family tradition of passing down beaters. Hoopties. Wrecks. Clunkers. Heaps....
I will say this for the Department of Motor Vehicles: everyone suffers. When I’ve had to visit one of our state’s 113 drivers license offices, I’ve noticed how every element seems designed to diminish us. You might be a multi-billionaire or just out of prison (or...
With summer vacation in full swing, I’ve been thinking a lot about what makes an ideal vacation. First, it’s important to determine which side of the vacation divide you’re on: familiarity or novelty? There are those (and I’ve been in this camp) who return to the same...
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