I absolutely love the Rephaim series by Australian author Paula Weston, so I was super excited to see she had posted the cover of the third book in the seires ‘Shimmer’ on her blog And here it is: What do you think? I love it; the colour is just gorgeous. I think it’s my favourite … More Cover Reveal: Shimmer by Paula Weston.
Sorry this is late, and regular readers you will probably notice that I’m meant to do a writerly update this week, but I decided to do a swap because I found a great resource that I just had to share. On a website called Write About Dragons you can see the complete video footage of … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Writing Tips from Brandon Sanderson.
The synopsis from Goodreads: Emma Swan’s life has been anything but a fairy tale. She’s been on her own since she was abandoned as a baby–that is, until the night of her twenty-eighth birthday, when Henry, a ten-year-old boy, shows up on her doorstep. He’s the son Emma gave up for adoption, and this surprise … More Review: ‘Reawakened’ A Once Upon A Time Tale by Odette Beane.
I was reading this very interesting (and funny) post the other day by guest writer Ben. H. Winters over at Publishing Crawl all about his theory of rotating dessert. He suggests you write two books at once, and as someone who does this I would have to agree. Now I know it’s not for everyone, … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Write two books at once.
Synopsis from Goodreads: 13 books. 13 nightmares. 1 destiny. I click my fingers and everybody dies. Sam wakes from his nightmare to discover the terrifying reality. It will come true. Kidnapped from school and finding out his parents aren’t who he thinks they are, Sam is suddenly running from danger at every turn. Nothing will … More Review: The Last Thirteen by James Phelan.
Welcome to this weeks Fiction Friday. Today I am very excited to review the amazing YA paranormal romance ‘Storm,’ the first book in the Elementals series. Synopsis from Goodreads: Earth. Fire. Air. Water. When Becca Chandler saves Chris Merrick from being beaten-up in the school car park, she has no idea how dramatically this one … More Fiction Friday: Review ‘Storm’ Elementals 1 by Brigid Kemmerer.
It’s been about three weeks since my last update and in that time I’ve been mainly working on two projects. I’m still working on my rewrite of my urban sci-fi novel rift. I’m about half way through now which is really exciting. Because it’s a rewrite though, I have to cut heaps of sections that … More A Writerly Update 11.
Welcome to this week’s Fiction Friday, today I am reviewing the YA contemporary romance ‘Camp Boyfriend’ by J.K. Rock. Synopsis from Goodreads: The summer of her dreams is about to get a reality check. They said it couldn’t be done, but geeky sophomore Lauren Carlson transformed herself into a popular girl after moving to a … More Fiction Friday: Review ‘Camp Boyfriend’ by J.K. Rock.
I am a huge fan of the TV show ‘Once Upon A Time’, so imagine my surprise and delight when I was in my local book shop today and saw that there is now a Once Upon A Time novel! The book, titled Reawakened, follows the first season. I didn’t buy it yet, I came … More Once Upon A Time is now a book!
*I apologize that this post is a day late, when I went to write it last night I came down with a terrible migraine. If you’re a writer of YA then you might want to read this article from the Publishers Weekly website. Sue Corbett interviews some agents to find out what their perspectives are … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Agents on YA trends.