YA Spotlight: The Travelers by K.L. Kranes

The Travelers by K.L. Kranes Genre: YA Fantasy Release Date: October 2nd 2016 Sanguaro Books Summary from Goodreads: Dagny lives a dangerous life. Pursued by an unknown enemy, Dagny and her family are always on the run and must use magic to stay hidden and safe. When Dagny meets Marc, everything changes. For the first time, … More YA Spotlight: The Travelers by K.L. Kranes

YA Spotlight: She’s Like a Rainbow by Eileen Colucci

She’s Like a Rainbow by Eileen Colucci Genre: YA Magical Realism Release Date: June 13th 2016 Summary from Goodreads:

 “The summer I turned ten, my life took a fairy tale turn.” So begins Reema Ben Ghazi’s tale set in Morocco, SHE’S LIKE A RAINBOW. Reema awakes one morning to find her skin has changed from whipped … More YA Spotlight: She’s Like a Rainbow by Eileen Colucci

YA Scifi Spotlight: Jadeite’s Journey by Lucinda Stein

Jadeite’s Journey by Lucinda Stein Genre: YA Scifi Release date: January 24th 2017 Inkspell Publishing Summary: When romance turns deadly…

Jadeite’s perfect world comes crashing down on her. In the futuristic world of United Society, her only problem has been how to act around the cute boy on the air shuttle. But Jadeite’s world changes when she … More YA Scifi Spotlight: Jadeite’s Journey by Lucinda Stein

Q & A with YA author Amanda Hocking, with an excerpt from FREEKS

Author Bio: Amanda Hocking is a lifelong Minnesotan obsessed with Batman and Jim Henson. In between watching cooking shows, taking care of her menagerie of pets, and drinking too much Red Bull Zero, she writes young adult urban fantasy and paranormal romance. Several of her books have made the New York Times Bestsellers list, including … More Q & A with YA author Amanda Hocking, with an excerpt from FREEKS

YA Spotlight: Hero High: Figure in the Flames by Mina Chara

Hero High: Figure in the Flames by Mina Chara Genre: YA Mystery Romance/Superheroes Release Date: October 1st 2016 Summary from Goodreads: Reality TV meets Superhero High School in this intriguing story about friendship, fame, and what it means to be a hero. 

In Icon City superheroes save the day every day on the quarter hour. Led by … More YA Spotlight: Hero High: Figure in the Flames by Mina Chara

Guest Post: YA author Tenille Berezay, on levels of inspiration

  I’m always asked how I came up with the idea for the Converters Series. Usually, I don’t walk around with a lot of fantastic ideas in my head (though there are plenty of mediocre ones), but the idea of converting started with a sudden burst of brilliant inspiration, followed by lots of tiny inspirational … More Guest Post: YA author Tenille Berezay, on levels of inspiration