Linda Covella

About me

I’ve been an avid reader from an early age, and historical fiction has always been one of my favorite genres. I love reading about other times and places and the people who lived them.
I’ve always loved writing as well, and now I’m able to combine both those joys. My debut novel is a young adult historical, Yakimali’s Gift, which takes place in 1775 New Spain–Mexico (modern day Arizona) and California.
I want to share with kids and teens my love of books: the worlds they open, the things they teach, the feelings they express.

From my website

Back-To-School Book Blog Party with Rave Reviews Book Club!

Welcome to my book stop on the #RRBC blog party tour here in sunny (and sometimes foggy!) Santa Cruz, CA. I will be giving away prizes of a $20 Amazon Gift Card to two lucky winners. All you have to do to be entered in the contest is leave a…

Tips & Advice on Self-Publishing

My article originally appeared on author Cynthia Leitich Smith’s blog. If you’re an indie author or thinking of going indie rather than taking the traditional route for publication, please check out the article for lots of tips and advice on self-publishing. Some highlights from the article: *Editing Keep self-published books…

K.S. Jones: New Release & Cover Reveal!

I’m excited to announce the new release and cover reveal of my friend, author K.S. Jones’ new novel Black Lightning, a middle-grade sci-fi/fantasy adventure. About the book: Life moves on — no matter what… Following his father’s puzzling disappearance and his mother’s death, ten-year-old Samuel Baker goes through the motions…

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