For 11/11/11: Eleven Reasons Readers Will Love Indie Books

On this 11th day, of the 11th month of the 11th year of the century, the YA Indie Carnival presents Top 11 Lists. My list-“Eleven Reasons Readers Will Love Our Books”.

11. Because you can enter Cheri Schmidt’s giveaway until Nov. 20th to win signed copies of The Fateful Trilogy AND have Cheri donate books to your library

10. Because we write about some awesome, kick-butt heroines like Charmian in The Bloodstone Saga, Corinne Driscol of the Chronicles of Corinne, and Keira Ryan in the Midnight Guardian Series

9. Because the greatest love stories are cloaked in danger like in The Ripple Series and Eden Trilogy

8. Because we could all use a little magic in our daily lives: 13 on Halloween, Warriors of the Cross, The Understorey

7. Because in books…nothing is ever as it seems like in The Raven Saga, The Sky People Saga, and Solstice

6. Because who doesn’t like haunting hotties…check out these leading men: Jack in Vampires Rule, Bo in Blood Like Poison, William in Whispering Evil, and Griffin in Griffin Rising

5. Because sometimes we’re in the mood for a good short story like Into the Ruins: An Anthology of New Beginnings or The Glassheart Chronicles

4. Because we find inspiration when the wallflower steps out from the shadows like Liv in Soul Quest

3. Because one word can say it all… RunMissing Breathe

2. Because everyone can use a little (or alot) of romance in their life

1. Because if you are reading this post, you enjoy the FREEDOM of expression. Many men and women bravely fought to secure this freedom for YOU. If you haven’t already done so (or even if you have, it would be nice to do it again), THANK a Veteran!

And check out the rest of the acts at the YA Indie Carnival…

1. Laura A. H. Elliott author of Winnemucca & 13 on Halloween, Book 1 in the Teen Halloween Series 2. Bryna Butler, author Midnight Guardian series
3. Heather Self 4. T. R. Graves, Author of The Warrior Series
5. Suzy Turner, author of The Raven Saga 6. Darby Karchut, author of GRIFFIN RISING
7. Lexus Luke 8. PJ Hoover, Author of SOLSTICE, Blogging at ROOTS IN MYTH
9. Cheri Schmidt, author of the Fateful Trilogy 10. Rachel Coles, author of Into The Ruins, geek mom blog
11. K. C. Blake, author of Vampires Rule and Crushed 12. Patti Larsen, The Hunted series and The Hayle Coven series
13. Courtney Cole, author of The Bloodstone Saga 14. Amy Maurer Jones, Author of The Soul Quest Trilogy
15. Dani Snell’s Refracted Light Reviews 16. Fisher Amelie, author of The Understorey
17. M. Leighton, Blood Like Poison Series, Madly, The Reaping 18. Abbi Glines, author of Breathe and The Vincent Boys
19. Kimberly Kinrade, Bits of You & Pieces of Me, Forbidden Mind 20. Madeline Smoot, Missing, Summer Shorts, and The Girls
21. Cidney Swanson, author of Rippler 22. Nicole Williams, author of Eternal Eden, Falling Eden
23. Gwenn Wright, author of Filter 24. Abbi Glines: Breathe, The Vincent Boys, Existence
25. Be Afraid!