Book Review: Unbetrothed by Candice Pedraza Yamnitz

When I first joined Bookstagram a few years ago, one of my first friends was Candice Pedraza Yamnitz. I was so excited when she debuted her YA romance (with a Latin fantasy twist) Unbetrothed earlier this year. This is a book you will not want to put down! Unbetrothed follows Princess Beatriz, the princess ofContinue reading “Book Review: Unbetrothed by Candice Pedraza Yamnitz”

Book Review: Fawkes by Nadine Brandes

After reading and falling in love with Romanov in 2021, I knew I wanted to read more by author Nadine Brandes this year. Using Audible, I listened to Fawkes, a YA historical fantasy. Though clearly a different story with its own characters and world, Fawkes made an impact on me just like Romanov. A comingContinue reading “Book Review: Fawkes by Nadine Brandes”

The Unicorn Writer Announces Second Flash Fiction Contest!

Happy Saturday friends!  It is my pleasure to announce the Unicorn Writer’s second flash fiction contest! The contest is open to both new and experienced writers. Submissions are open NOW through Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 11:59pm. *Cue confetti and happy dancing!*  Some of you may be wondering: what is flash fiction? Flash fiction isContinue reading “The Unicorn Writer Announces Second Flash Fiction Contest!”

Book Review: The Healer’s Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson

The Healer’s Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson is described as a “realistic, fast-paced reimagining of the Sleeping Beauty fairytale….” Though there is a “true love’s kiss,” I wouldn’t describe the book as such – the parallel to Sleeping Beauty is such a miniscule portion of the book. However, it is a delightful (and clean) historical romanceContinue reading “Book Review: The Healer’s Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson”

Book Review: Iridescent by S. H. Everly

Do you love beach reads? What about YA fantasy? How about stories with themes of found families, faith, and friendship? Then Iridescent by S. H. Everly is the next book for you! Growing up most of her life in Chicago, seventeen year old Katrina’s world is shattered when her Aunt Jan tells her they areContinue reading “Book Review: Iridescent by S. H. Everly”