Tag Archives: YA

Now in Paperback!

It’s here! It’s finally here!

Rise of the Aligerai is now available in paperback!

You can pick up the paperback copy from Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Aligerai-Kira-R-Tregoning/dp/1492304948

The ebook version is still free from Amazon and Smashwords. The second book in the series will be available in paperback later this year (I’m projecting around October).

Thanks for all your support and thank you to those folks who have already bought the paperback and given me positive feedback!

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Time for a Giveaway!

It’s giveaway day! The 2014 Giveaway Extravaganza starts today! You can enter for a chance to win one of three Amazon gift cards, 5 different books, and a host of other prizes. There will be three winners chosen at random to win either first prize, second prize, or third prize. For a detailed list of prizes and how they are broken down among winners, check out the main giveaway page here.

Everyone should enter for a chance to win these great prizes! There are multiple options for entering the  giveaway, from answering a daily question to following the authors on Twitter. Head on over to Rafflecopter to have a look and enter!

Rafflecopter: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/b36f250/

The giveaway runs until May 17. Make sure to enter before it ends!

Reading in 2012

I read a lot of books this year, but sadly I only kept track of what I read from about July onward. The following list only includes the books I’ve read since the summer.

A lot of these were rereads, but there were some new ones on the list. Probably my favorite new reads were The Book of Deacon and that trilogy, and Grave Witch and that series. The Book of Deacon was an excellent self-published series that is now out in print, and I highly recommend it. Grave Witch was fantastic and so good that I can’t wait to read it again, but I should mention it is NOT a series for young adults. A number of the books on the list are by Tamora Pierce, who is one of my all-time favorite YA authors. The last three books on the list, Freedom’s Gate and so on, are part of a trilogy (obviously) by Naomi Kritzer. I enjoy these books and revisit them from time to time. They’re very inspiring, in my opinion, but I wouldn’t necessarily recommend them for young adults either.

So that’s what I’ve read this year. Currently I’m working through Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire for about the millionth time.

What have you read? What are you reading? Are you looking forward to any new releases in 2013?