Fantasy Writing Wedding Books Stories
November 29, 2017

To discover the importance of weddings, you only need to take a leisurely stroll through Pinterest, and you’ll soon happen upon images of teased hairstyles, glitzy rings, and chic wedding gowns. This obsession with weddings isn’t restricted to the Western World; no matter what the culture, weddings are often as lavishly expensive as they are…

YA Fantasy Dystopian
May 22, 2017

Genre: YA Fantasy Dystopian   You’ll like this if you like: Lovable Heroes, Completely Unexpected Plot Twists, or Character Secrets Galore.   Favorite Profound Quote: “Look, I’m sorry I lost Aleah. But you have no idea what I’ve sacrificed for my—” “Your family? The woman you love?” Felix snorted, laid down on the carpet, and…

Fantasy Fairytale YA
April 10, 2017

Genre: Fantasy Fairytale YA You’ll like this if you like: Sympathetic, Multi-Dimensional Villains, Evil Queens, a Heart-Breaking Backstory, or Tragedies. Cleanliness: Catherine, the future Queen of Heart, kisses a man while she’s being courted by the King, but she makes it explicitly clear to her cat, Cheshire, that should she ever get married, she intends…

YA Romantic Fantasy
March 27, 2017

Genre: YA Romantic Fantasy You’ll like this if you like: Stories Where Imperfections Become Strengths, an Unexpected Love Interest, or Addictive YA Novels. Cleanliness: It’s mentioned that Eliyana (the protagonist) was born outside of wedlock. Eliyana kisses two guys in the story—each once. But… for good reason (at least the second time). In fact, the reasons…

YA Fantasy Epic Medieval Jill Williamson
October 10, 2016

Genre: YA Fantasy You’ll like this if you like: A Classic Fantasy Adventure, a Girl Disguised as a Boy, Romance, or Telepathy. Cleanliness: The evil prince threatens to make a girl Achan likes into his mistress. Vrell, as you’ll later learn, has to bathe and go to the bathroom in privacy, since she’d a girl….

YA Fantasy Rome Romance
September 19, 2016

Genre: YA Fantasy   You’ll like this if you like: Rome, Supernatural Elements, Plot Twists, and Compassionate Warrior-Type Heroes.   Cleanliness: At one point, Laia has premarital sex. It’s completely skipped over. There’s a lot of supernatural involvement, with one type of creature sometimes referred to as “demons.”   Hero Type: Virtuous Hero   Favorite Profound…