Tag: speculative fiction


First Line Friday (week 316): The Christy Award 2022 winners

First Line Friday (week 316): The Christy Award 2022 winners

Posted November 18, 2022 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s still Friday, right? I apologize that this wasn’t up on time today but I was out of town for the Art of Writing conference & Christy Award gala and my laptop refused to be cooperative last night after the […]


2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]



Guest Post: Bryan Davis & My Soul to Take

Guest Post: Bryan Davis & My Soul to Take

Posted May 16, 2022 / 1 Comment

Please join me in welcoming Bryan Davis to the blog today to chat about tugging at a parent’s heartstrings while writing his new novel, My Soul to Take! MY SOUL TO TAKE by Bryan Davis SERIES: The Oculus Gate #3 GENRE: Inspirational Supernatural/Speculative Fiction PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Fire RELEASE DATE: […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted May 10, 2022 / 2 Comments

Happy Tuesday! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Mid 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (May-August). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted January 7, 2022 / 3 Comments

Happy Friday! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Early 2022 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (January – April). I usually group these together because they are […]






2021 Carol Award Finalists: Julie Hall & Stealing Embers

2021 Carol Award Finalists: Julie Hall & Stealing Embers

Posted September 10, 2021 / 10 Comments

Hello again! Through tomorrow (culminating with a list of winners on Instagram), I have the privilege of chatting with all of the 2021 ACFW Carol Award Finalists! Today I’m continuing with Julie Hall and her speculative Carol Award finalist book Stealing Embers! You can check out a list of all […]



New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction

Posted August 21, 2021 / 16 Comments

Hello again! We’re down to the last two posts in our look at this new season of upcoming releases! Tomorrow we’ll finish the week with nonfiction but today I’m diving into Late 2021 Speculative & Youth Fiction New Releases (September-December). I usually group these together because they are smaller categories […]


First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Weight of Memory

First Line Friday (and a Giveaway!): The Weight of Memory

Posted July 23, 2021 / 12 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 Weight of Memory by Shawn Smucker, currently on tour with […]



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 […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Sara Davison & The Watcher

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Sara Davison & The Watcher

Posted April 28, 2021 / 21 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for The Watcher by Sara Davison, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to have Sara on the blog to share some fave quotes from the book! Title: The Watcher Author: Sara Davison Publisher: Mountain Brook Ink Release Date: April 15, 2021 Genre: […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): No Unturned Stone by David James Warren

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): No Unturned Stone by David James Warren

Posted April 8, 2021 / 9 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for No Unturned Stone by David James Warren, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for an intriguing excerpt! The continuing adventures of Rembrandt Stone from the creative minds of James L. Rubart, Susan May Warren, and newcomer David Curtis Warren, writing collectively […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dark of Night by Carrie Cotten

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dark of Night by Carrie Cotten

Posted March 25, 2021 / 7 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Blitz for Dark of Night by Carrie Cotten, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! HAPPY RELEASE DAY to Carrie & Dark of Night – keep reading for an excerpt! Title: Dark of Night Series: Dreamwalker #2 Author: Carrie Cotten Publisher: independently published Release Date: March 25, 2021 […]