Book Review – On the Fence by Kasie West

Back before Something Beautiful was published, I was trying to find some better comp titles to be used in my marketing. (Here’s something that isn’t advertised about going with a small, indie publisher – I had to do most of my own marketing, which is not my strong suit. But hey! I have a book… Continue reading Book Review – On the Fence by Kasie West

(Belated) ARC Review – Chasing Eveline by Leslie Hauser

It’s popular, in the current climate, for YA to have a big overall message – The Hate U Give was super issue-based, for example, and many of the other books I’ve reviewed recently have included protagonists and characters who are always fighting uphill battles, whether it’s with their sexuality or gender or what have you.… Continue reading (Belated) ARC Review – Chasing Eveline by Leslie Hauser

(Belated) ARC Review – Tobacco Sun by Lorna Hollifield

It is rare for me to read a book so outside my realm of normal, but this one was a must-read for me – Lorna is a fellow Pen Name Publishing author and someone I consider a friend of mine on this publishing journey. Tobacco Sun is Southern fiction, set in the 1940s, and the… Continue reading (Belated) ARC Review – Tobacco Sun by Lorna Hollifield

(Belated) ARC Review – Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by J.M. Sullivan

Remember how I said I was going to be better at writing book reviews? That starts today! And I’m so excited to be FINALLY writing the full review for my lovely friend J.M. Sullivan’s debut, Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles. J.M. is my Pen Name Publishing bestie, and a pretty fantastic writer. Y’all should definitely check… Continue reading (Belated) ARC Review – Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by J.M. Sullivan

Discussion Questions – and Answers! – from Something Beautiful

I’m doing something a little different today! Every so often, I’m going to snag a Monday post to talk about Something Beautiful, my upcoming YA contemporary release! I’ve got a little over two months to go, and my ARCs are out in the world, so I thought I better get started! In the back of… Continue reading Discussion Questions – and Answers! – from Something Beautiful