Tag: fantasy

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, […]


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 […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jody Hedlund & Come Back to Me

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jody Hedlund & Come Back to Me

Posted June 1, 2021 / 35 Comments

I’m so honored to have Jody Hedlund on the blog today to chat about her brand new (just released today!) time travel romance, Come Back to Me! I can’t wait to read this one! Award-winning author Jody Hedlund has enticed readers with her intriguing and historically accurate novels. From the […]


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 […]


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 […]


Author Interview: C. S. Wachter & The Seven Words series

Author Interview: C. S. Wachter & The Seven Words series

Posted March 17, 2021 / 2 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author C. S. Wachter to the blog today to chat about her fantasy series – The Seven Words! C. S. Wachter lives in rural Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, with her husband Joe, one German Shepherd, and three cats. She and Joe have been married for more […]


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, […]



Cover Reveal: The Sword in His Hand by J. J. Fischer

Cover Reveal: The Sword in His Hand by J. J. Fischer

Posted November 21, 2020 / 4 Comments

I’m pleased today to bring you the cover reveal for The Sword in His Hand by debut author J. J. Fischer, releasing February 2021 from Ambassador International! SERIES: The Darcentaria Duology #1 GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Historical Fantasy PUBLISHER: Ambassador International RELEASE DATE: February 9, 2021 One is an opportunity. Two […]




Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Cotten & Dreamwalker

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Cotten & Dreamwalker

Posted October 15, 2020 / 19 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Carrie Cotten to the blog to chat about her new book Dreamwalker! Carrie is a recent transplant to the Appalachian mountains where she and her family are trying their hand at homesteading in the tranquil community of Grassy Creek, North Carolina. By day she […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Devil’s Cove by Melissa Bourbon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Devil’s Cove by Melissa Bourbon

Posted September 21, 2020 / 18 Comments

MURDER IN DEVIL’S COVE SERIES: A Book Magic Mystery #1 GENRE: Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Lake House Press RELEASE DATE: September 22, 2020 PAGES: 306 Two best-selling authors, one magical universe. In the Book Magic Mystery Series, best-selling authors Melissa Bourbon and Wendy Lyn Watson bring you the story of cousins […]


2020 Carol Award Finalists Q&A (and a Giveaway!): Sara Ella & Coral

2020 Carol Award Finalists Q&A (and a Giveaway!): Sara Ella & Coral

Posted September 17, 2020 / 21 Comments

Happy Thursday once again! Through this Saturday (culminating with a list of winners), I have the privilege of sharing mini interviews with nearly all of the 2020 ACFW Carol Award Finalists! Today I’m continuing with Sara Ella and her Carol Award finalist book Coral! You can check out a list […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Youth & Speculative Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Youth & Speculative Fiction

Posted August 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Hi again! We’re continuing our week-long preview of the fabulous books releasing from September-December 2020. Today we’re also looking at Late 2020 Youth & Speculative New Releases. I group these two categories together because so many young adult novels are speculative that when I first started doing this I couldn’t […]


Cover Reveal: The A’zyon Warrior by Trudy Adams

Cover Reveal: The A’zyon Warrior by Trudy Adams

Posted June 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

Today I’m pleased to show you the cover for The A’zyon Warrior, a YA Fantasy by Trudy Adams! The fate of a kingdom rests in the hands of a girl who cannot remember her own name. Seventeen-year-old Adaliah is the warrior and Lady of Targe, but when she wakes up […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Story Hunter

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Story Hunter

Posted May 15, 2020 / 19 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 The Story Hunter by Lindsay A. Franklin, currently on tour with […]