Tag: speculative fiction




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 […]


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 […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Cotten & Dark of Night

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Carrie Cotten & Dark of Night

Posted February 26, 2021 / 24 Comments

I’m delighted to welcome Carrie Cotten back to the blog today to chat about her new novel, Dark of Night – plus, she’s sharing a yummy recipe from the book! DARK OF NIGHT SERIES: Dreamwalker #2 GENRE: Inspirational Speculative Fiction RELEASE DATE: March 25, 2021 PAGES: 329 A new life, […]




Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Time to Shine by Jo Elliott

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Time to Shine by Jo Elliott

Posted November 9, 2020 / 31 Comments

Time to Shine, On Tour with Prism Book Tours TIME TO SHINE SERIES: History Village #3 GENRE: Christian Middle Grade/Lower YA Sci-Fi, Time Travel RELEASE DATE: September 10, 2020 PAGES: 171 Ally, Josh and Brendan are half siblings living in Australia who have a difficult situation to face at School […]


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 […]