Tagged with " young adult"
Open a Book on Opening Day for 99 cents
By     |    Apr 7, 2015
Posted in: Books, Paranormal, Romance, Sandwich Lady, Sports     |    No Comments

Open a Book on Opening Day for 99 cents

Yesterday, was Opening Day! I’m excited that it’s baseball season–one of my favorite things about Spring and Summer. Caught Between Two Curses, a contemporary young adult book which involves the Curse of the Billy Goat on the Chicago Cubs, is only 99 cents for the ebook. Please help CBTC find a new audience–appropriate for anyone 14 and up. Did you know you can gift a Kindle ebook if you’ve already […]

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Am I Writing A Realistic Teen Relationship?
By     |    Dec 9, 2014
Posted in: Publishing, Romance, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Writing     |    No Comments

Am I Writing A Realistic Teen Relationship?

A couple weeks ago, I put up a post about middle-grade and YA needing romance story lines. I got some great comments including this one from my Facebook friend, Debbi: “I don’t think it’s required. I think it would really help young teen girls to have strong female characters whose story isn’t mainly about romance or thinking about boys. But if it’s going to be part of the story it […]

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The Case for Romance in Middle-Grade and Young Adult
By     |    Nov 25, 2014
Posted in: Books, Romance, Sandwich Lady, Strong Girls and Women, Women's Fiction, Writing     |    10 Comments

The Case for Romance in Middle-Grade and Young Adult

Question to anyone who wants to answer: When you read a mystery, science fiction, bestselling novel or any other fiction novel, whether you are an adult, a teen or a child, do you like some romance in the story? I ask this for a few reasons. First, when I asked for ideas to blog about for girls, my wonderful friend Amie, who counsels teens and families, said, “Girls want to […]

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Figuring Out Amazon Sales: Does Free and Sale Pricing Help Sell More Books?
By     |    Nov 20, 2014
Posted in: Kasi Blake, Publishing, Spirit Lady, Technology, Writing     |    2 Comments

Figuring Out Amazon Sales: Does Free and Sale Pricing Help Sell More Books?

The debate is heating up over how much ebooks should sell for on Amazon. Whether you think they should all be free, side with those who demand all ebooks be at least 2.99, or are caught somewhere in the middle, this article may help you to better understand what the fuss is about. Since I have 9 books (and counting) at Amazon I was asked by Camille Faye (Spirit Lady) […]

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Interview with USA Today Best-Selling Author, Susan McBride!
By     |    Nov 6, 2014
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Interview with USA Today Best-Selling Author, Susan McBride!

The Lit Ladies are so excited to welcome USA Today best-selling author Susan McBride to discuss her latest projects, Very Bad Things (a YA mystery) and the collection of Debutante Dropout Mysteries, and to talk about writing in general! Susan and I (Camille Faye/Spirit Lady) officially met when I was a shepherd for her during the Missouri Writers’ Guild conference in 2012 and we both remember that time fondly because […]

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Krysten Lindsay Hager Talks YA (Interview and Book Giveaway)

Krysten Lindsay Hager Talks YA (Interview and Book Giveaway)

We have another guest on the Lit Ladies today! We are so lucky to have so many wonderful women writer friends. If you missed yesterday’s post, you can check it out here. It’s very inspiring about failure, and you can enter to win a book titled: Self and Soul: On Creating a Meaningful Life, which is a memoir with self-help ideas. If you love young adult, this is the place […]

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Voices of the Sea: Young Adult Book About Sirens (GIVEAWAY)

Voices of the Sea: Young Adult Book About Sirens (GIVEAWAY)

Today, we have Bethany Harar and her young adult fantasy book, Voices of the Sea. She is on a blog tour with WOW! Women On Writing, and we are super honored to have her on the Lit Ladies! Here’s a summary of the book from WOW!: Nobody seems to fit in during high school, but being a Siren who can enchant men with your voice can really cause some teen […]

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