Coming May 14, 2013- Cleopatra’s Legacy Book 1- The Emerald Ring. A new action packed middle grade fantasy series from debut author, Dorine White. Read below for an excerpt not found in the published book!
“Egypt- 30 BC The velvet pouch hurtled across the room. Its cords whipped behind it and tangled in the servant’s outstretched hands. Cleopatra’s … Continue reading
YA author Sarah Billington had a brilliant idea to celebrate the cover reveal of her novels, THE KISS OFF and OVER IT: a massive giveaway of 22 best-selling YA novels! Scroll down to see the covers and to enter the giveaway.
The Kiss Off by Sarah Billington
Over It by Sarah Billington … Continue reading
I fell in love with Diana Murdock‘s writing when I read SOULED, her stunning and original YA Paranormal novel. Now my friend has written a new novella, SOULSTICE, and I’m honored to unveil its cover.
“Fire is your element, Alyx.” Mom carefully set up a candle on the floor between … Continue reading
BETWIXT IS ON SALE!! Only $1.99 until March 31st. “Gripping and evocative. A dark tale that strikes close to your heart, rekindling hope and faith.” T. G. Ayer – Author of The Valkyrie Novels.
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For every copy of Betwixt sold, a portion will be donated … Continue reading
Today my friend Tara West is visiting the blog. She is the author of the Whispers series and of the Keepers of the Stones series. As you know, I’m into stories with witches and magic, and her new release, WITCH FLAME, is right up my alley.
Witch Flame (A Keepers of the Stones Novelette)
My friend and critique partner, the lovely Suma Subramaniam, is our guest today on YAmondAY. She chose to share with us a YA read that shows that certain themes are truly universal.
Suma’s upcoming novel is called “Walking on a Tightrope.”
I heard author Mitali Perkins at the SCBWI Western Washington Conference. … Continue reading
In an earlier life, my dear friend, critique partner, and YA author Eileen Riccio was a Middle School teacher. In this post, she highlights some of the best YA reads–as chosen by her students!
When I was a classroom teacher, many of the books that my students and I … Continue reading
The Oscars™ fascinate me. I’ve been watching the telecasts (sometimes, hate-watching it) for many, many years. What can I say? I love seeing millionaires congratulate one another. If you’re a cinephile like me, you’re probably frustrated like me, since The Academy™ seems to get it wrong most of the time. Sometimes it seems it’s a popularity contest, not an artistic achievement accolade.
I still … Continue reading
The radiant Julie Glover is our guest on YAmondAY today! Julie is a writer (and reader!) of YA Contemporary novels, and she shares with us some of her faves. Keep an eye out for her upcoming novel, SHARING HUNTER.
While I enjoy reading paranormal and historical and science-fiction and romance … Continue reading
Angela Brown is the author of YA sensation Neverlove, the first book in the Shadow Jumpers series. She’s also our first YAmondAY guest of 2013!
We’re nearing the end of January, the time for those New Year’s Resolutions to fizzle out and waste away. But they don’t have to. You can stick … Continue reading