In less than two hours, Girl of Glass and Fury arrives! I’ll keep the price at 99c for the first week, so you can use this Universal Book Link to purchase it. Remember, if you haven’t read book one, that’s no problem! Girl of Glass and Fury takes place at the same time as Girl … Continue reading Girl of Glass and Fury Launch Day!
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A Trial of Thorns (A Court of Fairy Tales #2), by Helena Rookwood and Elm Vince (June 17, 2021; fantasy, fairytale retelling) (Note: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.) A Trial of Thorns departs from its roots as a Beauty and the Beast retelling as a major … Continue reading Review: A Trial of Thorns (Rookwood & Vince)
Hi everyone! Apologies for the, er, absent state of the blog lately. I've been hard at work with revisions on the next book in the Tara's Necklace series, and something had to give. Unfortunately, it was the blog this time (and a whole lot of tidying up!). Reviews in Brief Witches Steeped in Gold, by … Continue reading July 2021 Updates
Ah, the joys of writing life! In the middle of editing Girl of Glass and Fury (an ongoing endeavor) and reading great books like The Theft of Sunlight, I realized one common thread that makes characters instantly endearing: awkwardness. A special feature was born! Since not every character can have the same traits, I started … Continue reading 5 Awkward Situations to Make Your MC Shine
With Girl of Glass and Fury (Tara's Necklace #2) arriving this August, it's time to show everyone the cover! And add a little information about the new book along the way, of course. The quest to save Sundown continues, this time from the inside out. Girl of Glass and Fury occurs at the same time as the new … Continue reading Cover Reveal! Book 2 in the Tara’s Necklace series
Hi all! It's me, your favorite author and book blogger who is never not behind on things! So what am I behind on this time, you might ask? Books I Recommend and Haven't Reviewed Yet Between Jobs, by W.R. Gingell - This book is the start of another madcap fantasy series, with a plucky, adaptable … Continue reading June updates
This week brings us another funny fantasy from an indie author. It's time for... The Road to Farringale (Modern Magick #1), by Charlotte E. English (quirky fantasy, 2017) Author Charlotte E. English has a sense of humor—there's no doubt about that. In this quirky and lovable tale of a secret, magical society trying to save … Continue reading Review: The Road to Farringale (English)
Hi all! This May, the snow is gone (for now!), the trees are flowering and my projects are slowly coming together. At the end of last month, the first two chapters of The Fishermen's Princess were released for subscribers to my mailing list. This month will bring a more usual single chapter. The story currently … Continue reading May Updates
Recently, author Sarah K.L. Wilson (Sting Magic) posed a fun question in her newsletter. With her new series, Phoenix Heart, on the horizon, she made her own list of phoenix pros and cons (quoted with permission): PHOENIX PROS - they light things up! - always good for toasting marshmallows! - can't keep them dead permanently … Continue reading The Science of Phoenixes