This week is all about those first novels by new authors, specifically the ones coming up in 2016 that we just can’t wait to read! I’ve picked some of the debut novels I’m most excited about – and then also some books by established authors who are starting either a new series or a new direction.
Category: Melanie Dickerson
The Golden Braid has it all – adventure, romance, dashing knights, damsels who can save their own lives, faith, nostalgia-nods to series fans, even a mention or two of Thornbeck to tie in her other series. Most of all though, it has the warmth and heart with which Melanie Dickerson writes all of her books. C.S. Lewis famously said, “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” If you haven’t read one since childhood, may I suggest you start again now – and start with Melanie Dickerson’s Fairy Tales/Hagenheim series?
I was tagged by Deanna @ anovelglimpse (thanks, Deanna!) in the Fall Time Cozy Book Tag, started by Sam @ Novels and Nonsense. The one who needs rescuing isn’t always the one in the tower. Rapunzel can throw a knife better than any man. She paints beautiful flowering vines on the walls of her plaster […]
*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish* Y’all. So. many. books. My TBR pile is out of control. Can anyone else relate?? Today’s theme is the top ten books on my Fall TBR. And oh good heavens – how can I possibly narrow it […]
*Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog linkup hosted by The Broke and the Bookish I have a confession to make. In case you didn’t already know, I tend to develop book crushes. (Shocking, I’m sure.) The good news for my husband is that they disappear fairly quickly when I […]
“You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.” ~Gone With the Wind “Is this a kissing book?” ~ The Princess Bride Class is in session today for Top Ten Tuesday! And, since I’m a teacher in my other life, I couldn’t be happier. Grab your notebooks […]
Fictional World Travel Challenge Hosted by: Between Library Shelves Today’s challenge is to list 3 to 6 books of fiction that take place in countries other than the one where you currently reside. I’m excited about this one because I’ve read so many wonderful books that are set in other countries, and […]
I am SO EXCITED about this week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme: Fairytale Retellings. Why? Because I adore fairytales. Ever since my four-year-old self cascaded down the grand staircase at the Coronado Theater after seeing Cinderella for the first time, I have been a fairytale junkie. My Favorite Fairytale Retellings: (You will […]
Can you believe that today is the last day of June already? Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is the top books we’ve all read so far this year. That’s really hard for me to narrow down to only 10, but I’ll give it a whirl 🙂 In no particular order […]
Imagine this – Robin Hood meets Swan Lake meets Melanie Dickerson. If the thought that popped into your brain was “perfection”, then you already have a great picture of The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest! Nobody but nobody retells a fairy tale like Melanie Dickerson, and this latest release may very well be […]
Yes, that’s right! You read correctly. MELANIE DICKERSON is chatting with me today! I have pinched myself so many times that I’m starting to bruise lol. You all. Melanie. Dickerson. The queen of fairy tale retellings. (All of which I adore.) A two-time CHRISTY AWARD finalist, for crying out loud! And she is here. […]
I have the privilege of being on Melanie Dickerson’s street team and I am so excited about The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest’s upcoming release. It comes out May 12th, 2015 – preorder yours now at Amazon! And enter this giveaway at Donna’s page 🙂
My short & sweet review: Loved this retelling of The Frog Prince! Melanie Dickerson, as always, hits it out of the fairy-tale retelling park 🙂 Particularly enjoyed the chance to revisit the world of my still-favorite-of-hers The Merchant’s Daughter (may or may not have grinned like a besotted fool when I realized […]