YA Cover Reveal & Spotlight

Brainwalker by Robyn Mundell & Stephan Lacast Genre: YA Scifi/Fantasy Release Date: October 1st 2016 Dualmind Publishing Summary from Goodreads: Fourteen year-old Bernard is full of out of the box ideas—ideas that nobody appreciates. Not his ultra-rational father, not his classmates, and definitely not his teacher, who’s fed up waiting for Bernard’s overdue science project. You’d think with… More YA Cover Reveal & Spotlight

YA Spotlight: Under a Million Stars by Rita Branches

Under a Million Stars by Rita Branches Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Release Date: August 8th 2016

 About the Novel: Can a beating heart bleed from the shattered pieces?   Her heart cracked when her best friend walked away; it completely shattered when she lost her family in a tragic accident.   Now orphaned at seventeen, Charlotte… More YA Spotlight: Under a Million Stars by Rita Branches

YA Spotlight: Deliverance by Kristy Centeno

Author: Kristy Centeno Publisher: Inkspell Publishing Published: March 19, 2016 Genre: YA/NA Paranormal Summary: He’s been locked away his entire life. He dreams of freedom. The only way he can accomplish his goals is by breaking free of the chains tying him to a dark past and gloomy existence. But there’s one catch. He’s not… More YA Spotlight: Deliverance by Kristy Centeno

Special Feature: Tips and Tricks from RWA’s 2016 Conference (Part Two)

I am still scouring through the pages and pages of notes I took at RWA’s national conference in San Diego during the week of July 13 – 16th. Here are a few more tips and tricks from the incredible workshops I attended: Character Excavation (presented by a fabulous trio of acclaimed writers – Kristan Higgins, Farrah… More Special Feature: Tips and Tricks from RWA’s 2016 Conference (Part Two)

Special Feature: Tips and Tricks from RWA’s 2016 Conference (Part One)

A conference in beautiful San Diego, California is never a bad thing, but RWA’s National Conference (July 13 – 16) exceeded my expectations. They put together an incredible experience full of informal chat sessions, publisher spotlights, and a wide variety of info-packed workshops–from exploring the elements of fiction writing to addressing business issues and the… More Special Feature: Tips and Tricks from RWA’s 2016 Conference (Part One)

YA Spotlight: Two Summers by Aimee Friedman

Title: TWO SUMMERS Author: Aimee Friedman Pub. Date: April 26, 2016 Publisher: Point Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Goodreads   ONE SUMMER in the French countryside, among sun-kissed fields of lavender . . . ANOTHER SUMMER in upstate New York, along familiar roads that lead to surprises . .… More YA Spotlight: Two Summers by Aimee Friedman

YA Spotlight: Black River Falls by Jeff Hirsch

Title: BLACK RIVER FALLS Author: Jeff Hirsch Pub. Date: July 5, 2016 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Format: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Goodreads   Seventeen-year-old Cardinal has escaped the virus that ravaged his town, leaving its victims alive but without their memories. He chooses to… More YA Spotlight: Black River Falls by Jeff Hirsch