Tag: YA fiction

First Line Friday (week 307): The Aberration of Eden Pruitt

First Line Friday (week 307): The Aberration of Eden Pruitt

Posted September 15, 2022 / 13 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! 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 Aberration of Eden Pruitt by K. E. Ganshert! This series sounds so good – part […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Bradley Caffee & The Change

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Bradley Caffee & The Change

Posted September 15, 2022 / 7 Comments

Happy Release Day to Bradley Caffee and The Change – the final book in his ‘heart-pumping YA dystopian’ trilogy! I’m happy to have Bradley on the blog today as he shares 10 little known facts about himself. THE CHANGE by Bradley Caffee SERIES: The Chase Runners #3 GENRE: Inspirational YA […]


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 (and a Giveaway!): Mary Ford & Boy at the Crossroads

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Mary Ford & Boy at the Crossroads

Posted July 27, 2022 / 8 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Mary Ford to the blog today to talk about her debut novel Boy at the Crossroads, a fictionalization of her husband’s story. BOY AT THE CROSSROADS by Mary Ford GENRE: Young Adult Historical Fiction RELEASE DATE: February 10, 2021 PAGES: 146 He hitched a ride […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kathy Cassel & Catching Hope

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kathy Cassel & Catching Hope

Posted June 25, 2022 / 11 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Catching Hope by Kathy Cassel, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to chat with Kathy today about her book! CATCHING HOPE by Kathy Cassel GENRE: Inspirational Teen/Young Adult Fiction PUBLISHER: Haven Point Publishing RELEASE DATE: March 22, 2022 PAGES: 183 Catching […]



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 […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Alyssa Roat & Mordizan

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Alyssa Roat & Mordizan

Posted March 17, 2022 / 10 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Alyssa Roat back to the blog today to share some behind-the-scenes facts about her new young adult fantasy, Mordizan! MORDIZAN by Alyssa Roat SERIES: The Wraithwood Trilogy #2 GENRE: Inspirational Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Mountain Brook Ink RELEASE DATE: March 4, 2022 PAGES: 366 The […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Recent 5 Star Reads I Haven’t Reviewed Yet

Top Ten Tuesday: Recent 5 Star Reads I Haven’t Reviewed Yet

Posted March 1, 2022 / 14 Comments

Happy Tuesday and Happy March! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is “Books I Enjoyed, but Have Never Mentioned On My Blog” so I decided to focus specifically on recent 5 star reads that I haven’t reviewed here yet. This could be for a variety of reasons – maybe I […]


Author Interview: Bradley Caffee & The Choice

Author Interview: Bradley Caffee & The Choice

Posted February 15, 2022 / 1 Comment

Please join me in welcoming author Bradley Caffee to the blog today to chat about his new YA dystopian novel, The Choice! Bradley Caffee discovered his love for storytelling during his twelve years of speaking and teaching as a pastor. He graduated at the top of his class in 2000 […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Sharon Rene & Hesitant Heroes

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Sharon Rene & Hesitant Heroes

Posted January 20, 2022 / 7 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Sharon Rene to the blog today to talk about her new young adult novel, Hesitant Heroes! Sharon Rene grew up in Louisiana and now lives in Tennessee. She loves to write young adult and children’s fiction. Her young adult dystopian trilogy has been acquired by […]


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 […]


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, […]