HOSTILE Cover Reveal

HOSTILE Cover Reveal

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Title: HOSTILE (The After Light Saga, #4)

Author: Cameo Renae

Genre: YA Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic

Publisher: CHBB
Cover Design: Regina Wamba at Mae I Design Photography

Edited by: Victoria Schmitz – Crimson Tide Editorial

Hosted by: Lady Amber’s PR


Wanted. It’s something I’ve had to get used to since being placed on the government’s Most Wanted list. On the run, with my family and Finn by my side, we now have to evade not only the Arvies, but teams of soldiers sent to find and capture me.

Little do they know, I’m battling my own demons. After the receiving large doses of mind-enhancing serum, a monster has been unleashed inside my mind. It promises death and destruction; its power, greater than anything I could imagine. Now, I’m too dangerous, and the lives of my loved ones depend on my separation from the group. I must leave and face the hostile world alone.

My name is Abigail Park. I will do whatever it takes to save the ones I love.

Tag Line: Sometimes all you need is hope . . . and Hellfire.



Author Bio:
Voted 2013 Break Out Author by Young Adult & Teen Readers, and 2013 Book of the Year (Hidden Wings).

Cameo Renae was born in San Francisco, raised in Maui, Hawaii, and recently moved with her husband and children to Alaska.
She’s a daydreamer and a caffeine and peppermint addict who loves to laugh, loves to read, and loves to escape reality. One of her greatest joys is creating fantasy worlds filled with adventure and romance and sharing it with others.
One day she hopes to find her own magic wardrobe and ride away on her magical unicorn. Until then…she’ll keep writing!


For updates on Cameo you can visit:


Twitter: @CameoRenae

Buy Links:

ARV-3 (Book #1):
Sanctum (Book #2):

Intransigent (Book #3):


Kate Erickson Joins Win’s women of wisdom

1: What is your deepest regret?

That I don’t have a written diary or memoirs from the many conversations I had with my grandparents about their life and our family history before they passed.

2: Please explain more what you do.

I am the “behind-the-scenes implementer” at EOFire, a 7-day a week podcast from John Lee Dumas where he interviews today’s most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs. John comes up with the big ideas, and I figure out how to make them happen. I also write our blog and host my own podcast, Kate’s Take (The EOFire audio blog), where I share the things that are working for us in our business and the things that aren’t working. Everything we do here at EOFire aims to inspire and motivate others to take their own entrepreneurial leap.


3: How people can get in contact with you?
4: What is your biggest life lesson?
Don’t let fear hold you back from living the life you want to live. I spent years of my life worrying about what other people thought about me, my decisions and the way I was living my life, and in doing so, I wasn’t creating the things that I wanted to see most in my life. I was scared of failing, scared of saying the wrong thing, and scared that no one would want to hear from me. Once I was able to embrace that fear and stop letting it hold me back, I started living a life true to my authentic self – one that I love so much and that gives me all the freedom in the world.
5: What is your biggest achievement?
I would say stepping on stage for the first time in 2015 to present to an audience. It’s something I NEVER would have thought I could do just 2 years ago, but I did it, and I feel like I did it well. That was a big breakthrough for me and a huge learning experience / growth point.
6: What is your favorite book?
Essentialism by Greg McKeown – amazing read about how to be most productive so that we begin to spend our time on the things that matter most to us.
7: If you could have anyone educate you who would it be?
Michael Jordan. I feel like he’d have a lot of great experience and advice to share around never giving up and always giving everything you do 110%.
8: What is your favorite podcast?
Probably Amy Porterfield’s Online Marketing Made Easy. Or The Moth. Totally different topics / categories, but both great podcasts. 😉
🙂 Kate

What NOT to say to a grieving family

What NOT to say to a grieving family


Blue Ribbon School Award

When we see someone hurting, we all want to say something, anything, to make it better. But the truth is, you cannot make it better with your words. And some things can actually make a grieving parent feel worse. Only God can heal the brokenness felt by a parent who has buried their child.

If you do say one of these things, know that we will forgive you. We know you are trying to help and love us. We try to walk in grace and forgiveness. But if you can, take time think before you speak. And please try not say these things to a grieving mother or father.

I know what you’re going through.

Unless you have walked in their shoes, you cannot know all that another person is facing. You cannot know their fears, pain, and struggles.

Unless you have lost a child, you cannot know what a…

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Arden’s Day

Arden’s Day

Just Talking Podcast

Scott Benner is on the podcast this week talking about his book, “Life is Short, Laundry is Eternal.” But before we cover the book we talk about his daughter’s diabetes diagnosis, his early blogging motivations, and his creative writing inspirations. We also talk about how he has learned from the diabetes community as a parent, and as a person. Finally we spend the last portion of the podcast discussing his book, and why it’s difficult to summarize in a simple elevator pitch. Enjoy.

Follow Scott on Twitter at @ArdensDay and keep up with the latest from Scott, including upcoming book details, at

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Dr. Karen Litzy


On Win’s Women of Wisdom today, Best-Selling Author, Win Kelly Charles welcomes Dr. Karen Litzy. Karen graduated with her MS in Physical Therapy from Misericordia University in 1997 and then graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in December of 2014 from Misericordia. She is currently the owner of Karen Litzy Physical Therapy, PLLC, a concierge physical therapy practice in New York City. She sees clients in their home, gym or office vs a traditional PT outpatient clinic. Aside from physical therapy clients she also sees clients for wellness training and individual softball coaching. Dr. Litzy as consults with physical therapy colleagues on how to start and maintain a successful cash based physical therapy practice. Karen is the host of the weekly podcast Healthy Wealthy & Smart where she interviews thought leaders in the world of physical therapy as well as other aspects of health and wellness. To learn more about Karen visit To learn more about your host and the show visit Be sure to FOLLOW this program

Win’s women of wisdom Thursday Suzie Carr Joins Win’s women of wisdom

Win’s women of wisdom  Thursday Suzie Carr Joins Win’s women of wisdom

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On Win’s Women of Wisdom today, Best-Selling Author, Win Kelly Charles welcomes Suzie Carr. Whether it’s writing about life and love, inspiring new authors, advocating for LGBT equality and animal welfare or blogging about community awareness, positive living, and taking action… Suzie remains passionate in her beliefs! She also believes in the power of community and fostering a welcoming place where everyone feels connected and their voices are equal, valued and appreciated. Bullying, bigotry and inequality are not welcomed, but open-mindedness always is. Suzie’s love for the written word started back when she was a child. She enjoyed visiting the library every Saturday to spend hours reading. Books quickly became a constant companion to her and remained as such throughout her childhood. Always in the creative mindset, she dreamed of a life where she would work by day and write books by night. Unfortunately, twelve hour work days left her no time or energy for learning how to craft a novel. So, off to college she went to pursue her passion for writing. College fed her hunger for the written word and Suzie devoured anything and everything written on the subject of novel writing while pursuing her degree in communications at Rhode Island College. Soon after graduating, The Fiche Room, a coming-of-age novel about two women falling in love, was born. Over the years The Fiche Room grew from its humble e-book origins to an Amazon Kindle best seller receiving glowing reviews. With nine bestsellers on Amazon Kindle, Suzie continues to write about the beauty of life and love. Her latest release, The Dance, is due out in January 2016. Suzie Carr believes strongly in giving back to the community. She donates a portion of book sale proceeds to the Hearts United for Animals and NOH8 Campaign. To learn more about Suzie visit To learn more about your host and the show visit Be sure to FOLLOW this program