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Fiction Fest: A non-demonizing preview from 'Demon's Heart'

Fiction Fest: A non-demonizing preview from ‘Demon’s Heart’

The blog tour for Emily Hall Bates’ “Demon’s Heart” has gathered several positive reviews, including this one: “[The author] has done a wonderful job at crafting a story and creating a fantasy world. The plot drew me in and I liked the characters. The book is paced well.  I didn’t find myself wondering or skipping words to get to a… Read more →

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Fiction Fest: More 'Blue' for you

Fiction Fest: More ‘Blue’ for you

Not only was R.C. Hancock’s “An Uncommon Blue” released earlier this week, it’s also receiving praise on its blog tour. This blogger enjoyed the book, calling it “…a down-right entertaining story all around. I look forward to reading future volumes.” Another reviewer had this to say: “I have to say that I really enjoyed the book. It took the me as… Read more →

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Blog tour: 'The Perfect Fool'

Blog tour: ‘The Perfect Fool’

Bethany Zohner Herbert and Cedar Fort Publishing & Media are pleased to announce “The Perfect Fool” blog tour, which will run from April 12-25, 2015. If you’re interested in participating in this blog tour, please email us or leave a comment below. About the book: Plucked from the streets to become a court jester, Farrago’s life couldn’t be better, especially now that he’s flirting… Read more →

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Pair of Cedar Fort novels receive praise from national publications

Pair of Cedar Fort novels receive praise from national publications

Mandy Madson Voisin’s “Star of Deliverance” was recently reviewed in the December edition of ForeWord Reviews and was named to the publication’s 10 Best Indie YA Novels of 2014 list. “This is Voisin’s first novel, and hopefully not her last,” wrote the ForeWord reviewer, who praised the story for its mild manners. “In a time when teen fiction is growing… Read more →

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Fiction Fest: Face your demons with a peek at Emily Hall Bates' 'Demon's Heart'

Fiction Fest: Face your demons with a peek at Emily Hall Bates’ ‘Demon’s Heart’

Debut author Emily Hall Bates’ ‘Demon’s Heart” is the tale of a young ruffian, Rustav, who’s determined to escape his abusive uncle and hated homeland, even if it means braving a demon-infested forest. His escape is halted, however, when a race of legendary beings reveal him to be the country’s fabled heir. As the people rally around him, Rustav teeters… Read more →

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December fiction: Delightful

December fiction: Delightful

December is a good month to curl up with a good book, so why not grab a copy of one (or all) or our December fiction releases? These books will be released on Dec. 9 and will be available in book stores and from online retailers. “An Uncommon Blue” by R.C. Hancock In a society where the color of a… Read more →

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Fiction Fest: Don't be blue, take a free peek at R.C. Hancock's 'An Uncommon Blue'

Fiction Fest: Don’t be blue, take a free peek at R.C. Hancock’s ‘An Uncommon Blue’

Imagine a world where the color of your palm determined your social status. Such is the world that debut author R.C. Hancock has dreamed up in “An Uncommon Blue,” which is slated for a Dec. 9 release. Here’s more about the book: In the society described above, Bruno goes from favored to fugitive when he kills a Royal Guard to save… Read more →

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Fiction Fest: Final excerpt of month comes from Patrick Nohrden's 'The Crystal Monkey'

Fiction Fest: Final excerpt of month comes from Patrick Nohrden’s ‘The Crystal Monkey’

Patrick Nohrden’s “The Crystal Monkey” concludes our free previews for the month of November, but we’ll bring you more from our December titles beginning Monday, Dec. 1. Here’s what one of the reviewers on the book’s blog tour had to say about the book: “Even though this book is a work of fiction, it felt authentic. It was hard to… Read more →

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Fiction Fest: Last-chance freebie sneak peek at Carla Kelly's 'Softly Falling'

Fiction Fest: Last-chance freebie sneak peek at Carla Kelly’s ‘Softly Falling’

Did you know that the original title of Carla Kelly’s latest novel, “Softly Falling,” was “Softly Falling Snow”? After coming up with a long list of alternate titles, the Cedar Fort Publishing & Media team had a brainstorm. Why not just call it “Softly Falling” to allude to the falling snow that plays a central role in the story and the falling… Read more →

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Fiction Fest: We're not monkeying around! Here's more from Patrick Nohrden's 'The Crystal Monkey'

Fiction Fest: We’re not monkeying around! Here’s more from Patrick Nohrden’s ‘The Crystal Monkey’

Patrick Nohrden’s “The Crystal Monkey” has been available since Nov. 11 and recently received praise on the book’s blog tour. For instance, this blogger said, “This is a fantastic coming-of-age story that will make you feel like you’re witnessing history.” “The Crystal Monkey” is available in bookstores and from online retailers. EXCERPT: From the author: Min Li witnesses her first… Read more →

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