Recent Articles by Hikari Loftus
Published: Friday, January 22, 2016 4:53 pm MST
Author Ally Carter shares the inspiration for her latest young adult spy thriller series, Embassy Row, the second book of which — titled "See How They Run" — was recently released.
Published: Friday, January 8, 2016 3:00 pm MST
"The Virgin's Spy" is the brutal, unforgiving, romantic and thrilling story of Queen Elizabeth I and those in her closest circles.
Published: Saturday, December 26, 2015 3:53 pm MST
Author Sara B. Larson concludes the Defy trilogy, following Alexa Hollen through her most difficult trials yet as she fights to save the kingdom and people she loves.
Stories for the season: Authors of Christmas stories share what it takes to create a tale that endures
Published: Friday, December 11, 2015 4:29 pm MST
Seven Christmas book authors, including several from Utah, responded to questions from the Deseret News on what it takes to create a unique and enduring Christmas story.
Published: Friday, November 27, 2015 5:03 pm MST
Told in charming verse and with beautiful, warm illustrations, Caralyn and Mark Buehner show readers how Mr. and Mrs. Mouse, along with their 17 children, came to learn about both the religious and secular part...
Published: Thursday, November 19, 2015 4:18 pm MST
Whether you’re a Maze Runner, Divergent, Shadowhunter, Child of Poseidon or you have volunteered as Tribute, these popular terms all originated from the same place: young adult literature.
Published: Friday, November 6, 2015 3:00 pm MST
Authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff talk about science fiction and their hopes that the unique format of "Illuminae" will convince others to dare to do something different.
Published: Friday, October 30, 2015 4:01 pm MDT
Catching Santa Claus is no easy task. But with the help of Utah author Jean Reagan's latest book, "How to Catch Santa," children and parents are sure to enjoy preparing for his arrival this year.
Published: Friday, October 16, 2015 3:19 pm MDT
Australian author John Flanagan tells readers what they can expect from the Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years books and about the development of the main characters Halt and Crowley.
Published: Friday, October 9, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
When author Margaret Stohl signed on to write the first young adult prose novel about the famous comic book super spy Black Widow, she didn’t realize it would lead to her involvement in creating an entire...