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In the sequel to Spelled, can Robin Hood’s daughter, Rexi, stop the Wicked Witch from finding Excalibur?

Fairy-Tale Survival Rule No. 52:
No matter how difficult the obstacles or all-powerful the evil villain, one can rest assured that the hero of the story never dies. The sidekicks though…they should be worried.

Rexi Hood is proud to be an outlaw. After all, she’s the daughter of the infamous Robin Hood. But sidekick? Accomplice? Sorry, that wasn’t in her story description. Yeah, she and Princess Dorthea of Emerald have been inseparable since they teamed up to fight the wickedest witch. But if Rexi doesn’t figure out how to break the curse that binds them, forget being overshadowed by the spirited princess, Rexi’s going to become a Forgotten, wiped from the pages of Story and reduced to a puddle of ink.

Not happening. No way in Spell.

Rexi’s plan? Steal the sword Excalibur and use its magic to write her own tale. But Gwenevere has opened a new Academy of Villains in Camelot and danger lurks behind every plot twist. And you know how it goes in Story: keep your friends close and your enemies closer…

Banished by Betsy Schow

Dorthea of Emerald is used to being treated like the princess she is.Except she’s trapped in a strange land called Kansas, where no one recognizes she’s royalty. Not her parents, not the hospital’s doctors, not even the cute patient who keeps flirting with her. The only one who knows who she really is? The evil Blanc. And she’s thundering into Kansas to erase Dorethea’s―and everyone else’s―story.

Back in Camelot, outlaw Rexi’s got her own problems…like being locked in a tower. She may have trained with Robin Hood, but she’s going to need to steal more than a key to escape Gwenevere’s trap to take back Excalibur. And even if Rexi manages to get free, she still needs to reclaim her storyline from Morte’s wicked plotting.

It’s not over until the last spot of ink dries.

Dorethea and Rexi won’t give up their happily ever afters without a fight. But with the villains of Story scripting their triumph, does this spell The End for Dorethea and Rexi?

Unshelved gives Bleed, Blister, Puke & Purge the comic treatment

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The bloody history of American medicine

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Kirkus calls J. Marin Younker’s Bleed, Blister, Puke and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine “an engrossing, entertaining history of medicine for those who enjoy it told with a heavy dose of blood and guts.”

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Betsy Schow at FanX 2016

Betsy Schow will be a guest at the upcoming Salt Lake Comic Con FanX 2016 in March, where she will be on panels and sign her debut YA novel, Spelled.

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Cover Reveal!

Betsy Schow’s SPELLED will be released June 2015 by Sourcebooks.