Tag: young adult fiction

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 / 13 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 […]



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 […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tim Shoemaker & Easy Target

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Tim Shoemaker & Easy Target

Posted March 11, 2021 / 9 Comments

Please join me welcoming author Tim Shoemaker to the blog today to chat about his new middle grade thriller, Easy Target, and how you can use fiction to teach truth (a topic I’m quite passionate about as well)! EASY TARGET GENRE: Inspirational Middle Grade Thriller PUBLISHER: Focus on the Family […]


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!): 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 […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Laura Gallier & The Defiance

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Laura Gallier & The Defiance

Posted November 5, 2020 / 9 Comments

I’m so delighted to welcome Laura Gallier back to the blog today for a look at her new book The Defiance & a generation in need. THE DEFIANCE SERIES: The Delusion #3 GENRE: Inspirational Young Adult PUBLISHER: Wander (Tyndale House YA imprint) RELEASE DATE: November 3, 2020 PAGES: 304 Four […]




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 […]


First Line Friday (week 203): The Peasant’s Dream

First Line Friday (week 203): The Peasant’s Dream

Posted July 24, 2020 / 17 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 Peasant’s Dream by Melanie Dickerson, currently on tour with JustRead […]


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 […]


Cover Reveal: Petrified Flowers by Joiya Morrison-Efemini

Cover Reveal: Petrified Flowers by Joiya Morrison-Efemini

Posted June 3, 2020 / 2 Comments

Today I’m happy to show you the cover for Petrified Flowers by Joiya Morrison-Efemini! The cover for this YA Contemporary Novel has already been shown in a few other places so if you haven’t seen it yet, you’re in the right place and if you have seen it just pretend […]


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 […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Maggie Platt & Kingdom Above the Cloud

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Maggie Platt & Kingdom Above the Cloud

Posted May 14, 2020 / 3 Comments

Welcome to my stop on the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Kingdom Above the Cloud by Maggie Platt, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: Kingdom Above the Cloud Series: Tales from Adia #1 Author: Maggie Platt Publisher: Ambassador International Release Date: April 17, 2020 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy What if […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): B.T. Higgins & Becoming The Plagiarist

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): B.T. Higgins & Becoming The Plagiarist

Posted May 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author B.T. Higgins to the blog today to chat about his new science fiction book for teens/preteens, Becoming The Plagiarist. BECOMING THE PLAGIARIST GENRE: Young Adult Science Fiction PUBLISHER: The Cotton Wood Project RELEASE DATE: February 28, 2020 PAGES: 245 Mike Wilson, a junior at […]