Book vlog Review for CITY OF WORDS

So excited to receive a great review by Angie's Epic Reads vlog: "If you enjoyed the Maze Runner series, I think you will really like this book... even if you did not enjoy the Maze Runner series, you should still definitely give this a go." -Angie's Epic Reads  ...

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When evil follows you home :: San Bernardino Shooting

REDLANDS, CA — About a month ago, my wife and I were vacationing in Paris: we saw the tourist sites, Versailles, the Eiffel Tower; we ate at the same romantic, picturesque cafe for two nights in a row; we even spent a day at Disneyland Paris, the happiest place on earth, or so I’m told. And two weeks after we return, we watch the news as a mass, terrorist shooting, wastes the lives of 130 completely innocent people, and the entirely understandable, human response goes through my head, “I’m glad we got out in time. I’m glad we weren’t there when it happened.

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Five book Giveaway

Win a signed ARC copy of CITY OF WORDS -- enter to win on Goodreads at: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/155511-city-of-words Goodreads Book Giveaway City of Words by Steven J. Carroll Giveaway ends October 01, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter...

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City of Words – Goodreads Giveaway

Enter to win a signed ARC (advance release copy) of City of Words. Contest link: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/153185-city-of-words Goodreads Book Giveaway City of Words by Steven J. Carroll Giveaway ends September 13, 2015. See the giveaway details at...

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City of Words cover and summary

My thoughts: Getting ready to release City of Words is probably the coolest thing I've done so far, as an author. I'm so excited to publish this story, to get this out into the world, so you can read it. And if you signed up to be a Beta...

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The Process of Writing Dystopian

This is how Wikipedia defines Dystopian: A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- and τόπος, alternatively, cacotopia, kakotopia, or anti-utopia) is an imaginary community or society that is undesirable or frightening. It is literally translated as "not-good place", an antonym...

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Looking for Beta Readers

My upcoming YA novel, City of Words, is going to be released later this summer. But until then, it's going to be read, and re-read, and edited... a lot. To that end, I'm looking for any "Beta Readers", first edition readers, who'd like to...

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Brainstorming a YA book cover

Recently, I've been brainstorming new cover design ideas with my Illustrator, Chad Lewis. YA novel here we come. After four books in a row of intentionally similar series book covers, it's nice to be jumping full force into a new genre, with a completely open range of...

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A new story

Last August, I was lying awake, and had the idea for a new story... so I jumped out of bed and scribbled a rough outline for the first chapter into the inside cover of an old notebook. What's been developing since then is an epic young adult novel, which I'm so...

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Stars and Like buttons

I don't think I've shared this as a public statement yet, I've shared it with my wife and amongst friends, just because I thought it was comical - but thinking about it today, I thought it would be good to share it with the "world wide web", with anyone who would care...

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Grand Prize scavenger hunt today in Redlands

Grand prize hunt today in Redlands. Laurenish Design and I are teaming up to host a search contest. Ready, set, go. Inside this stylish tote are all four books in The Histories of Earth series, plus The Road to Jericho, one of Lauren's hymn mugs, and a Krikorian gift...

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Full Series Kindle Giveaway: Oct. 9th – 10th

The Histories of Earth series is finally completed. This Thursday and Friday, Oct. 9th - 10th, get all four books for free on you Kindle device or app. Curl up on the couch with the glow of electronic reading, and enjoy all for books, on me. Go to:...

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Another Goodreads Giveaway

Take a chance at winning the first two books of The Histories of Earth series. Enter to win. Goodreads Book Giveaway In the Window Room by Steven J. Carroll Giveaway ends October 20, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to...

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Steven J. Carroll’s books on Goodreads

In the Window Room
In the Window Room (The Histories of Earth, #1)

reviews: 26

ratings: 42 (avg rating 3.50)

 

The Road to Jericho
The Road to Jericho

reviews: 9

ratings: 22 (avg rating 3.95)

 

A Prince of Earth
A Prince of Earth (The Histories of Earth, #2)

reviews: 5

ratings: 9 (avg rating 4.56)

 

All the Worlds of Men
All the Worlds of Men

ratings: 1 (avg rating 5.00)

 

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