Interview with Laurie Lucking, Author of Common

Friend and fellow ACFW sister Laurie Lucking has graciously stopped by for an interview today, as part of her blog tour. Her debut young adult novel, Common, releases tomorrow – just in time for Valentine’s day! More about Laurie and the details of her upcoming release party (with tons of great prizes) are provided atContinue reading “Interview with Laurie Lucking, Author of Common”

Lands Uncharted Announcement

I am honored to be joining the amazing group of writers on Lands Uncharted as a regular contributor. In case you aren’t familiar, Lands Uncharted is an established, multi-author blog offering reviews and insights into the world of teen speculative fiction. My first post, a review of S.D. Grimm’s “Amber Eyes”, will be published on February 1st.Continue reading “Lands Uncharted Announcement”

Love Thy Villain

I have a soft spot for villains. To be clear, there’s no sinister plot lurking here. I strive to love everyone, to be forgiving and kind. So then, why is it so easy to relate to the antagonist in a story, sometimes more than the hero? Villains are the antithesis of loving, forgiving, and kind.Continue reading “Love Thy Villain”

Fun and Casual, Scifi Reads from the Road

Moving plus holiday travel equaled lots of time on the road (and in the air). Seems like the perfect time to catch up on reading, but it really depends upon the type of book. I enjoy books that fully immerse me into their skillfully woven, complex tapestry, but not when I can’t give them myContinue reading “Fun and Casual, Scifi Reads from the Road”

Cover Reveal for ‘Common’

Laurie Lucking, a friend and fellow ACFW member, weaves fairy tale romance into fantasy adventure stories for young adults. Her debut novel, ‘Common’, is scheduled to release in February 2018. And I’m thrilled to share the beautiful cover design for her book. Congratulations, Laurie! I am so happy for you! Without further ado… About ‘Common’ OneContinue reading “Cover Reveal for ‘Common’”