Professional Review from InD’Tale Magazine

I’ve wanted a professional review for ages, and am so excited about this one from InD’Tale Magazine. The reviewer seems to truly understand what I was trying to accomplish with the story. Enjoy! Tempeste Guillotine lost her mother to the hangman’s noose. In a time of dissention and revolution, she seeks her own personal style of revenge on the streets of Paris. As she wages  war on her father for failing to save her mother, she chooses to live in squalor on the streets. Her only…

Summer Reads

I happened to read a few great stories this summer! Hands-down, my favorite was Neal Shusterman’s Scythe. Shusterman knows how to concoct a chilling premise and deliver with impeccable writing every single time. I guessed I would love this book, and I was right. My twelve-year-old son and I fought over this one and he was disappointed the second one isn’t out yet. If you liked the Unwind series, this is a natural segue. I also really enjoyed The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer. I was absolutely…

Video #12: How to Use Amazon Ads to Sell More Books

Transcript: Hello! I’m young adult adult, Mary Gray of marygraybooks.com and Monster Ivy Publishing. Today I’d like to talk about using amazon ads to sell more books, something both indie authors and large publishing houses are doing. So, before I decided to go the indie author route and start my own publishing company, I didn’t know that kindle unlimited was a subscription service, much like Netflix. Every month, subscribers pay 9.99. Since i didn’t have contacts or an automatic audience for my latest release OUR…