Kirkus reviews The Stone of Sorrow

Kirkus Reviews covered my upcoming Icelandic YA fantasy, The Stone of Sorrow, and called it “An appealing story for readers interested in fantasy and myth.“ The review can be read here. Be sure to pre-order your copy through the link below to receive fun book swag!

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Pre-order campaign and goodies

The Stone of Sorrow has an official pre-order campaign. For the next few weeks leading up to publication, if readers place a pre-order through the link on my site they will receive a limited edition map, a copy of the book when it publishes, and some fun book swag! More details to come, but for…

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CM Magazine reviews The Stone of Sorrow

It’s a “Highly Recommended” 4 stars for The Stone of Sorrow from CM Magazine. Here’s a link and excerpt: “Brooke Carter provides readers with a fast paced and descriptive journey to moonwater. The trio continue to encounter many obstacles that test each of their strengths and help them to grow closer as friends and more….

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Stone of Sorrow on NETGALLEY

The Stone of Sorrow is now available to request on Netgalley–it’s a free tool used by book lovers to review advance copies of upcoming books, and it’s a great way to help spread the word about books in genres that you love. Simply click on the book cover link below to request THE STONE OF…

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On Blurbing

For most writers I know, requesting blurbs from other writers and people you admire is about as fun as eating glass–which is to say, not fun at all. It’s terrifying to approach someone and ask them to read your book, and even scarier to ask if they will endorse it. Fortunately, I was blessed with…

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PUB WEEKLY BOOKLIST

I was delighted to see that THE STONE OF SORROW has made the Publisher’s Weekly 2019-2020 YA Booklist! I’m especially proud to have my book recognized as “fantasy featuring underrepresented characters” — and can promise that Books 2 and 3 will also feature nonbinary characters and LGBTQ+ content. Here is the link to the fabulous…

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Roaring 20’s Debut Group

I have long been envious of writer friends who’ve had the chance to take part in a writer’s “debut” group, and I’m so happy to say that I am properly, officially in one now! My book, THE STONE OF SORROW, alongside many wonderful MG and YA 2020 debut novels, can be found on the ROARING…

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COVER REVEAL!

I’m so excited to reveal the official cover of THE STONE OF SORROW, with art by the incredible Song Kang! Here it is: I’m so grateful to everyone at Orca Book Publishers for their hard work and I LOVE LOVE LOVE it–especially the back cover, which features the red moon! PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW HERE AND…

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Second review for UHC from CM Magazine

I was so pleased to see today that CM Magazine reviews The Unbroken Hearts Club for a second time, and gave it a great review, calling it “highly recommended” and a “sweet story” with emotional depth. Read the review here.

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DEAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

I am beyond excited to share that my first full-length YA Fantasy novel, now titled RUNECASTER: THE STONE OF SORROW, is slated to publish April 7, 2020 with Orca Book Publishers. This is the first novel in a series, and I am placing the announcement here:

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