The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller (2020)
YA Fiction | Fantasy Romance
Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power:
1) Woo the Shadow King.
2) Marry him.
3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself.
Forget Me Not by Alexandra Oliva (2021)
Fiction | Sci-Fi | Thriller
She was born for all the wrong reasons. But her search for the truth reveals answers she wishes she could forget in this suspenseful and deeply moving novel from the author of The Last One.
What if your past wasn’t what you thought?
Yep it’s that time of year again! November 1st is just around the corner and with it kicks off National Novel Writing Month where participants are challenged to write a little bit every day with the crazy goal of finishing a first draft (or at least the first 50,000 words) for a novel you’ve always wanted to pen at the end of the 30 days. Continue reading
The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom (2012)
Fiction | Historical/Contemporary | Fantasy/Fable
“In this fable, the first man on earth to count the hours becomes Father Time.
The inventor of the world’s first clock is punished for trying to measure Continue reading
I just wanted to post a heads up that during the month of November I won’t be as active on the blog because I’m going to be participating in NaNoWriMo again!! Continue reading
The Ghosts of Nagasaki by Daniel Clausen (2012)
Fiction | Magical Realism
“One night a foreign business analyst in Tokyo sits down in his spacious high rise apartment and begins typing something. The words pour out and exhaust him. He soon realizes that the words appearing on his laptop are memories of his first days in Nagasaki four years ago.
Nagasaki was a place full of spirits, a garrulous Welsh roommate, and a lingering mystery. Continue reading
Some of you may know that I have participated in the NaNoWriMo challenge for two years now (2015 & 2016). I took up the challenge last year because I needed something to give my mind a project with a deadline and participating brought me some sanity. I decided to accept the challenge again this year because it seems it makes an excellent motivator for me and my writing. Anyway, I was sitting here musing about my book and thought I’d share a few thoughts with you. Continue reading
Rainbows and Raindrops (A Rainbowland Novel) by Kelley Lynn & Jenny S. Morris (2016)
YA Fiction | Contemporary | LossBlurb:
“Before… They are the Musketeers–one for all and all for Rain, or however that saying goes.
Now that Rain’s sixteen, freedom is at her fingertips. Cliff jumping at the lake. Rain’s first tattoo. Spence finally asking her out. With her friends by her side, there’s no reason Rain can’t be happy in a world that constantly tries to extinguish her addictive, carefree spirit.
After… It’s just Rain. No misfits and no Musketeers. Continue reading