Darcy Bachor

Darcy, being raised by a librarian, grew up surrounded by books.  She has an affinity for fun scifi and old-fashioned worlds of whimsy.  In her spare time, she likes to draw, take photos, and pet other people's dogs.

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The Wild Robot Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316381994
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

This charming tale of a robot-out-of-water begins with Roz washing ashore onto a remote island, populated only by woodland creatures. The animals think of her as a monster as she learns to adapt to her unintended habitat—how to traverse mountain and forest, how to camouflage herself, and how to understand the animals. When she accidentally orphans a goose egg, she takes it upon herself to raise the hatchling, with the reluctant help of beavers, deer, and the other geese. Roz slowly earns her place in the island community, until her origins come back to haunt her. Brown’s expressive illustrations bring Roz’s quest for survival and a sense of purpose to life, making this a lovely read for children and adults alike. –Darcy


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Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765377036
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Published: Tor Books - December 27th, 2016

On the world of Barsk, uplifted elephants are isolated away from all other uplifted species in the galaxy–with the exception of the koph trade, a unique substance only found on the glum planet that the elephants call home. The residents of Barsk hold a tight monopoly on their main export, which grants its users the ability to Speak to the dead. When Fants start to disappear on their way to the final resting place, as foretold by the first Speaker hundreds of years ago, it’s up to Jorl — a historian, Speaker, and one of the few Fants to have ventured past the homeworld —to discover their fates, and ultimately to decide the fate of his people. A compelling story, rich universe, and characters that, despite appearances, are surprisingly human make for an immensely enjoyable read. – Darcy


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The Gormenghast Novels Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780879516284
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Published: Overlook Press - December 1995

Enter the world of Gormenghast, where the vast sprawling castle is as much a character as the fantastical folk who occupy it, brought to life by Peake's lush prose and haunting illustrations.