Tag: YA

It’s here! The final book in the 19th Year trilogy is here! Darkest Day!

It’s here! The final book in the 19th Year trilogy is here! Darkest Day!

It’s here! Mac Thorne’s time as a Changeling is coming to an end. It may have taken eighteen years, but Mac did finally manage to do what the Council wanted: she chose a teacher and renounced the in-between. There’s just one last step. She must […]

POLL: What form will Mackenzie Thorne, of the 19th Year Trilogy, select upon turning 19?

POLL: What form will Mackenzie Thorne, of the 19th Year Trilogy, select upon turning 19?

What form will Mackenzie Thorne, of the 19th Year Trilogy, select upon turning 19? Angel Demon (of any kind) Dragon Elf Fairy Griffin Gnome Goblin Human Shape-shifter Siren Sphinx Vampire Wizard Other Please Specify: Poll Maker

One More Day by L.S. Murphy and six other fabulous authors, is here!

One More Day by L.S. Murphy and six other fabulous authors, is here!

It’s here! What if today never ends? What if everything about life—everything anyone hoped to be, to do, to experience—never happens? Whether sitting in a chair, driving down the road, in surgery, jumping off a cliff or flying … that’s where you’d be … forever. […]

If you saw it, would you read it? Poison by Bridget Zinn #ReadOrNot

If you saw it, would you read it? Poison by Bridget Zinn #ReadOrNot

There is more than just a Read Or Not post behind this blog entry today and I encourage you to take a moment to support Bridget Zinn, who at 33 lost her life to cancer while also having her first book published by Disney. About […]

If you saw it, would you read it? TIED by Laney McMann #ReadOrNot

If you saw it, would you read it? TIED by Laney McMann #ReadOrNot

About the front: Oooh. So there’s something hot and burning up there and it’s bleeding into the title. And there’s a boy(?), man(?), person (who knows given the Gargoyle in the front) hanging from that hot-burning-fire-bomb-thing up there. I gotta say, that center sparkler keeps […]

Day After Book Trailer! Dude! Winn’s got a lot to live up to. Don’t you think?

Day After Book Trailer! Dude! Winn’s got a lot to live up to. Don’t you think?

Watch … worry … wonder … then in May .. READ! What do you think?

Oooh, Goodies! Book 2 goodies! Day After hotness in Winn! Check it out!

Oooh, Goodies! Book 2 goodies! Day After hotness in Winn! Check it out!

All these awesome goodies! Grab one and share around the web! 🙂 Can’t wait to share Day After and Winn with you next May! This is book 2 behind After Dark. 🙂 Hope you love them! I do! and, my final, favorite of all …

It’s here! The cover to Day After! Book 2 in the 19th Year Trilogy is here! Wanna see?

It’s here! The cover to Day After! Book 2 in the 19th Year Trilogy is here! Wanna see?

I am SOOO excited! I get to share the cover of Day After, Book 2 in the 19th Year Trilogy, with you! And the blurby goodness … Demon crypts. Vampire lairs. Glowing angels. Sexy sirens. The stuff of fiction. Or so Winn Thomas always thought. […]

31 days from today … After Dark releases! Help me count it down!

31 days from today … After Dark releases! Help me count it down!

Are you ready? Count it down with me … 31 What eighteen year old Mac Thorne doesn’t know will probably kill her. In exactly eight months, five days, three hours and thirteen minutes, Mac has to choose what she’ll be for the rest of her […]

It’s show and tell time! Wanna see what I’m hiding under my …

It’s show and tell time! Wanna see what I’m hiding under my …

No, not like that! Where did your mind go? I’m talking about under the cover of After Dark!! Woohoo! I get to share an excerpt of After Dark with you! I hope you like it! [Insert cringing and biting nails!] If you don’t, just shush. […]

I have After Dark bookmarks … want one?

I have After Dark bookmarks … want one?

I have 10 bookmarks to give away! 10! Woohoo! And they are ALLLL signed. How can YOU get one of these? Well … it’s really easy. All you have to do is read this answer the following question. Mac is not a conformist — as […]

After Dark digital goodies! Will you stick one on your blog? :) Pretty please? With sugar on top?

After Dark digital goodies! Will you stick one on your blog? :) Pretty please? With sugar on top?

Woohoo!! Today I get to share a whole bunch ‘o goodies with you! These are all my digital tchotchkes … you know, digital dust catchers but fun ones! Check ’em out! 🙂 Whatcha think?

Wanna know what’s hiding on page 77 of After Dark? #Lucky7Meme

Wanna know what’s hiding on page 77 of After Dark? #Lucky7Meme

I’ve been tagged for a “Lucky 7 Meme”! What exactly is The Lucky 7 MEME? Here’s how it works: Go to p. 77 of current WIP So, I’ve done this, using my final manuscript for my YA novel, which will not correlate to the page […]

Did you know, Amaleen Ison excelled at going un-noticed until the night of her Leaver’s Party? #interview

Did you know, Amaleen Ison excelled at going un-noticed until the night of her Leaver’s Party? #interview

What was it like to be a teenage Amaleen Ison? My other car was a ________________ I grew up in the Cotswolds (on top of a big hill), a mile and a half from the nearest bus stop (at the bottom of the big hill) […]

BIG NEWS! My YA trilogy The 19th Year is coming October 2012!!

BIG NEWS! My YA trilogy The 19th Year is coming October 2012!!

I’m totally stealing the good news from the J. Taylor Publishing blog! Novelist, Emi Gayle, Set To Debut After Dark, the First of a Young Adult Trilogy, In October 2012 Yes! That’s ME!!! Author, Emi Gayle, just wants to be young again. She’s been able […]

Book Review : Torn by Erica O’Rourke

Book Review : Torn by Erica O’Rourke

My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was really torn on how to rate this book. I was totally intrigued by the premise and the opening chapter or 2 (that I had in the sample). But then the first 10 ish chapters seemed to be […]

Did you know Kim Jewell daydreamed about … and crushed on the football …

Did you know Kim Jewell daydreamed about … and crushed on the football …

Go Wildcats! Kim Jewell went to high school in Marion, Illinois – her school colors were yellow and blue. How about yours? As Kim about herself, or read below to learn more! My other car was a: Little red MG convertible. Love vintage convertibles! Instead, […]

One ‘beauty’ of the YA genre?

One ‘beauty’ of the YA genre?

Word count. Not sure what that means? Word count refers to the number of words in a novel. Under my adult pen name, I write 80,000 – 100,000 words in per novel. For my YA stories, I shoot for 70,000- 80,000. No matter the story, […]

50,000 words in first person … tada!

50,000 words in first person … tada!

Actually … 64,000 words so far … and counting … and climbing … to be edited, etc. 🙂 I’ve been wanting to write a YA romance for a while, but not under my more explicit pen name of Aimee Laine. So I came up with […]

What is YA, YA romance & YA paranormal romance??

What is YA, YA romance & YA paranormal romance??

Think about your local bookstore. There are sections for general literature, romance, fantasy, self-help, on-fiction … you name it, it’s there. Then, over in the back, there is ‘that kid section’ which, strangely has grown over the years to encompass thousands (or so it seems) […]