young adult

Thoughts on Being Published

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 […]

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Review: Siege and Storm

Genre: YA Fantasy Medium: Paperback Rating: 4.5 Stars FROM THE BACK COVER: Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Alina Starkov’s power has grown, but not without a price. She is the Sun Summoner―hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Shadow Fold. But she and Mal can’t outrun their enemies for long. The Darkling is […]

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Review: Shadow and Bone

Genre: YA Fantasy Medium: Paperback Rating: 5 Stars FROM THE BACK COVER: Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across the Shadow Fold―a swath of unnatural darkness crawling with monsters. But when her regiment is attacked, Alina unleashes dormant magic not even she […]

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Review: Roar

Genre: YA Fantasy Medium: Audible and Kindle Rating: 4.5/5 Stars FROM THE BACK COVER: In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them. Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. Long ago, the ungifted pledged fealty and service to her family in […]

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The Elect: Chapter 1

Hey guys! Thanks so much for stopping by! I’m so excited about this entry, because after requesting permission from my publisher, I’m officially cleared to share the first chapter of The Elect with the world – FOR FREE! If you’re drawn into the story after reading this excerpt, I’d be honored if you purchase the […]

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