Tag Archives: fantasy

How to Horribly, Epically Lose a Battle

I happen to really love history, especially military history. When on vacation, I drag my less-than-enthusiastic friends to obscure Civil War battle sites and get WAY too thrilled by accidentally stumbling across a house that was once used as a … Continue reading

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What’s up with the Title of Book 4?

All the previous titles in The Blades of Acktar are four-letter D words. Dare. Deny. Defy. All of them have a punchy, raw feel to them. And then there’s Book 4. Deliver. It’s a longer word. A little weird and outdated. Why … Continue reading

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Why Defy isn’t The End

*Warning: This Post Contains MAJOR Spoilers for the end of Defy. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED* DO NOT KEEP READING IF YOUR HAVEN’T READ DEFY!!!!!!!!!!!!! . . . . . . . . . . . . Okay, you’re still here? … Continue reading

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Defy Blog Tour – Conclusion

I can’t believe Defy has officially released and all the blog tour and party stuff is all over! As you can probably tell, I’m still playing catch up since the blog tour ended five days ago, and I’m just now … Continue reading

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Release Day!!!!!

Defy releases today!!!!! Eeep! I can’t believe it is here already! The blog tour is in full swing. You can check out what has been posted already and upcoming posts here. Today is the last day of the giveaways on Goodreads … Continue reading

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Samara’s Peril Review & Interview

In case you live in a hole like a hobbit and haven’t gotten the word yet that Samara’s Peril (Ilyon Chronicles book 3) released 6 days ago, it’s here. *fangirl screams go off in the background* I’m so excited! I’ve been waiting for … Continue reading

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Defy’s Cover Reveal

I’ve been promising to reveal the cover for Defy sometime this week. I was holding off on sending out the ARC copies, hoping I’d get the cover in time to include it on the ARCs. Last night, I broke down … Continue reading

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Deny is an Audiobook!

As you can see by the title and the huge picture below, both Dare and Deny are now available as audiobooks! I am so excited about this, and once again, the narrator Jesse Dornan did an amazing job! Deny had its own … Continue reading

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Defy Blog Tour Sign up

*Edited: Thanks to everyone’s enthusiastic response, all spots are now full. Thanks!* It’s that time again! Defy releases in a little bit over a month and a half. Eeek! My cover designer is furiously working on the cover, so I … Continue reading

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Fan Art Contest Winners!

Before I announce the winners, I want to once again congratulate everyone on their submissions! Thirteen people sent in a total of 28 different submissions! Wow! I was amazed to have so many of you send in such creative pieces! … Continue reading

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