Category: fantasy


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Weight of Memory

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Weight of Memory

Posted July 23, 2021 / 12 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, 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 The Weight of Memory by Shawn Smucker, currently on tour with […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Alyssa Roat & Wraithwood

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Alyssa Roat & Wraithwood

Posted July 15, 2021 / 14 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Alyssa Roat to the blog today to talk about her new young adult fantasy, Wraithwood! Alyssa Roat grew up in Tucson, Arizona, but her heart is in Great Britain. She has worked in a wide variety of roles within the publishing industry as an agent, […]


Book Review: A Colonial Courtship by Stephenia H. McGee

Book Review: A Colonial Courtship by Stephenia H. McGee

Posted July 6, 2021 / 24 Comments

A COLONIAL COURTSHIP SERIES: Back Inn Time #3 GENRE: Inspirational Time Travel / Historical Romance PUBLISHER: By the Vine Press RELEASE DATE: July 6, 2021 PAGES: 238 Sometimes time travel is just the miracle you need. Unless it sends you to the last place you want to go. Abigail Martin […]


Author Interview: RJ Setser & A Queen is Knighted

Author Interview: RJ Setser & A Queen is Knighted

Posted June 29, 2021 / 12 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the author team of RJ Setser to the blog today to talk about their debut YA Fantasy novel, A Queen is Knighted! R.J. Setser is a pseudonym for wife and husband duo, Rayleigh and Joshua Setser. High-school sweethearts who found their happily-ever-after in 2019, Rayleigh […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Matt Mikalatos & The Story King

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Matt Mikalatos & The Story King

Posted June 10, 2021 / 6 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Matt Mikalatos to the blog to chat about the third & final book in his Sunlit Lands series, The Story King! Matt Mikalatos writes books. (Surprise!) In the past, Matt worked as a high school teacher and a comic book clerk, but currently focuses […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jody Hedlund & Come Back to Me

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jody Hedlund & Come Back to Me

Posted June 1, 2021 / 35 Comments

I’m so honored to have Jody Hedlund on the blog today to chat about her brand new (just released today!) time travel romance, Come Back to Me! I can’t wait to read this one! Award-winning author Jody Hedlund has enticed readers with her intriguing and historically accurate novels. From the […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Sword in His Hand by J.J. Fischer

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Sword in His Hand by J.J. Fischer

Posted May 28, 2021 / 1 Comment

THE SWORD IN HIS HAND SERIES: The Darcentaria Duology #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fantasy PUBLISHER: Ambassador International RELEASE DATE: February 8, 2021 PAGES: 554 “One is an opportunity. Two is a threat. Three is an invasion.” For hundreds of years, strange things have been washing up on the shores of […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lisa T. Bergren & Begotten

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lisa T. Bergren & Begotten

Posted May 1, 2021 / 22 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Begotten by Lisa T Bergren, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Lisa on the blog today, giving us a virtual tour of Italy. Sign me up! 🙂 Title: Begotten Series: The Gifted Trilogy #1 Author: Lisa T. Bergren Publisher: […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted April 30, 2021 / 6 Comments

Happy Friday, dear readers! We’ve made it to the last two days of our look at Mid 2021 New Releases – how’s your TBR pile looking? 😉  Today we’re looking at Mid 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (May-August). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Wingfeather Tales by Andrew Peterson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Wingfeather Tales by Andrew Peterson

Posted March 26, 2021 / 8 Comments

I’m delighted today to give you a peek inside Wingfeather Tales by Andrew Peterson & other authors & illustrators – and a chance for three of you to win a copy of your own! WINGFEATHER TALES: Seven Thrilling Stories from the World of Aerwiar SERIES: Wingfeather Saga GENRE: Inspirational Children’s […]


Author Interview: C. S. Wachter & The Seven Words series

Author Interview: C. S. Wachter & The Seven Words series

Posted March 17, 2021 / 2 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author C. S. Wachter to the blog today to chat about her fantasy series – The Seven Words! C. S. Wachter lives in rural Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, with her husband Joe, one German Shepherd, and three cats. She and Joe have been married for more […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Spring Cleaning Reads

Top Ten Tuesday: Spring Cleaning Reads

Posted March 9, 2021 / 3 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is a spring cleaning freebie, and I decided to take a bit of a different approach and feature my version of spring cleaning reads – books with ‘spring’ in the title AND books that include a main character who is a housekeeper, […]



Cover Reveal: The Sword in His Hand by J. J. Fischer

Cover Reveal: The Sword in His Hand by J. J. Fischer

Posted November 21, 2020 / 4 Comments

I’m pleased today to bring you the cover reveal for The Sword in His Hand by debut author J. J. Fischer, releasing February 2021 from Ambassador International! SERIES: The Darcentaria Duology #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Historical Fantasy PUBLISHER: Ambassador International RELEASE DATE: February 9, 2021 One is an opportunity. Two […]


First Line Friday (week 216): The Christy Award 2020 winners

First Line Friday (week 216): The Christy Award 2020 winners

Posted November 13, 2020 / 10 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first lines of all The Christy Award 2020 Winners! learn more about each book […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Time to Shine by Jo Elliott

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Time to Shine by Jo Elliott

Posted November 9, 2020 / 31 Comments

Time to Shine, On Tour with Prism Book Tours TIME TO SHINE SERIES: History Village #3 GENRE: Christian Middle Grade/Lower YA Sci-Fi, Time Travel RELEASE DATE: September 10, 2020 PAGES: 171 Ally, Josh and Brendan are half siblings living in Australia who have a difficult situation to face at School […]


The Christy Award 2020 Finalists Spotlight

The Christy Award 2020 Finalists Spotlight

Posted October 30, 2020 / 1 Comment

I am delighted to partner with ECPA & my book sisters at JustRead Tours today (on the blog) and from Nov 2-13 (on IG) to feature – with my own very sincere and enthusiastic fangirl congratulations – The Christy Award® 2020 Finalists! The Christy Award® 2020 Finalists amazon affiliate links […]