New Releases
Rover: Helen of Mars Book 1

Rover: Helen of Mars Book 1

The idea for my new YA series came to me when I was watching a comedian on television, of all things. I don’t recall exactly what the performer’s line of humor was, but it had something to do with his ...
book cover design, giveaways
Free POC book covers for Vella

Free POC book covers for Vella

I’ve seen a lot of great stock, renders and book cover design resources with POC (people of color) protagonists, but premade covers with these models aren’t popular. I started designing some mockups for book cover tutorials, thinking of giving them ...
Book Reviews, New Releases
Our Next Dance

Our Next Dance

Born and raised in Plymouth, Minnesota, Becca Cooper is a skilled ballet dancer who struggles with a secret that could shatter her life. Plagued by debilitating visions of a ballerina named Cassandra, the seventeen-year-old begins to discover her truth in ...

Sarah J Maas and YA cancel culture (what’s up?)

I saw this thread on Reddit asking about Sarah J Maas and cancel culture and wanted to share some quick thoughts here. The question, basically, was “why is SJM so controversial as a fantasy, young adult author… what did she ...
Best Books List, YA/NA
5 Amazing YA/NA Werewolf Books

5 Amazing YA/NA Werewolf Books

THE TRACKER’S MATE I’m a kick-butt tracker. The best in the business. Dead or alive, I find them. No one can hide from me, including people’s predestined mates. I can hook couples up better than Tinder. It’s my specialty. A ...
Author Interviews
Fantasy Author Interview

Fantasy Author Interview

Chatting with Marie Navarro Interviewer – How do you select the names of your characters? Marie – Different ways. I come across names I like and keep a list. For example, Lily’s last name, Kingman, came from a place in ...