Meet the Characters: A Shine That Defies the Dark

A Shine That Defies the Dark comes out in two days! For fun, I thought I’d share some images and information that I put together about each character. These are images I used when developing the characters and, in my mind, these truly are the characters: Ophelia Beaumont Breaux:             […]

Lakewater Press Holiday Blog Hop (Day 1): Barbara Quinn

  For the holiday season, we at Lakewater Press thought it would be a good time to share who we are with a little holiday blog hop. Between December 1 and the 24th we’ll share holiday interviews with our authors and the Lakewater Press staff. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to get to know […]

When Life Interrupts the Creative Process

The thing about writing is that there’s a delicate, gossamer thread that’s ever so lightly attached between your creative mind and the ear-shattering, turbulent chaos of your everyday life. And sometimes it snaps. Too dramatic? Maybe.  I’ve spent the last few weeks being consumed by the demands of my “real” life (aka- my nonwriting world). […]

Reveal: The Witchbreed Series by R.L. Martinez

In the Blood & Beneath the Skin R.L. Martinez(The Witchbreed Series #1 & 2)Published by: Lakewater PressGenres: Adult, Fantasy The WITCHBREED series is a rich fantasy set in a time when magic is feared by most but harnessed by the ruthless. It follows the story of twin sisters, one witch one warrior, separated by war, […]

Book Release: Organic by Jadah McCoy

Jadah McCoy’s ORGANIC, pitched as Bladerunner meets Pitch Black, in which 18-year-old Syl has barely survived the genetic splicing that plagued her human body. After discovering the androids’ plot to wipe out human and Cull alike, Syl must return to Elite to warn the other survivors. However, with the realization that her group of survivors isn’t the only one, […]

Book Review: The Canary Club by Sherry D. Ficklin

  Paperback Expected publication: October 16th 2017 by Clean Teen Publishing ISBN 1634222504 (ISBN13: 9781634222501) Edition Language English Series Canary Club           *I received a copy of The Canary Club in exchange for an honest review.* I’ve had the pleasure of reading each of The Canary Club novellas while waiting for […]

Book Review: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

          Hardcover, 352 pages Expected publication: May 30th 2017 by Disney-Hyperion ISBN 1484767659 (ISBN13: 9781484767658) Edition Language English           I requested a copy of ROYAL BASTARDS from NetGalley after the cover caught my eye. I’m a fan of light fantasy and heavy battles, so I hoped this […]

Mother’s Day 2017

  Happy Mother’s Day to all the ladies out there who answer to the name “Mom” (also “Mommy”, “Momma”, “Ma”, and sometimes, “Worst Mom EVER!!!!”). For all of you who have stumbled from the warm cocoon of your blankets at all hours of the night to chase away bad dreams, feed hungry babies, change the […]

Cover Reveal: The Canary Club by Sherry D. Ficklin

The Canary Club Sherry D. Ficklin Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: October 16th 2017 Genres: Historical, Young Adult “Bad Luck” Benny is a boy from the wrong side of the tracks. Recently released from jail, he has vowed to keep his head down and stay out of trouble. But he also needs to […]