This week at the YA Indie Carnival is all about New Year’s Resolutions. I was asked to share my own, but I’ve got something better in mind. I thought I would pass along the New Year’s resolutions from the characters of the Midnight Guardian series…Enjoy!
Tell us about your New Year’s Resolution:
Colby Hayes: I want to do really, really well on the ACT and SAT and get accepted to at least a handful of respectable schools. I also want to get my visions under control.
Keira Ryan: There’s only one thing I can think about now…figuring out the child of sun and moon prophecy.
Ann Martin: I want to get organized and I want to figure out how to make things right between me and Jump.
Today’s spotlight is on the fascinating and delightful Laura A.H. Elliott. I recently read her work 13 on Halloween and found it to be an unique, creative story about an oddball girl and her magical journey to popularity. Today, I am pleased to offer you an EXCLUSIVE excerpt from 13 on Halloween as well as a SNEAK PEEK at 14 on Halloween which releases summer 2012.
13 on Halloween
In 13 on Halloween twelve-year-old Roxie, wants to be popular. In Roxie Speak, she wants to be a peacock…not a dodo––a loser. And so, she decides to invite all the popular kids to her 13th birthday party, which her parent’s don’t know about. The peacocks Continue reading →
Today’s spotlight is on YA Urban Fantasy writer K.C. Blake.
K.C. was just a tween when she started writing. Back then, it was to fight boredom during her parents’ weekly bowling league games. She studied the craft, sacrificing along the way as those with extraordinary talent often do. Continue reading →
Today’s spotlight is on Amy Maurer Jones, author of the Soul Quest trilogy.
Coming from a family of teachers, I can certainly respect Amy who has spent the last 17 or so years in education. It’s no wonder that she was attracted to the young adult genre. She is well versed in teen drama…she actually teaches it. Drama as in theatre, that is! She currently teaches high school Dance and Theatre Arts in her southeastern North Carolina community.
Here’s a little about the trilogy straight from Amy’s lead character, Liv…
Do you remember how horrified you were about the idea of attending high school? I remember ticking off those last miserable days of my Continue reading →
I’ve been a good girl this year. I’ve worked very hard and have been there for my family. I washed the dishes…eventually. I even let my husband have the remote control. All I ask for is these three young adult titles Continue reading →