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ARC Review: Echo: The Curse of the Blackwood Witches by Yasmine Maher

Echo: The Curse of the Blackwood Witches Series: Standalone Author: Yasmine Maher Genre: Urban Fantasy Release Date: October 10th, 2022 Book Description: Master forbidden magic, destroy an immortal enemy, and prevent the apocalypse—all before college finals. Echo Blackwood has no idea she’s a witch, but after supernatural beasts attack her sister’s wedding, she discovers her …

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It Doesn’t Need a Hero to Make a Difference: Author Interview with Yasmine Maher (Noblebright Spotlight)

Hello! Today we have noblebright Urban Fantasy debut author Yasmine Maher with us. When she's not writing Yasmine enjoys, among other things, playing with her cats and singing. I had the privilege of ARC reading her debut, Echo: The Curse of the Blackwood Witches a few months ago, and will hopefully be posting my review …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: A.C. Cross with When Blood Runs Gold

I am inviting any authors with entrees in the 8th annual Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Offs for a Spotlight on the blog. Today, as Summer turns towards Autumn, we have A.C. Cross with When Blood Runs Gold, a gem of a title that took pulling teeth to find.... Sheriff Errol Thorpe’s life is chaotic, brutal, and above …

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SPFBO 8 Author and Book Spotlight: Kyoko M. with The Black Parade

The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 8 Author and Book Spotlight continues! Today we have Kyoko M. (which is a pretty name) with her SPFBO entree, The Black Parade, an urban fantasy with a down-to-earth protagonist and angel lore. Jordan Amador. 21. New Yorker. Waitress. Mild alcoholic. Murderer. Two years ago, Jordan accidentally shot and killed a …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Melissa Stone with Stars of Destiny

I'm doing a series of spotlights for the authors who entered their books in the 8th Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO). All of them entered book they are proud of and all of them merit attention, no matter when they (we) are cut. Today, I have Melissa Stone with her SPFBO entree, Stars of Destiny, which …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: K.A. Wiggins with Blind the Eyes

Hello! Today we welcome K.A. Wiggins whose SPFBO 8 entree, Blind the Eyes, is about a main character "who should in no way work." Find out more about that below! First, a quick introduction to Blind the Eyes. In the City of Nightmares, one haunted girl is taking back more than just her dreams. In …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Tom Mock with The Long Nights

Hello. As a two-times SPFBO entrant, I'm inviting fellow entrants in SPFBO 8 for a spotlight on the blog. You can find more details about the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off here, and today's feature is Tom Mock, with his SPFBO 8 entree, his awarding winning novel, The Long Nights. Firstly, let's introduce you to the aforementioned …

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