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What I’m Reading #13

It has been over a year since I’ve posted book reviews! But I’ve been reading, so brace yourselves… book recommendations are coming! The Last Motley by DJ Edwardson I discovered this book when it was selected by an online book club. Isn’t the cover magnificent? I was excited to read it, but didn’t know what to expect. There is plenty of adventure and heroism in the book, but in many ways it’s not about the adventure and heroism – it’s about love and family, about choosing to be kind when we don’t feel we have much to offer (and the […]


New Release! Shards: A Noblebright Fantasy Anthology

Shards: A Noblebright Fantasy Anthology is out! This is the third anthology I’ve published through Spring Song Press. The first two have received some great reviews, and I hope you love this one just as much! Amazon | B&N/Nook | Kobo | iBooks | Smashwords | Direct | Signed Paperback Shards of lives, shards of a broken heart, shards of broken pottery or glass, shards of myth and memory… each author in this exciting collection of fantasy has interpreted the theme in a different way. Focused on noblebright fantasy, this anthology includes stories that edge toward grimbright and nobledark, exploring themes of despair tempered by hope and brokenness tempered by redemption.  This anthology […]


Book Recommendations and More!

How are you? What are you reading? We’re trying to get back into the swing of the (home)school year. Giggly is now four, so he’s actually enrolled in our homeschool community rather than just hanging out with me while Wiggly is in class. Both of them love their classmates and teachers, and I love watching them enjoy learning! My friend JA Andrews is re-releasing her epic fantasy A Threat of Shadows for only $0.99! This is an expanded 2nd edition including a map, artwork, and a bonus short story called “The Black Horn,” which originally appeared in the Still Waters anthology. The second book in this series […]


Shards: A Noblebright Fantasy Anthology is up for pre-order!

Shards: A Noblebright Fantasy Anthology is now up for pre-order! Amazon | B&N/Nook | Kobo | iBooks | Smashwords | Direct | Signed Paperback Shards of lives, shards of a broken heart, shards of broken pottery or glass, shards of myth and memory… each author in this exciting collection of fantasy has interpreted the theme in a different way. Focused on noblebright fantasy, this anthology includes stories that edge toward grimbright and nobledark, exploring themes of despair tempered by hope and brokenness tempered by redemption.  This anthology features stories from: B. Morris Allen, J.E. Bates, Jade Black, Gustavo Bondoni, Bokerah Brumley, Stephen Case, R. K. Duncan, M.C. […]


Announcing PhoenixCrate – a Noblebright Fantasy Subscription Box

After months of work, I can finally announce… *drum roll*… I’m starting a noblebright fantasy subscription book box called PhoenixCrate! Every quarter, subscribers will receive a noblebright fantasy book with a signed bookplate, as well as a selection of related bookish treats and treasures. You can subscribe at several different levels: the PhoenixCrate, the PhoenixCrate Deluxe (the regular box plus another thematically related book and signed bookplate), or Just the Book (or Just Both Books). You can find all the subscription options here. I’m passionate about noblebright fantasy for adults as well as for younger readers – I don’t think hope, courage, […]


Fell Beasts and Fair: A Noblebright Fantasy Anthology – New Release!

  Fell Beasts and Fair: A Noblebright Fantasy Anthology is now available! Amazon | B&N/Nook | Kobo | iBooks | Smashwords | Direct | Signed Paperback In this exciting collection of noblebright fantasy, fresh new fantasy voices and award-winning authors explore grief and hope, sacrifice and heroism. Rediscover the best aspect of classic fantasy – the noblebright ideals that made heroes heroic, even when the world grew dark around them. Thieves, dragons, nightmares, fairy warriors, pookas, enchanted bear-men, and other magical creatures will delight you in these unique tales of possibility, courage, and hope. This anthology features stories from: Leslie J. Anderson, C.A. Barrett, Terri Bruce, Aaron […]


Twelve Days of (Faerie) Christmas – Release Day!

Twelve Days of (Faerie) Christmas is now available on Amazon and other retailers! When Charlotte meets mysterious Ronan, her comfortable life is upended in a confusion of magic, monsters, and birds. Lots of birds. But Ronan’s increasingly ridiculous gifts are the least of her concerns – the spell connecting them is ticking like a bomb, and time is running out. It’s a clean, standalone fantasy adventure-romance novella/short novel of about 41,000 words. You can purchase it on Amazon, Smashwords, Kobo, iBooks, and B&N Nook. The paperback should be available on retailers next week. You can also purchase it directly from me! Click […]


Twelve Days of (Faerie) Christmas – Pre-order with the real cover!

Twelve Days of (Faerie) Christmas is up for pre-order on Amazon and other retailers! With the real cover! When Charlotte meets mysterious Ronan, her comfortable life is upended in a confusion of magic, monsters, and birds. Lots of birds. But Ronan’s increasingly ridiculous gifts are the least of her concerns – the spell connecting them is ticking like a bomb, and time is running out. It’s a clean, standalone fantasy adventure-romance novella/short novel of about 41,000 words. You can pre-order it on Amazon, Smashwords, and Kobo already, and the pre-order should appear on iBooks and B&N Nook very soon. The release […]


Twelve Days of (Faerie) Christmas is up for direct pre-order!

Twelve Days of (Faerie) Christmas is up for pre-order! Right now it’s only on pre-order directly from me with the temporary cover, with a release date of February 21. It’s about 40,000 words (long novella length) and is $3.99. If you get this version, you’ll also get the version with the real cover for free! You won’t be charged until the ebook is delivered. About a week after this version goes live, the book will be available on other retailers with the real cover, including Amazon, Barnes and Noble / Nook, Kobo, iBooks, and others. I just saw the preliminary version of the […]


Twelve Days of (Faerie) Christmas Release Plan! (+ a giveaway!)

Thank you for voting on the release date of Twelve Days of (Faerie) Christmas! 57% of the votes were for the “as soon as it’s done” option, so I’ll be releasing it sometime in February! I’m going to do something a little different this time, though. As soon as I’m done editing it, I’ll release it with the current (temporary) cover, available only directly from me. When the real cover is ready, I’ll update that listing on Gumroad and everyone who purchased it can get a copy with the updated cover at no additional cost. I’ll release it on other retailers about a […]