Moonshadow’s Guardian

Dianna Gunn has crafted an awesome world with vivid characters and an intense storyline that sweeps you away in this dark fantasy. Book One of the Moonshadow Rising Duology (World of Omicaer Novels) is a definite must read! It also makes a great gift for the holidays.

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Folklore & Fantasy Mix in Carol Browne’s Terrific Series

Epic fantasy is a passion with Carol Browne and no one writes it better. Her new release is a story deep-seeded in folklore, mysterious creatures, and fantastical beings where elves were just the tip of the sword. The Gateway to Elvendom takes Godwin on a new adventure into the world long forgotten by humans… The Elwardain Chronicles is a series you do not want to miss.

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Traveler’s Zone Book Tour

Chris Pavesic continues the amazing story of Cami Malifux with Book 2 of the Revelation Chronicles.

Escape from a world of darkness into a magical realm of limitless adventure.

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Changes

Hi all– If you have been a long-time reader of my blog, you will have noticed a few changes in the format. This will soon be accompanied by some changes in my posting schedule. For the last year I have been posting 5 days a week. Posts about writing, reading, cooking, gaming, health and beauty,…

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Resurrection by Yasmine Phoenix

If paranormal and urban fantasy are your thing then you are sure to enjoy this debut novel from Yasmine Phoenix. Years of plotting and planning and rewriting gave life to Resurrection, Book One in the Witches Brew series. I hope you enjoy this introduction. Sometimes to do good you have to do bad. Sophia Sullivan…

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The Importance of Voice in Fiction Writing by Rita Monette

Rita Monette joins my blog today with some writing advice and an exciting new release. Take it away Rita! You may have heard the term voice in writing. However, there are two types of voice in writing fiction. One is the voice of the author: How you write and express yourself, tell their stories. That…

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The Power of Hope by Dianna Gunn

The Power of Stories of Hope The world today is awash in grimdark fantasy and dystopian science fiction, and we’re sure to see an even bigger surge in both genres now that we’ve entered the era of Trump and Brexit. I personally know half a dozen authors who have been inspired to write new dystopian…

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Heir of Thunder by Karissa Laurel

Author: Karissa Laurel Release: 2016 Genre: Steampunk | Fantasy Series: Stormbourne Chronicles Edition: Kindle Publisher: Evolved Publishing, LLC The Lord of Thunder has passed, leaving daughter Evelyn Stormbourne to overcome her kingdom’s greatest enemies, but first she must embrace her dominion over the sky. The Lord of Thunder’s sudden death leaves his daughter, Evelyn Stormbourne,…

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Goth Girl, Virgin Queen: A Spook-tacular Sale

Welcome to the 2-week blog tour for Goth Girl, Virgin Queen by JoAnne Keltner. Follow the tour and connect with bloggers, read reviews of the book, read guest posts, and meet the author.   Book Information:Title: Goth Girl, Virgin Queen Author Name: JoAnne Keltner Genre(s): Young Adult Paranormal Length: Approx. 298 pages Release Date: December…

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Why I Write YA

A few months ago a friend and fellow author, Dianna Gunn, posted an article focused on the reasons why she writes YA fiction. Since my novel, Starter Zone, falls into this genre, she suggested that it might be a good topic for me as well. I like these types of articles because it gives readers…

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Bewitching Hannah by Leigh Goff

Being a witch is the last thing she wants… Bewitching Hannah Leigh Goff Publisher: Mirror World Publishing Publish Date: September 17, 2017 Genre(s): YA, Fantasy, Romance Follow the tour to read reviews, exclusive excerpts, guest posts, and book spotlights: https://saphsbookpromotions.blogspot.com/2017/09/virtual-book-tour-schedule-bewitching.html About Bewitching Hannah: Sixteen-year-old Hannah Fitzgerald has always known she is descended from a troubled…

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Blueberry Brunch Cake

Happy Labor Day to those who celebrate it. If you are looking for a quick recipe for a family get-together, why not try something with blueberries?

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Cookie Bars

This family favorite dessert is a little bit like a cookie, a little bit like a candy bar, and 100% delicious. Ingredients ¾ cup granulated sugar ¾ cup packed brown sugar 1 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 egg 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder…

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Quick & Easy S’mores Treats

This kid-friendly recipe is quick and easy to make. It’s a little bit like a s’more, a little bit like a bird’s nest, and 100% yummy. Get those marshmallows and chocolate chips ready!

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Spotlight on Bewitching Hannah

BEWITCHING HANNAH—Unleashing the Magic in Annapolis Leigh Goff’s next enchanting novel, BEWITCHING HANNAH, is on its way from Mirror World Publishing! The magic will unleash on September 17th. The young adult fantasy set in present-day Annapolis, Maryland (lots of scenes are set at the historic sites in the author’s hometown), focuses on Hannah Fitzgerald, a…

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Sneak Peek into Fairy Falls!

Here is a sneak-peek at Sharon Ledwith’s newest novel, Lost & Found: Mysterious Tales from Fairy Falls. “Silly, stupid humans!” Whiskey hissed. Creeping through the ductwork was becoming harder on her old bones. Layers of dust tickled her pink nose and made her facial whiskers twitch incessantly. Her stomach retched at the stale odors. However,…

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Spotlight on Sharon Ledwith

The Fairy Falls Animal Shelter is in trouble. Money trouble. It’s up to an old calico cat named Whiskey—a shelter cat who has mastered the skill of observation—to find a new human pack leader so that their home will be saved. With the help of Nobel, the leader of the shelter dogs, the animals set out to use the ancient skill of telepathy to contact any human who bothers to listen to them. Unfortunately for fifteen-year-old Meagan Walsh, she hears them, loud and clear.

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Why I resisted including romance in Keeper of the Dawn by Dianna Gunn

There were many struggles on the road to publishing my first YA fantasy novella, Keeper of the Dawn. One of the biggest struggles came when Lai, my leading lady, came out and told me she was in love with her roommate, a woman named Tara.

I immediately resisted the idea, though probably not for the reason you think. I didn’t care whether my character fell in love with a man or a woman. What bothered me was that she fell in love at all.

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The Tinkerer’s Daughter

I purchased this novel through a free offer in Bookbub and I have subsequently purchased the other two novels in the series. I am looking forward to reading them over the holidays—preferably curled up on the couch with a cup of eggnog-flavored latte by my side. This series is a mixture of the fantasy and steampunk genres. It is appropriate for YA readers.

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Looking for a Last Minute Gift for a YA Reader? The Last Timekeepers Can Help!

Escape to the past and have a blast with an outstanding new release by Sharon Ledwith, and published through Mirror World Publishing. The Last Timekeepers and the Dark Secret is Book 2 in The Last Timekeepers series. This WWII fantasy is filled with action and is an excellent read for everyone ten years old through adulthood.

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If It’s Not Chocolate, It’s Not Breakfast by Anne Montgomery

Looking for something healthy-yet-delicious to prepare for those back-to-school breakfasts? Anne Montgomery has you covered.

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5 Minutes with Grant Goodman

This is a chance to learn a bit more about Grant Goodman, author of Agent Darcy and Ninja Steve in…Tiger Trouble!

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The Road Leads Back by Marci Boudreaux

Today Marci Boudreaux shares her thoughts on The Road Leads Back–Chris ◊◊◊◊◊ As I start getting feedback on The Road Leads Back, I’m excited to hear people tell me they enjoy reading romances with characters over 40. As I get older, I’m finding it more and more difficult to connect with the younger characters I’m trying…

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5 Minutes With Shannon A. Thompson

This is a chance to learn a bit more about Shannon A. Thompson, author of The Timely Death Trilogy. ShannonAThompson.com Twitter Facebook Goodreads  About the Author I started writing . . . at a very young age in order to cope with nightmares and night terrors. My mother taught me to create stories from dreams…

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