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    Middle Grade Book Review | The Missing Alchemist

    I am delighted to share that the RED HEADED BOOK LOVER just released a new middle grade book review of “The Missing Alchemist. ” As the first book in the Young Alchemist series, “The Missing Alchemist” is an important part in Craig Pike’s story. For those not familiar with the story, the plot follows alchemy student Craig Pike on a mission to rescue his teacher, Cornelius. Craig teams up with Audrey Clife, a clever archer, and together they travel across mysterious lands and battle otherworldly creatures. The second book in the series, “The Sacred Artifact,” picks up from where the first book left off. Here’s an excerpt from the RED…

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    E-Reader Cafe Features The Sacred Artifact

    I am happy to share that my middle grade fantasy novel, “The Sacred Artifact,” is on the e-reader cafe website as Tuesday morning top book. “The Sacred Artifact” follows fourteen-year-old alchemy student Craig Pike and his teacher as they journey to the birthplace of alchemy, Tarvel, to seek the advice of a wise, ancient alchemist. They are joined on their adventure by Audrey Clife, a witty archer. Their quest takes them across dangerous lands and reunited them with old friends. If you’re looking for book ideas for your middle school reader, check out “The Sacred Artifact.” It was an honor to have a featured middle grade novel on eBook cafe–…

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    Featured Middle Grade Novel | The Sacred Artifact

    I am delighted to share that my middle grade fantasy novel, “The Sacred Artifact,” is a featured middle grade novel on the Book Cave website — a great website for finding your next good book! Like the series prequel (“The Missing Alchemist“), “The Sacred Artifact,” is a great book for ages 10 and up. The plot follows fourteen-year-old alchemy student Craig Pike and his teacher as they journey to the birthplace of alchemy, Tarvel, to seek the advice of a wise, ancient alchemist. They are joined on their adventure by Audrey Clife, a witty archer. Their quest takes them across dangerous lands and reunited them with old friends. If you’re…

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    Middle Grade Fantasy Author Interview

    I am happy to share a new middle grade fantasy author interview  I did with This Is Writing. We discuss my middle grade fantasy novel, “The Sacred Artifact,” covering topics like transformation of the book from the initial idea, my inspiration for the book, and much more!  “The Sacred Artifact” is the final book in the series, which opened with “The Missing Alchemist.” I had a ton of fun sharing more about my book with This Is Writing in my middle grade fantasy author interview and look forward to giving readers a look behind the scenes into what went into the book’s development! Check out my interview about “The Sacred…

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    New Author Interview with Many Books

    I am excited to share a new author interview I did with https://manybooks.net. We discuss my new middle grade fantasy, “The Sacred Artifact,” including the new characters, the writing process, and much more. For those hearing about my new book, “The Sacred Artifact,” for the first time, I’ll give you a quick summary! The story follows a young student alchemist on an adventure with his teacher, Cornelius, to uncover the secrets of a sacred artifact. “The Sacred Artifact” is the final book in the two-part Young Alchemist series — the first book is titled “The Missing Alchemist.” I had a lot of fun sharing more about my book with Many…

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    Top Kindle Kids Book | Get It Free on Amazon Today!

    My middle grade book, “The Sacred Artifact,” is a top Kindle kids book on Amazon’s free Kindle book section! It is ranked #1 on the list of free children’s kindle books! Today is the last day to get the book for free .. it goes back to regular price tomorrow! To give you a quick summary of the book,  “The Sacred Artifact” follows a young student alchemist on a quest with his teacher to uncover the secrets of a sacred artifact. “The Sacred Artifact” is the final book in the two-part Young Alchemist series — the first book is titled “The Missing Alchemist.” If you know a young readers who enjoy a…

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    Free Kindle Childrens Book, Get Your Copy Today

    My middle grade fantasy novel, “The Sacred Artifact,” is a free Kindle childrens book for today and tomorrow! “The Sacred Artifact” is the perfect book for young readers who like action, adventure and fantasy. And I am happy to share it’s currently ranked no. 1 for downloads in the free kindle childrens book category! For those not familiar with “The Sacred Artifact,” the plot follows an alchemy student on an journey with his teacher to uncover the secrets of a mysterious artifact. This is the final book in the two-part Young Alchemist series — and it’s an adventure till the very end! Young readers who enjoy a fast-paced plot with…

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    Fun Middle Grade Author Interview | Caldric Blackwell

    I am excited to share an author interview I did with the Awesome Gang book website about my fun middle grade novel, “The Sacred Artifact!” For those not familiar with my middle grade fantasy novel, “The Sacred Artifact,” the story follows an student alchemist on an adventure with his teacher to uncover the secrets of a powerful artifact. This is the final book in the Young Alchemist series — and the ending does not disappoint. I really enjoyed doing this interview because I was able to talk more about my inspiration for my fun middle grade novel. I always like giving readers a detailed look at what my writing process…

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    My Picture Book, The Boy Who Couldn’t Cry Wolf

    For readers just getting into my writing, I thought I’d write a blog post with some information about my picture book, “The Boy Who Couldn’t Cry Wolf.” I’ve share a lot of information about my middle grade fantasy series, but haven’t shared much information about my picture book. “The Boy Who Couldn’t Cry Wolf” is an older release, but still deserves a blog post at the least…if not only for its “punny” title. “The Boy Who Couldn’t Cry Wolf” is a beautifully illustrated picture book that follows the journey of a six-year-old werewolf named Byron Woodward who can’t howl. With imaginative, colorful illustrations by Emma Phillips, the reader comes along…

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    Adventure Middle Grade Novel on AskDavid

    I am excited to share that my adventure middle grade novel, “The Missing Alchemist,” was recently featured on the AskDavid book website! For those not familiar with “The Missing Alchemist,” it is a middle grade fantasy novel that follows a student alchemist on his quest to rescue his teacher. This is the first book in the two-part Young Alchemist series. I am honored to have “The Missing Alchemist” featured on the AskDavid website! It is a great site for both authors and readers, hosting lots of interesting books and authors! If you have any questions about my adventure middle grade novel, feel free to reach out to me! Check out…