Category: fantasy

February 2023 New Releases

February 2023 New Releases

Posted February 1, 2023 / 19 Comments

Happy February! The much awaited list of February 2023 New Releases on my radar is here! There are 100 titles on this list, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy mystery, suspense, Amish fiction, children’s books, YA, speculative, and even some nonfiction. And, of course, expect […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dawn Shipman & Kingdom Lost

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Dawn Shipman & Kingdom Lost

Posted January 30, 2023 / 13 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Dawn Shipman to the blog today to chat about her young adult fantasy novel, Kingdom Lost! Dawn Shipman knew she wanted to be a writer since Mrs. Juell’s 10th grade Creative Writing class. Before she starting writing novels, she’d written stories, poetry, plays, puzzles, quizzes, […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Izzy James & Max

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Izzy James & Max

Posted January 24, 2023 / 25 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Max by Izzy James, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m honored to have Izzy on the blog today to chat about her time travel romance! MAX by Izzy James SERIES: Yorktown Christmas Time-Travel Novellas #1 GENRE: Christian Time Travel Romance PUBLISHER: Bent Knee Press […]


First Line Friday (week 325): Kingdom Lost

First Line Friday (week 325): Kingdom Lost

Posted January 19, 2023 / 21 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Kingdom Lost, the first book in the Lost Stones of Argonia series by Dawn Shipman! and […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Pamela Hart & Beauty from Ashes

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Pamela Hart & Beauty from Ashes

Posted January 17, 2023 / 21 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Beauty from Ashes by Pamela Hart, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Pamela here on the blog today to chat about her book! BEAUTY FROM ASHES by Pamela Hart SERIES: Beauty from Ashes Trilogy #1 GENRE: Young Adult Clean Fantasy Romance […]


January 2023 New Releases

January 2023 New Releases

Posted January 1, 2023 / 4 Comments

Happy New Year, dear readers! I pray that 2023 is a year of joyful days and great reads for each of you. As promised yesterday, during our bird’s eye view look at Early 2023 New Releases, today I’m going to break down the January 2023 New Releases that are on […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2023

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2023

Posted December 31, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy New Year’s Eve! As we all try to hurry up and read all those books we fully intended to read in 2022, how about we add some more to the pile for 2023?!? Music to a bookworm’s ears, am I right? 😉 Normally this post would be focused on […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Brett Armstrong & Desperation

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Brett Armstrong & Desperation

Posted November 12, 2022 / 8 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Quest of Fire: Desperation by Brett Armstrong, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Delighted to have Brett on the blog today to give us a setting tour! DESPERATION by Brett Armstrong SERIES: Quest of Fire #4 GENRE: Inspirational Epic Fantasy PUBLISHER: Expanse Books RELEASE DATE: […]


First Line Friday (week 312): Dream of Kings

First Line Friday (week 312): Dream of Kings

Posted October 20, 2022 / 7 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of Dream of Kings by Sharon Hinck! and the first line is… My dreams had whispered to […]



2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): An Eyre of Mystery by G. Leeson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): An Eyre of Mystery by G. Leeson

Posted July 5, 2022 / 1 Comment

I love this author’s cozy mysteries and I love magical realism, so I’m really excited about this new release – An Eyre of Mystery! AN EYRE OF MYSTERY by G. Leeson SERIES: A Literatia Novel GENRE: Fantasy / Mystery / Bookish PUBLISHER: Grace Abraham Publishing RELEASE DATE: July 12, 2022 […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Comfort Reads I’ve Re-Read The Most

Top Ten Tuesday: Comfort Reads I’ve Re-Read The Most

Posted May 31, 2022 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is all about comfort reads, those books that you revisit when you need a warm hug and/or an escape from the stress of life. Like any good bookworm, I have several favorite comfort reads but today’s list features the 10 comfort reads […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted May 10, 2022 / 2 Comments

Happy Tuesday! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (May-August). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Alyssa Roat & Mordizan

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Alyssa Roat & Mordizan

Posted March 17, 2022 / 10 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Alyssa Roat back to the blog today to share some behind-the-scenes facts about her new young adult fantasy, Mordizan! MORDIZAN by Alyssa Roat SERIES: The Wraithwood Trilogy #2 GENRE: Inspirational Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: March 4, 2022 PAGES: 366 The […]