Category: Guest Post

Feb 20
{Guest Post+Giveaway} Birth by Donna Russo Morin

{Guest Post+Giveaway} Birth by Donna Russo Morin

BIRTH Donna Russo Morin (Once, Upon a New Time, #1) Publication date: February 15th 2019 Genres: Adult, Fantasy New worlds don’t appear. They are born from the labor of those who envision them. Count Witon has grown weary of the constant war between the races. Together with his wife Belamay, and Persky – first of a rare Human / Elf breed – Witon plans to create a new society: a utopia for anyone who longs for peaceful coexistence. They recruit pilgrims from every city and species; most to success, some to failure. Together, they set off to a small, yet promising island, found by chance in the middle of the churning ocean. But the journey there is fraught with challenges, and none of them is as dire as the one they face once they reach their destination. Will they have the strength and determination to give Birth to this New Time? Once, Upon A New Time is a medieval fantasy with a double-edged sword: one of blood, the other of… Read more »

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Feb 16
{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Ruins by T.H. Hernandez

{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Ruins by T.H. Hernandez

The Ruins T.H. Hernandez (The Union #2) Publication date: June 16th 2015 Genres: Adventure, Dystopian, Romance, Young Adult Heartbroken, grief-stricken, and wracked with guilt, seventeen-year-old Evan Taylor returned to the Union, leaving behind the boy she loved. Now, she and her friends must find a way to do the impossible – warn the citizens of the Union about an impending rebel attack without alerting the government and risking retaliation against her friends in the Ruins. When every move Evan makes is thwarted, it soon becomes clear she’s being watched. Faced with a daily fight to stay one step ahead of her pursuers, she returns to the Ruins. But life in the Ruins has its own dangers, and soon she’s fighting a different battle – to stay alive long enough to discover the truth. Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / Kobo / Google Play — In Defense of the Platonic Friendship “…men and women can’t be friends because the sex part always gets in the way.” Harry… Read more »

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Jan 28
{Recipes+Giveaway} #ArtemisFowl Series by Eoin Colfer

{Recipes+Giveaway} #ArtemisFowl Series by Eoin Colfer

  Today I am partnering with Disney Books for some awesome Artemis Fowl fun to celebrate the re-release of the series with the new book covers! The complete series in re-designed packaging is now available in stores! So check out the covers below, and on my Instagram.   Each book includes a sneak peek of The Fowl Twins, a brand-new spinoff novel following the adventures of Artemis Fowl’s twin brothers.     And if you want even more Artemis Fowl fun, I have good news for you- because this series is soon to be a major motion picture from The Walt Disney Studios! If you are a fan of the series like I am, then you will know all about Spud’s Spud Emporium. Here is a refresher, in case you are new to the series. Spud’s Spud Emporium is a fast-food restaurant in Haven, the Lower Elements. It is somewhat popular, though it doesn’t have good food. The milkshakes are lumpy and the meat is not to be trusted. The burgers are usually rubbery and the fries greasy. Source:… Read more »

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Jan 14
{Review+Guest Post Giveaway} Analiese Rising by @BrendaDrake @EntangledTeen

{Review+Guest Post Giveaway} Analiese Rising by @BrendaDrake @EntangledTeen

Brenda Drake has stopped by today to share with us her top 10 favorite gods and goddesses! Then be sure to check out my review of Analiese Rising as well as enter the awesome giveaway down below! ———– There are several gods in Analiese Rising. Listing my top ten favorite gods and goddesses from the mythologies from around the world was difficult. There are so many that would make number one for me. So I decided to list them in the order of my favorites in the book, and here they are. Sidapa comes from Philipine mythology. He’s the god of death. In the novel, he doesn’t have his power anymore. He’s in love with the Bulan and sees him only during the full moon when the other god can come down to earth.   Oyá is from African She’s an Orisha of winds, lightning, and violent storms, death, and rebirth. She’s a kick butt goddess, and she makes a grand entrance into the story.   Lugh comes from the… Read more »

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Jul 25
{Guest Post+Giveaway} #StarPassage Book 3: Honor & Mercy by @clarkrburbidge

{Guest Post+Giveaway} #StarPassage Book 3: Honor & Mercy by @clarkrburbidge

Books that Have Significantly Influenced My Writing: There are too many to list them all. I will provide a quick list of ten for your information. I enjoy stories both true and fictional where the characters must reach inside themselves and find their greatness. Overcoming is a powerful read for me. It is the personal struggle during the challenge that makes a difference. Monsters in literature can be internal or external. But however they are constructed they are key to the story. No hero becomes such without overcoming something. It is the monsters that allow heroes to become heroes. This is true in our own lives as well. We too often see trials, challenges or disruption as overwhelming and by obsessing on our loss or the sudden change or bad luck we lose our way. But understanding that it is these very trials or personal monsters that provide us with the tools to become great changes the game. Our darkest hours then are seen in a new light as a… Read more »

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Jun 01
{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Helm of Darkness by A. P. Mobley @author_apmobley

{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Helm of Darkness by A. P. Mobley @author_apmobley

Today I have author A.P. Mobley stopping by book briefs to share with us her top ten most terrifying greek monsters! If you know me, you know that I am in love with all thinks greek mythology. One of the things I love about mythology is that the monsters are truly terrifying, and the top 10 on A.P. Mobley’s list are seriously scary. Read on to see who they are, and then don’t forget to enter the great giveaway down below to enter to win a copy of The Helm of Darkness for yourself!   The Top Ten Most Terrifying Mythical Greek Monsters Hey there! My name is A. P. Mobley, and I’m the author of a new action-packed fantasy trilogy with lots of Greek mythology called War on the Gods. The first installment of the trilogy, The Helm of Darkness, is my debut novel and comes out on June 3rd, 2018. It follows two teens as they are knocked unconscious in a freak storm. When they wake up, they… Read more »

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May 17
{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Girl with More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer Bass

{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Girl with More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer Bass

Welcome to Day #4 of The Girl with More Than One Heart Blog Tour! To celebrate the release of The Girl with More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer Bass on April 17th, blogs across the web are featuring exclusive content from Laura, as well as 5 chances to win a copy of The Girl with More Than One Heart! What resources do you recommend for a child/teen struggling with the loss of a loved one? by Laura Geringer Bass I recommend: Books!  Reading is something you can do alone without the help of friends or adults. Here are some treasured books I read in middle school and high school and some I’ve read recently that deal with themes of grief and loss from the point of view of a child or teen.  First, here are three of Briana’s favorite books, cited in chapter 5, (“Blue”) of “The Girl With More Than One Heart.” Each of the heroines in these books: (Francie, Frankie, and Scout in that order) share the experience of… Read more »

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Apr 18
{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Summer of Broken Things by Margaret Peterson Haddix

{Guest Post+Giveaway} The Summer of Broken Things by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Welcome to Day #3 of The Summer of Broken Things Blog Tour! To celebrate the release of The Summer of Broken Things on April 10th, blogs across the web are featuring exclusive content from Margaret Peterson Haddix and 10 chances to win a copy of the book! Travel My husband jokes that in my family, if anyone says, “Do you want to go to…,” we all say, “Sure!” before we even know the destination. My parents definitely succeeded in passing on a love of travel to my siblings and me, and we’ve all handed down that travel lust to our own children as well. For me, a huge part of it came from the books I read. I’m pretty sure that the earliest places books made me want to visit were ones that didn’t actually exist: Narnia, for example. (I also really, really wanted to be able to tesser.) But a lot of the books I read as a kid also implanted a deep desire to see certain real places for myself…. Read more »

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