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Author Spotlight: The Poppy and the Rose author Ashlee Cowles

Thank you so much for talking with us today. We’re super excited for your cover reveal coming tomorrow, and we’re excited to learn more about you and your newest Young Adult novel. First, Can you tell us a little about The Poppy and the Rose? The Poppy and the Rose is a Young Adult novel… Continue reading Author Spotlight: The Poppy and the Rose author Ashlee Cowles

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The Witches of Willow Cove Earns Two Starred Reviews

We're so thrilled for Josh Roberts that his new spooky Middle Grade, The Witches of Willow Cove, is getting some well-deserved attention! School Library Journal says, "This well-written middle grade book walks the fine line of being effectively spooky without being too scary... A first tier purchase for public & school library middle grade collections."… Continue reading The Witches of Willow Cove Earns Two Starred Reviews

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Author Spotlight: On a Good Horse author Darby Karchut

This week we're revealing the cover for On a Good Horse, and we wanted to spend a little time getting to know its author, Darby Karchut. We've had the honor of working with Darby on several books now, and she's what every publisher's dreams are made of. In fact, she embodies many of the same… Continue reading Author Spotlight: On a Good Horse author Darby Karchut

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Author Spotlight: Lazarus author Maryanne Melloan Woods

This week we're revealing the cover for Lazarus, a YA paranormal thriller our acquisitions manager has dubbed "Veronica Mars...with a ghost sidekick." It's a vibe we love, but of course the story is more complex than that, with complicated families, a heartbreaking romance, love, loss, suspense, and intrigue. Before we introduce the cover though, we… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Lazarus author Maryanne Melloan Woods

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Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Brown of Offbeat Worlds

Tomorrow we'll be revealing the cover of Wings, sequel to Scales in the Spirits of Chaos series by Nicole Conway. The covers for both Scales and Wings were illustrated by the incredibly talented Stephanie Brown of Offbeat Worlds. Since Stephanie has done two AMAZING covers for us, we thought it would be a great time… Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Brown of Offbeat Worlds

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Spirits of Chaos Series: Anticipating a New Cover

We're super excited to show you the cover for Wings, book 2 in the Spirits of Chaos series on Friday, so we thought we'd ask author Nicole Conway a few questions before the big reveal. If you'd like a refresher about book 1, check out the description of Scales. We loved Koji's transformation in book… Continue reading Spirits of Chaos Series: Anticipating a New Cover

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Virtual Launch: The Witches of Willow Cove

Last night we had the absolute pleasure of watching Josh Roberts and several of his Roaring20s Debut group launch their Middle Grade novels via Zoom. It wasn't quite the in-person event we'd anticipated for The Witches of Willow Cove, but they had a great turnout and it was a lot of fun. We've screenshotted a… Continue reading Virtual Launch: The Witches of Willow Cove

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Better than Chocolate: My Latest Book Haul

This month, I’m sharing some of the books from my latest book haul. These are books full of friendship and love, sacrifice, loss, prophetic warnings, and heroic victory. I've loved having lots of quiet moments recently to soak up good stories and get carried away to exotic places. Reading always rejuvenates my soul. This month’s… Continue reading Better than Chocolate: My Latest Book Haul

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The Key to the Universe Intro Video

When we first read The Key to the Universe, we fell in love with Patrick Scalisi's voice, the quirky characters, and the space adventure kicking off in an antique shop on another planet. Patrick calls it "science fiction for everyone" because it's fun for readers of all genres, not just the hardcore SciFi reader. He… Continue reading The Key to the Universe Intro Video

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The Language of Cherries Earns a Starred Kirkus Review

We're incredibly thrilled to announce that Jen Marie Hawkins' gorgeous YA novel, The Language of Cherries, has earned a Kirkus Starred Review! Why is this a big deal, you ask? Well, to quote from Kirkus' website: "One of the most coveted designations in the book industry, the Kirkus Star marks books of exceptional merit." Kirkus… Continue reading The Language of Cherries Earns a Starred Kirkus Review