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book roulette | Hunters’ Watch Brigade: Initiation

posted April 20, 2018

I am happy to share that today I’ve got another Book Roulette post and this time I get to help promote an exciting new Urban Fantasy/ Paranormal Romance trilogy. Paula Millhouse’s latest novel, INITIATION, kicks off the series with a fierce heroine and a best friend who may be more than he seems. Keep reading to find out more plus read the first chapter and enter a fun giveaway!

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book roulette | Hiding Behind Love

posted April 06, 2018

I am an avid reader and a dedicated book blogger but sometimes I get requests from authors to review their books and unfortunately I just don’t have the time in my busy schedule and/or perhaps it’s just not quite my thing. So every once in a while instead of reading/reviewing their book, I’ll agree to put together a little post to help pass along the word in case any of you readers out there will find it interesting. This time it seems the book roulette has landed on a straight up adult romance. Not really my thing but maybe it’ll interest some of you. Here we go…

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Blog Tour | Ace of Shades

posted April 02, 2018

I’m excited to be a part of the tour for Amanda Foody’s latest novel, ACE OF SHADES. Keep reading to find out more about the book and the author as well as listen to the official book playlist, check out the AOS Pinterest board, and enter a giveaway!

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Blog Tour | Jinxed

posted March 23, 2018

Keep reading to learn more about JINXED, author Thommy Hutson, read an excerpt, and enter a giveaway!


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Blog Tour | These Vengeful Souls

posted March 12, 2018

I am very excited to finally share with you my review of THESE VENGEFUL SOULS, book three in the brilliant YA Historical Paranormal series by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas. I have been a fan ever since I received an ARC of the very first book and I cannot wait to share with you my thoughts at last!


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Blog Tour | Wicked Charm

posted February 05, 2018

I am happy to be a part of the tour for WICKED CHARM. Keep reading for more about the book, its author, and to read my review!


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Cover Reveal | True Storm

posted January 29, 2018

Ready to see the official cover for TRUE STORM, the last book in the True Born trilogy??

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book roulette | Intraterrestrial

posted January 22, 2018

Intraterrestrial by Nicholas Conley | 2018 | Science Fiction: aliens

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Blog Tour | Lions and Tigers and Boys

posted January 19, 2018

Keep reading for more about the book & author, read my review plus a tour exclusive excerpt, and enter a giveaway!

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Blog Tour | Pretty Dead Girls

posted January 12, 2018

Keep reading to find out more about the book, the author, plus enter a giveaway!


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Blog Tour | Between the Blade and the Heart

posted December 29, 2017

Be sure to check out this blog tour for Amanda Hocking’s latest creation – BETWEEN THE BLADE AND THE HEART. Keep reading for more about the book, the author, and read an excerpt from the first chapter!


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Merry Christmas!

posted December 25, 2017

I just wanted to write a quick post wishing you all a wonderful Christmas and to thank you for being such wonderful readers of my blog. I absolutely love reading and responding to all of your comments and I enjoy reading the blogs of those of you who have your own! I originally started this blog just for myself. I had just graduated from college, I had no job, no friends, and was at a complete loss for what to do with myself. Well, I could never have predicted how fantastic it is to be a book blogger and it’s all because of you. The book blog community is a large but warm one and I am so glad I stumbled into it. Please have a relaxing, fun, and rejuvenating Christmas and I hope 2018 will be even better.

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Blog Tour | The History Maker

posted December 22, 2017

Read for more about the book, author Eamonn Hickson, and enter a giveaway!


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2017 Debut Authors Bash

posted December 21, 2017

I’m thrilled to announce that for the 2017 Debut Authors Bash, Pooled Ink is hosting none other than Rosalyn Eves, author of BLOOD ROSE REBELLION, a truly special take on YA Historical Fantasy that focuses on a true rebellion in 19th century Hungary and brings it an exhilarating magical twist. In this post you will be introduced to Rosalyn, given more information on both Blood Rose Rebellion as well as its coming sequel, Lost Crow Conspiracy, get to read an exclusive interview, and enter a fantastic giveaway!

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Book Blitz | Handler

posted December 20, 2017

Read more about Tish Thawer’s new dystopian novel HANDLER and enter a fantastic giveaway!


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Book Blitz | Vigilante

posted December 15, 2017

Keep reading to find out more about Summer Lane’s latest release: VIGILANTE. Read an exclusive excerpt from this exciting post-apocalyptic romance, an interview with the author, and enter a fantastic giveaway!

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Book Blitz | Ever the Brave

posted December 05, 2017

I am excited to share that EVER THE BRAVE by Erin Summerill is available now!
If you haven’t yet heard about this book (or series) then be sure to check out all the details below.
This blitz also includes a giveaway for 3 finished copies of the book courtesy of Erin, HMH, & Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.


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Blog Tour | Remade

posted November 21, 2017

I’m excited to share with you all a spotlight post focusing on REMADE, a YA Dystopian story told in a whole new way. Totally innovative and quick to keep pace with modern times, this serial series is a unique platform designed to deliver the classic pull of books with the fast-paced addictive grip of television by releasing an epic new story one episode at a time.

Authors: Matthew Cody, Andrea Phillips, Gwenda Bond, E. C. Myers, and Amy Rose Capetta; (Season 1 includes Kiersten White & Carrie Harris)



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Book Blitz | Haven

posted November 07, 2017

Keep reading for more on HAVEN, author Mary Lindsey, and a giveaway!


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Book Blitz | The November Girl

posted November 06, 2017

Keep reading for more on THE NOVEMBER GIRL, author Lydia Kang, and a giveaway!


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Blog Tour | Mirror and Thorns

posted November 05, 2017

In this post you’ll get more info on this fantastic collection of twisted fairy tales as well as teasers for all fourteen stories! 

I’m particularly excited to be a part of this blog tour because this anthology not only sounds amazing but it features the published work of one of my fellow book bloggers: MNBernardBooks/Melanie Noell Bernard!

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Book Blitz | Winter’s Siren

posted November 03, 2017

Keep reading for more on WINTER’S SIREN, author Krystal Jane Ruin, some exciting teasers, three exclusive excerpts, a Q&A with the author, and a really fantastic giveaway! You won’t want to miss out!


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NaNoWriMo 2017

posted October 27, 2017

Hello everyone!

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!!

This will be my third year and if I beat the challenge again then I will have a first draft of my fifth novel!


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Blog Tour | Marked Beauty

posted October 27, 2017

Keep reading for more on MARKED BEAUTY, S.A. Larsen, some exciting teasers, two exclusive excerpts, and two fantastic giveaways!! You won’t want to miss out!


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Book Blitz | Haven

posted October 25, 2017

I’m so excited to be a part of this exciting book blitz promoting Mary Lindsey’s upcoming novel, HAVEN. I’m currently reading an eARC and can’t wait to share my review with you soon! Keep reading this post for more about the book itself, the author, some tantalizing teasers, and to enter a giveaway!


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Happy Pub Day! | The Beautiful Ones

posted October 24, 2017

I absolutely enjoyed reading this book and was so grateful to have been given an eARC via NetGalley. It was literal months ago since I read it but I can still remember the story vividly! And now today it’s available on the shelves of bookstores aplenty for all of you to enjoy! Thank you so much St. Martin’s Press for including me in this little Pub Day celebration! Below you’ll find more about The Beautiful Ones, author Silvia Moreno-Garcia, and even begin reading the first chapter!

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Book Blitz | Wicked Fallout

posted October 20, 2017

Keep reading to find out more about WICKED FALLOUT, Kelly Charron, read an exclusive excerpt, and enter a giveaway! While technically the second book in Charron’s Pretty Wicked series this book can be read as a standalone (I love when authors do this!).


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Cover Reveal | Splendor and Spark

posted October 11, 2017

I absolutely loved Mary Taranta’s debut novel Shimmer and Burn and I am so excited to share with you all the cover and synopsis for the sequel!! I’m keeping my fingers crossed for an ARC because I’ve been dying to read it ever since I finished the ARC of this series’ opening!

Keep reading for the cover and synopsis of this epic sequel, a snippet from my review of book 1 (Shimmer and Burn), and more about the author!

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book roulette | The King of Average

posted September 18, 2017

The King of Average by Gary Schwartz (2015)
Middle Grade Fiction | Contemporary | Humor
228 Pages
Published: October 7, 2015

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Cover Reveal | Deadly Sweet

posted September 07, 2017

Deadly Sweet 
by Lola Dodge
(Spellwork Syndicate, #1)
Published By: Ink Monster LLC
Publication Date: January 16th 2018
Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Young Adult


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book roulette | Savage Souls 

posted August 28, 2017

Savage Souls (The Runes Universe) by S.M. Boyce
YA/NA Fiction | Fantasy | Romance
100 Pages (eBook)
Publication Date: April 16, 2017

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Spotlight Post | The Midnight Dance

posted August 18, 2017

The Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz
YA Fiction | Fantasy | Historical
320 Pages
Published by Swoon Reads
Publication Date: October 17, 2017

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book roulette | The Border

posted August 14, 2017

The Border by Steve Schafer (2017)
-ARC Review-
YA Fiction | Contemporary | Thriller


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Blog Tour | Omega

posted August 11, 2017

Keep reading for info about THE INFINITY DIVISION series! Read an excerpt, some fantastic teasers, and enter a giveaway to win!


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Title Reveal | Unveiled

posted August 08, 2017


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Book Blitz | Omega

posted August 07, 2017

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Brief Hiatus

posted July 19, 2017

Just a heads up that I’ll be going radio-silent for almost three weeks. I will be serving on a mission trip in Korea (South, not North lol) to work with kids and will be unable to connect with you. So if you email me, tag me, or comment on a post, please don’t think I’m ignoring you! I will respond as soon as I can upon my return. But also, I admit that even if I did have internet access I would still be choosing to drop off the grid for those three weeks because if I’m distracted by the internet and work then I can’t be wholly focused on the present and the people around me.

I’m sorry to be dropping off the grid but this is important to me. I look forward to hearing from you all and (if you’re also a blogger) catching up on all your wonderful posts that I’ve missed.


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Book Blitz | The Librarian

posted July 01, 2017

I’m excited to promote a new book in the YA world: THE LIBRARIAN. Keep scrolling to find out more about this fantastic book, its author, read an exclusive excerpt, and enter the giveaway to win! This book is definitely on my TBR list!

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Blog Tour | The Lost Sentinel

posted June 21, 2017

I’m happy to share with you my review of Suzanne Rogerson’s new fantasy novel, THE LOST SENTINEL. This book is the first in the Silent Sea Chronicles, an exciting and alluring contribution to the genre. Fans of adventure, dark forces, magic, and stories with roots in traditional fantasy will likely be drawn to this tale. Keep reading to find out more about the book, my thoughts, and the author herself!

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Blog Tour | Plains of Sand and Steel

posted June 05, 2017

I’m excited to be a part of the blog tour for Alisha Klapheke’s new standalone novel, PLAINS OF SAND AND STEEL. If you’re looking for an adrenaline-filled fantasy then keep reading for more on the book, my review, and a special giveaway you won’t want to miss out on!

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Blog Tour | Black Dawn

posted May 23, 2017

I’m excited to have been included on this blog tour for BLACK DAWN. A copy of the book was provided and I was so ready to dive in and read this intriguing fantasy. I hoped to be surprised, captivated, and thrilled with the story and, well, you’ll just have to read my review to find out if this book lived up to its epic promises.

Keep reading to find out more about the book, my review, read a selection of exclusive excerpts, and enter to win a free signed copy!

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Cover Reveal | The Librarian

posted May 08, 2017

Today Christy Sloat and Rockstar Book Tours are revealing the cover for THE LIBRARIAN, which releases June 17, 2017! Check out the gorgeous cover, read an exclusive excerpt, and enter to win some awesome swag!

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Cover Reveal | The Dragons of Nova

posted May, 04, 2017

Today Elise Kova and Rockstar Book Tours are revealing the cover for THE DRAGONS OF NOVA, which releases July 11, 2017! Check out the epic cover, read an exclusive excerpt, and enter to win a signed ARC of the book!!

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Blog Tour | True North

posted April 13, 2017

I’m so happy to have been invited to participate in this blog tour for L.E. Sterling’s new book, TRUE NORTH. It’s the second in the True Born series and I was really excited to have the opportunity to read it! It’s been so hard to keep this post under wraps but I’m glad I’m allowed to share it with you all now.

If you haven’t read True Born (book #1) then I’ll post some info on that first.
Keep scrolling for my review on True North (book #2), more about the author, an international Giveaway, and other exciting tour stops!

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Book Blitz! | Perfect

posted April 04, 2017

I’m happy to announce that PERFECT by Cecelia Ahern is available now and that I get to share the news with you all!

If you haven’t heard about Ahern’s latest YA series, Flawed, then be sure to check out all the details below. Not only have I included the information on the new release but also on the first book to get you started!

This book blitz also includes a giveaway for 2 sets of finished copies of FLAWED & PERFECT courtesy of Fierce Reads and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter.

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Book/TV Blitz! | The 100

posted February 02, 2017

THE 100 returns to TV tonight! And to help celebrate the show’s return Little Brown Books For Young Readers and Rockstar Book Tours are giving away 5 Boxed Sets of the Complete series! So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. Also check out the official trailer for Season Four of The 100!!

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Cover Reveal | Descent

posted January 27, 2017

Whispers of the Fallen

Today we finally get to see the official cover for Descent, an epic novella in The Whispers of the Fallen series! It’s a The Gathering of Shadows (book 3) novella told by Lucifer!!!

I myself have yet to read these books but I have downloaded them and am super excited to give them a go because they sound like they’ve got a good story to tell. Oh and on that note the first three books are FREE on Kindle Unlimited (links below)!!! So if you’re interested in diving in then be sure to snag this deal now! I really can’t wait to explore Elysium!

Descent will be released June 3, 2017 at BookCon

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Cover Reveal | True North

posted January 16, 2017

Let us know what you think of the cover for True North by L.E. Sterling which releases April 4, 2017!

If you haven’t read the first book in the series, True Born, be sure to check out my review!

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RoseBlood Book Blitz!

posted January 11, 2017

I am so excited that ROSEBLOOD by A.G. Howard releases today and that I get to help share the news!
If you haven’t heard about this epic book by A.G. Howard, be sure to check out all the details below. I’m a massive fan of The Phantom of the Opera musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber so of course when this book popped up on my radar I was beyond excited to read it (seriously, just say the word and I’ll sing the whole musical for you including the instrumentals). Howard gives this story plenty of unique twists that I think are going to be absolutely incredible.

This blitz also includes a giveaway for a signed ROSEBLOOD poster and a mask courtesy of A.G. and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.

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2016 Goodreads Choice Awards

posted December 26, 2016

It’s December and we have the final results of the Goodreads Choice Awards for the Best Books of 2016!


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*So sorry that this post came late this year! My schedule has been unusually busy but I was determined to get this up here for you all (:

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Review Requests & Holiday Wishes

posted December 18, 2016

Hello everyone!

This post is just to let everyone know that I will be “closed” to review requests until January 2nd. Please feel free to contact me with your requests these next few weeks but just know that I will not be able to fulfill your requests until the new year.

Merry Christmas

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NaNoWriMo 2016

posted November 15, 2016

National November Writing Month

Congrats everyone! We are halfway through November! I hope you’ve been joining in with the NaNoWriMo challenge this year and even if you haven’t it’s still not too late to join! Always remember that this is for fun, okay? NaNoWriMo challenges all of us writers to complete a project or try to reach 50,000 words by the end of November, but even if you don’t quite reach your goal it’s honestly the attempt that counts…


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YALLfest 2016

posted November 14, 2016

I am so excited that I got to travel down to Charleston this year to attend YALLfest!! YALLfest is a giant Young Adult book festival in the south east where there’s a big line-up of YA authors, panels, games, and giveaways! It was tons of fun and I wanted to share the experience with you all (:


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Cover Reveal | Rogue

posted September 23, 2016

ROGUE: A Valkyrie Tale by Tonya Coffey

New Adult Fantasy Romance


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Launch Party | The Star-Touched Queen

posted April 28, 2016

“Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you’re only seventeen?
Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction…”
-via Goodreads

Tonight was so much fun! I met up with some fellow book nerds, bloggers, and writers, and we just had a blast at the Star-Touched event!
Roshani is so sweet and funny and it was a joy to listen to her answer our questions. She talked a bit about…

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Cover Reveal | Crooked Kingdom

posted March 03, 2016

This is a belated post and I apologize but can we please shuffle past my bringing of totally late news and just talk about how utterly AWESOME this cover is???????

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Launch Party | Blackhearts

posted February 20, 2016

“Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was just a young man who dreamed of leaving his rigid life behind to chase adventure in faraway lands. Nothing could stop him—until he met the one girl who would change everything…” -via Goodreads

Nicole was such a lovely lady and so much fun to chat with!…We both talked a lot about how we love character development and how intriguing it is to read the journey of how a character becomes who they are…Who was Blackbeard before he was the fearsome pirate?…

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Blog Tour | Glass Sword

posted February 09, 2016

Glass Sword (Red Queen #2)

by Victoria Aveyard

Release Day Celebration Blast February 09, 2016!!!


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Fierce Reads 2016 Book Tour

posted January 28, 2016

Get excited and start planning!!

Spring 2016 tour schedule:

  • Tuesday, May 3 at 7pm: Third Place Books in Seattle, WA
  • Wednesday, May 4 at 6pmVroman’s Bookstore in Los Pasadena, CA
  • Thursday, May 5 at 7pm: Blue Willow Bookshop in Houston, TX
  • Friday, May 6 at 6pm: Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville, IL
  • Saturday, May 7 at 3pm: St. Louis Public Library — Schlafly Branch, hosted by Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO
  • Sunday, May 8 at 5pmLittle Shop of Stories in Decatur, GA
  • Monday, May 9 at 7pm: Bethesda Library, hosted by Politics & Prose in Bethesda, MD
  • Tuesday, May 10 at 7pm: Wellesley Books in Wellesley, MA

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Blog Tour | Exclusive Interview

posted January 06, 2016

Interview with Lena Coakley!

An interview between pooled ink blogger Angela Jones-Cuéllar and author Lena Coakley on her new novel THE WORLDS OF INK AND SHADOW (released on January 5, 2016)

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Q1: Worlds of Ink and Shadow is a book written in beautiful prose that weaves together magic and fantasy with an almost biographical look into the Brontë siblings. How did this idea come to you to fuse these ideas into a historical fantasy?

A: Thank you! Because the novels of the adult Brontës are almost entirely realistic, I was very surprised to learn that there were so many…

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Blog Report | 2015 in review

posted December 31, 2015

Thank you to everyone who has visited, read, commented, followed, or shared my blog!…

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

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Amazon Associate!

posted on December 20, 2015

Hello everyone!

I’m pretty excited to announce that I’m officially an Associate! Hooray!

…okay but what does that mean?

Well I’ll tell ya. It means that whenever you purchase an item from using one of my special links I get a few pennies tossed my way. Using my links does NOT cost you anything at all! It simply notifies that you were referred to their site by me and as a thank you they give me a tiny percentage of any sales made by someone using my links.

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Glass Sword | Book Trailer Reveal

posted on December 10, 2015

December 10th at noon Victoria Aveyard has published the official book trailer for her Red Queen sequel:

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Be one of the first to check it out here:

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Passenger | Book Trailer Reveal

posted on December 5, 2015

Yesterday afternoon author Alexandra Bracken finally unveiled the official trailer for her new book Passenger

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2015 Goodreads Choice Awards

posted on December 1, 2015

It’s December 1st and we have the final results of the Goodreads Choice Awards for the Best Books of 2015!


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Title Reveal: Six of Crows sequel

posted November 6, 2015

Title Reveal Announcement!

At 3:00pm today (at least in my timezone) Leigh Bardugo announced the title of the sequel to her novel Six of Crows via a trailer made by Ocular Curiosity.

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posted November 1, 2015

(Everybody get excited…or terrified…or totally unmoved if ya really want to play it that way.)

It’s that time of year! November 1st marks the beginning of, well, not only November but of National Novel Writing Month!

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Fierce Reads Fall 2015 Book Tour

posted October 15, 2015

Stop #4: Little Shop of Stories in Decatur, GA

This Fierce Reads tour featured an amazing group of YA authors: Leigh Bardugo, Josephine Angelini, Leila Sales, and Emma Mills! (read more about them and their new books below! Plus I added a bonus Q&A!)

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