Tag Archives: YA

SCBWI: Lunchtime Social Self Publishing with Debra Edwards and Camilla Chester

On Saturday 11th March, I attended my first SCBWI event: The Lunchtime Social – Self-Publishing Discussion with Debra Edwards and Camilla Chester, held in Cambridge at De Luca Italian restaurant. Author Helen Moss coordinated the event. First to arrive, Alex … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Colleen Chesebro

  Today I am thrilled to introduce you to Colleen Chesebro, a good friend, blogger, and recently published author. Her debut YA novel The Heart Stone Chronicles – Book 1 – The Swamp Fairy has just been released. Colleen Chesebro … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica Review of The Colour of Darkness by Ruth Hatfield

Goodreads Synopsis: After rescuing his parents, Danny returns to his old life, burying the taro that allowed him to speak to animals, trees, and the very storms that led to his adventure. Danny thinks he’s left magic and mystery behind, … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica Review of Abomination by Jane Dougherty

  Goodreads Synopsis: Book 1 in The Pathfinders series As the end of the world begins, Carla and Tully hurtle through a wormhole five years forward in time, only to find they haven’t missed the Apocalypse after all. Carla and … Continue reading

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The Curse of Time: Pre-Publication News

I am having a bit of a break through in terms of my publishing plans: First I’ve changed the name of my manuscript from The Krystallos Cottage to The Curse of Time. This has had quite an impact on the … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica Review of Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

  Goodreads Synopsis: My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica Review of I’ll Give You The Sun

  Goodreads Synopsis: Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the … Continue reading

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Writespiration 91: The Hug You’ve Always Wanted

This week I’m joining in with Sacha Black’s Writespiration. The prompt is the hug you’ve always wanted. This short edited excerpt to be 200 words is from my current YA WIP, The Curse of Time,  which I’m currently editing. The main … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica Review of Emmy & Oliver

Goodreads Synopis: Emmy’s best friend, Oliver, reappears after being kidnapped by his father ten years ago. Emmy hopes to pick up their relationship right where it left off. Are they destined to be together? Or has fate irreparably driven them … Continue reading

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My Kyrosmagica Review of The Yearbook Committee

Goodreads Synopsis: The school captain: Ryan has it all … or at least he did, until an accident snatched his dreams away. How will he rebuild his life and what does the future hold for him now? The newcomer: Charlie’s … Continue reading

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