I sit on my sleeping mat and unweave the braids in my hair, wondering if I’ll be able to sleep. I knew I never fully belonged in the Kingdom of Sand, and it wasn’t just my eyes telling me that. They welcomed me as their Storyteller, but it wasn’t enough. The Kingdom of Sand might … Continue reading An Excerpt from Tales of Sand and Stars
Wings of Time and Fate had me riveted from the first page. Seriously, this is a gorgeous book! Eona is a character I couldn’t help but adore, and the worldbuilding is everything I look for in a fantasy novel—gorgeously written, well-built, with its own lore and magical systems. The creatures were amazing and they were … Continue reading You Gotta Read This: Wings of Time and Fate
I refuse to be merely an ally in someone else’s story. My best friend, Nima, is the heroine of her own story—even the tales she spins about other creatures and characters, she a crucial part of them. After all, she directs them. It’s her job as our Storyteller, and I do not fault her for … Continue reading “Tales of Wind and Wolves” – FREE on Apple Books
Today, I'm going to name a few of my favorite YA fantasy novels. Get ready...go! Fire, by Kristin Cashore (also Graceling, which goes along with it) The Winner's Curse, by Marie Rutkoski Grave Mercy, by Robin LaFevers Six of Crows, by Leigh Bardugo The Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater Walk the Earth a Stranger, by … Continue reading Some Favorite YA Fantasy
I am so excited to share that my next young adult fantasy, Tales of Sand and Stars, has a cover and is available for pre-order on Apple Books! Let me tell you, dear ones, a tale of sand and stars. The Kingdom of Sand found Nima wandering in the desert as a young girl. Now … Continue reading Announcement: Tales of Sand and Stars is Up for Pre-order!