BBNYA Finalist Spotlight: The Thirteenth Hour by Trudie Skies


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Today on the blog, I have a spotlight for our 7th place finisher in last year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA)! The Thirteenth Hour by Trudie Skies is an incredible gaslamp fantasy that features gods, heathens, and loads of tea. I had already read this book before the competition started (you can read my full review here) so I couldn’t judge it for BBNYA. I’m so glad that the book made it to the finals because it’s absolutely stellar! Before I tell you more about the book, though, let me give you more info on BBNYA.

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner.  If you are an author and wish to learn more about the BBNYA competition, you can visit the official website http://www.bbnya.com or Twitter @bbnya_official. BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight!



  • Title: The Thirteenth Hour
  • Author: Trudie Skies
  • Publication date: October 13th, 2021
  • Publisher: Self-published
  • Length: 535 pages
  • Genre: Fantasy/Gaslamp Fantasy
  • Age group: Adult
  • Content/Trigger Warnings: For a list of potential content and trigger warnings, check out this book’s page on BookTriggerWarnings.com

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BBNYA Finalist Spotlight: The Time Trials by Jon Mcconnell and Dayna Mcconnell


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Today on the blog, I have a spotlight for our 8th place finisher in last year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA)! The Time Trials by Jon and Dayna Mcconnell is a sci-fi adventure that features a competition that sounds deadly. I’ve heard nothing but great things about it from fellow panelists, though I haven’t gotten the chance to read it myself. Before I tell you more about the book, though, let me give you more info on BBNYA.

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner.  If you are an author and wish to learn more about the BBNYA competition, you can visit the official website http://www.bbnya.com or Twitter @bbnya_official. BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight!



  • Title: The Time Trials
  • Author: Jon and Dayna Mcconnell
  • Publication date: September 21st, 2021
  • Publisher: Tiny Fox Press
  • Length: 358 pages
  • Genre: Science Fiction
  • Age group: Young Adult

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BBNYA Finalist Spotlight: These Violent Nights by Rebecca Crunden


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Today on the blog, I have a spotlight for our 11th place finisher in last year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA)! These Violent Nights by Rebecca Crunden is a romantic dystopian that promises a lot of twists and turns. It sounds like it would be a wild ride and definitely has me intrigued! Before I tell you more about the book, though, let me give you more info on BBNYA.

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner.  If you are an author and wish to learn more about the BBNYA competition, you can visit the official website http://www.bbnya.com or Twitter @bbnya_official. BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight!



  • Title: These Violent Nights
  • Author: Rebecca Crunden
  • Publication date: November 10th 2020
  • Publisher: Self-published
  • Length: 620 pages
  • Genre: Romantic Dystopian, Fantasy
  • Age group: Upper Young Adult, New Adult
  • Content/Trigger Warnings: For a list of potential content and trigger warnings, check out this book’s page on BookTriggerWarnings.com

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BBNYA Finalist Spotlight: Oil and Dust by Jami Fairleigh


Hello, reader!

Today on the blog, I have a spotlight for our 12th place finisher in last year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA)! Oil and Dust by Jami Fairleigh is post-apocalyptic fantasy that sounds incredible! I didn’t get a chance to read it as a panelist, but I’ve definitely added it to my TBR. Before I tell you more about the book, though, let me tell you more about BBNYA.

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner.  If you are an author and wish to learn more about the BBNYA competition, you can visit the official website http://www.bbnya.com or Twitter @bbnya_official. BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight!



  • Title: Oil and Dust
  • Author: Jami Fairleigh
  • Publication date: September 1st, 2021
  • Publisher: Kitsune Publishing
  • Length: 510 pages
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Age group: Adult

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BBNYA Finalist Spotlight: Mercury’s Shadow by P.J. Garcin


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Today on the blog, I have a spotlight for our 14th place finisher in last year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA)! Mercury’s Shadow by P.J. Garcin is a science fiction that fought its way through tough competition to make it to the finals. I didn’t get a chance to read it, myself, but it certainly sounds like an adventure! But, before I tell you more about this novel, let me tell you about BBNYA.

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner.  If you are an author and wish to learn more about the BBNYA competition, you can visit the official website http://www.bbnya.com or Twitter @bbnya_official. BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight!



  • Title: Mercury’s Shadow
  • Author: P.J. Garcin
  • Publication date: July 5th, 2020
  • Publisher: Rawktron Productions
  • Length: 308 pages
  • Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera, Action Adventure
  • Age group: Young Adult/New Adult

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BBNYA Spotlight: Lineage by C. Vonzale Lewis


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Today on the blog, I have my final spotlight tour for one of the semi-finalists of this year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Awards (BBNYA) for you. I’m so excited to help shine a light on some fantastic indie books. In 2022, BBNYA is celebrating the 55 books that made it into Round Two with a mini spotlight blitz tour for each title. But perhaps you aren’t familiar with what BBNYA entails, so let me tell you a little about it!

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner. If you want some more information about BBNYA, check out the BBNYA website or take a peek over on Twitter (@BBNYA_Official). BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight post, this one featuring Lineage by C. Vonzale Lewis!



  • Title: Lineage
  • Author: C. Vonzale Lewis
  • Publication date: June 17th, 2019
  • Publisher: The Parliament House
  • Length: 408 pages
  • Genre: Contemporary Fantasy
  • Age group: Adult

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BBNYA Spotlight: What Once Was Home by B.K. Bass


Hello, reader!

Today on the blog, I have a spotlight tour for one of the semi-finalists of this year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Awards (BBNYA) for you. I’m so excited to help shine a light on some fantastic indie books. In 2022, BBNYA is celebrating the 55 books that made it into Round Two with a mini spotlight blitz tour for each title. But perhaps you aren’t familiar with what BBNYA entails, so let me tell you a little about it!

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner. If you want some more information about BBNYA, check out the BBNYA website or take a peek over on Twitter (@BBNYA_Official). BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight post, this one featuring What Once Was Home by B.K. Bass!



  • Title: What Once Was Home
  • Author: B.K. Bass
  • Publication date: November 16th, 2021
  • Publisher: Self-published
  • Length: 346 pages
  • Genre: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic
  • Age group: Adult

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BBNYA Spotlight: Skate the Thief by Jeff Ayers


Hello, reader!

It’s time for another spotlight tour for one of the semi-finalists of this year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Awards (BBNYA) for you. I’m so excited to help shine a light on some fantastic indie books. In 2022, BBNYA is celebrating the 55 books that made it into Round Two with a mini spotlight blitz tour for each title. But perhaps you aren’t familiar with what BBNYA entails, so let me tell you a little about it!

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner. If you want some more information about BBNYA, check out the BBNYA website or take a peek over on Twitter (@BBNYA_Official). BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight post, this one featuring Skate the Thief by Jeff Ayers!



  • Title: Skate the Thief
  • Author: Jeff Ayers
  • Publication date: June 2nd, 2020
  • Publisher: Thinklings Books, LLC
  • Length: 354 pages
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Age group: Young Adult

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BBNYA Spotlight: Fear and Fury by Jamie Jackson


Hello, reader!

It’s time for another spotlight tour for one of the semi-finalists of this year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Awards (BBNYA) for you. I’m so excited to help shine a light on some fantastic indie books. In 2022, BBNYA is celebrating the 55 books that made it into Round Two with a mini spotlight blitz tour for each title. But perhaps you aren’t familiar with what BBNYA entails, so let me tell you a little about it!

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner. If you want some more information about BBNYA, check out the BBNYA website or take a peek over on Twitter (@BBNYA_Official). BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight post, this one featuring Fear and Fury by Jamie Jackson!



  • Title: Fear and Fury
  • Author: Jamie Jackson
  • Publication date: May 9th, 2021
  • Publisher: Self-published
  • Length: 186 pages
  • Genre: Urban Fantasy
  • Age group: (New) Adult

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BBNYA Spotlight: Revenge by Henry Scott


Hello, reader!

I have another spotlight tour for one of the semi-finalists of this year’s Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Awards (BBNYA) for you. I’m so excited to help shine a light on some fantastic indie books. In 2022, BBNYA is celebrating the 55 books that made it into Round Two with a mini spotlight blitz tour for each title. But perhaps you aren’t familiar with what BBNYA entails, so let me tell you a little about it!

BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner. If you want some more information about BBNYA, check out the BBNYA website or take a peek over on Twitter (@BBNYA_Official). BBNYA is brought to you in association with the @Foliosociety (if you love beautiful books, you NEED to check out their website!) and the book blogger support group @The_WriteReads.

Now, let’s get to today’s spotlight post, this one featuring Revenge by Henry Scott!



  • Title: Revenge
  • Author: Henry Scott
  • Publication date: November 1st, 2021
  • Publisher: Pretty Lake Publishing
  • Length: 222 pages
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Age group: Adult

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