Deny Blog Tour Wrap Up

ow! It was a crazy week last week!

Thank you so much to my launch team for the great interviews and reviews that you all put together. It was such fun!

And especially thanks to all of you fans and readers who have shown so much enthusiasm for Dare and Deny in this past week! It has been great to see, and I’m so humbled that my stories are touching so many people! Thanks to all of you, Dare was Amazon’s #1 Bestseller in Christian Fantasy for two days last week and Deny was Amazon’s #1 Hot New Release in Christian Fantasy for nearly the entire week! That’s pretty amazing considering all the amazing books on both of those lists!

The Facebook Party Friday night was loads of fun thanks so everyone who was able to come! For those who haven’t seen yet, Dare got its first fan art last night! Eeep!!

Hannah Rogers has given me permission to share it here. Isn’t it awesome? If you like this, please check out her Facebook fan art page. Some pretty cool stuff on there. 🙂

Hannah Rogers Fan Art

Now, for the last little bit of business. I have picked a winner for the signed copies of Dare and Deny that ran during the blog tour.

And the winner is….

Rachael Steele!

Thanks so much to all of you! 🙂

 

Cover Reveal – As Wish Made of Glass

Today I’m taking a break from Dare‘s release to participate in the cover reveal for A Wish Made of Glass by Ashlee Willis.

Isn’t this cover stunning?

AWishMadeofGlassFinalAbout the Book

Deep in a forest glade, the fey folk dance with Isidore, a young human child. Their kinship is the very fabric of her childhood. When her mother dies and her world darkens with sorrow, Isidore finds her belief in the fey folk wavering.

The love of her new step-sister, Blessing, proves an unexpected gift in her time of need. Yet even as their friendship blooms, Isidore begins to see that Blessing is everything she herself has always wanted to be, but is not. Jealousy grips Isidore as she watches this beautiful new sister steal away all she holds dear.

Driven to desperation, Isidore turns to the fey folk once more. She has only one wish to claim from them, one chance to make things right. But she must tread carefully. For wishes, like hearts, are easily broken. And obtaining the one thing she desires could mean destroying the one thing she truly needs.

the Author

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Ashlee Willis is the author of fantasy for young adults. She lives in the heart of Missouri with her husband and young son. While most of her days are balanced between writing, reading and being a stay-at-home mom, she also finds time to enjoy forest rambles, photography, and playing the piano.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:

Blog:  http://ashleewillisauthor.wordpress.com

Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7849640.Ashlee_Willis

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/AshleeWillisAuthor

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Ashlee-Willis/e/B00KC96M6K/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/BookishAshlee

Pinterest:  http://www.pinterest.com/BookishAshlee/

This sounds like one book I’m adding to my TBR list!

Christmas Book Giveaway – The Princess Spy

Congrats to DeVorah, winner of last week’s giveaway!

Now on to this week’s giveaway!

This week I’m giving away a copy of The Princess Spy, the newest release by Melanie Dickerson. My sister-in-law recommended her books to me, and I loved them. They are fairy tale remakes set in a historical, medieval setting. While they stick to the plot line of the fairy tales for the most part, they are not constricted by them like some remakes are. Her latest release, The Princess Spy, is based on the frog prince fairy tale. I won’t give away how she manages to pull that one off!

Back Cover (from Amazon):

Margaretha has always been a romantic, and hopes her newest suitor, Lord Claybrook, is destined to be her one true love. But then an injured man is brought to Hagenheim Castle, claiming to be an English lord who was attacked by Claybrook and left for dead. And only Margaretha—one of the few who speaks his language—understands the wild story.

Margaretha finds herself unable to pass Colin’s message along to her father, the duke, and convinces herself “Lord Colin” is just an addled stranger. Then Colin retrieves an heirloom she lost in a well, and asks her to spy on Claybrook as repayment. Margaretha knows she could never be a spy—not only is she unable to keep anything secret, she’s sure Colin is completely wrong about her potential betrothed. Though when Margaretha overhears Claybrook one day, she discovers her romantic notions may have been clouding her judgment about not only Colin but Claybrook as well. It is up to her to save her father and Hagenheim itself from Claybrook’s wicked plot.

 My Recommendation:
 As with all her books, Dickerson weaves a deft tale combining the fairy tale and her historical setting. The Christian themes in the book are given a light touch, but they are still present throughout the book. My favorite part about this book is the character of Margaretha. Unlike some of the female main characters in Dickerson’s other books, Margaretha is not a lady to wait around for someone to rescue her. She is strong without being too bold. Her character has a good balance that shows it is possible to be a strong woman while still relying on others for help.
If you’d like to win a copy of The Princess Spy, please follow the Rafflecopter link below: