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Friday, April 5, 2019

Wicked Saints Blog Tour: Q&A With Emily A. Duncan

Hi guys, today I'm sharing with you my interview with Emily A. Duncan! This book has been on my TBR forever, and I can't wait to read it. I hope you guys enjoy this post! 

Wicked Saints (Gothic Something Dark and Holy #1) by Emily A. Duncan
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Pub Date: April 2, 2019
Buy Links: Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Book Depository 
A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself.

A prince in danger must decide who to trust.

A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings.

Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.

In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light. Wicked Saints is the thrilling start to Emily A. Duncan’s devastatingly Gothic Something Dark and Holy trilogy.

EMILY A. DUNCAN works as a youth services librarian. She received a Master’s degree in library science from Kent State University, which mostly taught her how to find obscure Slavic folklore texts through interlibrary loan systems. When not reading or writing, she enjoys playing copious amounts of video games and dungeons and dragons. Wicked Saints is her first book. She lives in Ohio.
Connect with Emily: Website | TwitterInstagram

What was the strangest/most unique thing you had to research for this book?

I am the worst at describing clothes so do you know how many hours I spent researching clothes for this book. So many. So many! And then I was anachronistic with it anyway! Anyway medieval Slavic fashion is the best, they have the most amazing hats. Also, so many Slavic folktales have a character following a magic ball. This is something that occurs with alarming regularity.

Which of your own characters do you personally identify with, and why?

Serefin! There are pieces of me in all of them, but Serefin and I think the same way and I, too, am just extremely tired all the time.

What are your favorite and least favorite scenes to write?

My favorite scenes are arguments and anything with dialogue (so. everything.) my least favorite are action scenes. I take forever with them and I always feel like they make little sense and do readers even read them? I don’t know! They’re not my favorites.

Is this book on your TBR? Are you adding it now? Let me know!

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Four Dead Queens Blog Tour: Author Guest Post

Hey everyone! Today, I'm sharing a guest post from Astrid Scholte for the Four Dead Queens Blog Tour. I hope you guys enjoy it ^_^

Monday, October 22, 2018

Interview with Amy Giles, author of That Night + Giveaway

Monday, October 15, 2018

Literary Book Gifts: Guest Post + Exclusive Coupon Code!

Monday, September 24, 2018

Wildcard ARC Review with Spoilers + Giveaway!

Format: Paperback ARC
Pub. Date: September 18, 2018
Publisher: G.P. Puntam's Sons (Penguin Random House)
Pre-Order Links: Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Book Depository
Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo's new NeuroLink algorithm, she can no longer trust the one person she's always looked up to, who she once thought was on her side.

Determined to put a stop to Hideo's grim plans, Emika and the Phoenix Riders band together, only to find a new threat lurking on the neon-lit streets of Tokyo. Someone's put a bounty on Emika's head, and her sole chance for survival lies with Zero and the Blackcoats, his ruthless crew. But Emika soon learns that Zero isn't all that he seems—and his protection comes at a price.

Caught in a web of betrayal, with the future of free will at risk, just how far will Emika go to take down the man she loves?

Friday, September 21, 2018

Scott Westerfeld Launch Event Wrap-Up + Giveaway!

Last week, I was invited to a pre-launch event to chat with Scott Westerfeld about his new book in the Uglies universe. Today, I'm going to share with you some of what happened!

Monday, September 17, 2018

Ask a Publicist (Issue #2)

Hey everyone! Welcome to the second edition of my feature, Ask A Publicist! 

In this feature, publicists from all different publishing houses will answer your questions about sending requests, ARCs, convention etiquette, and more! Whatever you've ever wondered about and been too nervous to ask, you can do it here!

Monday, September 10, 2018

Consult a Character #3: Queen Arsinoe of Two Dark Reigns

Hey everyone! Welcome to the second edition of my new feature—Consult A Character—where your favorite fictional characters will be sharing their wise advice for your day to day problems and complaints!