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”

Updates from The Unicorn Writer

Happy Saturday, friends! My YA fantasy novella, Aivan the One Truth, finally has a release date! *cue confetti* It will be released July 26, 2022 by Ambassador International in ebook format. This Tuesday, April 5, I will be sharing the beautiful cover and the pre-order link here on my blog 🙂 Also in my worldContinue reading “Updates from The Unicorn Writer”

Author Interview: M. H. Elrich

Etania’s Worth, a YA/NA Christian fantasy, is one of my favorite books EVER. The author M. H. Elrich’s worldbuilding is phenomenal and her characters are extremely relatable. Moreover, her book teaches readers about God’s grace and the beauty that unfolds when we surrender to Him and his calling for our lives. Our top priority shouldContinue reading “Author Interview: M. H. Elrich”

Author Interview: Mariella Taylor

I am so excited to introduce my co-judge for The Unicorn Writer’s Second Flash Fiction contest: Mariella Taylor! Mariella is a library cataloguer who assists with many projects including children’s programming, customer service, interlibrary loan, and collection management in Iowa; however, she considers herself a Mississippi girl at heart. Mariella stated, “I grew up onContinue reading “Author Interview: Mariella Taylor”

My Story The Once-Stars is Available NOW on Go Havok!

Hi everyone! I’m bringing you an impromptu post to share that my flash fiction piece, The Once-Stars, is available to read on Go Havok! It is only available until 3am EST 1/22/2022, so hurry! Rates and comments are greatly appreciated! If you would like to rate and/or comment, you can subscribe to Havok for lessContinue reading “My Story The Once-Stars is Available NOW on Go Havok!”

Book Review: The Depths We’ll Go To an Ocean Anthology by Alex Silvius

Happy New Year book unicorns! To kickoff 2022, I will be reviewing the ocean-themed anthology by Alex Silvius The Depths We’ll Go To. This collection holds a very special place in my heart – I have a poem, “Fallen Star,” and a short story, “Passion and Purpose,” featured in this collection. This is the firstContinue reading “Book Review: The Depths We’ll Go To an Ocean Anthology by Alex Silvius”

Author Interview: Cassandra Hamm

Cassandra Hamm is the winner of The Unicorn Writer’s first flash fiction contest! As such, I had the privilege of interviewing her. Cassandra is a librarian residing in Missouri. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing, building puzzles, playing strategy games (like Dominion and Carcassonne), and mothering her two kittens, Keefe and Chase. AContinue reading “Author Interview: Cassandra Hamm”

Book Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

I had heard so many good things about Romanov by Nadine Brandes on Bookstagram – I was a bit hesitant to start because the last Bookstagram recommendation greatly disappointed me (The Cruel Prince by Holly Black), but Romanov truly lived up to the hype! Romanov is a historical fantasy based on the real-life Romanov familyContinue reading “Book Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes”

Author Interview: AJ Skelly

Last week, I shared my review on the urban/paranormal fantasy First Shift. This week, I have the privilege of speaking with the wonderful author AJ Skelly! Skelly is a mid-westerner, born and bred, and she currently resides in Ohio with her family. She spends most of her free time writing, but she also enjoys reading,Continue reading “Author Interview: AJ Skelly”

Author Interview: Laura L. Zimmerman

Last week I reviewed Keen by Laura L. Zimmerman, and this week I have the pleasure to interview her! In addition to being a talented writer, Zimmerman is a full-time mom and home educator to her youngest child located in North Carolina. Some fun facts about Zimmerman are that she has no self-control when itContinue reading “Author Interview: Laura L. Zimmerman”