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February 2017 Dares

Well, it’s time for another round of dares! *shivers* Seriously, though, guys! How time flies! (Wow, I’m a poet! Which … is actually true … unlike most of the stuff I post on this blog … haha, what? I did not just say that …) Before you sink your juicy whites into this pearly post […]

Flowers, Part 3

Well, ladies and gents, it’s time for part three of my fantastical short story, Flowers. Are you excited? No? Well … I am. *pouts* I can’t believe you don’t like my book … Oh, you were just teasing? *wipes brow* Whew. I was worried for a minute that you all secretly hating me and were […]

Left to Die by Ivy Rose (and blog tour)

Title: Left to Die Author: Ivy Rose Genre: Christian contemporary fiction Setting: China Publisher: Lakeside Publications Source: from author (in exchange for honest review) Overall Rating: 5/5 stars Left for Die by Ivy Rose Lindy Greene’s life is perfect. Too perfect. But living as a missionary nurse, serving in a rural hospital in China, soon brings […]

January 2017 Mini Review Day

Hi guys! Today we’re gonna do something a little different … mini reviews! I’ve decided to do this monthly (as you can see by the title. This one is for January 2017, in case you didn’t notice). These will mainly be books I chose to read, not review books. So let’s get started! Outlining Your […]

Focus … and Re-Focus …

Well, guys, I’ve made a tough decision. I’m going to focus on editing/revising Ivy Introspective and The Dressmaker’s Secret for these next couple months to the exclusion of all other projects. What does that mean? No more Flowers?! Well, I’ve almost finished the story, and I think I need a second opinion to keep going. […]

A (Brief) Tour of My Room and Random Poems

I decided y’all need a tour of a published author’s room so when y’all are published authors, you’ll have some ideas for décor. Okay, who am I kidding? I just want to show off my organizational skills … which are really awful, by the way. To fend off the boredom, I’ve got a bunch of random […]

Dark Storm Rising by Jesseca Wheaton

Title: Dark Storm Rising Author: Jesseca Wheaton Genre: historical adventure Era: 1938 (WW2) Setting: Austria, Europe Publisher: Jesseca Wheaton Source: from author (in exchange for honest review) Overall Rating: 4/5 Dark Storm Rising by Jesseca Wheaton Helena and Max are just two normal cousins living in north-east Austria. But when Hitler takes over Germany and […]

A Quick Blogging Tip

I admit I came to the computer today with no post to give you. I sat down and logged into WordPress and created a new post and categorized it under “Noveling Advice” … and I waited. Another glance at the schedule (because maybe my eyes deceived me the first time?) confirmed the fact that today is indeed […]

Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz

Title: Courting Morrow Little Author: Laura Frantz Genre: historical adventure/romance Era: late 1700s Setting: Kentucke (Kentucky) frontier, United States Publisher: Revell Source: from library Overall Rating: 3.5/5 Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz Morrow Little is haunted by the memory of the day her family was torn apart by raiding Shawnee warriors. Now that she […]

Guest Post: Five Secrets to Writing Fantasy

Hi, guys! Today I’m going to be hosting another guest post. I’m really excited to introduce Sarah of Riding for Jesus with her guest post, “Five Secrets to Writing Fantasy.” Hello everyone! I’m Sarah, and today Kellyn is letting me do a guest post on … FIVE SECRETS OF WRITING FANTASY! I love to write fantasy. It […]

Beyond Her Calling Plot Reveal and the Final Q&A Vlog

Today I’m going to be telling you a little about one of my current WIPs, Beyond Her Calling (The Chronicles of Alice and Ivy, Book 4). I haven’t been sharing very much information with you up until now … but I think it’s time. Here’s my first attempt at a blurb: After Alice’s marriage and […]

The Crowd by Alleece Balts

Title: The Crowd Author: Alleece Balts Series: The Crowd, #1 Genre: Contemporary YA/Romance Era: contemporary Setting: Vermont, United States Publisher: Alleece Balts Source: from author (in exchange for honest review) Overall Rating: 5/5 The Crowd by Alleece Balts Whitfield Preparatory Academy ought to be the perfect school… Not only does the Academy boast a distinguished […]