children’s fiction, childrens, cover reveal, fantasy, Middle Grade, preorder, Valinora Troy

COVER REVEAL: The Great Forest by Valinora Troy

I’m so excited to be part of the cover reveal team for the third book in The Lucky Diamond trilogy by Valinora Troy. I love the first two books in the series, and I can’t wait to read The Great Forest! Cover Reveal https://youtu.be/1xdD7WZ-dwM The Great Forest by Valinora Troy cover reveal Cover art by… Continue reading COVER REVEAL: The Great Forest by Valinora Troy

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Book Tour Review: Music Boxes by Tonja Drecker

About the book “I only desire your talent…” Twelve-year-old Lindsey McKay’s biggest dream is to be a famous ballerina. But after moving to New York, she ends up at the Community Center with a teacher who’s a burly bear in tights. When she meets Madame Destinée, the teacher of a top dance school who offers her classes for free, Lindsey… Continue reading Book Tour Review: Music Boxes by Tonja Drecker

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Story Prompt Sunday #5: E is for Echidna

Echidna means ‘viper’ in Greek and is the name of the half woman, half serpent mother of all monsters from Greek mythology. It’s hard to know when people first started talking about Echidna, I’d say she has been around a long time, but the first written records date from Hesiod’s Theogony, around 7th or 8th… Continue reading Story Prompt Sunday #5: E is for Echidna

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Story Prompt Sunday #4: D is for Dragon

Be they fire breathing, winged monsters, flightless wyrms, personification of evil, or venomous giant lizards, dragons feature in legends worldwide. I’m most interested in dragons as animals, whether real or imaginary. Real life reports of dragons sound very similar to the Komodo dragon, or giant snakes, and describe typical reptile traits such as continuing to… Continue reading Story Prompt Sunday #4: D is for Dragon

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Book Review: Forgotten Lore by Blanket Fort Writers

Rhonda Parrish runs a wonderful virtual hangout for writers and readers on Discord, called The Blanket Fort, and last year she and six other writers put together this anthology of short stories based on the theme of Forgotten Lore. MLD Curelas starts the anthology on a strong note with Nickel-Plated Demon. Ex-cop turned pawnshop owner,… Continue reading Book Review: Forgotten Lore by Blanket Fort Writers