Writer Interview: Debbie Jinks

Today, I’d like to introduce you to writer Debbie Jinks. She is a singer and songwriter by profession, with a passion for wildlife and nature. More recently, she’s discovered that she loves writing–anything from fiction to non-fiction, blogs, poetry and lyrics–and, of course, fantasy.   Elise: Hi Debbie, welcome to …

Book Review: Sunbolt

Sunbolt: A Young Adult Fantasy by Intisar Khanani Blurb The winding streets and narrow alleys of Karolene hide many secrets, and Hitomi is one of them. Orphaned at a young age, Hitomi has learned to hide her magical aptitude and who her parents really were. Most of all, she must …

Top Arabian Fantasy Books! 

My young adult fantasy book, Where Carpets Fly, is influenced by some Arabian and Middle-Eastern elements: flying carpets, Persian architecture, and Mediterranean food and climate. I’ve been looking for other fantasy books that use similar themes and created a Goodreads list and bookshelf for Arabian-style fantasy, and also a Facebook …

Reading Challenge Book Four: Wool

Book Four was an engrossing modern dystopian read: Blurb In a ruined and toxic future, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them. Sheriff Holston, who has unwaveringly …