Author Spotlight: Alex Dunn

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Alex Dunn is the author of some great YA reads, including ‘Crazy for Alice’, ‘School Monitor’ and her latest release, ‘Dating Down’.

Alex writes with a highly readable and relatable style, which has made her YA fiction novels widely popular not only with teens and young adults, but also with adult readers.

If you have not yet read the Book Squirrel review of ‘Crazy for Alice’, you can read it here.
Alex will soon be launching a new series:  Alchemyne: The Blackest Phase, which follows Captain Franklin Tennant, a fifteenth generation warrior who must defeat an army of undead, led by a vengeful spirit.

If you, or the bookworms in your family, like edgy, cleverly written YA fiction, you should give Alex Dunn’s books a try.

In fact, right now is a great time to grab ‘Dating Down’ as the kindle edition is currently free on Amazon.

You can follow Alex on social media:

twitter: www.twitter.com/AlexDunnAuthor

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/AlexDunn

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Alex-Dunn/e/B001KHVNS0

Author Spotlight: Beverly Knauer

Author Spotlight 2017-03-13 Beverly KnauerBeverly Knauer is the author of two wonderful and inspirational novels: The Line Between and The Soul’s Hope – a brand new release!
Each is unique, yet both are thought-provoking and uplifting novels that explore ideas about finding one’s meaning and purpose in life. Both books are available as ebook or paperback. See them on Amazon!
If you have not yet picked up either of these great books, now would be a great time, especially if you’re looking for something to pick you up and challenge you to live life to the fullest.

You can follow and support Beverly on social media:

twitter: @authorbevknauer
Instagram: beverlyknauerauthor
Facebook: www.facebook.com/beverlyknauerauthor/

Why not share her posts and tweets, and help get the word out about these great books?
Beverly’s author profiles can be found on:

Author Spotlight: India Emerald

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India Emerald writes fabulous stories that blend imagination and magic with Fantasy, Magical Realism, and occasionally Science Fiction.

She is the author of The Mages’ Stones Complete Set (2016) and as individual books, Hope’s Well (2016), The Tale of Rigby Hall (2016), Water Lilies (2016), The Battle for Goblin Bridge (2016), and Paxton (2016). She has even written a space opera!


You can read my review of The Mages’ Stones here. It’s available on Amazon for less than the price of a cup of coffee, and is great reading.
In fact, all three of India’s books represent fantastic value for these great stories. They’re all on  Amazon

India has a great presence on social media, where she frequently indulges in any fun that’s available. She loves hashtag games on twitter, and is an active member of the Indie author community on Facebook.

You can follow India on:
Twitter: @india_emerald
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/IndiaEmeraldAuthor

Author profiles:
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/15046207.India_Emerald
Amazon:https://smile.amazon.com/India-Emerald/e/B01CH630LU

Author Spotlight: Aliya DalRae

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Aliya DalRae is the author of ‘Sweet Vengeance’, the first book in the Jessica Sweet Trilogy.

‘Sweet Vengeance’ delivers a fabulous blend of magic, vampires, fantasy, and mystery, and is a great story written with humour and flair. It’s a fabulous read for 18+ readers.

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The second book of the trilogy  in the coming months is highly anticipated by fans of ‘Sweet Vengeance’.
If you don’t yet have a copy, grab yours today! You won’t be sorry!
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You can watch Elliot Brooks’ book review on Youtube.
The Book Squirrel review of ‘Sweet Vengeance’is pretty good reading, too!
You can follow Aliya on social media:

twitter: @AliyaDalRae

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/15019566.Aliya_DalRae

Amazon: https://smile.amazon.com/Aliya-DalRae/e/B01C9MZ0OW

Author Spotlight: R.M. Gauthier

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R.M. Gauthier is the author of a number of published books: ‘Longing’, ‘Control’ and ‘Waiting’ share related characters, although they are not necessarily sequential.
‘Control’ is the first of three books in the Landon Miller myster/thriller/hot reads series.
Renee is currently working on its sequel, ‘Bound’, which is due for release this year.

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What people are saying about ‘Control’:
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“Every chapter is a tease and the ending…seriously.”
“If you thought ’50 Shades’ was good, this is better.”
“Strong psychological drama…”

Read the Books Squirrel’s review of ‘Control’ here.
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Renee demonstrates her versatility as a writer in ‘Christmas Miracle in July’, a holiday based romance novella. Don’t be fooled by the heading – it makes great reading at any time of the year!
In addition to writing, Renee is accomplished in filmmaking and directing, which can clearly be seen in the book trailers she creates for her works.
You can see Renee’s bio, books and book trailers on her website at http://www.rmgauthier.com/

You can follow Renee on the following social media:
twitter: @Ren071968
Insta: r.m.gauthier
https://www.facebook.com/Control-194513947652069

Please support Renee and check out her books. They’re great!

Author Spotlight: Lyra Shanti

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Lyra Shanti is a most accomplished author, poet, songwriter, and musician.

Lyra has recently launched the third book in her Shiva XIV Series, ‘The Riddle of the Gods’. If you’re looking for something in the realm of sci-fi/fantasy with a gripping storyline, you should definitely grab Lyra’s Shiva XIV series. It has recently been reviewed on Niume, as well as Amazon and Goodreads, as “the next space epic you need to read”. It’s really that good. You can read this blog’s review of the first book, Shiva XIV, here.

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Lyra  has also published two books of poetry and a novella, ‘The Rainbow Serpent’, in which Lyra recreates the story of the Garden of Eden as told by the serpent.

According to her most recent Amazon review for ‘The Rainbow Serpent’, this book is “Flawless in composition … plainly, yet eloquently written with beautiful imagery that reflects the universal truths of life”  so that “the reader is left to ponder the extent of predestination vs. free will to execute one’s choices along the spectrum of morality since Creation.”

Lyra has author profiles at both Goodreads and Amazon.

You can also follow Lyra on social media:
Instagram: lyrashanti
twitter: @LyrtaShanti

website: www.lyrashanti.comYou can support Lyra’s work at:

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Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lyrashanti  where Lyra’s patrons have access to exclusive material and previews.
Shanti’s ‘The Rainbow Serpent’ will be on my February Reading Challenge list next week.
Why don’t you join me in reading this fascinating book?

Author Spotlight: Eva Pasco

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Eva Pasco is the author of ‘An Enlightening Quiche’ and ‘Underlying Notes’.
Both her novels explore issues relevant to women in the 21st century while taking readers on a journey that engages them with wonderfully crafted characters and intriguing storylines.
Eva is currently doing a round of book signings in her local area in addition to interviews both online and in her local area media. If you’re in/near the Rhode Island area, you should definitely follow Eva for updates on her local events.
You can read one of Eva’s most recent interviews on author-eva-pasco-3LILbooklovers’ blog  where Eva is described as ” one of the nicest and most supportive authors I have interacted with”. From my own experience, this is certainly true of Eva!
Eva has author profiles at:

Goodreads
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1270775.Eva_Pasco

Amazon

You can also visit Eva’s website at https://evapasco.com/
Reviews of Eva’s book ‘An Englightening Quiche’ can be read here.
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