Poetry Friday & Book Launch!

9 Nov

Welcome, everyone! I am beyond excited today! Firstly, the 2nd novel in my Fantasy Angels Series, “Son of the Serpent” is released today on Amazon (eBook). Secondly, I just received an amazing 5 STAR review from Readers’ Favorite for Son of the Serpent. I am so happy!

REMINDER: You can still purchase Son of the Serpent (eBook) for 99¢/99p, so please take advantage of this sale and download your copy today.

*Starting tomorrow 11/10/18, the eBook for The Fall of Lilith will be priced at 99¢/99p for a limited time.

 

Son of the Serpent, the latest book in my Fantasy Angels Series is released on Amazon today. The print book will be available soon. Son of the Serpent is a High Fantasy sprinkled with Romance and Horror aimed at an 18+ audience. All the books in the Fantasy Angels Series are standalone books, but it would be more fun to read them in order.

The VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR: Son of the Serpent by Vashti Quiroz-Vega will begin tomorrow hosted by 4WillsPublishing. I hope you can make it to some of the stops. I would greatly appreciate your support. Each post will be different. You will read excerpts from Son of the Serpent as well as The Fall of Lilith and I have also provided poetry, an interview and more.

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BLURB:

In Son of the Serpent, award-winning author Vashti Quiroz-Vega crafts another fascinating glimpse into the dark, compelling world of fallen angels and demons, revealing more about their untold stories.

The war in heaven might be over, but the ambitions of the fallen angel Lilith reach far across the roots of history. Will there be a being powerful enough to stop her evil influence before the destruction of mankind?

Dracúl knows he is the son of Satan, but the rest of his memory has been taken from him. Alone and frightened, he awakens in a forest, beginning a quest to piece together who he is. The world he encounters is cruel, but he yearns to belong and find companionship. With each step he takes, another missing piece of his memory falls into place, revealing a truth that is ever more troubling . . .

A truth that will turn his quest for meaning into one fueled by the hot-blooded thirst for revenge. A truth that leads him to Lilith, the most wicked and ruthless of fallen angels and one he soon will have every reason to hate. His quest will consume him, perhaps ruin his life, but somehow Dracúl is determined to find both belonging and vengeance—to be good, in spite of his evil nature and the dark secrets that haunt him every step of the way.

 

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Readers’ Favorite Book Review:

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Reviewed by Romuald Dzemo for Readers’ Favorite

Son of the Serpent is the second entry in the Fantasy Angels Series by Vashti Quiroz-Vega, a tale of fallen angels and demons and one that explores the darkest part of our nature. This is a story with strong appeal to fans of the supernatural, with compelling characters and powerful spiritual themes. Dracúl wakes up lonely in a forest. The only memory he has is that of being the son of Satan. But he sets out on a quest to discover himself, to reconnect with others, a journey that will transform into an insatiable quest for revenge when he learns about the vilest of fallen angels — Lilith — the one with a dream so terrible it can sink the world. Dracúl and Lilith are set on a collision course that will shock the very foundations of existence. But can Dracúl tame the darker part of his nature and seek meaning?

Highly imaginative yet believable, the story recreates the proverbial conflict between good and evil, exploring themes of the quest for power and dominion while creating characters from fallen angels that are vested with a strange humanity. The narrative is filled with action, the prose exquisitely good and laced with religious symbolism. The writing is infused with a surrealism that transports the reader to a world they think they have experienced in their dreams, a world so strangely real they can identify elements thereof within the darkness that brushes their souls. Son of the Serpent features a conflict of phenomenal proportions, characters that are richly developed and compelling, and a skillfully designed plot that keeps the reader turning the pages. I loved every bit of the narrative, especially the author’s unique phraseology and clarity of expression.


It’s “Poet Choice Of Words” this week at Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge.

Colleen hosts a challenge that anyone could participate in called, Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge every Tuesday, and you have until Sunday to create a post featuring your Haiku, Tanka, Haibun, Etheree or Cinquain poem. She is an author and poet, and also does book reviews and so much more on her blog. Be sure to check it out.

 

What if,

books were able

to review their readers?

How many readers would receive

5 stars?

Bookworms,

good books may be

picky, choosing only

those who savor every word

with glee

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If you read and enjoyed a book, please leave a review on either Amazon, Goodreads, B&N . . . You will make an author very happy.

86 Responses to “Poetry Friday & Book Launch!”

  1. Annette Rochelle Aben November 9, 2018 at 12:17 pm #

    Oh, Oh, Oh! What a wonderful read here. not only the tongue in cheek poetry (yes, books should be entitled to review their readers) but to hear of your success with Son of the Serpent! Rock on, Vasht and show us all how it is done. ❤

    Liked by 2 people

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 12:35 pm #

      Hi Annette! Oh, I don’t know about showing anyone how it’s done. I still have a lot to learn but I’m very happy with this review and the fact that I was able to release this book this year. Thank you for the well wishes, my friend! ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

  2. olganm November 9, 2018 at 12:29 pm #

    Congratulations on your new release and on the review as well, Vashti! Considering how many books I read and review, I’d be quite scared if books reviewed their readers! Have a great weekend!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 12:36 pm #

      Thank you, Olga! Ha, ha! I think it would be scary if books could review us. You have a great weekend too! ❤

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  3. John W. Howell November 9, 2018 at 12:30 pm #

    Congratulations on the launch and the review, Vashti.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 12:41 pm #

      Thank you, John! I’m very excited about this review. You know how nerve-racking it is waiting for that first review to come in. I wasn’t expecting a review until after the release of the book, so when this one came in, a few days before, I was pleasantly surprised. 😀 xo

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  4. Colleen Chesebro November 9, 2018 at 12:30 pm #

    How exciting. I checked my Kindle and my copy was there!! I’m so excited to read this next book. I loved your poem, Vashti. The idea of a book reviewing the reader is brilliant. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 12:43 pm #

      Yay! That’s wonderful, Colleen! Thank you very much. I’m happy you liked the poems. ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

      • Colleen Chesebro November 9, 2018 at 12:52 pm #

        Can’t wait to start reading this new book. ❤

        Liked by 1 person

      • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 1:25 pm #

        I hope you enjoy it as much, if not more, than The Fall of Lilith. ❤
        😀 xo

        Liked by 1 person

  5. balroop2013 November 9, 2018 at 12:36 pm #

    Congratulations for this excellent review Vashti. Early reviews are so exciting! Wishing you great success with this book. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 12:46 pm #

      Hi Balroop! I was not expecting the review to come in until much later, so I was beyond excited when I received the notification via email. Thank you for your wonderful wishes, my friend. ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

  6. Priscilla Bettis November 9, 2018 at 1:04 pm #

    Great excerpt and excellent review. How cool for a reviewer to say you have unique phraseology but still deliver clarity of expression. Congrats on this new release!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 1:23 pm #

      Hi Priscilla! Thank you very much. I’m glad you enjoyed the post. I was excited about that line in the review also. Thanks again! 😀 xo

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  7. Jill Weatherholt November 9, 2018 at 1:45 pm #

    Congratulations on this fantastic review, Vashti! Happy Release Day!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 2:39 pm #

      Hi, Jill! Thank you! I’m very happy and excited with this review. I wasn’t expecting it to come so soon. I feel blessed. Happy Friday! 😀 xo

      Liked by 1 person

  8. Jacquie Biggar November 9, 2018 at 1:49 pm #

    Congrats and happy release day! I adore those covers!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 2:37 pm #

      Thank you, Jacquie! I’m happy you like the covers. I wanted them to have the look of ancient books. 😀

      Liked by 1 person

  9. Gwen Plano November 9, 2018 at 2:08 pm #

    YAY!! I’m so happy for you! And, my ebook has arrived, so now I can read Son of the Serpent. Congratulations on the amazing review!! ♥♥♥

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 2:34 pm #

      Thank you so much, Gwen! Your support means the world to me. I hope you enjoy the book. ❤ xo

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  10. Marje @ Kyrosmagica November 9, 2018 at 2:14 pm #

    All the best for your second book in The series Vashti. I am sure it will be s great success. 🙂

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    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 2:32 pm #

      Aw, thank you for the vote of confidence, Marje. I hope you’re right. 😉 xo

      Liked by 1 person

  11. Kester James Finley November 9, 2018 at 2:24 pm #

    Way to go!! I’m super excited for you and can not wait to dive into my copy! 😀 Have a fabulous weekend and congrats on Book 2!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 2:28 pm #

      Hi, K! Yay! I’m super excited that you’re super excited! Thank you so much, my friend! ❤

      Liked by 1 person

  12. The Story Reading Ape November 9, 2018 at 2:34 pm #

    Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:
    New Release from Vashti 👍

    Liked by 1 person

  13. Miriam Hurdle November 9, 2018 at 2:56 pm #

    Woohoo, your book is in my Kindle. I’m so excited for your new book, Vashti. Congratulations and happy book tour! I love this brilliant idea of books reviewing the readers! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 3:01 pm #

      Hi Miriam! Yay! I’m glad to see that Amazon is prompt. Thank you very much, my friend! ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

      • Miriam Hurdle November 9, 2018 at 4:01 pm #

        You’re welcome. Thank you for the link to 4willsblishing. I contacted them for a book tour later because I need to have a minor change for the print book cover and I’m waiting for KDP to approve it. ❤ xox

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    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 4:13 pm #

      That’s great, Miriam. My print book isn’t available yet. It will be soon. I plan to use both KDP and Ingram. I’m glad I mentioned this to my book cover people because it turns out that the cover is designed differently for Ingram. Good luck with everything. ❤

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  14. Billy Ray Chitwood November 9, 2018 at 4:42 pm #

    Congrats, Vashti! Wishing you much success! ♥

    Liked by 1 person

  15. Soooz November 9, 2018 at 5:06 pm #

    Reblogged this on Welcome to the World of Suzanne Burke. and commented:
    Don’t miss this exciting #NewRelease by the talented Vahsti Quiroz-Vega. #RRBC @VashtiQV

    Liked by 2 people

  16. Soooz November 9, 2018 at 5:21 pm #

    🎇 I’m so excited for you, Vashti. I reblogged the post! Party time!

    Liked by 2 people

  17. dgkaye November 9, 2018 at 5:33 pm #

    Vashti I’m so thrilled for you. And wow, what a fab review to kick of your booklaunch!!!! I got my notification today telling me your book was downloaded. I can’t wait to read it and read some excerpts along the way of your blog tour! Huge congrats my friend!!! ❤ xx

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    • Vashti Q November 9, 2018 at 5:42 pm #

      When Readers’ Favorite notified me of the review a few days ago via email I was astonished, because I was not expecting it for a few months! The timing was perfect, since I was able to use it for my launch post. Thank you very much, my friend. I hope you enjoy the tour and book.
      ❤ xo

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      • dgkaye November 9, 2018 at 6:57 pm #

        That’s so amazing Vashti! I have no doubts of enjoying!!! ❤ xx

        Liked by 1 person

  18. yvettemcalleiro November 9, 2018 at 5:43 pm #

    Congratulations! I’m so excited! And I love the poem! Lol!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 10, 2018 at 7:59 pm #

      Thank you, Yvette! I’m so happy you loved the poem. ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

  19. Ritu November 9, 2018 at 10:44 pm #

    Oooh! Congratulations Vashti! I’m off to order!!!!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 10, 2018 at 8:00 pm #

      Yay! Thank you very much, Ritu! ❤

      Liked by 1 person

      • Ritu November 11, 2018 at 4:49 am #

        It’s really on my kindle !

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      • Vashti Q November 11, 2018 at 7:44 pm #

        YAY! Thank you! 😀 xo

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    • Vashti Q November 11, 2018 at 8:04 am #

      Yay! I hope you enjoy it. Thank you, Ritu❣️

      Like

      • Ritu November 11, 2018 at 11:18 am #

        I already know I will!!!

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      • Vashti Q November 11, 2018 at 7:44 pm #

        That’s so sweet, Ritu! Thank you! ❤

        Like

      • Ritu November 12, 2018 at 1:56 am #

        👍🏼

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  20. D.L Finn, Author November 10, 2018 at 1:44 am #

    Happy release Vashti! Yay! I’m excited for you and I can’t wait to get to read it in the next few weeks. Great poem. I hope a book never has to review me…lol. Have a great weekend.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 10, 2018 at 8:03 pm #

      Ha, ha! I wouldn’t want a book reviewing me either. Thank you so much! You have a great weekend too. ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

  21. robbiesinspiration November 10, 2018 at 6:07 am #

    Congratulations, Vashti. Fabulous news. Your poems made me smile. I hope my books like me!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 10, 2018 at 8:04 pm #

      Thank you, Robbie! I hope my books like me too! Ha, ha! 😀 xo

      Liked by 1 person

  22. Natalie Ducey November 10, 2018 at 11:01 am #

    Congratulations, Vashti! Sooooo excited for you. I got my copy! Big cheers to you on another amazing accomplishment. Celebrate in style! XO

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 10, 2018 at 8:08 pm #

      Hugs and kisses! Thank you so much for your support and kindness. You always put a big smile on my face. Enjoy the rest of the weekend! ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

  23. Cleopatra Trevilcock November 10, 2018 at 4:42 pm #

    Congratulations!

    Liked by 1 person

  24. tracikenworth November 10, 2018 at 8:22 pm #

    Reblogged this on Where Genres Collide.

    Liked by 1 person

  25. mihrank November 11, 2018 at 5:01 am #

    indeed, this is such wonderful, excellent and great read…there are no words to add for this beautiful post…

    Liked by 1 person

  26. Hugh's Views and News November 11, 2018 at 5:43 am #

    Many congratulations on the new book, Vashti. I always wondered if books could talk, and now you’ve gone and confirmed that they can write, too.
    Wishing you many, many more five star reviews. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 11, 2018 at 8:01 am #

      Hi Hugh! It’s wonderful to see you! Ha, ha! Apparently they fly too (fly off the shelves).😘 Thank you for your lovely comment. 💕

      Liked by 1 person

  27. jazzytower November 12, 2018 at 4:28 am #

    Congratulations!!

    Pat

    Liked by 1 person

  28. watchingthedaisies November 12, 2018 at 7:47 am #

    Huge congratulations Vashti. What a wonderful review. May you have many more.

    Liked by 1 person

  29. eloisedesousa November 12, 2018 at 11:16 pm #

    Congratulations Vashti!

    Liked by 1 person

  30. Teri Polen November 13, 2018 at 8:45 am #

    Congrats on the new release, Vashti!

    Liked by 1 person

  31. Ben, Munro buddy and budding dog-poet November 13, 2018 at 4:29 pm #

    Oh woof, woof, woof, a v. v. v big congratulations Vasti. Well deserved. My person is going to buy your books and read them to me at bed time. I hope I don’t get too scared. I thought your poem was very funny. I’m going to savour every word of your books, Love Ben xx

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    • Vashti Q November 13, 2018 at 5:39 pm #

      Ben, you’re the sweetest! I think you and my Pomeranian ‘Scribbles’ would get along great. Please thank your person for buying my books. Give your person a few good licks on the face as thanks from me. I hope you enjoy the books. ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

      • Ben, Munro buddy and budding dog-poet November 15, 2018 at 3:57 pm #

        Oh Vashti, I would love your Pomeranian. What a wonderful name ‘Scribbles’, just perfect for your dog. Instead of licking my person I thought I’d give the Kindle a few good licks, swiping your books to the top of the list 🙂 xx

        Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 15, 2018 at 7:51 pm #

      That sounds even better, Ben. Ha, ha! 😉 xo

      Liked by 1 person

  32. Al Lane November 19, 2018 at 11:39 am #

    Congratulations! Hope the launch was a major success xxx

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q November 19, 2018 at 2:01 pm #

      Al!! I’m so happy to hear from you. I think it went very well. Thank you so much. ❤ xo

      Liked by 1 person

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