End of an Era

I’ve struggled with writing this post for a bulk of the year. 2016 didn’t start off great and I kept putting off writing this until a better time. But a better time never came and now with 2016 coming to an end, I thought it was time to rip the Band-Aid off. On February 16, 2012, Paper Crane Books was … Read More

News + Cover Reveal: Tendrils by Holly Barbo

You might have noticed that things have slowed down a bit here at the press. Every member has been a bit busy and I know a couple of us are sleep-deprived. One of us is now a new citizen of Canada. One of us has left. And one of us got a new job. So yes, we’ve been busy and … Read More

Where’s Sunstone?!

I’ve received comments and tweets asking about the whereabouts of SUNSTONE. We promised it would be out yesterday. We had hoped it would be out yesterday. Holly and I (the publisher) have slaved away for the past month with little to no sleep, trying our hardest to get the book done on time. Unfortunately, the problem is out of our … Read More

Direct Sales Change

As some of you may or may not know, there’s been a change with how the European Union handles tax on digital products. They have what’s known as VAT, or value added tax. Before the start of the new year, VAT was usually determined based on the seller’s country. However, at the start of the year, VAT is now being … Read More

We take on the #IceBucketChallenge!

Dan Wright was the first one to get nominated to take part in the ice bucket challenge and he, in turn, has nominated the rest of the authors here at Paper Crane Books to take part as well. Some of us dumped water on us. Others had stand ins. Either way, we’ll be donating a portion of our book sales … Read More

Vote For Your Favorites!

We are pleased to announce that Spirit Vision by Morgan Straughan Comnick and The Lost by Holly Barbo have been nominated for Best YA Book of 2014 and Most Satisfying Ending, respectively, from IndieReCon. You have until August 29 to vote for your favorites. The top 10 in each category will move on to Round 2 of the voting process. If you’d … Read More

Book Club Pick + Smashwords Sale!

First thing is first: The Founders by Holly Barbo has been selected for IndieYABooks’s summer book club pick from now until July 28. Read the book and join in the discussion! For everyone who participates, you’ll have a chance to win one of two prizes: a swag pack or the complete series in audiobook format! The ebook is available for … Read More

New Author Announcement: Dan Wright

We’re proud to announce that we have just signed Dan Wright to our press! Dan Wright has self-published his Draconica series through his own imprint, PanDragon Publishing. We’ll be publishing a spin-off prequel series of the Draconica series: Amanda Moonstone. Dan’s usual fun-filled series mirrors that of anime and manga, but when he told me that this particular series was supposed to be … Read More

Smashwords: Read an Ebook Week 2014

This week is Read an Ebook Week over at Smashwords! And in celebration, our $2.99 ebooks will be on sale for 50% off! What books are on sale? The following: Spirit Vision by Morgan Straughan Comnick Tales from Frewyn: Volume 1 by Michelle Franklin Tales from Frewyn: Volume 2 by Michelle Franklin Tales from Frewyn: Volume 2 (Variant Cover) by … Read More

Fresh Logo + Design

Today is officially our birthday! I still can’t believe that the press has managed to make it this far and what an amazing two years it’s been! The patience that my authors have given me as we all learn to navigate the rough waters of publishing is just astounding. Together, we went from just publishing ebooks and the occasional paperbacks … Read More