Helga Returns Autumn Special Epic Adventure!

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autumn promo Anchor Group Publishing has the epic adventure Helga Returns ebook on sale to celebrate autumn. Illustrated epic adventure when the dragon flies magical tales the entire family will enjoy. Ages 7-12.(Just a reminder if you purchase my book in print I will send you a signed book plate for free, just email at wendysbookcase@gmail.com)

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Helga Returns – A James and Syvok Adventure by Wendy Nystrom is about the adventures of James for the second time. He finds a footprint and he asks his friends Syvok and Matthias to help him find out about the footprint. They discover that it is Helga’s footprint and follow it into the troll village. Will they be able to save the troll and will Syvok and Matthias be able to save James?
It is an absolutely delightful story for children. The story has many underlying messages in it. I liked the fact that it introduces them to glaciers. Any book is educational for a reader because it will have information to offer that gives you an opportunity to learn. The characters of James, Syvok, and Matthias capture the interest of the reader but the most appealing character is Helga, the troll. Iceland as a backdrop is another interesting aspect of this book. It is a magical story of James along with the two Icelanders, Syvok and Matthias. The story does not lose its tempo and the beautiful illustrations give the characters an identity which makes it easier for children to relate to them.
The biggest advantage of adventure stories is that they encourage children to think and be imaginative. It gives them the freedom to dream, experiment, think differently, and create their own characters. I found the little trolls and dragonets very interesting and they add to the whimsical quality of the story.

James Saves the Moon ebook where the epic adventures began is always on sale for 99 pennies. 

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Review

Reviewed By Bil Howard for Readers’ Favorite 5 Stars

“James Saves the Moon”, written by Wendy Nystrom, is a delightful children’s picture book that combines a child’s imagination with Icelandic mythology. The illustrations by Jim Weidman, in a blue tone with colorful characters, lend a mythological feel to the story of a young boy (James), who sees the moon over one of the high mountains and decides that if he climbs to the top of the mountain he can reach out and touch the moon. Slipping quietly out of his bedroom window, he sets out on his journey. On his way up the mountain he stumbles over some rocks and disturbs one of Iceland’s mythological figures (Syvok), who joins him on his journey. They suddenly realize that unless they move faster, the moon will leave before they make it to the top of the mountain. In order that they can move faster, Syvok summons a dragon (Matthias), who allows them to ride on his back. They discover that the moon is stuck on the mountain and they will have to help get it unstuck. The three work as a team to set the moon free and while doing so, James truly does touch the moon.

The color of the illustrations by Jim Weidman and the very well-written story by Wendy Nystrom
make “James Saves the Moon” a rare treasure for a children’s picture book. Its simplicity combined with the kind of story that stirs the imagination of a child make it something that will stick in the mind of the reader for a lifetime. This book gives a little bit of a taste of the colorful and flavorful history of Iceland and its traditions. It is highly recommended for its ability to help stir a child’s imagination. A wonderfully simple and delightful tale.

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Author Elizabeth Kirke, Wrought-Iron Roses Cover Reveal Adventure!

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Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000038_00074]Today’s adventure is the Anchor Group Publishing author Elizabeth Kirke’s cover reveal for Book 2 of the Curse Collectors Series. Wrought Iron Roses.

Title: Wrought-Iron Roses (The Curse Collectors Book 2)

Blurb:

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Sisters Rachel, Angie, and Jo may have survived their first encounter with a curse, but hundreds more are lurking within their aunt’s antique shop. There’s just one problem: Peter, the apprentice, has no idea how to start teaching two untrained rune-casters and keep them safe at the same time.

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It isn’t fair to Jo that she has no magic, but her sisters both do. She feels useless and left out. Worse yet, she knows that she’s a liability. She would leave… but, something in the shop is calling to her, reaching out … and she won’t leave until she finds it.

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Every night, Angie’s dreams are haunted by a man who claims he was cursed, and she’s the only one who can save him. When she starts to get sick, Peter and her sisters are sure the cause is her mysterious dreams. How can they convince her that the person she’s determined to help could be the one killing her?

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Rachel never expected to get a magic power and a boyfriend when she inherited the antique shop. Better yet, she’s actually good at curse-breaking. It seems as though she’s found exactly what she was meant to do. But, when a curse strikes two people she cares about, Rachel is faced with the harsh truth that she might only be able to save one.

Releasing October 30, 2015

Find out more, read a chapter, and get your own rune at http://elizabethkirke.com/blog/the-curse-collectors-series/

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Hope you enjoyed the cover reveal for author Elisabeth Kirke’s book  Wrought Iron Roses: Curse Collectors Book 2, releasing  Releasing October 30, 2015 Thanks for dropping in. Enjoy the adventure every day brings you, WB

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Cover Reveal, Author Christy Sloat “Awaken “

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Today’s adventure is Anchor Group Publishing’s cover reveal for Awaken (Slumber Duology book Two) by Christy Sloat. https://www.facebook.com/anchorgrouppublishing

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Once upon a time I found myself locked away in Spindle Ridge Asylum, punished for a murder I didn’t commit. It was all part of Maleficent’s evil plan. I didn’t remember who I was then … now I do. My name is Aurora, and I am the rightful queen of this realm. Armed with my memories, I’m ready to take charge of my kingdom once more. Happily ever after evades me, yet I long to claim it with my true love, Sawyer, beside me. That fairy tale ending seems impossible with him locked in the thralls of a sleeping curse. As much as I’d love to sit by his bedside and eagerly await a cure, I must first travel into the terrifying Dark Woods to stop Raven from stripping me of all that is rightfully mine. I am not only a queen, but a warrior who will fight for her kingdom. Some may die. Blood will be shed. But when this ending comes, I will settle for nothing less than a blissful ever after.

Check out Book one of the Slumber Duology 

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Not all princesses get their happily ever after… They tell me I killed my boyfriend Phillip in cold blood. I stabbed him twenty one times. I’m only seventeen years old, and I am serving life in Spindle Ridge Asylum for the Criminally Insane. I don’t remember killing him, so it’s really hard to believe I’m capable of murder. In fact I don’t remember anything before I came to Spindle Ridge, not even my boyfriend. I can only grasp onto my realistic dreams while the madness of the asylum threatens to pull me under. I dream I’m a beautiful princess and there is an evil faerie named Maleficent who is bent on my destruction. The dreams are the closest thing I have to memories of my life, except they aren’t real. I’m crazy. I’m not a princess. They’re the mad illusions of an irrational teenage girl, right? They’ve assigned me a new doctor, and she says I can trust her, and that she’ll help me see the truth of who I really am. When she arrived she brought a new patient, Sawyer, who is everything Spindle Ridge isn’t: exciting, mysterious and beautiful. He promises he’s here to rescue me. Trusting either of them frightens me. Could it be possible that my dreams are more than just the imaginings of a delusional girl? Could they be truth?

christy sloatCheck out Christy Sloat’s other 9 books available on amazon. Keep up with Christy Sloat’s adventures at:

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Hope you enjoyed the cover reveal for author Christy Sloats’s book  Awaken (Slumber Duology book Two) releaseing  November  17. Thanks for dropping in. Enjoy the adventure every day brings you, WB

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Charles Ray Wild West, Frontier Justice: Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal Adventure

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Today’s adventure begins shortly after the civil war, where former slaves were hired as Deputy U.S. Marshals. This is a story of the famous Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves adventures.

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Frontier Justice: Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

When the Civil War ended, runaway slave Bass Reeves returned to Arkansas, married his sweetheart, and started raising a family. Unable to read or write English, but proficient in six Indian languages and an expert with firearms, he was often hired by deputy U.S. Marshals to scout when they sought fugitives in Indian Territory. When President U.S. Grant appointed Isaac Parker federal judge for Arkansas and the Indian Territory, Parker decided to hire African-Americans as deputies because inhabitants of the Indian Territory didn’t trust whites. Reeves was one of several blacks among the 200 deputies Parker deputized, and became the most famous. In a 32-year career, this amazing man captured over 3,000 fugitives and only had to kill 14.
Frontier Justice is a fictionalized account of Reeves’ first two years as a deputy marshal.

Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.com/Frontier-Justice-Reeves-Deputy-Marshal-ebook/dp/B00I77GTSK/ref=sr_1_1_twi_kin_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1440425354&sr=8-1&keywords=frontier+justice+by+charles+a+ray

charles RayAbout The Author:

Charles Ray has been writing fiction since his teens. A native of Texas, he left home and joined the U.S. Army when he was 17. After 20 years in uniform, he joined the U.S. Foreign Service, serving as an American diplomat in Africa and Asia until his retirement in 2012. He now lives in Maryland where he is a fulltime writer/photographer. Ray has worked as a newspaper and magazine journalist and has written more than 50 works of fiction and nonfiction, including a popular series about the famed Buffalo Soldiers of the Ninth U.S. Cavalry in the period after the Civil War. He has been a book reviewer for various print publications since the 1970s and does regular book reviews on his writer’s blog, http://charlieray45.wordpress.com (Charles Ray’s Ramblings).
He currently works as a part time lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and runs a workshop in professional writing for Rangel Scholars at Howard University.

Check out his other interesting books on his Amazon page

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Christmas in July Adventure!

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Merry July. I love Christmas in July.  Let me tell where the idea came from. My dear friend Chris Fox at lunch one day told me about her family could not get together in December so they put together a Christmas in July party when they all could get together. It sounded so much fun. So now for the second year I am having a Christmas in July Event. Here is the link on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/events/666757450126297/ Please join and enjoy some fun and possibly win some prizes.

I also have two thunderclap campaigns and would love your support. If you can click on the links and support. Thank you in advance.

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MORE! My Publisher Anchor Group Publishing https://www.facebook.com/anchorgrouppublishing

Has put my Christmas books on sale for only 99 cents the entire month

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James Saves the MoonReaders Favorite Gold Award Winner. James Saves the Moon the first in book in the series is always on sale for 99 cents.

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My adventures are illustrated chapter books for ages 7-12. Hope you will join me for Christmas in July Adventures.  Thanks for stopping in. Enjoy the Adventures every day brings you. WB WendyBookcaseLogo10672063_696445830440443_7679188720990872076_nhttps://www.facebook.com/Wendysbookcase

Yuletide Adventures!

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My family and I have a fun and exciting Yuletide Adventure  planned with family. We are all excited. I will be not available much so I wanted to tell all my family, friends, fans and peers.  Have a wonderful Yuletide Adventure.

May 2015 bring us all the best adventures for us all!

Candice my lovely friend and PA is welcoming the Icelandic Yule Lads with a daily game at wendysbookase on facebook join the fun if you like. 

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Gleðileg jól og Hamingjusamur Nýtt Ár

Thanks for dropping in hope you enjoyed the adventure. Happy Yuletide to everyone. Enjoy the adventure every day brings you, WB

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End of the Year and New Year Adventures

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Well, it has been an up an down year for me. Looking forward to 2014. I ended the year with a wonderful surprise. My second book Helga Returns was awarded best children books 9-12 age group from Turning Pages https://www.facebook.com/TurningThePageBookNews and in their recent January addition of ISSUU http://issuu.com/turning_the_pages_book/docs/january_edition_053642fce0cc36

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Pretty excited. The best news is I will be able to attend the Book Signing and Award Ceremony Event in Orlando, FL April 26th. I can’t wait.  Come see me if you are in Orlando. 

The Book Signing and Awards Ceremony will be held at:  http://turningthepagesbooks.blogspot.com/p/book-signing-and-awards-ceremony.html

The Florida Hotel and Conference Center

1500 Sand Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32809 

 

My other news is I am being featured this week on Kidtales on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/Kidtales  Very nice adventure going on. Every week they will be featuring a new children author.

I am working on a new blog with my friend Candice it is all about kids books. http://kidtalesadventuresinreading.blogspot.com
Writing has been going well. My 4th James and Syvok adventure is with the editor at Anchor Group Publishing and my illustrator told me she loved the story and is working on the illustrations.  I finally hit the 20,000 mark on my WIP. My imaginary friend Blaze who is a main character in my Urban Fantasy I am writing has been visiting me most evenings, we keep busy at the New Moon Brethren.  Hope 2014 is going well for all of you. Enjoy the Adventure, WB

Loss De Plott The Colour Red, by Stephan J. Meyers Magical Adventure!

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 911KrIw-YaL._SL1500_As I read the book Loss De Plot The Colour Red, by Stephan J.  Myers, at my table. I found my imagination travel as I read this fable.  The book is a delight it is even better read out loud. The writing is rhythmic and musical to your ears, you may find yourself dancing and flying as the music fills your imagination it soars. Loss De Plot likes to draw and she draws a man with a hat the colour red. He arrives at the door with a book. The book is blank at first to Loss. He Gram tells her it is the book of dreams. That evening she has a dream and finds out about the man with the red hat.  “for when red you draw, in a book of dreams, a simple drawing is not what it seems.”  I think this fable kids would enjoy.  They would find the magic of dreams to place in their book of dreams. The illustrations are fun and thought provoking as well a good addition to the story. My children enjoy their binders full of imagination. I think this book would open your children’s imagination maybe some adults too.  It is reflective for adults of things that could have been or possible still, while for children it is of what could be.  I think I will read more adventures of Loss De Plot by Stephan J. Meyers. This wonderful tale is for sale.To purchase this book, just click on the cover and magically to amazon you will go.This tale is a must look.

 Links for Stephan J Meyers – Amazon link for Stephan J. Meyers Books, http://www.lossdeplott.com/. https://www.facebook.com/StephanJMyersAuthor,

A little about Stephan J. Myers from his amazon authors page: Permanently glued to a rather dilapidated chair with a much pandered pooch at his feet; Stephan J Myers was born in England and Loss De Plott is the first in his series books for grownups featuring the beguiling Loss De Plott.

Having escaped the drudgery of corporate life and become forever lost to imagination he writes for all ages. His illustrated children’s books include The Book Of Dreams series that begins with The Colour Red.

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Halloween Adventure!

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 Halloween is nearly here and I have wonderful books kids would love to read on Halloween.  We have fun at my house on Halloween. I live in a neighborhood with sidewalks so I have an annual party every year at my house.  I load up the kids and drop them off and they walk back to my house for chili , snacks and warm cider. We get at least 500+ kids a year.

Do your kids go our trick or treating?

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You can order signed books from as well. I have an order form on my website . You can also email me or private message me on face book. Links list below.

You can pay with paypal, check or cash.

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Sapphire City Blog Tour Adventure

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Welcome to the Sapphire City Blog tour!
Presented by Phenomenal Reviews and hosted by some fabulous blogs!
June 10-17







Book Description

 
Strange things happen on Nortica; people disappear and voices call from the ocean. For Stella Shaw, things are about to get even more weird.


Welcome to Nortica. Population: ten.After her latest run-in with the police, Stella’s mom takes her back to her childhood home, the island Nortica. But they find it much different than the stories Mom told. Most of the people have disappeared and the ones left are really weird. 



When her mom turns out to be the next victim of the island, Stella is forced into a dangerous race to find her while learning the secrets that the ocean holds

 
 
 
 
 
What people are saying about Sapphire City!
 
“A different kind of ending for sure, Nice story! I knew I had it figured out, til I read the next page! Hopefully the sequel comes out soon!” ~ MPR1
 
“I felt compelled to keep reading, desperate to find out what happened next.” ~ R. Kight
 
 “The story ended so perfect. I kept waiting for another twist.” ~ Jess
 
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Amy Richie was born in a small northern Ohio town where she grew up and lives there still with her three children. She comes from a large family with an even larger extended family. In 2012, Amy joined up with Anchor Group Publishing and now has two series started. The Immortal Love Series and The Blood Vine Series, a new YA. Amy writes things that are not of this world; either paranormal or fantasy. Vampires, werewolves, mermaids, time travel, ghosts, and even garden gnomes. To find out more about Amy Richie or her books visit her at amyrichie.weebly.com .
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