Monday, July 25, 2016

November Snow



Clean Teen Publishing is proud to present an exciting new release: November Snow (Bad Bloods Book 2) By Shannon A. Thompson.




When Daniel and Serena unite, their accidental relationship becomes the catalyst for a twelve-year war to continue. Exposing the twisted past of a corrupt city, Daniel, Serena, and everyone they know will come together to fight. But Serena has another battle.

After a political rumor threatens their lives, Serena must leave her family and join the political front against her will. To survive apart, Daniel has to separate his love from his hatred and join forces with his worst memory to secure Vendona’s war. But very few of them will survive to see the last day. Bad blood or human, a city will burn, snow will fall, and all will be united by catastrophic secrets and irrevocable tragedy.


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November Rain (Bad Bloods Book 1)






Seventeen-year-old Serena isn’t human. She is a bad blood, and in the city of Vendona, bad bloods are executed. In the last moments before she faces imminent death, a prison guard aids her escape and sparks a revolt. Back on the streets determined to destroy her kind, Serena is spared by a fellow bad blood named Daniel. His past tragedies are as equally mysterious as her connection to them.

Unbeknownst to the two, this connection is the key to winning the election for bad bloods’ rights to be seen as human again. But Serena is the only one who can secure Vendona’s vote. Now, Daniel must unite with her before all hope is lost and bad bloods are eradicated, even if it means exposing secrets worse than death itself. United or not, a city will fight, rain will fall, and all will be threatened by star-crossed love and political corruption.

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Shannon A. Thompson is a young adult author, avid reader, and a habitual chatterbox. 

As a novelist, poet, and blogger, Thompson spends her free time writing and sharing ideas with her black cat, Bogart, named after her favorite actor, Humphrey Bogart. Her other two cats bring her coffee. Between writing and befriending cats, Thompson graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis on creative writing, and her work has appeared in numerous poetry collections and anthologies. Represented by Clean Teen Publishing, Thompson is the best-selling author of The Timely Death Trilogy and the Bad Bloods duology. When she is not writing, she is climbing rooftops, baking cookies, or watching murder shows in the middle of the night, often done with her cats by her side. 

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Avenging Fate Cover Reveal




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Clean Teen Publishing is excited to present the cover reveal for the second book in the THREADS OF THE MOIRAE series by Jennifer Derrick. AVENGING FATE is scheduled for release on September 12, 2016. To top off this exciting cover reveal and pre-order announcement, there is an amazing deal going on right now for the first book in the series! BROKEN FATE is available for $.99 for a limited time only. We hope our readers will check out this exciting Young Adult Greek mythology adventure series.

AVENGING FATE by Jennifer Derrick

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AVENGING FATE will be available on September 12, 2016. Readers can pre-order their copy today. If you'd like to read the full synopsis of AVENGING FATE, check it out here.

BROKEN FATE by Jennifer Derrick

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Zeus gave her one simple job: Kill every human. Atropos—daughter of Zeus and the third goddess of Fate from Greek mythology —spends her eternal life snipping human lifelines when their mortal lives are over. As if being a killer doesn’t make life miserable enough, she and her Fate-wielding sisters must live amongst the humans on Earth thanks to a long-running feud between their mother and Zeus. Living on Earth means they must mingle with the mortals, attend the local high school, and attempt to fit in—or at least not stand out too much.
Killing and mingling don’t mix, which is why Atropos’ number-one rule is to avoid all relationships with the humans. Caring for the people she has to kill is a fast track to insanity. However, when Alex Morgan walks into her first-period English class, she knows she’s in for trouble. He’s the worst kind of human for her to like—one with a rapidly approaching expiration date. And he makes Atropos want to break all the rules.
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ABOUT JENNIFER DERRICK:


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Jennifer Derrick became a writer at the age of six when her parents bought her a child’s typewriter for Christmas and agreed to pay her a penny per page for any stories she churned out. When she got older, Jennifer realized that she needed to make (much) more money from her writing so she first turned to the corporate world (where she learned that she is spectacularly unsuited to cubicle life) and ultimately to freelancing where she now writes everything from technical manuals to articles on personal finance and European-style board games. Her writing career came full circle when Clean Teen Publishing published Broken Fate, her first novel. By her calculations, her parents owe her about $3.00 for the book.
She lives in North Carolina and, when not writing, can often be found reading anything she can get her hands on, playing board games, watching sports, camping, running marathons, and playing with her dog

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Cover Reveal

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Clean Teen Publishing is excited to make three big announcement about the AFTERWORLD SAGA by Sandy Goldsworthy!
  1. AFTERMATH, the first book in the AFTERWORLD SAGA just went free for a limited time! Dive into this exciting young adult paranormal romance series today!
  2. AFTERLIFE, the second book in the AFTERWORLD SAGA has a new cover and it's available for pre-order at a deep discount! The post-release sale price for AFTERLIFE will be $5.99, but readers can pre-order it today for $3.99.
  3. Sandy Goldsworthy is offering up a $10 Amazon gift card to one lucky winner! Check out the bottom of this post to enter.
 

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AFTERLIFE  

READ AFTERMATH FOR FREE TODAY!

After losing her father, Emma Bennett moves to her aunt’s small town of Westport to finish out her senior year of high school. Emma wants to forget the pain and loss of the past few weeks, finding relief in the company of Ben Parker—a local boy who she has an instant attraction and uncanny connection with. When Ben seems a little too preoccupied with other responsibilities and has no time for her, Emma turns to the town’s hottest flirt—Lucas Crandon—for affection. Unfortunately, she realizes a little too late that, sometimes, bad boys really can be bad for you.
Life as an undercover agent for the Afterworld’s Bureau of Investigation isn’t an easy job. When Ben Parker finds his soul mate, Emma Bennett, in a small town, he finds himself forced to choose between doing his job or rekindling a relationship with the love of his existence. After Ben is notified that a notorious immortal is loose somewhere near Westport, he realizes that his love life will just have to wait. There is a criminal to apprehend before he can have his girl. When lives are at stake and immortals are on the loose, can two soul mates find their happy ever after?

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ABOUT SANDY GOLDSWORTHY:

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SandAuthorSGoldsworthyy Goldsworthy was born and raised in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
Her passion for putting pen to paper began when her high school English teacher inspired her to be more descriptive in her work. Ever since, Sandy has dabbled in creative writing, searching for that perfect shade of red.
Sandy’s first novel, Aftermath, was signed by Clean Teen Publishing, in 2014
When not writing, Sandy enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and hanging out with friends and family. She resides in southeastern Wisconsin with her husband, Mike, two children, Brittany and Kyle, and their English Mastiff, Miles.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Changing Moon Release

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Crimson Tree Publishing is excited to share a new print release today! CHANGING MOON by June Stevens Westerfield  is now available. CHANGING MOON is the third book in The Paranorm World Series— a new adult paranormal romance set in a post-apocalyptic world. Lovers of paranormal romance and dystopians will be thoroughly entertained by this series. Each book can be read in order or as stand alone novels. (But we give you fair warning that you won't want to stop reading this series after only one book.)

NEW PRINT RELEASE TODAY: CHANGING MOON

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A brutal attack has left Anya's body and life forever changed. The man she loved is gone, her relationship with her family is in tatters, and her future is dead. With the vampire who attacked her still at large, her growing friendship with Luca is the one comfort keeping her sane. Determined to take control of her life and her body, she finds her purpose to move forward… by getting revenge.

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June is a geek girl, fat chick, and unrepentant romantic. She writes full time and is both independently and traditionally published.  When no working on her net novel works part time running two small businesses; a greeting card company, Once More With Feelings and Author Branding Essentials, an author centric design and consultation business.

When not working, June can be found making jewelry, reading, cooking, or watching geeky movies with her husband and snuggling with her 6…YES 6, furbabies. Notice cleaning wasn’t listed…

Saturday, July 2, 2016


Crimson Tree Publishing is proud to present Skin And Bones, a new release from Susan Harris, author of Shattered Memories.


Teens are turning up dead, and it will take a special team to catch a killer.
Derek Doyle has been a member of the Paranormal Investigations Team since the monsters revealed themselves to the world. Considering that he thinks a monster is needed to catch a monster, he's definitely in the right place. As a lone wolf not used to letting many people in, neither man nor beast was prepared for the effect consultant Dr. Ever Chace has on them.
Growing up human in a world of supernatural creatures, Dr. Ever Chace has always felt a need to be special, to stand out. When asked to consult on a case where teens are being brutalized, she relishes the chance to make a difference and help stop a monster. But working alongside a wolf who she's so drawn to could be the beginning of something Ever might never have envisioned.
Fate and Destiny have a funny way of creeping up on you when you least expect it. With a murderer on the loose, Ever and Derek will have to put their attraction to one another aside while the hunt continues.
Easier said than done… right?


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My all-time favourite paranormal romance couples by Susan Harris

I tried with all my might to write up a piece about romance and being romantic, but after all my friends laughed at me for having to write up a piece, I gave up. So instead, here are my favourite paranormal romance couples!

  • Zsadist and Bella: Lover Awakened, J.R Ward (The Black Dagger Brotherhood.) I adore this book from J.R Ward because I’m a fan of a redemption story. Everyone has written Zsadist off, scarred and broken, that is except for Bella. This love story is more about finding someone who sees the darkest within, and continues to love you. And finding the one person who can start to repair the fragile pieces of your heart.
  • Naasir and Andromeda: Archangels Enigma, Nalini Singh. (Guild Hunter)
Naasir become a favourite of mine from way early on in the Guild Hunter series. I was eager to read his story, and I desperately waited to see who could fit the uniqueness of Naasir. Andromeda accepted Naasir long before we discovered what exactly he was. Convinced that Andromeda is his mate, we not only get to see the playful side of Naasir, but also that Andromeda is strong enough to claim that title.
  • Cat and Bones: Halfway to the Grave, Jeaniene Frost. (Night Huntress)
I love the dynamic between Cat and Bones. Cat starts out hating what she is and what Bones is, but Bones’ ability to teach Cat that not all vampires are like the man who fathered her. Their relationship is hot from the get go, and (SPOILER ALERT!!!) even Cat’s sacrifice to save Bones is a testament to how far their connection has grown. Cat and Bones definitely do prove that there is a fine line between love and hate!
  • Charley and Reyes: First Grave on the Right, Darynda Jones (Charley Davidson) He’s the son of satan; she’s an ADD private investigator who also happens to be a kinda God. Put them together and the chemistry is combustible! The might have hell to cross before they can get a HEA, but we sure enjoy the ride as they do.
  • Adrian and Sydney: Bloodlines, Richelle Mead. Ahh Adrian Ivashkov. I first fell in love with Adrian during the Vampire Academy series. I never thought that him and Rose were suitable and was delighted when Mead hinted at a romance between artsy, tormented, sarcastic and lost Adrian, and bigoted, curious, stick-in- the-mud Sydney. It may not be as epic a love story like Rose and Dimitri, but the slow, and realistic way they fell in love, certainly stroke a chord with me.
  • Darian and Tyler: Shaedes of Gray, Amanda Bonilla. (Shaede Assassin) Darian, though one of the strongest characters I have ever read, is a little bit damaged and bruised from her past. She has built up a wall around her heart and Tyler is just the Jinn to stomp through it. Tyler’s need to protect Darian stems from a much more primal need but when the object of your affections is the best assassin for hire, how the hell do you work around that! Bonilla’s series is one of my fave series and I’m rooting for Darian and Tyler every damn day!
  • Celaena and Chaol: Throne of Glass, Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass)
Now, I know, I know… this particular couple (Spoiler alert) are no longer together, but they so need to get back together! I loved them as a couple. Calaena seems to bring out the best out of Chaol, who has the weight of responsibility on his shoulders. Calaena almost allows him into her hardened heart, and share her secret with him. Things may have gotten messed up for this couple, but I’m holding out for a reunion… even if it’s false hope!
  • Faythe and Mark: Stray, Rachel Vincent. (Shifters)
Faythe Saunders has never met a rule she likes. When someone tells her to do something, she will always do the opposite. Childhood sweethearts with Mark, the pressure of settling down early and being barefoot and pregnant in order to secure the survival of her kind, made her flee from Mark and her life. Thrown back together, they have to deal with all kinds of obstacles-not just Faythe’s stubbornness. I think when you read all the books in the series, those of us who are truly pessimistic, you begin to believe that sometimes, if it’s really meant to be, then it will.
  • Charles and Anna: Cry Wolf, Patricia Briggs. (Alpha and Omega)
Anna has survived a lot in a short space of time. Changed into a werewolf by a crazed wolf, abused and finding her mate would be enough to crush any spirit. But not Anna. She finds some inner strength when she returns home with her new mate Charles and has to get used to her new mate, and her new life. Charles isn’t the easiest man to warm to, to used to being a lone wolf and his father’s hatchet man. He never expected to find his mate, an omega who can calm the wolf who is part of him. I enjoyed watching the relationship develop, slowly and with great emphasis on taking time to get to know one another. They are the perfect balance to each other…and I always look forward to continuing on with their story.

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Susan Harris is a writer from Cork in Ireland. An avid reader, she quickly grew to love books in the supernatural/fantasy genre. When she is not writing or reading, she loves music, oriental cultures, tattoos, anything Disney and psychology. If she wasn't a writer she would love to be a FBI profiler or a PA for Dave Grohl or Jared Leto.

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Crimson Tree Publishing is proud to present a new release, Dating An Alien Popstar by Kendra L. Saunders.



Daisy Kirkwood has only just escaped her small-town life and run away to New York City, the land of last-minute secret gigs at famous musical venues, when she's kidnapped by aliens. Unfortunately, no one ever writes about how to handle alien abduction in those fancy NYC guidebooks.

Griffin and Dev are supermassively sexy aliens from a politically and environmentally troubled planet who arrive on Earth with very little knowledge about human ways other than what they learned from a wayward E! News signal. Their mission is to pretend to be the most influential people on the planet—English pop stars, of course!—and gain the help of a powerful secret society. Upon arriving, they abduct Daisy Kirkwood, a nerdy young woman who loves music but could seriously use a bit of help in the love-life department. Though Griffin and Daisy initially squabble, neither can deny the intergalactic sparks whenever they're too close to each other. Together, they must face murderous aliens, cultural misunderstandings, bad backup musicians, and the dark side of fame and the media, all set against a tight deadline…

Part High Fidelity, part Bridget Jones' Diary, part Doctor Who, Dating an Alien Pop Star is a sexy romantic comedy.


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Sci-Fi Music Videos by Kendra L Saunders

One of the most inspirational forms of art, for me personally, is the music video. Once upon a long time ago, I even considered taking my writing passion and love for music and channeling it into making weird, artsy music videos. Ultimately, I decided to stick with the written word, but it doesn't mean I don't still draw ideas from music videos all the time!

My book, Dating an Alien Pop Star was inspired by a music video. So now, to celebrate the release of this sci-fi rom-com about a girl who is abducted by aliens and helps them pretend to be British pop stars, here is a list of some wonderfully cheesy sci-fi-esque music videos!

*Sing for Absolution- Muse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ck6Hcg2cjk
The CGI looks pretty bad now, but the advertisements in space and the Planet of the Apes twist at the end make this one of my all time favorite music videos!


*Helena Beat- Foster the People https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABzh6hTYpb8
Starts off like Mad Max, then goes all Outer Limits/Something Wicked This Way Comes, with a disturbing twist at the end. So creepy. I love the almost Wes Anderson-esque color palette to it, too.


Pure vintage sci-fi cheesiness, complete with a giant robot and purposely bad special effects.


*Knights of Cydonia- Muse https://youtu.be/Q3Yc3HhSl1Q
Has there ever been such a great sci-fi epic music video? Maybe not. Cowboys, bar scenes, holographic Matt Bellamy screaming at the top of his lungs, a scantily dressed woman riding a unicorn... it doesn't get much better than this.


An ensemble cast of almost every cool girl on the planet. This music video should have been turned immediately into a mini series.


*Gonna Getcha Good!- Shania Twain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3Pb3EJY5Qg
Another super cheesy sci-fi themed video, complete with ridiculous CGI. No idea what this video was supposed to mean, but I do remember loving it as a kid!


Perhaps my favorite music video ever. This was a huge inspiration starting point for Dating an Alien Pop Star. Bonus trivia- the masked alien girl grinding on Matt Bellamy is Kate Hudson!




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Kendra L. Saunders is a time-and-space traveling fashionista author who writes books about magical, dark-haired men, interviews famous people, and suggests way too many bands to you via whatever social media platform she can get her hands on. She writes with good humor because humor is the best weapon for a girl who can't learn karate (or ballroom dancing). She is the author of upcoming sci-fi rom-com DATING AN ALIEN POP STAR, upcoming fantastical comedy THE UNLOVE SPELL, the magic realism novel INANIMATE OBJECTS, the dark comedy DEATH AND MR. RIGHT and the poetry collection GEMINIS AND PAST LIVES.

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