😍‼️🔥Black Friday Book Freebies!

HAPPY (almost) THANKSGIVING, Y’ALL!

On November 23rd (WHOO! Thanksgiving!) through the 27th, both of my novels in The Witches’ Sleep Trilogy will be FREE for the Kindle! I’ll also be giving away a paperback copy of BOTH The Witches’ Sleep and World of the Beasts. (To enter, follow directions at the end of the post). Continue reading →

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The Witches’ Sleep Audiobook Release! FINALLY!

OH MY GOODNESS. GUESS WHAT.

IT’S OUT. THE AUDIOBOOK. YOU KNOW, THE ONE FOR THE WITCHES’ SLEEP.

Check it out on Audible: http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/The-Witches-Sleep-Audiobook/B017J1K4V2/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1446853670&sr=1-1

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I am so very excited to share this with you guys! I kind of feel like this is my way of making up for not being able to give anything while in Nursing School this year. The next installment in this trilogy hasn’t even been written yet, not even a little!

It makes me cry too. It really, really does. But, as I explain in the YouTube video I uploaded today, I need a stable job. And right now, writing isn’t stable.

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I need money to be able to get my book into my hands, but I need a job to get the money, but I need education to get the job. Thankfully, I’m only a month from graduation!

I hope you guys enjoy the Audiobook! Be sure to share this with your I-prefer-listening-to-books-rather-than-reading-them friends/family, and let Melissa and I know how you liked it by leaving a review!

Love y’all,

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The Witches’ Sleep – FREE FOR KINDLE + GIVEAWAY

Hi, Readers!

Sooooo…. I was thinking, “What can I do for my awesome readers for Halloween this year?” After much agonizing thought on the subject (actually I just thought about it yesterday, but I liked the way that sentence flowed), I decided I’d give you guys THE WITCHES’ SLEEP for the Kindle for FREE from October 27th to October 31st!

Also, I decided to give away ONE signed copy of THE WITCHES’ SLEEP.

I haven’t done a giveaway in SO LONG. I thought it was about time. 😉

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Here’s what some had to say about THE WITCHES’ SLEEP:

The Witches’ Sleep is an exceptionally well-paced story, a pleasure that I rarely experience as an avid reader. I was truly immersed in my reading and connected with the story and its characters so well as if I was experiencing it for real. Ella or Sunlight is …. a very well-created character, and very vibrant with acceptable weakness and admired strength. Kaitlyn Deann is my new favorite author. I can’t wait for the next book form this remarkable author.” -Reviewed by Lit Amri for Readers’ Favorite              

“Seventeen-year-old debut author Deann has written a political, moral and racial commentary on U.S. society in the guise of a fantasy novel. Told in the present tense, with short, sharp uncluttered prose and dialogue, the novel contains elements of great maturity. A remarkable, entertaining read and a useful political-awareness treatise for thinking teens.” – Kirkus Reviews

“This is a really original plot, well written. Witches inhabiting another planet as race; such a great concept. Character development is excellent and I personally enjoyed Tuck and Sea-Anna. The world building, crucial in fantasy-dystopian genres, is vivid and colorful. I look forward to reading more from this award winning author.” – Michael Dadich, author of THE SILVER SPHERE and THE SINISTER KIN

“The Witches’ Sleep is a well-written novel, offering strong positive messages while combining elements of science fiction and the supernatural. Kaitlyn Deann does an outstanding job of entering her main character Ella’s mind and sharing her thoughts and emotions. I found the world of Raena, and its sister worlds, to be interesting. There’s plenty of potential for exploration in future novels. All in all, Kaitlyn Deann has written a fine novel and will only improve with time. The gold medal that she won in the 2013 Readers’ Favorite International Award Show was well-deserved. I look forward to great things in her future.” – Tony Ross, author of VICTOR

In The Witches’ Sleep, Kaitlyn Deann weaves of tale of true love, social injustice, and care for others. When you read this book, you will find yourself wrapped up in adventure and stuck with the question, “What happens NEXT?” It is a pleasant surprise to find Ella, the main character, a strong female character. While Ella battles her own issues, she is kind, loving, and driven to do what is right. Deann weaves a new creative world that draws you in and won’t let you go! There are plenty of unique twists and surprises that I won’t tell you about because I don’t want to ruin the fun of it all. Kaitlyn Deann has done a wonderful job telling her tale in a clear, concise, and creative way. I can’t wait to see what she produces next, especially since the ending of The Witches’ Sleep leaves you overcome with a desire to read the next one and see what happens next!” – Vicki V. Lucas, author of TOXIC and RANCID

a1146-giveawaySo. How is this giveaway thingy gonna work? Well, I love Rafflecopter because it makes it easier to keep everything organized… So I guess we’ll just go with that. Good luck!

The Giveaway: a Rafflecopter giveaway

Love y’all,

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(P.S. For those of you keeping up with each blog post… I made a 100% on my Reproductive Test from last week! *happy dance*)


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WORLD OF THE BEASTS is finally out!

Okay, so I know I haven’t been a very good blogger this summer, but you cannot be mad at me right now.

BECAUSE I JUST RELEASED THE SECOND BOOK IN THE WITCHES’ SLEEP TRILOGY!

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WORLD OF THE BEASTS is now available to purchase on the Kindle! For those who I know will ask: the paperback is not quite ready to be released. It still needs a few more run-throughs to make sure the formatting and cover is perfect. (I’m a perfectionist, what can I say?)

I can’t believe after TWO years I am finally able to give this book to you! I will be honest. There were moments that I didn’t think it would ever be ready, moments when it was hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. But, alas, I obviously did! And I am so glad I kept working at it!

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I hope you guys love this book as much as I hated editing it (which was a lot of passion, by the way).

Also, before I let you go, THE WITCHES’ SLEEP (Book One in The Witches’ Sleep Trilogy) is FREE (yes, you read correctly; FREE) for the next five — 5 — days. But get it NOW before you forget (I always do that – forget)!

The Witches’ Sleep: http://amzn.to/UNHyMd

World of the Beasts: http://amzn.to/1qNdYFL

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Website: kaitlyndeann.com

Facebook: facebook.com/KaitlynDeann

Twitter: twitter.com/kaitlyn_deann

YouTube: youtube.com/KaitlynDeann

One last thought to leave you with:

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever. ~ 1 Chronicles 16:34

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Playlists for Books?

Are you one of those people that like to listen to music when you read? It’s always SO much better when the song totally goes along with the book. The feelings that envelope you when this happens… It’s unexplainable. Definitely awesome.

With that being said, I have put together a couple of playlists for you guys to listen to while reading The Witches’ Sleep and World of the Beasts! Or, just to listen to! It’s only a few songs, but I love these songs for the books.

You can find the playlists on my website under The Witches’ Sleep Trilogy tab. Click here to be taken straight to the page.

Have fun, and I hope you enjoy! Also, if you know any songs that remind you of my books, let me know what they are! I’m in need of some good music to listen to while working on Book Three. The weirder the song the better!

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Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing… ~ James 5:13

Ask Kaitlyn: Why is it taking so long?

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I’ve received this question several times within the last few months. So, I thought I would just answer it on here!

Question: “It took you 6 months to write and publish THE WITCHES’ SLEEP. Why has it taken you 15+ months to write WORLD OF THE BEASTS?”

Well, Dearest Reader, you see, it is hard to write a book that parallels human trafficking without being explicit yet encompassing the intensity and seriousness of it. It’s a bit (okay, a lot) more difficult to write than the first book. TWS (Book One) didn’t deal with sensitive material. WOTB (Book Two) deals with extremely sensitive material that people need to be aware of. It will be a good book when I finish it, but right now I’m trying to find balance. It’s really, really hard when working with the material I’ve chosen.

There is another reason, though.

I want WORLD OF THE BEASTS to be the best it can be. Therefore, it will be going through an editing process. Already it’s been through several of my proofreaders, and I’ve read through it twice myself, cover to cover. So far, the major things I need to do is write new parts into the book. There are only a few. But, I also need to expand on certain aspects of the book as well as a couple of characters. After I get ALL THAT worked out, I will have an actual editor look over the book. That in itself may take a few months. If the editor finds any major issues, it could be even longer.

But the reason it has taken me a year to simply write the book is because of the sensitive material. It is a real struggle to find a balance with this topic. Though I’m not writing a realistic fiction novel, my fantasy novel will PARALLEL human trafficking as best as I can without making any of my readers uncomfortable but at the same time making the awareness of this greater.

Human trafficking is real. And whether it is shown through a fantasy world or not, it’s still real. My goal is to show this.

I hope this answers your question! If you have any others, just let me know! You can leave a comment, tweet me (@kaitlyn_deann) or message me on Facebook!

Have a merry Christmas and happy New Year!

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Excerpt: This is what Wise wants

Here is an excerpt from WORLD OF THE BEASTS in Sunny’s perspective! 😀 Excerpt2

And don’t miss the giveaway going on right now! Go check out the awesome prizes and enter! It’s super easy! http://www.kaitlyndeann.com/giveaway.html