Roxanne Ward is from England and Caged Bliss is her debut novel, and is the first of six books in The Lizzy White Saga. A fun fact about Roxanne is that she's studying criminology which came in handy when describing scenes in the series! This book will release at the end of 2021 - so look out for it! You can also listen to me read the first chapter in Tiktok's Bookish Down Under below.
Tosca is a best-selling author from Nebraska, with 11 books under her belt. The Line Between is a dystopian thriller and part of a duology. A fan fact about this book is that Tosca hid a code within it! If it alludes you, here is the link for it: https://toscalee.com/i-hid-something-in-the-line-between-did-you-find-it/ About The Line Between: An extinct disease re-emerges from the melting Alaskan permafrost to cause madness in its victims. For recent apocalyptic cult escape
Naomi Kelly joins us all the way from Ireland with her YA Fantasy, Meraki - A Syren Story. Naomi has published three books and is currently working on her fourth and fifth. Meraki is part of a duology, with the sequal, Kairos, coming out soon. A fun fact about these two books is that all the syrens are named after birds! About Meraki - A Syren Story: "Keep an eye on her," he says loud enough for me to hear across the deck, "Make sure she doesn't try to fling herself overboar
Arabella K. Federico is from the Inland Northwest of USA and her debut novel is scheduled for release in April of 2022. Her Novelette, the Isle of Darkness, is a stand-alone which is free on her website when you sign up for her newsletter. https://www.arabellakfederico.com/the-isle-of-darkness-a-novelette/
A fun fact about Arabella is that she loves to roller-skate! About The Isle of Darkness: Isabella Ricci thinks they forced her from her home because she was a witch, and
Liz - This week I bring you the enlightened Lauri Schoenfeld! Can you introduce us to your part of the world.? Lauri - I’m a momma to three kids. This year is exciting as I have one in High School, Middle School, and Elementary. My hubby and I have been already taking shifts to get one kid to one place and one to the other 😊 I live in Utah, and I’m married to my best friend. We live in a beautiful area where I get to see the mountains each day, and I love it. Writing, r
Mary Frame is an US author from Reno, Nevada and has 13 published books under her belt. Nerdalicious is a companion novel in her Dorky Duet series which can be read as a stand-alone, though all books have characters from the same world. A fun fact about Mary is that the main character Fred (Frederica) is a total fandom/comic nerd. While Mary loves the Marvel movies, she'd never read much of the comics, and became a huge fan as part of her research. This book released rig
Deon McCarthy hails from Chicago, U.S.A and has written two books. Stay the Course is the second book in the Beginning to Endex series. This week on Bookish Down Under (tiktok) I sampled some of the first chapter. You can view the chapter in it's entirety below.
Liz - This week on Behind the Book I bring the multi-talented Caramel Lucas! Tell us a little about your part of the world and what you love most about it. Caramel - I love being me. My part of the world is to make people happy and make them feel important. Sometimes people don't know their purpose and I believe my purpose to help and motivate through writing, conversation, etc. Liz - What was the inspiration behind your book, In Love with the Other Man? Caramel - To let wome
Liz - This week I bring you the adventurous A.L. Knorr! Tell us about the part of the world you reside in? A.L. - Right now we live in Antalya, which is a beach city and tourist destination for many people in Europe and Russia. While I wouldn’t say that Antalya itself is very pretty (too many high and low rises for my liking) the region around Antalya is stunning in its natural beauty. Sparkling clear water, rocky coves, forests of huge pine and cedar trees, huge mountains, p
Kevin Looney is from San Antonio, Texas in the USA and has written two books. Echoes of the Forgotten is the first book of The Winds of Eternity Trilogy. This week on Bookish Down Under, I featured the first chapter of this book (TikTok) which you watch below. About Echoes of the Forgotten: In the kingdom of Uratha, the spirits are charged with an important task. They speed across great distances to deliver words whispered to them by the living. Like all Overseers, Ruhla m