Category: YA

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – July 2021

Cover Love: Spell the Month in Books – July 2021

Posted July 30, 2021 / 11 Comments

Hi y’all! How has your summer been so far? It’s been abnormally cool here in Georgia (after I was dreading those Hotlanta summers) but it’s seemed to remember that it’s summer this week. Needless to say I’m staying indoors as much as humanly possible. Anyhoo, I’m back with my own […]


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, […]


Guest Post: Antony Barone Kolenc & The Fire of Eden

Guest Post: Antony Barone Kolenc & The Fire of Eden

Posted July 14, 2021 / 11 Comments

Please join in welcoming Antony Barone Kolenc to the blog today to chat about the new book in his award-winning Harwood Mysteries, The Fire of Eden! THE FIRE OF EDEN SERIES: The Harwood Mysteries # 3 GENRE: Inspirational Juvenile/Young Adult Medieval Mystery PUBLISHER: Loyola Press RELEASE DATE: July 13, 2021 PAGES: 210 Xan and John […]



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 […]


Series Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Harwood Mysteries by Antony Barone Kolenc

Series Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): The Harwood Mysteries by Antony Barone Kolenc

Posted June 3, 2021 / 11 Comments

I’m pleased today to bring you a look at the Harwood Mysteries by Antony Barone Kolenc, including The Fire of Eden which releases July 13th! The Harwood Mysteries are award-winning books for Christian tweens/teens.  SHADOW IN THE DARK SERIES: Harwood Mysteries #1 GENRE: Inspirational Juvenile/Young Adult Medieval Mystery PUBLISHER: Loyola […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Castle of Refuge

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): Castle of Refuge

Posted May 28, 2021 / 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 line of Castle of Refuge by Melanie Dickerson, currently on tour with JustRead […]



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 […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Peggy Wirgau & The Stars in April

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Peggy Wirgau & The Stars in April

Posted April 15, 2021 / 21 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Peggy Wirgau to the blog today to chat about her debut novel The Stars in April! Peggy Wirgau is a Michigan native and now lives in Delray Beach, Florida. She loves bringing history to life for readers. Peggy has written for Appleseeds, Insight, Learning […]



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 […]


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, […]


Book Spotlight: Anything But Groovy by Amanda Lauer

Book Spotlight: Anything But Groovy by Amanda Lauer

Posted February 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

ANYTHING BUT GROOVY GENRE: Inspirational Young Adult / Time Travel PUBLISHER: Full Quiver Publishing RELEASE DATE: February 26, 2021 PAGES: 207 Morgan is looking forward to junior high school and all the adventures it holds in store for her. But after a collision on the volleyball court, she wakes up […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): A.K. Pittman & Pudge and Prejudice

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): A.K. Pittman & Pudge and Prejudice

Posted January 13, 2021 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming the fabulous A.K. Pittman to the blog today to chat about her new romance for Teens & Young Adults, Pudge and Prejudice! A.K. Pittman is an award-winning author of thirteen novels, including the Christy-nominated Sister Wife series and the critically acclaimed The Seamstress. An enthusiast […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Court of Swans by Melanie Dickerson

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Court of Swans by Melanie Dickerson

Posted January 10, 2021 / 4 Comments

COURT OF SWANS by Melanie Dickerson SERIES: The Dericott Tales #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fairy-Tale Retelling PUBLISHER: Thomas Nelson RELEASE DATE: January 5, 2021 PAGES: 336 From New York Times bestselling author Melanie Dickerson comes a reimagining of the Wild Swans—the first book in a new series of fairy-tale retellings […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Katherine Barger & Fortune’s Fall

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Katherine Barger & Fortune’s Fall

Posted November 19, 2020 / 5 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Katherine Barger to the blog to chat about her debut novel, Fortune’s Fall! Katherine Barger is a stay-at-home mom and writer. She writes stories about characters of faith in a world where faith is challenged. When she’s not busy wrangling kids, she’s writing, eating Mexican […]