Tag: YA fiction

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Raising Dragons by Bryan Davis

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Raising Dragons by Bryan Davis

Posted October 6, 2021 / 15 Comments

RAISING DRAGONS SERIES: Dragons In Our Midst #1 GENRE: Inspirational Teen/Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Wander RELEASE DATE: October 5, 2021 (re-release) PAGES: 368 “Bryan Davis writes with the scope of Tolkien, the focus of Lewis, the grandeur of Verne, and most of all the heart of Christ.” ―Jeremiah F., reader […]



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 […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jess Corban & A Brutal Justice

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jess Corban & A Brutal Justice

Posted August 18, 2021 / 5 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Jess Corban to the blog today to chat about the final book in her her YA dystopian duology, A Brutal Justice! Jess Corban graduated from college with a degree in communications and, perhaps more instructive, thirteen stamps in her passport. After college, a chance interview […]


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 […]


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 […]



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 […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Series I Did Not Get to Read in 2020

Top Ten Tuesday: Series I Did Not Get to Read in 2020

Posted January 19, 2021 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! I took a break from Top Ten Tuesday during my move & the holidays in December but now I’m back and excited about a new year of posts! Today I’m looking at entire series that I did not get to read in 2020 – even though they began […]


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 […]




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 […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tara K. Ross & Fade to White

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Tara K. Ross & Fade to White

Posted November 17, 2020 / 2 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Tara K Ross to the blog today to chat about her debut novel, Fade to White! Tara K. Ross lives with her husband, two daughters and rescued fur-baby in a field of cookie-cutter homes near Toronto, Canada. She works as a school speech-language pathologist and […]