Category Archives: Books

Cover Reveal: No Rest for the Wicked!

Whoo! It’s shiny cover reveal day at The Narcissistic Rose! ^_^ First some shout-outs to Xpresso Book Tours, the participating bloggers, and my writing friends for being awesome and helping me spread the book love today! ^_^ The cover was designed by the great team at NajlaQamberDesigns.com – referred to me by fellow indie author and… Continue Reading

Some Thoughts On Book Reviews

I was watching a BookTuber do reviews one day and was struck by something I’ve never thought of before. This came after February’s IWSG (insecure writer’s support group) question that asked: “How has being a writer changed your experience as a reader?” I admit I couldn’t relate to the question. Sure, my reading went through… Continue Reading

Formatting Tales + A Cover Reveal (The Elysian Prophesy)

Hey!! Dudes! After having a meltdown over formatting (haha), I finally used my brain and rewatched some of the Kristen Martin YouTube videos I found so helpful last September. Because I was thinking, “Surely she talked about formatting in her ‘How to Publish a Book’ series.” And she did! About the meltdown (bless my family,… Continue Reading

Cover Reveal: Ballad of the Beanstalk (Amy McNulty)

Today, author Amy McNulty is revealing the cover for her latest novel, Ballad of the Beanstalk, a YA romantic fantasy fairy tale prequel. I have such a soft spot for fairy tales! Cover created by Makeready Designs. BLURB: As her fingers move across the strings of her family’s heirloom harp, sixteen-year-old Clarion can forget. She doesn’t dwell… Continue Reading