Samantha Shannon (Image Credit: samantha-shannon.blogspot.com/Mark Pringle)

What’s the big deal about…’The Bone Season’ Author Samantha Shannon?

Samantha Shannon (Image Credit: samantha-shannon.blogspot.com/Mark Pringle)

Samantha Shannon (Image Credit: samantha-shannon.blogspot.com/Mark Pringle)

Most 19-year-olds are too busy working their way through college or their first full-time jobs to sit down and write a novel. Samantha Shannon, the author of publishing blockbuster The Bone Season, somehow managed to balance her school commitments with writing, and the result is the first installment of a series many in the book industry are comparing to Harry Potter.

That’s high praise, but what is it that makes Shannon so special? Continue reading

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