Category: YA

2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): Young Adult

2019 The Christy Award Finalists (and a Giveaway!): Young Adult

Posted November 6, 2019 / 26 Comments

Happy Wednesday yet again 🙂 Since Monday, I’ve been spotlighting The Christy Award 2019 finalist books in each category – let’s finish up with young adult! Some of the authors were gracious enough to answer a couple of questions for me so I’ve included their answers below as well. The […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sword of Soter by Ralene Burke

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Sword of Soter by Ralene Burke

Posted October 30, 2019 / 9 Comments

Sword of Soter on tour with Prism Book Tours   SWORD OF SOTER SERIES: Sacred Armor Trilogy #2 GENRE: Inspirational Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Elk Lake Publishing RELEASE DATE: September 25, 2019 PAGES: 275 NEW KINGDOM. NEW FRIENDS. NEW DANGERS. NOT EVERYONE CAN BE TRUSTED … Karina, Tristan, Rashka, and […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lauren Mansy & The Memory Thief

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lauren Mansy & The Memory Thief

Posted October 17, 2019 / 7 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Lauren Mansy, author of The Memory Thief, to the blog today to chat about the price of memories! THE MEMORY THIEF GENRE: Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Blink RELEASE DATE: October 1, 2019 PAGES: 368 In the city of Craewick, memories reign. The power-obsessed ruler of […]




Blog Tour Grand Finale (and a Giveaway!): Evermore by Jody Hedlund

Blog Tour Grand Finale (and a Giveaway!): Evermore by Jody Hedlund

Posted September 22, 2019 / 4 Comments

Evermore On Tour with Prism Book Tours Book Tour Grand Finale for Evermore By Jody Hedlund We hope you enjoyed the tour! If you missed any of the stops you’ll find snippets, as well as the link to each full post, below: Launch – Author Interview What do you hope […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Evermore by Jody Hedlund

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Evermore by Jody Hedlund

Posted September 11, 2019 / 38 Comments

Evermore On Tour with Prism Book Tours You actually get a review double-feature today, as I’m looking at both Evermore and its prequel novella Always! Aren’t these covers stunning? ALWAYS SERIES: The Lost Princesses #0.5 GENRE: Inspirational YA Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Northern Lights Press RELEASE DATE: August 13, 2019 PAGES: […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Gallier & The Deception

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laura Gallier & The Deception

Posted September 5, 2019 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Laura Gallier to the blog today to chat about her new novel The Deception! In a youth culture intrigued by the paranormal yet often skeptical of biblical claims, Laura Gallier seeks to bring awareness and understanding to issues surrounding the supernatural. Having battled her own […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lauren Smyth & Stories of the Night

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Lauren Smyth & Stories of the Night

Posted July 10, 2019 / 5 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Stories of the Night by Lauren Smyth, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! As part of the tour, I’m delighted to welcome Lauren to the blog today to chat about the 4 elements that most influenced her novel! Title: Stories of the Night […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): We Were Beautiful by Heather Hepler

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): We Were Beautiful by Heather Hepler

Posted April 2, 2019 / 4 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour and Giveaway for We Were Beautiful by Heather Hepler, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: We Were Beautiful Author: Heather Hepler Publisher: Blink YA Genre: Young Adult Release Date: April 2, 2019 It’s been a year since fifteen-year-old Mia Hopkins was in the car crash […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill

Posted March 5, 2019 / 6 Comments

Welcome to the Blog & Review Tour – and Giveaway – for Within These Lines by Stephanie Morrill, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: Within These Lines Author: Stephanie Morrill Publisher: Blink YA Genre: Historical Young Adult Fiction Release Date: March 5, 2019 When Evalina Cassano and […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lisa McKay & My Hands Came Away Red

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Lisa McKay & My Hands Came Away Red

Posted November 15, 2018 / 5 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Lisa McKay to the blog today! Lisa McKay is an Australian psychologist who specializes in stress, resilience, and relationships. She is the author of the Christy-Award-nominated novel, My Hands Came Away Red, and the memoir Love At The Speed Of Email (a book critics have […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Fallen Leaves by Tessa Emily Hall

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Fallen Leaves by Tessa Emily Hall

Posted October 8, 2018 / 9 Comments

Welcome to the blog tour & giveaway for Fallen Leaves by Tessa Emily Hall, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Fallen Leaves Author: Tessa Emily Hall Publisher: Illuminate YA Fiction Release Date: October 26, 2018 Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction Selena Taylor thought her only worry this fall was starting her […]


First Line Fridays (week 123): Suburban Dangers

First Line Fridays (week 123): Suburban Dangers

Posted September 14, 2018 / 15 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Fridays, 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. I’m continuing my #CFRR2019 FLF series, spotlighting books from the authors who will be joining us for the […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Matt Mikalatos, humor & The Crescent Stone

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Matt Mikalatos, humor & The Crescent Stone

Posted September 8, 2018 / 6 Comments

I am delighted to welcome author Matt Mikalatos to the blog today to chat about his newest book The Crescent Stone – and why being funny can inspire change! SERIES: The Sunlit Lands #1 GENRE: Inspirational Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: August 7, 2018 PAGES: 421 A […]