Guest Post by author Henry Lien

Welcome to Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, where the blades are sharp and the competition is fierce. Peasprout Chen dreams of becoming a legend of wu liu, the deadly and beautiful art of martial arts figure skating. As the first students from the rural country of Shin to attend Pearl Famous Academy of … Continue reading

Interview with Debut Author JJ Strong

“A gripping, tragic debut novel that will fascinate and trouble sophisticated teen readers.” —Kirkus Reviews We all knew about Cullen Hickson. Siblings Bri and Ray O’Dell are lost. Anxious. Restless. Ray—bullied at his Catholic school for being small and timid—wants to be someone people respect or, even better, someone people fear. Meanwhile, Bri knows that something … Continue reading

Giveaway & Excerpt: Forsaken by Connie Ann Michael

Title: Forsaken Author: Connie Ann Michael Release Date: May 23, 2017 ISBN: 9780997727890 Eighteen-year-old Oli cannot remember life outside the barrier, a life before the oil spill that poisoned human kind, killing half the population and infecting the other half until they deteriorated from the inside out, forced to walk the earth as Screamers. It’s … Continue reading

Guest Post: Playlist for THE BEAUTIFUL LOST by Luanne Rice

            In The Beautiful Lost, Luanne Rice deftly uses her experiences with depression to craft a lilting and surprising story about the vagaries of the human heart. Maia has struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts ever since her mother left to follow her passion of studying ocean life in the Canadian Maritime provinces. Maia is … Continue reading

Secrets of Skin and Stone by Wendy Laine

Something is wrong in Hidden Creek. The sleepy Alabama town is more haunted than any place fiend hunter Grisham Caso has ever seen. Unearthed graves, curse bags, and spilled blood all point to an evil that could destroy his gargoyle birthright. The town isn’t safe for anyone, and everyone says fiery Piper Devon knows why. … Continue reading