Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The PIF Book List, a Blogfest, & a Cover Reveal for Stephanie Keyes!

The Pay It Forward Book List has been updated and it has 20 awesome entries, but I think we can do better than that.

Don't you?

Let's bulk this baby up so that right after Christmas, when people may have brand new and completely empty e-readers, we can suggest our favorite reads to fill them up with!

Also, to make it easier to find, it's been moved to the tab at the top of the page with the same name.

Clever, right? I thought so.

Please add your favorites in the comments of this post and send all your friends to check it out!


It's that time of year again! What time? Time for the Deja Vu Blogfest from DL Hammons!

On December 18th thru 20th, anyone who decides to take part should re-post their favorite blog offering from earlier in the year, or one that you believe failed to receive the exposure it deserved. So please sign-up to participate with Mr. Linky below, then shout out to all of your blogging friends and encourage them to sign up as well.  Take the badge above and plaster it everywhere, blogging graffiti gone wild. Tweet about it (#dejavu2015) and post the picture on Instagram. Then on that weekend (December 18th-20th) as everyone hops from one blog to another, what they will be reading is the best of the best (as determined by you) from 2015.  The blogosphere will be chock full of 2015 writing brilliance!  Encouragement, enlightenment, knowledge, bared souls, stimulation, hilarity, insecurities, success stories!  All on display…the very same day.  And it couldn't be any easier to take writing necessary!

Go HERE to sign-up and join us!!!


About the Book

A Faerie Wedding (The Star Child #4.5)
by Stephanie Keyes
Release Date: February 12, 2015 | Publisher: InkSpell Publishing
Genre: New Adult | Designer: Naj Qamber

Gabe Stewart has everything he ever wanted. Mortal Earth is safe. He’s a super-hero Protector whose best friend is within telepathic shouting distance. And then there’s his soul-mate, Singer. He knew right away she was the one he’d been waiting for.

But Gabe’s world shatters when Singer professes she doesn’t love him. On top of that, his mother admits she’s been messing with his memory making him doubt everything he’s ever known. And just when it seems things can’t get any worse, his best friend in the whole freaking world, Kellen St. James, wants Gabe to stop being his Protector. Being a Protector is who Gabe is. What will happen if he’s not standing between the prince and danger?

When the man who’s sacrificed his freedom is faced with life alone, which path will he choose? Will he remain the last Protector? Or will he finally get the happy ending he deserves?

*A Faerie Wedding is a companion novella--intended to be read after the other books in the series. It is a New Adult novella and features adult language and situations.
And here's the cover!


My feet touched the frozen ground. Singer slid off my back and hopped onto the grass beside me. I shifted back in an instant.
With a quick glance down, I straightened my tie. At least I never lost my clothes when I shifted. I had no friggin' clue where they went during the process, but I’d learned not to ask a lot of questions about Faerie-related things.
"At least your landings have gotten better." Singer smoothed out her hair. "I would have been pissed if you'd bucked me off, again."
Singer had done a header the first time I'd flown her. To be fair, I kind of didn't try for a good landing. Things were different now.
Taking her hand, I pulled her to me. "I won't let you fall again. Promise." She started to say something, but I didn't give her a chance. I opened my mouth against hers, tasting her, savoring the feel of her tongue against mine.
"Gabe." The way she whispered my name sent shivers crawling over my skin.
She bit my bottom lip and I groaned out loud. "You can't start doing stuff like this, Sing. Otherwise, we'll never make it inside." Maybe that wasn't such a bad thing? At least, I wouldn't have to meet her father.


Stephanie Keyes is the author of the YA Fantasy series, The Star Child, which includes The Star Child, After Faerie, The Fallen Stars, The Star Catcher, and The Last Protector. The Boy In The Trees, part of the Blood In The Shadows anthology, released in November 2015.

The Star Catcher won first place in the 2014 Dante Rossetti Young Adult Novel Awards—Mythological Category. The Star Child was a finalist in the 2015 BTS Magazine Reader's Choice Awards. Keyes was also selected as a 2015 Rutgers University One-On-One Plus Conference mentee. She's an active member of SCBWI.
Steph lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Mr. Keyes, her boys, Hip-Hop and Bam-Bam, and dogs Duncan MacLeod and Princess Riley. Steph is a hopeless romantic and Whovian who's shamelessly addicted to Nutella and spontaneous singing.

*Author photos courtesy of Kristina Serafini Photo


  1. Congratulations to Stephanie!
    Let me see what other books I can come up with...

  2. Lovely cover! And Grunge Gods and Graveyards by Kimberly G Giarratano is a good book. My cp wrote it! =)

  3. I've got my Deja Vu post ready to go!

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