YA Urban Fantasy
#PimpMyBio is an optional blog hop hosted by Lana Pattinson. It's a way for mentees to give a little preview into the work they'll be submitting to #PitchWars. And for those of you that don't know, PitchWars is an annual contest where generous mentors donate their...
Let’s stop accepting excuses about why people aren’t reading diversely and start calling those critics out for what’s really going on here. Because in all honesty, there is no excuse to purposely skip over diverse reads.
As a relatively new book blogger, I had only heard about BEA (Book Expo America now being called Book Expo) last year. For bloggers, the event seemed to be a great place to meet face-to-face with other book bloggers, mingle with authors, and get ARCs of anticipated...
I bring the intention. They bring the blood.
We both pay for the gift of magic.
– excerpt from voya calling
drafting in progress
Not the Chosen One
YA Caribbean-Inspired High Fantasy
When Zane Blacktip was bitten by the shark God her family takes their name after, she’s marked by more than a bite. It’s considered a rejection by the Gods. Her dreams of being a jewelry maker mean nothing because who would purchase goods from a cursed girl? But when her Moko Jumbie prophetess friend tells a lie to the Crown Prince Bakari, Zane has an opportunity to take advantage of the fib. Drawn into a tangle of increasingly risky tall tales, she’s willing to say anything to get into the royal family’s good graces and shed her cursed status. But to be clear, she is absolutely NOT the chosen one.