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Girl of Fire Takes Kindle Book Award!

  • September 2, 2017

What a day this has been! Just found out that Girl of Fire is a semi-finalist in the 2017 Kindle Book Awards and the Gold Medalist in the Reader’s Favorite Young Adult Sci-fi category! The Kindle Book Awards will announce the Finalists on October 1st, and the Winners on November 1st, so stay tuned! I’m so honored […]

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Girl of Fire Takes Two Awards!

  • May 22, 2017

I’m really thrilled to report that the first book in my second series is also being well-received by the critics. Girl of Fire has notched up two impressive wins. Thank you to my readers for all your support along this journey! 2017 IPPY National Silver Medalist Young Adult Fiction  2017 Winner of National Indie Excellence Award for Young […]

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New York Times and USA Today Bestseller

  • February 4, 2017

New York Times & USA Today Bestseller What a wild and crazy week this has been! After a year of hard work and too little sleep, one of my biggest literary dreams has come true. Dark Humanity, the boxed set I am one of the participating authors in, hit the New York Times Bestseller list […]

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A Free Anthology of Young Adult Fiction

  • December 2, 2016

A Thrilling New Free Anthology Just in time for the holidays I’ve joined forces with a group of young adult authors to bring you our first ever anthology of young adult short stories, That Moment When. There’s something for everyone in this fantastic bundle which includes NYT and USA Today Bestselling YA authors, in addition […]

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Dark Humanity Science Fiction Boxed Set

  • November 23, 2016

Dark Humanity Boxed Set – 22 books for $0.99! I’m so excited to be able to share with you a brand new boxed set collection I am participating in. You can snag ALL 22 books for only $0.99 if you jump on this special pre-order price. Boxed Set Description A compilation of 22 Full-Length Science Fiction […]

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Dark Humanity Black Friday Sale!

  • November 23, 2016

If you’re catching Black Friday deals online this weekend, don’t forget to snatch up this amazing deal! Grab 20+ science fiction and fantasy books for just 99 cents. Add us to your shopping basket! About Dark Humanity The Dark Humanity Boxed Set is a compilation of 22 Full-Length Science Fiction and Epic Fantasy reads! We’ve spared […]

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Win 52 YA Paperbacks & Swag!

  • November 15, 2016

🌟 YA READER GIVEAWAY BLITZ 🌟 Do you devour books at a rate that alarms others? Then don’t miss this ULTIMATE binge reader giveaway. You could win 52 freakin’ YA paperbacks by some amazing authors. That’s enough books to read one a week in 2017. And that’s not all. There’s also swag, Amazon Gift Cards, […]

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Dark Humanity Boxed Set

  • October 28, 2016

Dark Humanity Boxed Set – 22 books for $0.99! I’m so excited to be able to share with you a brand new boxed set collection I am participating in. You can snag ALL 22 books for only $0.99 if you jump on this special pre-order price. Boxed Set Description A compilation of 22 Full-Length Science Fiction […]

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20 Free Young Adult Books #Instafreebie

  • September 20, 2016

Don’t miss out! 20 amazing young adult authors are offering up 20 captivating stories for FREE! From paranormal, to fantasy, science fiction, romantic thriller, and horror, there’s something for everyone’s taste in this incredible bundle! CLICK HERE to browse what’s on offer and pick up as many as you want for FREE!

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Kindle Fire & YA Dystopian Giveaway

  • August 1, 2016

Kindle Fire & YA Dystopian Giveaway I am teaming up with HJLawson, author of YA thrillers with a dystopian twist, and a group of other hip young adult authors to bring you another fabulous giveaway. Up for grabs is a hot new KINDLE FIRE! In addition, we have a list of free or available on Kindle […]

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YA Book Giveaway Extravaganza

  • July 28, 2016

*HUGE Giveaway Alert!* I am teaming up with Electively Paige Book Blog and a group of other YA authors to bring you a MASSIVE giveaway. ONE lucky U.S. winner of this giveaway will win the GRAND PRIZE featuring the following: A  KINDLE FIRE stocked with an ebook from each participating author Book Art from Musings […]

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Sizzling Hot Sci-Fi Fiction #BookGiveaway!

  • June 25, 2016

Scoop up 8 of the hottest new Sci-Fi releases of 2016! Winning bundle includes signed copies of the award-winning Undergrounders Series, Immurement, Embattlement and hot-off-the-press Judgement!  

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Embattlement Excerpt & #BookGiveaway

  • March 9, 2016

If you haven’t haven’t read Embattlement: Book Two in The Undergrounders Series yet, here’s the opening excerpt to whet your appetite. (Immurement: Book One will be FREE to download from Amazon this coming Sunday, March 13 so mark your calendars! Enter right now for a chance to win a copy by CLICKING HERE!) CHAPTER ONE The night […]

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Two Signed Copies of Embattlement Up For Grabs! #BookGiveaway

  • March 5, 2016

Goodreads Book Giveaway Embattlement by Norma Hinkens Giveaway ends April 02, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

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Embattlement Releases Today!

  • February 25, 2016

Embattlement: The Undergrounders Series Book Two is out! Grab your ebook copy from Amazon at the special launch price of $0.99. To be extra indulgent to all you sci-fi/dystopian fans out there I’m also offering the first book, Immurement, at the same low $0.99 price. So for those of you who haven’t started reading the series yet, now […]

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Mortality Doctrine Trilogy #BookGiveaway #YA #Scifi

  • February 16, 2016

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but I’m still spreading the love! How about a chance to walk away with a riveting sci-fi, dystopian thriller bundle guaranteed to leave you hanging off the edge of your seat? ENTER HERE to win the Mortality Doctrine Trilogy by James Dashner, including a SIGNED COPY of The Eye Of Minds! Giveaway also includes a signed copy […]

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A YA Thriller To Chill Your Soul And Break Your Heart

  • January 27, 2016

IMMUREMENT The Undergrounders Series Book One Kindle Countdown Deal begins today! Grab your copy of the first book in The Undergrounders Series for only $.99! IMMUREMENT: The YA sci-fi thriller reviewers are calling: a fast action-packed ride of survival a terrifying apocalyptic adventure and a tale that evokes the suspense of ‘The Maze Runner’ Rebellion, […]

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Divergent Trilogy #BookGiveaway

  • January 23, 2016
#BookGiveaway #VeronicaRoth

Just when you thought the holidays were over, I have another goodie for you! ENTER HERE for a chance to win the complete collector’s edition set of the Divergent Trilogy, including a SIGNED COPY of INSURGENT with free FOUR, faction tattoos & poster. Also, a signed copy of my new YA release IMMUREMENT; a YA sci-fi, dystopian thriller reviewers are calling […]

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Embattlement Cover

  • January 7, 2016

The cover for Embattlement, Book Two in The Undergrounders Series is done! I’m now working fast and furiously on the edits in order to have the book available on Amazon by February. Prepare for: more plot twists than ever intrigue and deception new characters, of the insidious and unstable variety an untimely death or two an attempted coup an attack from […]

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Immurement Releases Today!

  • December 16, 2015

A fast action-packed ride of survival. Sara Reid, Book Reviewer, Today We Did. It’s official! Immurement, Book One in The Undergrounders Series is live on Amazon. ’Tis the season to spread goodwill, so for the next 48 hours you can grab it at a special introductory launch price. In the meantime, here are some behind […]

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Rafflecopter Book Giveaway

  • December 14, 2015
Christmas Gift Books

Massive Book Giveaway just in time for Christmas! Amber Gregg from Judging More Than Just The Cover is running a book giveaway which ends in seven days, so check out the link for all the amazing books you can win, including a copy of my hot new YA post-apocalyptic release, Immurement. Get your name in the hat now by clicking on the […]

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#Undergrounders Giveaway

  • November 21, 2015

What would YOU do if the earth’s core overheats … if the sovereign leader vanishes … if YOU are the survivors’ only hope? Grab your bug out bag and while away the bunker hours with a copy of the hot new YA release IMMUREMENT: The Undergrounders Series Book One. LIMITED TIME GIVEAWAY! CLICK NOW TO ENTER!

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Book Cover Design

  • October 8, 2015

The book cover for Immurement is done! As this was my first attempt at having a professional cover designed, I took the advice of self-publishing gurus and went with It’s such a well-run website and design campaign that it makes the whole process idiot-proof ( no, I’m not an affiliate.) They even have a short […]

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