I often get asked for book recommendations and with out a doubt my first response is always, “have you read the Throne of Glass series yet?” To which I either get an excited response of “OMG Yes!!” Followed by a two hour conversation of how amazing it is, along with a new BFF for life. … More Book Series Recommendation – Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Well, the time has finally come. The return of Harry Potter has happened and I couldn’t have been more excited if I tried. First off, if you were one of the smart ones who went to the midnight madness at your local bookstore, you are one smart person! That alone had me nearly peeing my … More Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Review
The enemy is Other. The enemy is us. They’re down here, they’re up there, they’re nowhere. They want the Earth, they want us to have it. They came to wipe us out, they came to save us. But beneath these riddles lies one truth: Cassie has been betrayed. So has Ringer. Zombie. Nugget. And all … More Book Review – Last Star by Rick Yancey (Book #3 of the 5th Wave Series)
Five days ago, a massive UFO crashed in the Midwest. Since then, nothing—or no one—has come out. If it were up to Alice, she’d be watching the fallout on the news. But her dad is director of special projects at NASA, so she’s been forced to enroll in a boarding school not far from … More Review – Dark Energy by Robison Wells
In my relatively short time as an author (I’ve been writing for only a year and a half), I’ve already felt the bitter taste of rejection more than once. Some are relatively nice “sorry but your manuscript is just not for us.” Where as others have been rather cringe worthy “this isn’t a book I’d … More Dealing with rejection…
*spoiler alerts (movie and book spoilers)* Allegiant – Movie vs. Book Review: This post is meant to compare the third book and third movie of the Divergent series, but fair warning, there will be spoilers throughout. I was super excited to see this movie as I loved the books first, liked the last two movies … More Allegiant – Movie vs. Book Review
I just had my first experience with #PitchMadness and wanted to share my experience with others who may be interested in doing a #Pitch, wondering what it even is, or just in general curious about how authors are getting agents and published in the world of Social Media! On Feb 26 Brenda Drake opened up submissions … More #PitchMadness Whats the Deal?
OK its that time again, time to find out WHAT is going on in my YA World right now! What am I currently reading? All the Light we Cannot See – by Anthony Doerr. Not a YA Book but it’s the one my work book club picked and is quite good actually. Its good to … More WWW Wednesday!
Here it is people, as I’m sure you are all waiting on bated breath, time to find out: What am I currently reading? What have I recently finished reading? What will I read next? What am I currently reading: Winter by Marissa Meyers I am about halfway done this book and really loving it. … More WWW Wednesday – What of the Week!
As I work on book number two in my Watcher series, I can’t help but reflect on the first, still to be published book (mainly because the two work together…duh). This is my first novel and the process has been both long and quick all at the same time. It is currently with an editor … More Hold onto that feeling…