Nictaf, an experienced student reviewer at LitPick Book Reviews wrote a 5-star review for Dragon’s Rise, and I couldn’t be more thrilled! Here’s a little of what he said: Lou Hoffmann has created an amazing world and amazing characters, and it just keeps getting better with every book! Each book seems to end with an […]

Read More → New five-star review of Dragon’s Rise!

Luccan, future Suth Chiell of the Ethran Sunlands, also known as Lucky, has just completed a harrowing quest, but his adventures and hardships are only beginning. There’s little time to rest before his mother’s ghostly specter attacks, drowning Lucky in horrible nightmares that drain his life and nearly kill him. Only through the power of […]

Read More → News! Pre-order Lou Hoffmann’s *Ciarrah’s Light* Now—Brilliant cover by Catt Ford revealed!

Hi readers! As you’ve heard, book 3 of The Sun Child Chronicles, Ciarrah’s Light is due to be released by Harmony Ink, in October 2018. Dragon’s Rise book 4 in the series, is scheduled for a July/August window in 2019. I’m stoked, and writing ahead on book 5, working title Triad of Kaynenh.

Read More → Dragon’s Rise, The Sun Child Chronicles book 4, contracted with Harmony Ink Press

Hello readers! Progress on the Sun Child Chronicles continues. I just returned the final round of edits on Ciarrah’s Light (book 3), to the publisher, I have the mockup of a fabulous cover from Catt Ford (which I wish I could share, but can’t), and we’re rolling on to final preparations for an October release. […]

Read More → The Sun Child Chronicles—fantasy with one foot in sci-fi territory

Hi friends! I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted here, but one of the things I’m set on making happen in 2018 is suiting up and showing up here more often. I’d like to make this blog a little busier in support of YA authors who are unafraid to represent people from across […]

Read More → The Sun Child Chronicles continue in 2018—excerpts here!

Hi! This is it! Wraith Queen’s Veil is out October 6th, but the blog tour has already begun! Check out the stops below for some fun posts and ways to win some prizes. I hope to see you along the way. (I’ll post specific links to the posts as soon as they’re available for each […]

Read More → Wraith Queen’s Veil Blog Tour Stops: Links are here!

Dear Reader, When you read Wraith Queen’s Veil, you will go with Lucky down a long, winding, treacherous path. It will take you to the Wraith Queen’s veil and through it to reach dangers and glories awaiting beyond. But a fair amount of time has passed since book one was released, so while you’re packing […]

Read More → The Sun Child Chronicles—get ready for book 2! Trailer, recap, and a chance to win book 1 Key of Behliseth

Hello! I let the blog sit undisturbed for so long, it fell asleep—at least that’s how it seems. But there are things coming up, particularly, book 2 in the Sun Child Chronicles series will be out this fall. It’s called Wraith Queen’s Veil, and today I’ve got a (not official) blurb for you, and a […]

Read More → Wake up, blog! We’ve got a post! Wraith Queen’s Veil is coming this fall from Harmony Ink