Authors, Books, Fiction, Young Adult

Author Interview with Anya Josephs @anya_writes #YA #Fantasy

I’m delighted to be joined by fellow YA fantasy author, Anya Josephs. Anya Josephs was raised in North Carolina and is now pursuing a career in social work in New York City. When not working or writing, she can be found seeing a lot of plays, reading doorstopper fantasy novels, or worshipping their cat, Sycorax.… Continue reading Author Interview with Anya Josephs @anya_writes #YA #Fantasy

Authors, Books, Fiction, Indie Author, The Writing Process, Young Adult

Author Interview with Kate Campbell @katelmcampbell #Fantasy #AuthorInterview #YA

Kate Campbell is an author and avid reader who has a smallholding in the beautiful Scottish countryside with her husband and two dogs. She began writing from an early age, spending a lot of her time writing her own adventure stories in which she was the protagonist. As she got older, Kate became increasingly interested… Continue reading Author Interview with Kate Campbell @katelmcampbell #Fantasy #AuthorInterview #YA

Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Young Adult

#BookReview The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna #YA #Fantasy #NaminaForna #TuesdayBookBlog

Title: The Gilded Ones Author: Namina Forna Category: Folklore & Mythology, YA Fantasy My Rating: 5 Star Book Blurb: Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in Otera, a deeply patriarchal ancient kingdom, where a woman's worth is tied to her purity, and she must bleed to prove it. But when Deka bleeds gold - the colour of impurity,… Continue reading #BookReview The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna #YA #Fantasy #NaminaForna #TuesdayBookBlog

Authors, Blog Tour, Fiction, Writing, Young Adult

County Lines Road #BlogTour with @JaneGilley2 @LifeBookish #YA #Excerpt

I’m delighted to be part of the County Lines Road Blog Tour with Jane Gilley and My Bookish Life. Book Blurb: Next-door-neighbours, Karen and Terri, have always tried to do right by their errant kinds. But when a simple joyride goes horribly wrong and Tomas and Jodie are captured by a county lines drug gang,… Continue reading County Lines Road #BlogTour with @JaneGilley2 @LifeBookish #YA #Excerpt

Authors, Books, Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Young Adult

Author Interview with Francesca Tyer @ftyer_ #YA

I have great pleasure in sharing my interview with Francesca Tyer, author of The Firestone. Francesca talks about filling notebooks, her love of planning, and playing the violin. Over to Francesca… Tell us a little about yourself. (How did you get started writing? What do you do when you’re not writing?) I’ve been writing for… Continue reading Author Interview with Francesca Tyer @ftyer_ #YA

Authors, Book Review, Book Reviews, Books, Fiction, Young Adult

#BookReview Fable by Adrienne Young @adriennebooks @wednesdaybooks #YA #FridayReads

Title: Fable Author: Adrienne Young Category: YA Fantasy Publisher: Wednesday Books My Rating: 5 Star Book Blurb: Filled with all of the action, emotion, and lyrical writing that brought readers to Sky in the Deep, New York Times bestselling author Adrienne Young returns with Fable, the first book in this new captivating duology. Welcome to a world made dangerous… Continue reading #BookReview Fable by Adrienne Young @adriennebooks @wednesdaybooks #YA #FridayReads

Fiction, Fun Stuff, The Writing Process, Travel, Vampires, Writing, Young Adult

Book Research and Seeking Out Vampires in Whitby #YA #WritersLife

Editing has begun on my latest YA novel, Blood Born, and after spending a week in Whitby immersing myself in the town where the book is set, I have my red pen at the ready, and I’m raring to go. There’s something magical about standing in the same spot your character stands and exploring the… Continue reading Book Research and Seeking Out Vampires in Whitby #YA #WritersLife

Books, Fiction, Young Adult

Release Day! The Phantom’s Curse is OUT TODAY #YA #Fantasy #NewRelease

I've managed to celebrate a birthday in lockdown, and now it's time to celebrate my latest book release! The Phantom's Curse is out TODAY in hardback, paperback, and eBook (also arriving soon in audio). Book Blurb: An old evil threatens to rise from the depths of the warded city... Sixteen-year-old Marianne lives a simple life… Continue reading Release Day! The Phantom’s Curse is OUT TODAY #YA #Fantasy #NewRelease

Authors, Books, Children's Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Writing

Joe and Nelly by @kim88110 #WWII #TuesdayBookBlog #MiddleGrade #Ghosts

Connecting with other writers, and sharing their work, is something I love to do here on my site. It is one of the reasons I started blogging and reviewing back in 2013. One of my weekly tasks is to run the Writing Studio Thread on the Lightbox Originals Facebook Group. If you’d like to join… Continue reading Joe and Nelly by @kim88110 #WWII #TuesdayBookBlog #MiddleGrade #Ghosts

BHC Press, Books, Fiction, Tuesday Book Blog, Young Adult

Coming Soon! #YA The Phantom’s Curse #TuesdayBookBlog #Fantasy

**COMING SOON** I’m entering that exciting period of anticipation that every author has before a book launch. In a few weeks my thirteenth novel will be published by BHC Press, and taking into account the lockdown restrictions I’ll be celebrating with a mug of tea or two at home with my three children. The Phantom’s… Continue reading Coming Soon! #YA The Phantom’s Curse #TuesdayBookBlog #Fantasy