Happy Juneteenth!

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” ~ Toni Morrison “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” ~ Langston Hughes Great Books By Black Authors In honor of Juneteenth, I am celebrating amazing black authors. The list below comprises my reading goal… Continue reading Happy Juneteenth!

Book Blog Tour

Blog Book Tour – Keepers of The Gate: Twilight Ends (Book 1) by E. Denise Billups, June-18-21, 2021

Thanks Blackthorn Blog Book Tours and reviewers for hosting and reviewing Keepers of The Gate: Twilight Ends (Book 1)! Reviewers Participating In The Tour! @amishaquips @BitsOfInkling @Geauxgetlit @Kathleenfoxxwrites @midnight_snitch @mrsswiftnibtwirlspages @readwithdenesor @taiye.writes.and.reads.stuff @Tea.tiara.read.repeat https://henryroipr.com/blackthorn-book-tours/ Happy Reading!

Author Updates, Books

Awww! A Little Normalcy

May 2021 went by extremely fast. I just remember turning the calendar to a beautiful May image on the kitchen wall. Now, it's June. I have to attribute the speedy end of May to being stuck behind the laptop, writing and reading, and from time recuperating from the Covid vaccine. VAX This time last year,… Continue reading Awww! A Little Normalcy

Cover Reveal

Cover Reveal – Tainted Harvest: Simone Doucet Series (Book 1) by E. Denise Billups

Yoo-hoo! Happy Memorial Day! After a long break from blogging, I am excited to be back to share with you my just-released cover for book one in the Simone Doucet Series, Tainted Harvest. The cover design is by the talented graphic artist Matt Davies of VeryMuchSo.Agency. Here It Is! Author: E. Denise Billups Title: Tainted… Continue reading Cover Reveal – Tainted Harvest: Simone Doucet Series (Book 1) by E. Denise Billups

Books, Reading List

Read, Write, Live #AmReading #AmWriting

Author Update After a long stint of writing, I've come up for air again. I'm on the last mile of my current book, Tainted Harvest, a paranormal historical fiction piece, which started out as a short story but begged to be a novella. Hopefully, before February ends, the manuscript will be in the editor's hand… Continue reading Read, Write, Live #AmReading #AmWriting

Cover Reveal

#Cover Reveal| Keepers Of The Gate: Twilight Ends (Book One) – E. Denise Billups @DeniseBillups #amreading #bookcover

Cover Reveal Title: Keepers of the Gate: Twilight Ends (Book One) Author: E. Denise Billups Publication Date: To Be Announced Soon Genre: Paranormal Historical Fiction https://www.youtube.com/embed/CbTn1r8NUTk Blurb Through an ancient doorway in time, souls never die. A cosmic thread of infinite, predestined love survives. In 1779 Kanadasaga, Sullivan's Expedition torched a Seneca village, and many… Continue reading #Cover Reveal| Keepers Of The Gate: Twilight Ends (Book One) – E. Denise Billups @DeniseBillups #amreading #bookcover

Author Updates, featured, New Releases

Happy New Year!

Hindsight 2020, let's move forward into a brighter and happier year. For many, 2020 was a frightful year, a time of many uncertainties. But I hope it was a period of reflection and growth that's taught us what matters and what needs to be done going forward. Though remnants of 2020 linger and we have… Continue reading Happy New Year!

Book Blog Tour

Hiding Cracked Glass Blog Book Tour @jamescudney4 @Shalini_G26

It's my turn today on James Cudney's Hiding Cracked Glass blog book tour, hosted by the wonderful Shalini at Digital Reads Blog Tours, @Shalini_G26 Digital Reads. James and Shalini, thanks for allowing me to participate! Oh, look out for the GIVEAWAY at the end of the post. Title: HIDING CRACKED GLASS (Series Name: Perceptions of… Continue reading Hiding Cracked Glass Blog Book Tour @jamescudney4 @Shalini_G26

Autumn, Reading List, Recipe, Writer's Life

Smells Like Autumn

Yoo-hoo?! Hey, I got lost again in my writing, reading, and research. Thought I'd pop in and see what everyone's up to. I'm excited the autumn season is quickly approaching. I can literally smell pumpkin lattes, colorful foliage in the air, and feel a crisp breeze on my face. As a young girl, I loved… Continue reading Smells Like Autumn