Michelle Isenhoff

Month: April 2016

The Gladiator and the Guard, by Annie Douglass Lima and a giveaway!

I’m excited to announce the release of a young adult action and adventure book that I had the honor of beta reading this winter. I enjoyed thoroughly enjoyed the first book in the Krillonian Chronicles, The Collar and the Cavvarach, so when the opportunity arose to read book two, The Gladiator and the Guard, and be involved […]

Blood Moon: Early Photography

This is the third post in a four-part series about writing and researching my upcoming young adult historical fiction novel, Blood Moon, the second book in my Ella Wood trilogy. (Part 1: Women’s Education; Part 2: African American Soldiers.) Photography plays an important role in Blood Moon. By the start of the Civil War, photographs had become […]

Blood Moon: African American Soldiers

This is the second post in a four-part series about writing and researching my upcoming young adult historical fiction novel, Blood Moon, book two in my Ella Wood trilogy. (Part 1: Women’s Education.) I’m certainly getting an education in the events of the Civil War. In particular, the events that took place in and around […]

The Wind, by Lars D. Hedbor

Before I start a four-post series about the research of Blood Moon next week, I’m sneaking in a review of my favorite book I’ve read since finishing the manuscript. And I’m reading a LOT of them right now. I’ve become a dedicated Lars Hedbor fan. In his Tales of a Revolution series, he takes little-known stories of […]

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