Congrats to Tara Gilboy on her Moonbeam 2020 gold!

A big congratulations to Darling Axe editor (and award-winning novelist) Tara Gilboy on winning gold at the 2020 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards in the category of pre-teen fantasy.

Unwritten by Tara Gilboy wins gold in the 2020 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards

Twelve-year-old Gracie Freeman is living a normal life, but she is haunted by the fact that she is actually a character from a story, an unpublished fairy tale she’s never read. When she was a baby, her parents learned that she was supposed to die in the story, and with the help of a magic book, took her out of the story, and into the outside world, where she could be safe.

Unwritten (Unwritten #1) by Tara Gilboy

But Gracie longs to know what the story says about her. Despite her mother’s warnings, Gracie seeks out the story’s author, setting in motion a chain of events that draws herself, her mother, and other former storybook characters back into the forgotten tale. Inside the story, Gracie struggles to navigate the blurred boundary between who she really is and the surprising things the author wrote about her. As the story moves toward its deadly climax, Gracie realizes she’ll have to face a dark truth and figure out her own fairy tale ending.

Check out Unwritten on Amazon.

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