Category: YA

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

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

Posted September 11, 2019 / 32 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 […]




First Line Friday (week 115): Loving Grace & a GIVEAWAY!

First Line Friday (week 115): Loving Grace & a GIVEAWAY!

Posted July 20, 2018 / 24 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 doing this post a little differently today, since Loving Grace is on tour with JustRead Tours! You […]


Book Excerpt (and a Giveaway!): Loving Grace by April Smith

Book Excerpt (and a Giveaway!): Loving Grace by April Smith

Posted May 26, 2018 / 12 Comments

Welcome to the Loving Grace blog blitz and giveaway, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Loving Grace Author: April Smith Publisher: Ambassador International Release Date: March 20, 2018 Genre: Christian Fiction, Young Adult Romance Grace Summer lands herself in a melon load of trouble when she becomes torn between the […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kristen Hogrefe & The Revolutionary

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kristen Hogrefe & The Revolutionary

Posted April 25, 2018 / 14 Comments

As part of the Celebrate Lit tour for The Revolutionary, please join me in welcoming Kristen Hogrefe to the blog today! Kristen Hogrefe is a multi-published novelist and teacher who challenges young adults and the young at heart to think truthfully and live daringly. Her publishing journey began in 2010 […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring/Summer 2018 Speculative & YA Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring/Summer 2018 Speculative & YA Fiction

Posted April 21, 2018 / 16 Comments

Happy Saturday! Just two more posts in our week-long series of great Spring/Summer New Releases that we’re excited for! Today we’re looking at upcoming Speculative and Young Adult fiction (and a children’s book, just because) that’s coming up May-August Here’s a refresher of the schedule in case you’ve missed a […]