Category: Edward Willett Books

Quill & Quire likes second book in my Shards of Excalibur YA series

Quill & Quire, “Canada’s Magazine of Book News and Reviews,” gives Twist of the Blade, the second book in my Edward Willett-penned YA fantasy series The Shards of Excalibur, a great review (Q&Q liked Song of the Sword, too, in its original version): Regina-based author Edward Willet offers a satisfying second instalment in his Shards of Excalibur …

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Great review for my Edward Willett-penned Song of the Sword

Helen Kubiw gives my YA fantasy Song of the Sword, written as Edward Willett, a great review at CanLit for Little Canadians, writing in part: Because Edward Willett ensures that there is a lot of action in Song of the Sword as well as emotional issues of family and trust, it’s a fantasy that will grip teens of both genders…Edward Willett blends the humour with …

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Kirkus Reviews likes Twist of the Blade even more than Song of the Sword

The first review of Twist of the Blade, the second book of my Shards of Excalibur series (written as Edward Willett) has shown up, and it’s a good one. Kirkus Reviews says: The sequel to Song of the Sword (2014) improves on its foundation….Willett realistically explores the difficulties Ariane and Wally face and paints Rex Major in such a light that …

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Twist of the Blade web page goes live at Coteau Books

Coteau Books has a great website with pages for all of their books…and the page for Book 2 of my Edward Willett-penned YA fantasy series The Shards of Excalibur, Twist of the Blade, is now live! You can download a high-res version of the cover art and pre-order the print or ebook version right from that page. Here’s …

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Read my YA science fiction novel Andy Nebula: Interstellar Rock Star for free!

My daughter Alice (newly fledged teenager) is a big fan of Wattpad, and has begun posting her own writing there (alicehasreadit is her account, and trust me, the kid’s got promise). I’ve poked around at it and thought it might be an interesting place to try to snare a few new readers, so by way …

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Song of the Sword, Book 1 in my OTHER fantasy series, is now in print!

Got this handsome box of books from Coteau Books yesterday: copies of Song of the Sword, Book 1 of my five-book The Shards of Excalibur series, written as Edward Willett, a brand-new revised edition of a book that first came out about four years ago but was orphaned by the collapse of Lobster Press. Book 2, …

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Cover art reveal: Twist of the Blade by Edward Willett

Song of the Sword, first book in a new five-book YA fantasy series by my alter ego, Edward Willett, comes out next month from Coteau Books. Coteau just sent me the cover art for Twist of the Blade, Book 2 in The Shards of Excalibur. I like it! And as you can see, there’s a …

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Kirkus Reviews likes Song of the Sword

First review I’ve seen of the new version of my written-as-Edward-Willett YA fantasy Song of the Sword (first book in the five-book Shards of Excalibur series) is from Kirkus Reviews, which says it’s “a tight story (all the details make sense), and characters exhibit honest emotions,” and adds, “Fantasy references galore should ensure that readers …

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Soliciting cover art opinions for upcoming Edward Willett ebook

I’m working toward self-publishing Star Song (as I mentioned in this week’s book giveaway starting post), and today I spent some time playing with cover ideas. I’ve got two choices thus far, so I’m soliciting opinions. Which of the two covers below do you like best…and why? Here’s the one-paragraph description of the novel: Kriss …

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Song of the Sword now has its own webpage from Coteau Books

Song of the Sword, first book in my news YA fantasy series written as Edward Willett, now has its official web page on the Coteau Books site. And here it is! You can download a high-res version of the cover or the media release. Feel free to send it to everyone you know. You can …

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