New Release + Author Q&A : Midnight House by Ian Dawson

It isn't often that I share a press release, but when Ian Dawson's YA Action/Adventure books were brought to my attention by Smith Publicity I wanted to help spread the word. So I hope you enjoy reading about his new release Midnight House and the Q&A with the author that follows. Midnight HouseBy Ian Dawson … Continue reading New Release + Author Q&A : Midnight House by Ian Dawson

Lady Margaret’s Escape by Victoria Sportelli review with book excerpt + giveaway

Lady Margaret's Escape by Victoria Sportelli Publication Date: September 24, 2020 Creazzo Publishing Paperback & eBook; 376 pages Series: Henry's Spare Queen, Book One Genre: Historical Fiction A Desperate Midwife Bargains with a King After suffering the loss of her first pregnancy, a son and heir to the English throne, Queen Matilda is once again … Continue reading Lady Margaret’s Escape by Victoria Sportelli review with book excerpt + giveaway

The Story Hunter by Lindsay A. Franklin (review)

Navigating in increasingly treacherous waters, both in the capital city and abroad, The Story Hunter finds Tannie faced with challenges complicated by a misguided revolt and friends who have been misled. Told from three points of view, Brac's first person narration was an unexpected and added more dimension to his character. Where the trilogy began … Continue reading The Story Hunter by Lindsay A. Franklin (review)

Emberhawk by Jamie Foley (blog tour review)

Jamie Foley's Emberhawk is an exciting work of Fantasy that features a varied cast of characters, anthropomorphic paranormal elements, monstrous creatures, and interesting world building that includes a city built atop giant trees. Centered primarily on Kiralau, an eighteen year old tribal rancher's daughter with a variety of skills, and Iryon, a military scout from the … Continue reading Emberhawk by Jamie Foley (blog tour review)

First Line Friday: The Mermaid’s Sister and The Gold-Son

This post includes affiliate links, please see sidebar for disclosure. Welcome to First Line Friday, hosted by Hoarding Books. Back in 2015 I described Carrie Anne Noble's debut Young Adult fantasy/historical fiction novel, The Mermaid's Sister, as lying "somewhere in the realm of folklore and fairy tale."  I suspect her second novel, The Gold-Son, will inhabit … Continue reading First Line Friday: The Mermaid’s Sister and The Gold-Son

Stories of the Night by Lauren Smith — excerpt

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Stories of the Night by Lauren Smyth, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! ABOUT THE BOOK Title: Stories of the Night Author: Lauren Smyth Publisher: Ambassador International Release Date: July 1, 2019 Genre: YA Suspense Alisen, a teenage girl, is routinely awakened by the same terrifying dream. The … Continue reading Stories of the Night by Lauren Smith — excerpt