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It's A Sale!

Path of Angels is on sale for the next week for 99¢. If you haven’t noticed, it has a shiny new cover and summary. Please buy it, share it, read it free on Kindle Unlimited and don’t forget to leave a review. The path less traveled is dangerous. Seventeen-year-old Aadi is unsatisfied with the narcissistic pleasures
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Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts about marketing. Nick Cole has a new course on book marketing he’s pimping and Russell Newquist of Silver Empire Press and Brian Niemeier, have gone back and forth talking marketing. You can find their posts here and here and here. I find it all fascinating since I finally
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I Got My 1st Real Review

Over the past few weeks I’ve been like a little kid with a new craft I made all by myself, running around going “look, look, look…I made this.” I think I gave out about a dozen or so ARC copies to various people. Some to do reviews and others just to read. Over all I’ve
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YA/NA and Everything In Between

An interesting discussion came up recently on Facebook about what constitutes YA fiction. When I was a teen, my library had children’s and adults. There was no YA section that I recall. Sometime in the 90’s I ran across my first YA section in the library and had to ask the library what it was.
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More Than One Way To Start A Rebellion

Decreeing that religion is the root of societies problems, the Council of Nacerma first banned religious practice from the public square, then later they outlawed the private practice of religion as well. There was minor unrest early on, but the people settled into a life of secularism, most of which had already adopted prior to
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One Page Podcast: A Single Bead by Stephanie Engelman

On the anniversary of the plane crash that took the life of her beloved grandmother and threw her own mother into a deep depression, 16-year-old Katelyn Marie Roberts discovers a single bead from her grandmothers rosary-a rosary lost in the crash. A chance encounter with a stranger, who tells Katelyn that a similar bead saved
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One Page Podcast: Morbid Hearts by Susanne L. Lambdin

Cadence Sinclair was a seventeen year old girl from America’s heartland who loved horseback riding, a comfortable pair of jeans, and hanging out with her friends. That was before the Scourge. It’s been eleven months since a deadly virus wiped out billions. For the few who remain, life as they knew it is over. Nations
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Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass

This weekend, I was a mess. There is a reason I don’t read sad books. They affect me far too much emotionally and I am miserable while reading them. Or, in this case, listening to it. If it weren’t for the happy ending, I would have skipped this book entirely. 90% of it was just
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