Author Anthony Avina's Blog

Good books don't give up all their secrets at once. – Stephen King

A simple yet beautiful children’s book comes to life in Nidhi Kamra’s Ten Sheep to Sleep. Here is the synopsis: Sammy Jo counts ten sheep to put her to sleep, but tonight, ten more sheep appear. The new sheep are creating a ruckus. Sammy Jo has to find a way to calm the sheep down, …

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A new children’s book looks to become an instant classic in The Grumpface by B.C.R. Fegan. Harking back to the days when fairy tales and folklore were intertwined, this story of a mythical creature and the young man who must try to outsmart it in order to escape is something children will love instantly. Here …

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A mysterious note leads one young teenage girl on a journey of discovery in the YA novel Ashes to Ashes by Valerie Thomas. Exploring the themes of social interactions amongst teens and the unpredictability of the future, this novel sets the stage for a YA series that asks the question: can we prevent the future? Check …

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Marked by Fate: A Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction Collection Publication date: October 24th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult Synopsis: Marked by Fate is now enhanced with Augmented Reality! Read, Watch, Listen. The new ultimate reading experience! Step into adventure with Marked By Fate; the ultimate reading experience. Be immersed in twenty-six fantasy & science fiction worlds with …

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Anthologies are great. They give readers a chance to enjoy the writing style and creative concepts of many different authors at once. Another thing I enjoy a lot if the combination of two genres that one normally wouldn’t go together, and that’s what we get in the anthology series first foray, Demonic Wildlife: A Fantastical …

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A young girl scarred by tragedy finds herself in a battle for both her and her family’s survival against a ruthless enemy in the YA Paranormal novel Macadamian Pliers by Steve Conoboy. Full of YA humor and drama and a chilling villain named Macadamian Pliers, this novel was a thrill to read. Here is the …

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Hello there, this is Anthony Avina. I wanted to let you guys know that my book, I Was An Evil Teenager: Remastered, is now live and available for purchase! As I’m posting this is it midnight on Friday, October 20th, and the book is available in both paperback and eBook formats. You can get the …

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1) Tell us a little bit about yourself. What inspired you to become a writer? I was inspired to become a writer through comedy. I have been a standup comedian for over a decade and even as a kid, standup was one of the few professions that I could actually respect. Which, despite a fear …

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Love and fate go hand in hand in the romantic period drama Can’t Buy Forever by Susan Laffoon. A tale of romance, family feuds and unexplainable power, this incredible story takes readers through the post World War II mid-west American setting to tell the story of two star crossed lovers that must fight to be …

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