I deeply believe in magic. Not in spells or charms, but a wind-whisper from the breath of Love that changes everything. I deeply believe in words. A sword might slay a King, but a pen is mighty enough to topple (or save) a Kingdom. Dystopias can be dismantled, our darkest demons can be slayed, andContinue reading “All Things Noble and Bright”
Calling all fantasy and sci-fi fans! Do you like science fiction, fantasy, and dystopian books? Are you looking for your next five star binge read? Do you want to support indie authors of color? Well, this is the group for you! To celebrate the launch of our Facebook group, Black Girls With Books and Magic,Continue reading “Black Girls With Books and Magic Giveaway”
I’m excited to be a contributing author with SLAY: Stories of Vampire Noire. Over 25 writers have come together to tell stories about vampires from across the African diaspora. Here are a few of us. Check out an excerpt of my short story, Encounters, below. Click here to order SLAY on Amazon. Part One: LyricContinue reading “An excerpt from my SLAY vampire short story”
Ever since I read The Giver in elementary school, I’ve been a huge fan of dystopian fiction. Dystopian authors such as Margaret Peterson Haddix and Scott Westerfield took the dark parts of our world and examined them under a microscope. Books like Uglies, The Hunger Games, The Giver, and Divergent were favorites, but lately I’veContinue reading “20 “Hidden Gem” dystopian books to read after you finish A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes”
When I saw that over 3,000 people viewed my list of science fiction and fantasy books by Black authors, I realized readers were eager to diversify their bookshelves. I’ve partnered with talented indie authors to give away free paperback and ebook copies of science fiction and fantasy books. We hope this giveaway will do moreContinue reading “Giveaway: Win Free Books and Discover New Authors”
I don’t want my blog to be all about me, I want to use this space to highlight other authors of YA science fiction and fantasy. Today, I’d like to introduce author Debra Renée Byrd, who writes young adult and new adult fantasy. Tell me about yourself. How did you get your start as anContinue reading “Author Spotlight: Debra Renée Byrd”
In a time full of racial injustice, one small way to promote equity is by supporting the creative efforts of people of color. The publishing industry lacks diversity, and writers of color often have a harder time getting their work seen. Representation matters, Black lives matter, and Black stories matter. I was inspired to writeContinue reading “#BLACKSTORIESMATTER – Diversify your bookshelf with indie books by Black authors.”
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Overview A mutant searching for sanctuary. A hunter hot on her trail. Lilah has heard rumors of a garden paradise known as Eden somewhere out in the wilds. Forced out of post-apocalyptic Chicago when her mutant abilities come to light, it’s her only hope of safety. But she’s not the…
In bookish news, Finding Eden will be released June 1. It’s been a long time coming. I have a giveaway to celebrate the release. Here are five things you’ll find in Finding Eden An unlikely duo who catch feelings for each other Deceit and betrayal Perilous adventures Teens with mutant powers The mightiest power ofContinue reading “Enter the Finding Eden Release Giveaway for Bookish prizes”
I’ve always loved science fiction and fantasy books. As a child I adored the Narnia series and fell in love with Tuck Everlasting, as a teen I devoured anything written by Meg Cabot (The Mediator being a favorite) and became engrossed in the dystopian societies I found in books like Uglies and Divergent. In theContinue reading “Diverse Fantasy and Sci-Finds”
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