Book Spotlight: The Perfect Player by Devon Winterson

Welcome back, Beardies! I had the privilege of reading a pre-release copy of Devon Winterson’s debut novel, The Perfect Player, which is due out on November 11, 2013—or, as I’m sure Devon would say, “On the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour.” Devon is a moderator at Writer’s Beat, an online […]

Book Spotlight: The Final Descent (The Monstrumologist, Book 4) by Rick Yancey

Hello again, Beardies! Can anyone please tell me where the last seventeen months have gone? It’s hard to believe, but that’s how long it’s been since I presented our first-ever Book Spotlight on Rick Yancey’s Monstrumologist Series. At the time, I believed it to be a trilogy, and complete. I was saddened, as I always […]

Book Spotlight: Truth’s Blood by Tyler Roberts

Happy Day Beardies! October is hands down the busiest month of the year in my house. We have a lot of school commitments, family activities, and of course, my kid’s favorite holiday: Halloween. Who doesn’t love a holiday dedicated to candy? The time and energy put into selecting a costume and picking out the perfect […]

Book Spotlight: God Save the Queen (The Immortal Empire, Book 1) by Kate Locke

TA-DAAA!!! Welcome, Beardies and Beardettes, In this first edition of newly-minted madness, we will be examining God Save the Queen by Kate Locke, a tale to tickle the alternative history and steampunk in all of us. So enough with the blather and let’s Beard out! This book lept off the shelf, waving wildly at me, […]

Book Spotlight: Mirror of the Nameless by Luke Walker

Bonjour, Beardies! When I first started The Bearded Scribe in 2012, Elizabeth pointed me to a website, called NetGalley, where I could obtain Advance Reader Copies directly from publishers. I occasionally receive emails alerting me of titles in which I might be interested, and last month one such email landed in my inbox. Most of […]

Book Spotlight: White Leaves (E.L.F., Book 1) by M. P. Ness

Salutations, Beardies! It’s an exciting day here at The Bearded Scribe! Today, we’re honored to host author M.P. Ness and his debut novel, E.L.F. Volume 1: White Leaves. I ran across this title while I was visiting Joshua over Labor Day weekend. The Amazon preview got me hooked, so I jumped at the chance to […]

Book Spotlight: The Survivors by Daniel Harvell

Happy Day Beardies, I’m in season! What? No seasonal, weather joke fans out there? When I look out my window I can see the leaves are changing colors. The air is noticeably cooler and feels crisp. Everything is smelling pumpkin spiced. I am one happy camper. All joking aside, autumn is my favorite season (’tis […]

Book Spotlight: Far Far Away by Tom McNeal

Cheers, Beardies! You wouldn’t know it from the temperature outside, but fall is definitely coming. Down in the wetland behind my house, the leaves are starting to change, and the new slate of library programs started this week. Fall has always been my favorite season, and for some reason, I always associate it with creepy […]

Book Spotlight: The Box (The Box Series, Book 1) by Christina G. Gaudet

Happy Day Beardies, Greetings from the wild, warm west. I hope that everyone had a great summer full of sunshine, cold drinks, and good books. Mine was busy but fun. My kids requested a Phineas and Ferb summer experience, so when I wasn’t slaving away at work, we were out hunting for our next great […]