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Author Chat with Zoraida Cordova (Wayward Witch) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Zoraida Cordova author of Wayward Witch. Read on for more about Zoraida and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Zoraida Cordova ! Zoraida Córdova is the author of the award-winning Brooklyn Brujas series and The Vicious Deep trilogy. Her short fiction...
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Abigail Lowry
Such an awesome series! Can’t wait to read!
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 12:30
Zachary Snyder
Love the cover, cant wait to read the book!
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 12:51
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 07:17
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Spotlight on Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!




Today we're spotlighting   Zoraida Córdova's  novel , Labyrinth Lost!   Read on for more about Zoraida and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!     Meet Zoraida Córdova! Zoraida Córdova was born in Ecuador and raised in Queens, New York. She is the author of the Vicious Deep trilogy, the On the Verge...
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Eddie Black
I was fortunate enough to meet ZC at BTAFest last weekend. She is as beautiful as she is witty. I am so excited about the premi... Read More
Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:02
Danielle Lynn
That cover is amazing! I'm very excited about Labyrinth Lost. I've already heard so much positive feedback.
Friday, 30 September 2016 18:04
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Guest Post with Zoraida Córdova, Author of Labyrinth Lost

Guest Post with Zoraida Córdova, Author of Labyrinth Lost


On Writing the Other When the Other is You One of the questions I’ve gotten a lot when it comes to Labyrinth Lost is “Did your culture influence the mythology in your book?” While it’s a legitimate question because I am writing non­European based magic, it makes me pause. Would a...
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Bonus Scene: The Vast and Brutal Sea by Zoraida Córdova + Giveaway (US Only)

Bonus Scene: The Vast and Brutal Sea by Zoraida Córdova + Giveaway (US Only)
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The Vast and Brutal Sea by  Zoraida Córdova Release Date: June 2, 2015   About the Book This epic clash of sand and sea will pit brother against brother-and there can only be one winner In two days, the race for the Sea Court throne will be over-but all the rules...
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Stacy
It is entirely possible that I was a mermaid in a past life.
Saturday, 30 May 2015 15:56
rebecca
i was a bird
Monday, 01 June 2015 16:25
Sky
I was most definitely a nomad (most likely from a native american tribe), I've been told many times in my life I have an old trave... Read More
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 16:21
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Giveaway: The Vast & Brutal Sea by Zoraida Cordova (US & Canada)

Giveaway: The Vast & Brutal Sea by Zoraida Cordova (US & Canada)
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Book’s Title: The Savage Blue (book 2) and The Vast & Brutal Sea (book 3) Author’s Name: Zoraida Córdova  Book’s Release Date: July 1st   About the Book In two days, the race for the Sea Court throne will be over-but all the rules have changed. The sea witch, Nieve, has...
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Kara
A weapon? My fin be a knife? LOL
Monday, 02 June 2014 16:00
Susan T.
If I were a mermaid I would summon the creatures of the sea to be my weapons! Shark, jellyfish, and pinchy lobsters! Lol!
Monday, 02 June 2014 21:03
Zoraida Aracely, Staff Reviewer
That's an excellent talent!
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 01:18
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