Category: fantasy


First Line Friday (week 337): Quest of the Queen

First Line Friday (week 337): Quest of the Queen

Posted April 13, 2023 / 19 Comments

Happy Good 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 Quest of the Queen by Dawn Shipman – the second book in her Lost Stones […]


April 2023 New Releases

April 2023 New Releases

Posted April 1, 2023 / 10 Comments

Happy April! Spring is in the air here in Georgia… and so is pollen haha! There are 85 titles on this list of April 2023 New Releases, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy mystery, suspense, Amish fiction, children’s books, YA, and even some speculative fiction. […]


Kickstarter Project: Suspended in the Stars by E.A. Hendryx

Kickstarter Project: Suspended in the Stars by E.A. Hendryx

Posted March 20, 2023 / 0 Comments

I am so excited today to share about the launched Kickstarter for Suspended in the Stars by the super cool E. A. Hendryx (aka @createexploreread). Suspended in the Stars is Emilie’s debut #youngadult novel and is the first book in a YA science fantasy trilogy! Emilie describes it as “The […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): The Whisperer’s Wish by Janilise Lloyd

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): The Whisperer’s Wish by Janilise Lloyd

Posted March 16, 2023 / 12 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for The Whisperer’s Wish by Janilise Lloyd, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Janilise on the blog today to chat about her book! THE WHISPERER’S WISH by Janilise Lloyd GENRE: Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Expanse Books (Imprint of Scrivenings Press) RELEASE DATE: […]


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

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

Posted March 15, 2023 / 54 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Alyssa Roat back to the blog today! She’s here to talk about her new YA Fantasy novel, Castelon and the legend on which the series is based! CASTELON by Alyssa Roat SERIES: The Wraithwood Trilogy #3 GENRE: Inspirational Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Woodencloak by Dawn Ford

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Woodencloak by Dawn Ford

Posted March 14, 2023 / 2 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Woodencloak by Dawn Ford, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an excerpt! WOODENCLOAK by Dawn Ford SERIES: Band of Unlikely Heroes #1 GENRE: Middle Grade Fantasy PUBLISHER: Scrivenings Press RELEASE DATE: February 7, 2023 PAGES: 243 Thirteen-year-old troll princess Horra Fyd’s life […]


March 2023 New Releases

March 2023 New Releases

Posted March 2, 2023 / 8 Comments

Happy March! Whether this new month is coming in like a lamb or a lion for you, it’s certainly delivering a whole bunch of great-looking reads! There are nearly 100 titles on this list of March 2023 New Releases, and they comprise a range of genres – contemporary, historical, cozy […]


February 2023 New Releases

February 2023 New Releases

Posted February 1, 2023 / 26 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 / 22 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 […]