Cover Reveal: The Curse of the Midnight King by Yakira Goldsberry

Curse of the Midnight King Cover Reveal

The Curse of the Midnight King Cover Reveal

I have something a little different today– the gorgeous cover of The Curse of the Midnight King is finally ready to share. I first heard about this book on Twitter, and I’ve been excited about it ever since. I love fairytale mashups, and I’ve never seen these two put together before. One of the fairytales gets retold a lot, but the other I’ve only seen a couple of times, and it’s one of my favorites. The Curse of the Midnight King will be released by IlluminateYA in November 2021 and it looks like such a great book! Read on for the description and then check out the gorgeous cover.

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Review: Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Geekerella
Ashley Poston
Quirk Books
Published April 4, 2017

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About GEEKERELLA

Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic science-fiction series she grew up watching with her late father. So when she sees a cosplay contest for a new Starfield movie, she has to enter. The prize? An invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball and a meet-and-greet with the actor slated to play Federation Prince Carmindor in the reboot. With savings from her gig at the Magic Pumpkin food truck and her dad’s old costume, Elle’s determined to win – … Continue reading

Author Interview with Kenley Davidson

Traitor's Masque by Kenley DavidsonOne of the best books I read recently happens to be Kenley Davidson’s debut novel, Traitor’s Masque. Today Kenley joins me to talk about what inspired the story and what’s coming next in the Andari Chronicles.

What inspired you to write a retelling of the Cinderella story? Is there a version of the story you found particularly inspirational?

I don’t know what this says about me, but I think what inspired me most was that I had never read a version of Cinderella that I could get very excited about. My kids had watched the animated movie several thousand times, and there was always that parental voice in my head that wanted to say to them, “No! This isn’t how love works. … Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: When You’re In the Mood for Folk and Fairytales

TTTTop Ten Tuesday is a Weekly Meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is about finding books to fit our moods. Recently I read a post about some fairytales with a new twist, and it made me think of a few that I’m excited about. I’ve posted a list of books based on Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, and stories about Merlin before, because I LOVE folk tales and fairytales retold. But this will be a fresh new list. Most of these books I’ve already read and reviewed, but there are a few I haven’t gotten to yet but am super excited to read.

Top Ten Folk or Fairytales Re-imagined

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Review: The Amaranth Enchantment

Amaranth Enchantment by Julie BerryThe Amaranth Enchantment
Julie Berry
Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Published

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After the unexpected deaths of her parents, young Lucinda is thrown on the kindness of her uncle and his second wife. She spends her days as a servant in their jewel shop, ducking her aunt’s wrath and dreaming of a different future.

Three visitors to the shop change the course of her life: a prince, a wealthy woman rumored to be a witch, and an overconfident young thief. In different ways the visits inspire Lucinda to try to reclaim her lost family home. She will need help from all three if … Continue reading