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We are the Just-Us League, a group of friends dedicated to the craft of telling stories.We come from all over the world–America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

With different backgrounds, different styles of writing, and a variety of preferred genres, our fiction ranges from fantasy to sci-fi, from horror to romance, and more.

The one thing we have in common is storytelling. We bonded over our writing, and our love of putting words onto a page to entertain is what makes us truly happy.

We hope you enjoy our works–from short story anthologies to full-length novels. Immerse yourself in the worlds we create and the stories we tell…

Neurodiversity in Writing: Part One
Neurodiversity in Writing: Part One
Welcome to our monthly discussion! As it's Autism Awareness Month, we've decided to take the opportunity to discuss neurodiversity in writing. Neurodiversity means recognising and...
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Discussion: Animals in Books
Discussion: Animals in Books
Several Just-Us League members got together and had a chat about their favourite books with animals and different ways that animals are used in books....
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The Disney Effect, Part 2
The Disney Effect, Part 2
Hello, everyone! I'm back with more Disney knowledge than you could ever possibly care about. Aren't you excited? Since I only have so much space...
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The Disney Effect, Part 1
The Disney Effect, Part 1
Hello everyone! It's Allie, the resident JL Disney expert. I've been to Disneyland hundreds of times, probably due to the fact that my dad worked...
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Sharp Pointy Things 3: Now with More Slashing
Sharp Pointy Things 3: Now with More Slashing
Here we are, back with more swords and even more mayhem. In my first Sharp Pointy Things post, you might recall that I flippantly raised...
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Books To Look Out For In 2018
Books To Look Out For In 2018
A new year brings with it a wealth of new books. If you are a fan of science fiction or fantasy, here is taste of...
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Of Legend and Lore: A Collection of Fairy Tale Retellings

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New life is given to eleven old stories in this second collection of irresistible fairy tale retellings.

Royalty faces magical challenges: a prince uses his powers on a rescue mission and reveals a terrible secret about his people; a king takes drastic measures to save his daughters from a troublesome curse; and a princess befriends an unusual frog.

Mythical creatures can be friend or foe: three brothers face a depressed dragon with a legendary treasure; an ancient crow brings a child’s wishes to life; and one young girl discovers dragons aren’t always the enemy.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes: a miser is in danger of losing everything one cold night; a struggling mirrorsmith meets an invisible recluse; a boy must relive the fairytale based on his ancestor’s life; a child is rejected because of his love of drawing cats; and an evil witch is sealed in a glass coffin.

Be transported to new worlds and enjoy fresh twists on old favorites.

TV Series Review: Stranger Things 2
TV Series Review: Stranger Things 2
It's time for JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee's next review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When...
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Movie Review: Thor – Ragnarok
Movie Review: Thor – Ragnarok
It's time for JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee's next movie review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night....
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Movie Review: Geostorm
Movie Review: Geostorm
JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee is back with another review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When...
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Fairytale Commentaries for the 21st Century
Fairytale Commentaries for the 21st Century
Nobody can do away with reviews in fairytale celebrations here at JL. For such an occasion, I handpicked several well-known fairytales that have some relevance...
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Beneath the Sugar Sky Review
Beneath the Sugar Sky Review
    An Abundance of Candy! Beneath the Sugar Sky is the third novella in the Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire. For those new...
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Unite! An Oathbringer Review
Unite! An Oathbringer Review
Oathbringer Review The Stormlight Archive is intimidating to new readers of the fantasy genre. At a whopping 1,248 pages, Oathbringer is the third installment in...
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Neurodiversity in Writing – Part Two

Welcome back to the second part of our monthly discussion! As it’s Autism Awareness Month, we’ve decided to take the opportunity to discuss neurodiversity in writing. Check out Part One here. Neurodiversity means recognising and respecting neurological differences. This covers a range of labels from Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyscalculia, the Autistic …

Neurodiversity in Writing: Part One

Welcome to our monthly discussion! As it’s Autism Awareness Month, we’ve decided to take the opportunity to discuss neurodiversity in writing. Neurodiversity means recognising and respecting neurological differences. This covers a range of labels from Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyscalculia, the Autistic Spectrum, and Tourette Syndrome. We are also including discussion …

Writing on the Spectrum

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, and to kick off our monthly theme of neurodiversity, Corinne, our resident expert and an Aspie herself, sat down with some other group members to talk about life on the spectrum.  Autism is a developmental disorder. The causes are unknown, but discoveries have …

Spring Book Sale!

Pick up any of these great reads for only 99c from 1st – 7th April 2018!   From the Stories of Old – a JL Anthology Vol. 1 A Collection of Fairy Tale Retellings In this international collection, new life is given to fairy tales, both classic and obscure. Mythical …

Discussion: Animals in Books

Several Just-Us League members got together and had a chat about their favourite books with animals and different ways that animals are used in books. Have a read of our discussion and add your own comments at the bottom! What’s your favourite book with animals in? Louise: My favorite animal …

The Disney Effect, Part 2

Hello, everyone! I’m back with more Disney knowledge than you could ever possibly care about. Aren’t you excited? Since I only have so much space to talk, I’ll be skipping over a couple of movies, like Oliver and Company, which is an animal version of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. …

TV Series Review: Stranger Things 2

It’s time for JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee’s next review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When not working on her fantasy series, you can find her at the cinema catching the latest flicks or enjoying a nature walk when the weather is …

Movie Review: Thor – Ragnarok

It’s time for JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee’s next movie review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When not working on her fantasy series, you can find her at the cinema catching the latest flicks or enjoying a nature walk when the weather …

Movie Review: Geostorm

JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee is back with another review! Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When not working on her fantasy series, you can find her at the cinema catching the latest flicks or enjoying a nature walk when the weather is …