Laura Wadsworth Carter is a native of Oxford, Alabama, and a graduate of the University of Montevallo, from which she received a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Education. By day, she's a high school history teacher, amateur gardener, and voracious caffeine consumer. By night, she writes faith-oriented fiction for children and teenagers. At all times, she is a wife and mother, covered by grace. You can follow her on Twitter @MrsCarterWrites or visit her website at https://laurawcarter.com.
Not to get too metaphorical here, but I thought this gardenia (pictured above) had died – like, dead dead – after a hard freeze caused it to suddenly drop all its leaves last fall. My in-laws sent it to me years ago for my birthday, and I planted it by the front door so I […]More
RESTORATION will release on February 26, 2019! August’s first attempt to destroy the Foundation not only failed, it also nearly got him killed. Now stuck inside a refugee camp in the bordering nation of Staridruch, he’s determined to get back to Belstrana and finish what he started. So, when an anonymous benefactor offers him weapons […]More
I am so excited to share the cover of RESTORATION with you today. This book, the sequel to THE ELECT, was a labor of love that took over two years to complete. The back cover blurb will come soon, but for now, let me introduce you to RESTORATION! As usual, Amanda Matthews (the cover artist) […]More
Happy Friday, y’all! Who’s in the mood for some great news? Firstly, the audiobook of THE ELECT released this week! You can check it out (and BUY it) here and here! The narrator is TJ Clark, and I think he did a phenomenal job bringing August to life. I couldn’t be more pleased with the final […]More
It’s been a while since I posted, and you all deserve an update. A lot has changed, and yet at the same time, very little has changed. So, here’s what’s going on in my writer world lately. PICTURE BOOKS and SUBMISSIONS As you may already know, I’ve written about a dozen picture book manuscripts so […]More
An interesting thing happens when you write a book. You spend weeks, months, maybe even years, pouring out your thoughts on to paper, watching your word count slowly drift upwards. You dig out things from your imagination, create brand new people, describe thrilling (and sometimes mundane) events, design cultures, and build entire WORLDS. And you […]More
Genre: Adult Fantasy Medium: Paperback Rating: 4 Stars FROM THE BACK COVER: Deep in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery, so after a […]More