Is this beautiful or what? It’s a portion of Charlie Bowater’s latest update of my cover for Lullaby, The Sand Maiden, Book One. Until this version, I’d seen only black and white sketches, but Charlie has added some color with this one and…oh, be still my heart… And just wait until you see the whole thing. The background… This cover’s going to be epic!! Also, … Continue reading The Cover’s Getting There!
You’re familiar with the cover that’s been on Blast of the Dragon’s Fury, Andy Smithson, Book One. Believe it or not, it’s been the same for over four years! I know, hard to believe! So I decided, time for a refresh! And my cover designer, Dale Pease, did another amazing job! Was… … Continue reading New Cover for Andy Smithson Book One!
As you all know, a book’s cover is critical to its success. It’ll either draw readers in or leave them blah for the book. That said, I knew I wanted to do something different for my covers for this next series, The Sand Maiden. I decided to go with illustrated covers to give readers the look and feel I wanted. And so I began my … Continue reading Cover Artist for The Sand Maiden Series
I am SOOOO excited! The seventh and final book in the Andy Smithson series just released! Battle for the Land’s Soul marks the epic conclusion of my first series and has been five years coming. To say that I’m thrilled with how it turned out would be a gross understatement for Andy and company fought harder, endured more adversity, and remained committed to the Land’s future … Continue reading Battle for the Land’s Soul Just Launched!
Different than an audio book, you’ve probably heard old time-y radio theater and loved how the full cast of voice actors, cool sound effects, and the musical score just brought a production to life like nothing else could. Well, Andy Smithson just made his way to audio drama! Seeing the adventure that the Andy Smithson series is, Colonial Radio Theatre approached me a while ago … Continue reading Andy Smithson Makes It Big, in Drama!
First off, what an awesome cover! I love how Jax is captured. The Crown’s Dog is the first book in The Golden Guard Trilogy (a prequel series to Air Awakens that I absolutely LOVED! You can read all my reviews for that series here.) SUMMARY (from back): A coastal summer is turned upside down by a violent murder, and a quest for lost pirate treasure turns … Continue reading Review of The Crown’s Dog by Elise Kova
The Beauty of Darkness is the third and final book in The Remnant Chronicles by Mary Pearson. SUMMARY (from back): Lia and Rafe have escaped Venda and the path before them is winding and dangerous – what will happen now? This third and final book in The Remnant Chronicles is not to be missed. WHAT I THOUGHT: I loved how Mary Pearson wrapped up this trilogy … Continue reading Book Review of The Beauty of Darkness by Mary Pearson
I am saddened to be writing this review for it is my review of the final book in the Air Awakens series by Elise Kova, a series that I have loved dearly. I am not ready to say goodbye to my new friends. SUMMARY: Long live Solaris. One bloodthirsty ruler has been overthrown by another, casting the shadow of death over the Solaris Empire. Vhalla Yarl … Continue reading Book Review of Crystal Crowned by Elise Kova
A fun tale with a hint of Russian history mixed in. That’s how I summarize The Crown’s Game by debut author Evelyn Skye. SUMMARY (from back): Vika Andreyeva can summon the snow and turn ash into gold. Nikolai Karimov can see through walls and conjure bridges out of thin air. They are enchanters—the only two in Russia—and with the Ottoman Empire and the Kazakhs threatening, … Continue reading Book Review of The Crown’s Game
Liz Long, an amazing author friend of mine, is celebrating today as she reveals the super awesome cover of the third and final book in her Heroes of Acania trilogy and I’m leading a cheer squad for her!! Check it out! SuperNova (HoA #1), Fortune’s Favor (HoA #2), Unbreakable (HoA #3) Heroes of Arcania Trilogy COVER REVEAL May 26th, 2016 Book One: The streets of Arcania are overrun with … Continue reading Cover Reveal… Drum Roll Please…