Historical Fiction from a First Time Author by Vali Benson History is the world’s greatest teacher. It also creates a perfect launch point for a writer’s imagination. Historical fiction is my genre of choice because it combines the majesty of an author’s imagination with the beauty of the past. My name is Vali Benson [...]
Like the original creator of this tag (ilsa @ Whisper of Ink), I have been listening to Folklore on repeat since it came out. I have been personally waiting for this sound, this vibe from Taylor since Red. It's everything I ever wanted from her. But these two tweets really hit the mark for me. [...]
For goodness sake, I studied History as my undergraduate degree! You would think that I have a preference for nonfiction vs. fiction, but that just never seems to be the case for me. I've even committed to collecting non-fiction books to round out my personal library and I STILL can't pick any up. Why do [...]
The Cliché Book Tag So I have been taking an unspoken break from tags for a while now. But that doesn't mean I haven't been stock piling them for a rainy day! And since today is a literal rainy day, I thought I might dust one off for you. I saw this tag on Whimsically Meghan [...]
This is a quote from an easily quotable Harry Potter character, Professor Albus Dumbledore. Considered by many to be the greatest wizard of all time, we learn in book seven of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, that he has a bit of a dark side to him as well. (via [...]
(Hena Khan, 2019) When Jameela Mirza is picked to be feature editor of her middle school newspaper, she’s one step closer to being an award-winning journalist like her late grandfather. The problem is her editor-in-chief keeps shooting down her article ideas. Jameela’s assigned to write about the new boy in school, who has a cool [...]
Hey ya’ll! I am coming at ya with a “weekly” meme thanks to my friend Joe over @ Storeys of Stories! I really liked this idea because it is less commitment on my part (I don’t have to do it EVERY week, only when I start a new book) and gets me talking about books I [...]
Just a reminder guys! I am holding this giveaway until June! Make sure you comment to get your name in the running for this book!
Hello my lovely friends! That’s right, I have a very special giveaway for you today! One lucky winner with receive a copy of Booktuber Christine Riccio’s debut Again, But Better!
Unfortunately this giveaway is US only as I have the physical book at the moment, and will be mailing it out myself. The thing is, I forgot that I pre-ordered it because for some reason I pre-ordered through Amazon (which I never do) so when I checked my Barnes and Noble account and didn’t see it there, I pre-ordered the exclusive edition. Needless to say I was surprised when I saw two copies on my doorstep, so I am gifting one of them to you!
Just to clarify, the copy I am giving away is just a regular copy, NOT the Barnes and Noble exclusive.
If you are interested in entering, just leave a comment below! I will keep the…
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(Carlos Hernandez, 2019) How did a raw chicken get inside Yasmany's locker? When Sal Vidon meets Gabi Real for the first time, it isn't under the best of circumstances. Sal is in the principal's office for the third time in three days, and it's still the first week of school. Gabi, student council president and [...]