Ebook Review: Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor 2

Apocalypse 2: Diary of a Survivor by Matt Pike “I thought I had already seen the best and worst of humanity. But I was wrong.” When a rogue comet smashed into Earth, Jack Baldwin’s life changed forever. In a single night of carnage, the vast majority of the world’s population was obliterated, while those who survived were …

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An Interview with Tracy Lawson, author of Resist

Tracy Lawson is the author of The Resistance Series. Resist is Book 2 in the series: After their plan to rescue a group of dissenters imprisoned by the OCSD spins out of control, Tommy and Careen are on the run, dodging the quadrant marshals in a headlong dash for the remote mountain headquarters of the Resistance. Their budding relationship …

An Interview with Gary Rodriguez, Author of Escape Through the Wilderness

Gary Rodriguez is the author of Escape Through the Wilderness, his first fiction book. Here's the official description: "What was that?" Savi whispered anxiously. "It couldn't be Vexel, could it?" Again, they heard more rustling in the woods, they knew it was getting closer. Sixteen-year-old Savannah Evans walks with a slight limp thanks to a …

Ebook Review: Apocalypse, Diary of a Survivor

Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor by Matt Pike “I guess it was inevitable – the end of the world we know – the end of humanity. Finding out early was a gift, surviving impact night was a miracle, living to tell the tale, well, that was the price I will pay, forever. There’s no going …

Book Review: The Curse of the Thrax

The Curse of the Thrax by Mark Murphy Jaykriss is a typical teenager. He’s bored with school, the girl he loves doesn’t even know he’s alive, and he and his mother disagree—a lot. The village Jaykriss lives in lies deep in a primevalforest. Life there is simple, and is predicated upon day-to-day survival. As his father …

An Interview with Schuyler J. Ebersol, author of The Hidden World

Author Schuyler J. Ebersol is only in his first year of college, but already he's a very prolific writer with an incredible story. His first book, The Hidden World: Book One (Age of Tolerance), will be published December 1 of this year. Here's the official description: Nate Williams was found wandering alone in the woods at the …

Building the Next Generation of YA Stars (Webinar)

Last month I attended a webinar hosted by Publisher's Weekly, called "Building the Next Generation of YA Stars." The speakers included the editorial director of Disney-Hyperion and the executive editor of Harlequin Teen. Together they covered new marketing strategies for YA novels, trends, and what they look for when acquiring books.  Marketing According to them, YA books …