Tag: young adult fiction

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Matt Mikalatos, humor & The Crescent Stone

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Matt Mikalatos, humor & The Crescent Stone

Posted September 8, 2018 / 6 Comments

I am delighted to welcome author Matt Mikalatos to the blog today to chat about his newest book The Crescent Stone – and why being funny can inspire change! SERIES: The Sunlit Lands #1 GENRE: Inspirational Young Adult Fantasy PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: August 7, 2018 PAGES: 421 A […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laurie Lucking & Common

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Laurie Lucking & Common

Posted September 3, 2018 / 50 Comments

Today I am delighted to welcome Laurie Lucking to the blog to chat about Common, her Christian fiction young adult fantasy novel! An avid reader practically since birth, Laurie Lucking discovered her passion for writing after leaving her career as an attorney to become a stay-at-home mom. When she gets […]




First Line Friday (week 115): Loving Grace & a GIVEAWAY!

First Line Friday (week 115): Loving Grace & a GIVEAWAY!

Posted July 20, 2018 / 24 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Fridays, 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. I’m doing this post a little differently today, since Loving Grace is on tour with JustRead Tours! You […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring/Summer 2018 Speculative & YA Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Spring/Summer 2018 Speculative & YA Fiction

Posted April 21, 2018 / 16 Comments

Happy Saturday! Just two more posts in our week-long series of great Spring/Summer New Releases that we’re excited for! Today we’re looking at upcoming Speculative and Young Adult fiction (and a children’s book, just because) that’s coming up May-August Here’s a refresher of the schedule in case you’ve missed a […]


Book Review (and a SCAVENGER HUNT Giveaway!): Reclaiming Shilo Snow by Mary Weber

Book Review (and a SCAVENGER HUNT Giveaway!): Reclaiming Shilo Snow by Mary Weber

Posted February 20, 2018 / 19 Comments

Welcome to the Scavenger Hunt Tour for Reclaiming Shilo Snow by Mary Weber, in collaboration with Thomas Nelson & Zondervan Fiction and JustRead Publicity Tours! This scavenger hunt consists of quite a few stops across multiple platforms! So are you ready for the ULTIMATE challenge to get them ALL? (More info below.) Title:  Reclaiming Shilo […]





Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lucky in Love by Kasie West

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Lucky in Love by Kasie West

Posted July 24, 2017 / 13 Comments

In this new contemporary from YA star Kasie West, a girl who wins the lottery learns that money can cause more problems than it solves, especially when love comes into the picture. Maddie doesn’t believe in luck. She’s all about hard work and planning ahead. But one night, on a […]



Excellence in Indie Publishing GIVEAWAY Guest Post: K.M. Shea

Excellence in Indie Publishing GIVEAWAY Guest Post: K.M. Shea

Posted May 20, 2017 / 15 Comments

As part of the Excellence in Indie Publishing EPIC Giveaway going on this week, indie author K.M. Shea shares how going indie lets her write fairy tale retellings – and why she loves them! Hello, hello! K. M. Shea here – or Kitty as all my readers call me – […]




Sunday Book Club: YA think?

Sunday Book Club: YA think?

Posted March 19, 2017 / 34 Comments

Happy Sunday! Today, let’s talk about our favorite young adult reads. (Thanks, Bookworm Mama for the idea!) I confess that I don’t read a lot of YA books. There are, of course, a few notable exceptions – and the ones I do read consistently are my faves. Melanie Dickerson’s fairy […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): JC Morrows

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): JC Morrows

Posted March 8, 2017 / 7 Comments

As part of the Celebrate Lit blog tour for Life After E.L.E., author JC Morrows is stopping by the blog today for a chat! JC Morrows – author of the Bestselling Young Adult Dystopian series: Order of the MoonStone and the NEW Frozen Earth series (Post-Apocalyptic with a Dystopian edge) […]


Book Review: Heart Murmurs by Brynn Chapman

Book Review: Heart Murmurs by Brynn Chapman

Posted February 21, 2017 / 9 Comments

Mia Templeton is dying. Or was dying. After receiving a heart transplant, her world is forever altered. Before her eyes open, she overhears her donor was murdered. Whispers invade Mia’s mind before she’s even left the recovery room. She develops tastes for foods she once hated, and dreams so vivid, […]


Book Review: Unblemished by Sara Ella

Book Review: Unblemished by Sara Ella

Posted October 14, 2016 / 18 Comments

Eliyana can’t bear to look at her own reflection. But what if that were only one Reflection—one world? What if another world exists where her blemish could become her strength? Eliyana is used to the shadows. With a birthmark covering half her face, she just hopes to graduate high school […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Come Next Spring by Alana White

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Come Next Spring by Alana White

Posted October 14, 2016 / 5 Comments

It’s 1949 in Tennessee Smoky Mountain country, and everything in pre-teen Salina’s life seems suddenly different. Her sister is engaged, her brother is absorbed in caring for his sickly foal, and salina feels she has nothing in common anymore with her best friend. This novel for young people captures the […]