Hi all, Today I am pleased to welcome Australian author Marianne Curley to the blog. She is sharing her experience of self-publishing the 4th book in her Guardians of Time series, The Shadow, after her publisher didn’t want to pick it up. About the book: Synopsis: From bestselling author Marianne Curley comes the highly anticipated … More Guest Post: My First Experience at Self-Publishing by Marianne Curley. #aww2018
Release Date: May 23rd 2016. Publisher: Harlequin Teen Source: Bought for myself 🙂 Synopsis from Goodreads: Welcome to the Helios Academy: evolve or die It’s the year 2050 and life is increasingly hard for ‘non-citizens’. A slowly emerging young minority has been exposed as ‘talents’; they harbour mutations that give them special gifts – … More Review: Threader by Rebekah Turner #aww2016
In celebration of the release of Shield, the final book in the Spark series, on September 1st, I am hosting a spotlight on the wonderful Rachael Craw and her amazing YA sci-fi series. Between now and the release date I will be reviewing all the wonderful books in the series, including the 3 novellas. I … More Spotlight On Rachael Craw: Review: ‘Stray’ when great gets greater.
Hey everyone! In celebration of the release of Shield, the final book in the Spark series, on September 1st, I am hosting a spotlight on the wonderful Rachael Craw and her amazing YA sci-fi series. Between now and the release date I will be reviewing all the wonderful books in the series, including the 3 … More Spotlight On Rachael Craw: Review: ‘Spark’ – The One That Started It All.
Release Date: November 1st 2015. Publisher: Allen & Unwin. Source: Purchased. Synopsis: One moment, Kady Grant and Ezra Mason have nothing bigger to worry about than each other. Specifically, avoiding each other in the wake of their messy break-up. In the next second, their entire world falls apart. The year is 2375 and one of … More Review: Illuminae By Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff #aww2015
Hey Everyone, It’s going to be a short and sweet update this week, not because I haven’t been busy writing, but because I’ve been busy working on only two things. First, the good news: my internet problems have finally been fixed. Properly this time so there should be no more disruptions and the blog can … More A Writerly Update 74.
Read previous episodes HERE. The rec hall is a lot bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside. The main room is a large hall with a stage at the end of it. “This is where we have our dance nights,” Laura says. “They are really fun.” I nod, but I’m not that … More The Amberly Chronicles Episode 17: The Rec Hall.
We step outside and a blinding light has me turning my head and closing my eyes. I feel warmth hit my face and realise it’s the sun. The sun! It’s only been a week since I’ve been here, but it felt like I was never going to feel the sun again. It feels amazing and … More The Amberly Chronicles Episode 16: The Hill.
You can read previous episodes HERE. I open the wardrobe and look through the clothes. There are lots of button up shirts all coloured either brown, yellow or green. Not my first choice of colours. What’s wrong with blue, black or even pink? There are white t-shirts and singlets hanging after the coloured shirts, and … More The Amberly Chronicles Episode 15: The Others.
Release Date: August 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown and Company. Source: Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis from Goodreads: NO ONE HAS SET FOOT ON EARTH IN CENTURIES – UNTIL NOW. Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth’s radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents – considered … More Review: The 100 by Kass Morgan.