Celebrating Imbolc

Celebrating Imbolc

Imbolc is one of several major seasonal holidays featured in the Briarverse books and shares much of its traditional significance in the pagan and Celtic holidays celebrated in the mundane world. Halfway between the winter solstice and spring equinox, Imbolc is a celebration of spring. It marks a turning point in the calendar year—notice already…

The Day of Change: 2020

The Day of Change: 2020

September is a big month for the Briarverse. Along with some bigger narrative developments and upcoming releases—more on all that to come soon—September also boasts the Autumnal Equinox, an especially auspicious day for the Briarverse, as it coincides with the Day of Change.  For those of you who might be newer/looking for a refresher, you…

The Grand Arcana
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The Grand Arcana

Our AG+ members will know that we introduced something new to their roster of perks this past spring: a guild-specific monthly horoscope-like forecast based on a secret, in-house divination technique.  We’ve only hinted at the method we’ve been using to write these forecasts—until now.  We’re finally ready to let you in on the secret! The…

Briarverse Recap 6: Week of 8/10/20

Briarverse Recap 6: Week of 8/10/20

Eaves helped relay the Mountaineers’ suggestions of French chateaux to Alison while continuing to work on renovating Lion’s Heart, including replanting the gardens after a mudslide, discovering the remnants of old stone walls, and finally training the castle to accept light bulbs. After a week of research and exploration, Alison finally arrived at the Château…

Audiobooks Are Out Now!
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Audiobooks Are Out Now!

This is just a short announcement to say: THEY’RE HERE THEY’RE FINALLY HERE! The Monarch Papers audiobooks, narrated by the fabulous J.R. Moorland, are now available to purchase through the Ackerly Green Book Shop and through all of your favorite audiobook retailers. We hope you’ve enjoyed the previews we’ve shared over these past few weeks, and we’re beyond excited…

Briarverse Recap 5: Week of 7/27/20

Briarverse Recap 5: Week of 7/27/20

Alison responded to the Mountaineers’ efforts this week, saying they were on the right track with their suggestions of French chateaux, but that none of them felt exactly right. She also dropped a huge bombshell when she explained in more detail why she needs to find her mom before it’s too late.  Latest: July 30, 2020: On the Right…