“A wonderful book—a mix of cozy mystery, amateur sleuthing, and historical fiction based on a true crime. Throw in a whimsical town and a winning young Sherlock Holmes wannabe protagonist, and it was a fun ride from start to finish.” —Dea, Reading Lately More Than a Thief by Beverly Patt is a charming and suspenseful… Continue reading More Than a Thief Book Swag Giveaway
We’re excited to play Two Truths and a Lie with July's author of the month, Patrick Scalisi! Below, Patrick has given us three “facts” from his life… but not all of them are true! Can you guess which one is the lie? One of my other creative outlets is custom picture framing. I once hitchhiked… Continue reading Two Truths and a Lie: Patrick Scalisi
We’re excited to play Two Truths and a Lie with June's author of the month, Meradeth Houston! For those of you who haven’t played before, Meradeth has given us three "facts" from her life… but one of them isn't entirely true! Can you guess which one is the lie? I’m around or working with dead… Continue reading Two Truths and a Lie: Meradeth Houston
Who's ready to play Two Truths and a Lie with Lynn Vroman?!? We know we are. We love hearing your answers, so don't forget to respond in the comments. Lynn has given us three details from her life… but only two of them are true. Can you guess which is the lie? I spent ten… Continue reading Two Truths and a Lie with Lynn Vroman
We’re excited to play Two Truths and a Lie with Emily Layne! For those of you who haven’t played before, Emily has given us three details from her life… but only two of them are true! I was rescued by a lifeguard in the ocean when caught by a riptide. My husband and I met… Continue reading Two Truths and a Lie: Emily Layne
We announced "Eavesdropper" a YA Fantasy adventure more than a year ago, but it's time to reveal its sparkly new title, its new cover, and a fun pre-order giveaway. Are you ready? We know we are! Eavesdropper is now: A Necessary Madness by Jennifer Jenkins, coming March 22nd! We started out with an entirely different… Continue reading A Necessary Madness Cover Reveal and Pre-order Giveaway!
We’re excited to share our favorite bookish gifts for this holiday season. We’ve chosen to focus on products from small businesses this year, and we know you’ll find some gems you’ll love just in time for gifting! Bookish Candles from Candle Lit Creations. $14.49. This Etsy shop sells literary-inspired soy candles that smell incredible.… Continue reading Bookish Gifts for the Holidays
Books + Halloween + Owls = #owloween It’s our favorite time of year again, and that means we’re ready for our 3rd annual Owloween pumpkin contest! But first, here are last year's awesome winners: 1st Place: Band of Misfits Teen Anthology by Shion Cook 2nd Place: Kiki MacAdoo and the Graveyard Ballerinas pumpkin by… Continue reading 3rd Annual Owloween Pumpkin Carving Contest
We’re so excited for some The Girl with the Hickory Heart book swag! The Girl with the Hickory Heart is pitched as Mulan meets The Last Airbender and is full of tough Asian girls, epic battles, and a whole lot of friendship and love. This book inspired swag is free for all who pre-order The Girl… Continue reading The Girl with the Hickory Heart Pre-order Giveaway!
Hello, anthology authors! We had intended on sending a series of emails about the anthology, but here we are at the last week of open submissions. It’s been an unusually busy year for us, and we apologize that our short story intentions took a back burner. But since we have a few days left, we… Continue reading Anthology Submission Updates