Today, I am part of Dreamscape Publishing’s blog tour for a new series from Michelle Madow, author of the Secret Diamond Sisters series. The first in the series, Elementals: The Prophecy of Shadows, was released on January 26, and has 4 stars on Goodreads as of January 28.
This Friday during the 2015 Fall of the Pages, I’m falling back to February 2015 and the fantasy dystopia Red Queen. ( Technically, all dystopias are “fantasy” as in not real, but what I mean by this is fantastical or having magic) Thrust into an impossible situation and imperial politics, she falls right in the middle of betrayal, […]
For day two of the Curiosity Quills October Blog Tour, we’re bringing you a brand new middle grade fantasy by the author of the ya dystopia The Summer the World Ended. This time, he delves into the impossibility of believing and fantasy. EMMA AND THE BANDERWIGH, by Matthew Cox Genre: middle-grade fantasy Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press Date of Release: October […]
Today, I’m excited to be part of the blog tour for Fairy Keeper! Fairy Keeper is a middle grade fantasy book by Amy Bearce, put out by Curiosity Quills Press. Forget cute fairies in pretty dresses. In the world of Aluvia, most fairies are more like irritable, moody insects. Almost everyone in the world of Aluvia views the […]
If you haven’t started reading Lindsay Cummings yet, you really should. Her first series, The Murder Complex, is a massively intense dystopian mystery thriller that will keep you guessing. Her second series, The Balance Keepers, follows eleven-year-old Albert as he discovers he’s a Balance Keeper- one who has the magic to keep harmony between the […]
Yesterday I talked about fairy tale re-imaginings that my teens are in love with; today I’m sharing winter/spring fairy tale imaginings that are coming late 2014/early 2015. There are tales of Wonderland, the finale of the Lunar Chronicles, Arthurian descendants, and more. Internet readers fairest and wise, how many of these will you buy?
Has anyone noticed the massive appearance of fairy tale rellings in YA books lately? I know that teen trends tend to go in cycles, and things that were once down come back (think of all the vampire books we had right after Twilight, for example). However, there are an AMAZING amount of retellings showing […]
I am a sucker for a good fairy tale movie- but it has to be a GOOD fairy tale movie. I know the historical versions from the cleaned up versions, and depending on my mood I can go either way (although, if you take a look around my office, it certainly leans towards the villainous […]
The Fires of Calderon is Book One in Lindsay Cummings’s epic Balance Keepers series. These exciting fantasy adventure books are full of magic, mystery, friendship, and humor and are perfect for fans of books like Brandon Mull’s The Candy Shop War or the Unwanteds series by Lisa McMann. Bestselling author of the Skeleton Creek series Patrick Carman […]