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June 23, 2021

 

Kirkus Reviews

 

Mary Beesley landed an amazing review from Kirkus Reviews! The editor called Dragon Blood "an engaging and rewarding kickoff to a promising new series." Visit the Kirkus site to read more."

May 1, 2021

 

Realm Award Finalists

 

Kristiana Sfirlea's The Stormwatch Diaries: Legend of the Storm Sneezer is a finalist for the 2021 Realm Award in BOTH the Middle Grade and Paranormal/Supernatural categories! Her book, along with Jordan Thompson's What Lurks Below and V. Romas Burton's Heartbreaker, are all Reader Choice Semifinalists! 

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February 25, 2021

 

Illumination Book Awards

 

Heartmender wins silver in the Illumination Book Awards in the Juvenile/Young Adult category.

February 5, 2021

 

Whitney Award Finalists Announced

 

The judges read all the books in the Mystery/Suspense category, and they chose The Girl at the Hanging Tree, along with four others, to be a finalist.

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January 7, 2021

 

Book-to-Screen Competition

 

The ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition names The Girl at the Hanging Tree as a quarterfinalist.

November 4, 2020

 

A Cause to Believe In

Monster Ivy joins KidLit Creators Against Child Trafficking to help save enslaved children. (Logo created by Shanda McCloskey.)

Click the link to donate.

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October 2020

 

Heartmender takes bronze in the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards

 

Heartmender takes 3rd place in the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards in the YA Fantasy/Sci-Fi category.

October 2020

 

HEARTMENDER is a Finalist in authors.com's Best Book Cover Competition

 

Thanks to all those who voted for this beautiful cover!

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September 10, 2020

 

BELL OF THE NIGHT is a Finalist in authors.com's Best Book Cover Competition

 

The competition's fierce, but it's great to see Allison's cover getting some attention.

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February 25, 2021

 

Illumination Book Awards

 

Heartmender wins silver in the Illumination Book Awards in the Juvenile/Young Adult category.

February 5, 2021

 

Whitney Award Finalists Announced

 

The judges read all the books in the Mystery/Suspense category, and they chose The Girl at the Hanging Tree, along with four others, to be a finalist.

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January 7, 2021

 

Book-to-Screen Competition

 

The ScreenCraft Cinematic Book Competition names The Girl at the Hanging Tree as a quarterfinalist.

November 4, 2020

 

A Cause to Believe In

Monster Ivy joins KidLit Creators Against Child Trafficking to help save enslaved children. (Logo created by Shanda McCloskey.)

Click the link to donate.

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October 2020

 

Heartmender takes bronze in the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards

 

Heartmender takes 3rd place in the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards in the YA Fantasy/Sci-Fi category.

October 2020

 

HEARTMENDER is a Finalist in authors.com's Best Book Cover Competition

 

Thanks to all those who voted for this beautiful cover!

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September 10, 2020

 

BELL OF THE NIGHT is a Finalist in authors.com's Best Book Cover Competition

 

The competition's fierce, but it's great to see Allison's cover getting some attention.