A Review of “Heart of the Curiosity”

Heart of the Curiosity is a gaslamp fantasy novel by H.L. Burke. It’s aimed at young adult readers, and features gadgets, intrigue, witty dialogue, and a sprinkling of romance. One of my favorite reads of 2019, Heart of the Curiosity shines with mystery, humor, and a unique blend of whimsy. I laughed out loud atContinue reading “A Review of “Heart of the Curiosity””

Discovering the Wonder in S.E.M. Ishida’s Nick Newton

K.A.:Excited to have S.E.M. Ishida on the blog today talking about her wonderfully inventive, middle-grade steampunk series about a boy named Nick Newton. Welcome, S.E.M.! For those unfamiliar, please tell us about Nick and his story. S.E.M.:Nick Newton Is Not a Genius and its sequel, Nick Newton: The Highest Bidder, are both speculative fiction middleContinue reading “Discovering the Wonder in S.E.M. Ishida’s Nick Newton”

New Release: Snow Globe Travelers Activity Book

A lot of research went into writing the first Snow Globe Travelers book and, as a homeschool mom, I wanted to share some of that research in a way that was accessible to kids. So, today, I’m excited to celebrate the release of the activity book companion to the first story! The activity book isContinue reading “New Release: Snow Globe Travelers Activity Book”

Awakened by J.F. Rogers’ Astray

K.A.: Welcome, J.F.! Thanks for stopping by. I’m eager to learn about the world of Astray. Before we dive in, tell us a bit about this first book in your Ariboslia Christian fantasy series for teens. J.F.: A mysterious amulet leads Fallon to everything she’s ever wanted…and possibly her death. After a lifetime with noContinue reading “Awakened by J.F. Rogers’ Astray”

Suit Up for Ralene Burke’s Armor of Aletheia

K.A.: Ralene, welcome! Thanks for stopping by to give us a tour of the world featured in Armor of Aletheia. Tell us about the story that takes place there. Ralene : Armor of Aletheia is a YA fantasy that can be enjoyed by all audiences, but it is targeted at people striving to find theirContinue reading “Suit Up for Ralene Burke’s Armor of Aletheia”