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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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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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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

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Announcing Darby Karchut as Contributor to All-teen Anthology

We are absolutely delighted to announce that the incredibly talented and wonderful Colorado Book Award winning author DARBY KARCHUT has written the foreword for this year's all-teen Choose Your Own Adventure anthology! We specifically invited Darby to write this foreword because as an adventurer, traveler, and biker, she has explored the highest peaks and the… Continue reading Announcing Darby Karchut as Contributor to All-teen Anthology

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YA Author Panel March 21st

  Read Your Escape: Building Worlds in YA Literature In this exciting YA author panel, successful authors explain the secrets to building unique and captivating worlds in YA literature. From contemporary worlds with dragons and mind erasing, to dystopian worlds of clans and tyranny, to fantasy realms of the Fae and historical mysteries, our authors will… Continue reading YA Author Panel March 21st

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Teen Writer’s Guide by Jennifer Jenkins

We're absolutely ecstatic to announce that we'll be working with Jennifer Jenkins on a nonfiction project for teens! Besides the fact that Teen Writer's Guide: A Road Map to Writing is a genius premise, Jennifer Jenkins is the absolute best person to write this book. As a YA author, founder of Teen Author Boot Camp—one… Continue reading Teen Writer’s Guide by Jennifer Jenkins

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Meet the Author: Leigh Statham

Leigh Statham is the author of Daughter 4254, a fast-paced, romantic, and epic YA, in which Daughter grows up in a community where art, music and names are outlawed. She finds information that could further a rebellion against the community, but all she really wants is to run away and enjoy a quiet life of freedom.… Continue reading Meet the Author: Leigh Statham