Tag: young adult fiction



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 […]



Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Cher Gatto & Something I Am Not

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Cher Gatto & Something I Am Not

Posted May 1, 2020 / 21 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Something I Am Not by Cher Gatto, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m delighted to welcome Cher to the blog today to share some of her favorite quotes from this powerful novel! Title: Something I Am Not by Cher Gatto Publisher: Lighthouse […]



Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carla Thorne & Warrior Saints

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Carla Thorne & Warrior Saints

Posted April 24, 2020 / 13 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Carla Thorne to the blog today to chat about her new YA Fantasy/Supernatural Mystery Warrior Saints series! Carla Thorne has been writing inspirational fiction and sweet contemporary romance traditionally and independently since 2007. She is a multi-published, award-winning author as well as an editor, cancer […]




Author Interview: Taylor Bennett & Barefoot Memories

Author Interview: Taylor Bennett & Barefoot Memories

Posted March 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

Please join me in welcoming author Taylor Bennett to the blog today to chat about the final novel in her Tradewinds trilogy – Barefoot Memories! Taylor Bennett is a dandelion-wishing, world-traveling lover of books, words, and stories. Based in the PNW, she dreams of seeing the world and writing stories […]


Cover Reveal: Kingdom Above the Cloud by Maggie Platt

Cover Reveal: Kingdom Above the Cloud by Maggie Platt

Posted February 24, 2020 / 1 Comment

I’m delighted to bring you the cover reveal for Kingdom Above the Cloud, the first book in the Tales of Adia young adult Christian fantasy series by Maggie Platt – published by Ambassador International! What if the nine Fruit of the Spirit and the Seven Deadly Sins were locked in […]


Love Stories GIVEAWAY: When Waves Break

Love Stories GIVEAWAY: When Waves Break

Posted February 18, 2020 / 4 Comments

in this post: When Waves Break Happy February – official (according to me) KissingBooks month! And welcome to another Love Stories giveaway post! This LOVE STORIES giveaway series is thusly named for two reasons – first, because I love stories and second, because I love Love Stories. Throughout the entire […]


Author Interview: David Jemal & Kara Leigh Miller

Author Interview: David Jemal & Kara Leigh Miller

Posted January 26, 2020 / 1 Comment

Please join me in welcoming David Jemal & Kara Leigh Miller to the blog today to chat about their new YA Thriller, Warped Remains! After graduating college with a major he created in finance and culture, David Jemal jumped into the world of sales and thus began crisscrossing North America. […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Speculative & Youth

New Releases I’m Excited About: Early 2020 Speculative & Youth

Posted January 9, 2020 / 9 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! At the start of each new publishing season, I find myself buried a little deeper beneath my TBR pile (the term ‘pile’ is misleadingly small), and the early 2020 crop of new releases is positively magnificent. So long, all […]