Monday, April 30, 2012

She Speaks to Angels Blog Tour Kick Off Post!


Welcome to the She Speaks to Angels Blog Tour Kick Off! Read after my review and author interview with Ami Blackwelder to enter to win some amazing author swag!


Title: She Speaks to Angels
Author: Ami Blackwelder
Series: (The AngelFire Chronicles #1)
Published: 2012
Genre(s): YA, Paranormal Romance

What if everything you believed was a lie?
A Suicide


Seventeen year old Allison Maney attends Millennium High School in Manhattan. Nothing out of the ordinary, unless you consider the occasional suicides at the school. At least that is what everyone is told, what everyone believes. But Tommy Bachelor was a popular football player; why would he jump off the roof of the school?

Dangerous Liaisons


When Dameon pays attention to Ali, she couldn't be more excited, because for the past three months he was all she could think about. But now that Dameon is finally pining for her affections, she is becoming more and more wrapped up in a clique of three who, as new transfers to the school, are proving to be trouble. But at least Dameon loves her, doesn't he?

Kian- a dangerous love interest she did not ask for.
Powers- belonging to an underworld she never knew existed.
A Clique- that could be friends or foes?

A Soul Purpose


The underworld of angels and demons have one thing on their mind: Earth. Demons want to do what they want.

Angels want to protect humans from these rogue angels, AKA: Demons For Allison Maney, everything is not exactly what it seems…

A Suspenseful Romance


Caught between Dameon and Kian, the suicide and the clique of three, Ali won't know who to trust…or who to love.

My Rating:

Ami Blackwelder has done an amazing job again! Don’t miss adding this book to your “To-Read” Shelf!

 Allison is sitting in her High School English class when Tommy, a popular football player jumps from the school roof and dies. All of Millennium High is shocked at the suicide but Allison is more than just shocked, she is suspicious. Her and her friends take it upon themselves to investigate Tommy’s death and what they find is more dangerous than any depressed teen suicide. Allison soon gets sucked into the world of Angelfire, angels who serve mankind by protecting humans from demons…..demons like Dameon.

Dameon has made it his mission to harm Allison and anyone who gets in his way. Now she must work will the amazingly handsome Kian to save New York from falling under the control of Dameon and his gang.

 Blackwelder has created an angel story that surpasses other popular YA paranormal’s like Hush, Hush. I thoroughly enjoyed learning about the world of Angelfire and getting to know the characters that made this story so memorable. Not many stories start off so intriguing and it doesn’t take much time to realize what seemed like a teenage suicide was really a murder. I can’t wait to get my hands on the next book in the series! Make the Angelfire series part of your library today!
Ami has recently given her covers a new look! I am loving the cover of She Speaks to Angels! Romantic and intriguing, I am giving this cover an A
I recommend this book to lovers of YA paranormal romance with a thing for Angels. If you like this book I suggest reading Unbreakable Love by Angela Carling. Keep a look out for book Two in the AngelFire Series!



About the Author

Ami Blackwelder is a romance suspense writer in the paranormal, scifi and historical genres. Growing up in Florida, she graduated UCF and in 1997 received her BA in English and additional teaching credentials. Then she packed her bags and travelled overseas to teach in Thailand, Nepal, Tibet, China and Korea. Thailand is considered her second home now. She has always loved writing and wrote poems and short stores since childhood; however, her novels began when she was in Thailand.

Having won the Best Fiction Award from the University of Central Florida (Yes, The Blair Witch Project University), her short fiction From Joy We Come, Unto Joy We Return was published in the on campus literary magazine: Cypress Dome and remains to this day in University libraries around the USA. Later, she achieved the semi-finals in a Laurel Hemingway contest and published a few poems in the Thailand’s Expat magazine, and an article in the Thailand’s People newspaper. Additionally, she has published poetry in the Korea’s AIM magazine, the American Poetic Monthly magazine and Twisted Dreams Magazine.


Thank you for stopping by Shadow Kisses Book Reviews! First off, how has your week been?
Up and Down. I've gotten so much work done. Gave all my books face lifts new covers. I have gone through many of my books re-editing, and I have gain some weight…LOL

What inspires you to write?
I've always loved story telling. I don't think I'm the best writer around, but I can weave a great story. I like fun, frugal, easy-to-read stories that make you think and be entertained.

If you could live in any book, which would it be?
Wow, I'd like to try out Star Wars and for love…At First Sight.

Do you have any funny quirks as a writer?
Umm…as a person, sure:)- I bit my inside lips too much, I over analyze, I can have the biggest ego and no ego at the same time as they say:)-

What is your next project?
I'm working on a set of VAMPIRE and ZOMBIE novellas. I am also redoing the graphic art in RAIN, a graphic novella.

Is there anything else you would like the readers to know?
All my covers have had face-lifts and have been redone, so check them out:0-

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1 comment:

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