Cover Reveal! Golden by Melinda Michaels

Hey howdy hey, all you happy people! Today is the day! Today, March 3rd, 2015, is the big cover reveal of REUTS Publications’ latest YA novel – Golden, by Melinda Michaels.

Now, this book holds a special place in my heart, as I had the privilege of working with Melinda to get it ready for publication. She is an exceptional author, and I hope we all get to see further adventures in the modern fairy tale world she’s created.

But enough jabbering from me (after all – we haven’t even gotten to the good part yet!), behold the cover in three…



Golden book cover

*flails wildly at the prettiness! FLAIL WITH ME!*

Isn’t it just right?

Check out more about Golden:

High school senior Hanna Loch just suffered a blackout in front of her entire homeroom class. She hasn’t had one in over ten years, and she’s terrified—the last time she blacked out, she woke up with no memory of her life before. To make matters worse, no one can explain why it happens. For Hanna, bad things tend to come in threes.

And that doesn’t even begin to cover it…

When she learns she could be a descendant of someone who lived once upon a time, Hanna must put her trust in William Vann, a descendant of one of the most hated villains ever known. Their histories are intertwined in more ways than she expected, and he has answers about her past, answers even her family won’t share.

But is it safe to put her trust in someone who appears to be danger reincarnate, while trying to escape the darkness that tried to kill her ten years ago?

A loose fairytale retelling, GOLDEN is a story that’s just right, weaving together lost secrets, vengeful enemies, and what happens when fiction becomes reality.

Everyone, I’d like you to meet Melinda Michaels:

The author, Melinda MichaelsMelinda Michaels is the author of Golden and currently lives in Milford, Pennsylvania. A self-proclaimed historian with a rare sense of humor, Melinda finds an immense amount of joy in knowing useless facts, exploring historical places and drinking copious amounts of coffee. When she’s not writing she can be found researching obscured time periods for her own amusement or refurbishing old furniture.

Melinda loves Philadelphia and visits often to enjoy the city with her husband Andrew. Together they have three rambunctious pets. Archie the Beagle, Winston the Boston Terrier and Beatrice the cat.

Golden is the first in a Young Adult magic realism series. Find more now on facebook, twitter, or her website.

Stay tuned, everyone – a book review will be coming soon!

Cover Reveal! Fairly Twisted Tales for a Horribly Ever After

I have some fantabulous news – it’s the cover reveal for REUTS Publications’ short story anthology! Read on, happy readers!

It’s Cover Reveal Time!

When it comes to fairy tales, there are plenty of things that go bump in the night. Things so morbid and grotesque, so sinister and diabolical, they haunt your imagination; warnings from generations past that still manage to terrify.

In 2013, authors came together for the annual Project REUTSway writing competition, penning their own interpretive twists on stories we’re all familiar with. Seventeen were chosen, bringing twenty-five new versions to life. From The Brothers Grimm, to Hans Christian Andersen and beyond, these tales are not the ones you grew up with. They are, however, Fairly Twisted Tales for a Horribly Ever After. Dare to find out what happens when “once upon a time” ends in the stuff of nightmares?

Fairly Twisted Tales for a Horribly Ever After‏‏‏‎ cover art from REUTS Publications

Behold the prettiness! BEHOLD IT!


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More About Project REUTSway

Project REUTSway 2014

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The 2013 organization was Reading Tree/Discover Books, a “green” charity which promotes literacy in the US by keeping books out of landfills, funding library sustainability, providing books to low-income families, and more.

For the 2014 season, we’re giving you the chance to decide where proceeds will go! The new year also brings with it a new theme. So brush up on your histories, legends, and cultural lore, because we’ll be looking for the most original, fantastic versions of tales that have braved the centuries.

Learn More About Project REUTSway.