I'm happy and relieved to say I just turned in my manuscript for the Kindle edition of Girl of Shadow and Glass! Woo! The ebook is available for 99c for a limited time.In the coming days, Girl of Shadow and Glass will be available on other retailers, but you can check out this handy universal book link … Continue reading Girl of Shadow and Glass is almost here!
Available for Pre-Order on Amazon soon! So...what do you think? To me, this cover is much sharper than my novella cover, and fits the New Adult genre better. I love that it reflects the sci-fi elements of Girl of Shadow and Glass, what I'd call a world-hopping coming-of-age fantasy. I'm so excited to share it … Continue reading Girl of Shadow and Glass Cover Reveal!
It’s time for another Indie Book Spotlight! Sting Magic, by Sarah K.L. Wilson (Empire of War and Wings, September 2020; YA Dark Fantasy) Note: I received a free advanced reader copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Sting Magic, the first book in the new Empire of War and Wings series by … Continue reading Indie Book Spotlight: Sting Magic (Wilson)
My first full-length novel is on its way! Girl of Shadow and Glass will be the first novel in the New Adult Tara's Necklace series (formerly the Open World Series). For those of you who might've read A Shadow in Sundown, it will sound familiar and new all at once. The description: Six days. Two worlds. … Continue reading New cover, new title…coming soon!
Hola!I just served up a brand new episode of Princess Disasterface, titled Bunny Slippers and Truth. (Not to be confused with the bunny slippers OF truth. Sounds like my kind of superhero accouterments.) I've been a bit stuck on what will happen next lately...and the answer turned out to be a plot twist! Episode 2.6 … Continue reading New comics and reviews on the way!
Snowblind, by Anna Velfman (Pler Trilogy Book One; June 2020, Fantasy) At long last! A fantasy about a character with chronic illness, whose affliction isn’t treated like something to be overcome and isn’t there to inspire anyone. Lanna is a Southerner, born in a cold, harsh land full of rules. She also suffers from seizures. … Continue reading Indie Book Spotlight: Snowblind (Velfman)
It's time for another... Daughter of Shades, by Sylvia Mercedes (The Venatrix Chronicles Book One, 2019, YA Fantasy)No book can be Sabriel. But fans of Garth Nix's Abhorsen series may want to pick this one up.Main character Ayleth is a fighter. She's possessed by a shade, a wolf-like spirit named Laranta—and that happened on purpose. … Continue reading Indie Book Spotlight: Daughter of Shades (Mercedes)
Today we slap a well-deserved gold star on... Spindle, by W.R. Gingell (Two Monarchies Sequence Book One, 2015, New Adult Fantasy/Fairy Tales/Romantic Fantasy).Do you like fairy tale re-tellings, in which the original story is folded, spindled (ha!) and mashed into the unrecognizable and unique origami shapes of a drowsy heroine pretending to be the legendary … Continue reading Indie Book Spotlight: Spindle (Gingell)
In today’s Indie Book Spotlight, we revisit Helena Rookwood, author of the excellent new adult fantasy/romantic fantasy The Prince and the Poisoner (see my review from March 2020 here), and are introduced to her friend and writing partner Elm Vince in: Throne of Sand (Desert Nights Novels Book 1), by Helena Rookwood and Elm Vince … Continue reading Indie Book Spotlight: Throne of Sand (Rookwood, Vince)
A little preface: These are tough times for all of us right now, and I hope all of you are staying well or recovering, and getting by. Recently, I found myself self-isolating in that special limbo of "is this flu or Covid-19?" It was too late for a non-healthcare worker or first responder to get … Continue reading Indie Book Spotlight: The Purple Haze (Einspruch)