Author Archive: amybraunauthor

Amy is a Canadian urban fantasy and horror author. Her work revolves around monsters, magic, mythology, and mayhem. She started writing in her early teens, and never stopped. She loves building unique worlds filled with fun characters and intense action. She is the recipient of April Moon Books Editor Award for “author voice, world-building and general bad-assery,” and the One Book Two Standout Award in 2015 for her Cursed trilogy. She has been featured on various author blogs and publishing websites, and is an active member of the Writing GIAM and Weekend Writing Warrior communities. When she isn't writing, she's reading, watching movies, taking photos, gaming, and struggling with chocoholism and ice cream addiction.

Sunday Snippet: “Anger is what we need.”

Hello again everyone! Hope you’ve all recovered from St. Patty’s Day. I took a shot of the Writer’s Tears whiskey one of my friends got me for my birthday,a and while the whiskey itself was really good, let’s just say…
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Book Review: Alone

I won’t lie––a part of me was dreading Scott Sigler‘s latest novel, Alone the last book in the Generations Trilogy. Not because I thought the book would be bad––faaaaar from it. Sigler is one of my favourite authors of all time, and the first person…
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Sunday Snippet: “Here I am.”

It’s Sunday again! That means another edition of Weekend Writing Warriors, the weekly blog hop where authors share 8-10 sentences of their current, upcoming, or newly released work. We’re still following Sawyer this week in Obsidian Sky, last of the Dark Sky books, and of…
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Book Review: The Valiant

Female gladiators. Romance. Treachery. Honour. What more can you ask for in a YA fantasy novel based around Roman history? I admit it–– my expectations for The Valiant by Lesley Livingston were high. Very high. On the surface, it’s very, very easy to make comparisons to…
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Sunday Snippet: “I would never forgive myself.”

Welcome back to Weekend Writing Warriors, the weekly blog hop where authors share 8-10 sentences of their current, upcoming, or newly released work. I’m still continuing with Obsidian Sky, last of the Dark Sky books. We’re back with Sawyer again, who has to gently turn down Abby…
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Book Review: Chaos Unleashed

Sometimes, it’s fun to follow a fairly unconventional demon on a harrowing journey that will leave you guessing until the very end. This is the case with Pippa DaCosta‘s latest release, Chaos Unleashed, the sequel to Chaos Rises. I’m very fond of her…
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Sunday Snippet: “That should draw them out, don’t you think?”

Welcome back to Weekend Writing Warriors! I’m continuing with Obsidian Sky, last of the Dark Sky books. While Sawyer is busy butting heads with a new member of his crew, Claire is still stuck with Davin (remember him?), who leads her on a mission, which…
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Sunday Snippet: “I will make you bleed for it.”

Welcome back to Weekend Writing Warriors! I’m continuing with Obsidian Sky, last of the Dark Sky books. In this snippet, we switch gears from Claire’s awful scenario to Sawyer, who has it a little easier. Sort of. In this scene, Sawyer and his trusted crew…
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