RELEASE DAY IS HERE! Let’s celebrate with a giveaway!

Into the Churn is now OFFICIALLY out in our big wide world!!! HAPPY RELEASE DAY to Hayley Reese Chow!!! WOOT WOOT!!! If you’ve yet to hear about this tale or haven’t been able to decide if it’s for you, check out the blurb HERE and then go check out Chapter One HERE! I am so excited that you can all finally read this, I love this story with all my heart and hope you do too! If you do get to read it soon, please consider leaving a review anywhere you can, it helps Whimsical’s books SO MUCH!!! Click each link below to be taken to the product page.

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Preorder incentives include 2 character artwork postcards, 1 map artwork postcard, a double-sided bookmark, and a signed bookplate.

We’ve celebrated all this past week with fun things via social media, but today I’ll be doing another celebratory GIVEAWAY as well! We’re going to give away a standard hardcover (no dust jacket) PLUS a set of the sold-out preorder incentives to one person! To enter, CLICK HERE. This giveaway is open internationally and ends March 10th, so go go go! If you need a reminder of what those preorder incentives were, check below!



Unknown planet from outer space. Space nebula. Cosmic cluster of stars. Outer space background. 3D render.

We decided to keep the Kindle discount going throughout release day! This means the kindle version of the book is on sale for just 99 cents but only until 11:59 PM PDT.  After midnight on April 5th it goes back to its regular price, so don’t miss the chance to snag it while it’s discounted! 

Easter Sale

Speaking of discounts – we’re having a sale! But don’t delay! It’s a short one. From April 7 – 10th, use code EASTER for 25% off your entire purchase!

The Kindle editions of all of Micheline Ryckman’s books are also discounted for this sale! If you’ve been waiting to snag the e-book version of her stories, now’s your chance! Each book is priced at $0.99 – the lowest they’ve ever been! Snag them quick!


The Maiden Ship kindle edition
The Lion of the Sea kindle edition
The Rightful Bearer kindle edition

Charting Stars kindle edition



Don’t Forget!

The one-year anniversary special edition of A Daughter of the Trolls is available for preorder! Find all the details and submit your order here. This edition will be released on April 21, 2023.



New freebie postcard! For the month of April or until supplies last, this postcard of Kaz Brekker from Six of Crows will be FREE with all orders of at least $10 (before shipping).  There are only 50 though, so you better hurry if you want to add the King of the Barrel to your collection!



The Prince of Hearts bookmark will only be in the shop for TEN MORE DAYS. After that, he’ll be gone and we will reveal the next one in the series!



Last but not least, did you see this new character art inspired by We Could be Villains?

It’s now up in the shop!!!

A Little Old, A Little New, and an Important Update!

New For 2023: Limited Bookmark Series

Beginning in late February, we will be releasing a bookmark each month. These will be limited to 50 and when they’re sold out, they’re gone for good and will not return to the shop.

Since this is a new idea, we want to get your feedback before we start! Please answer the very short poll here so we know what you’d want most.

Everyone who answers will be entered to win the first month’s bookmark design.

Into the churn preorder incentives pictured with book.


Preorder incentives for Into the Churn are limited to the first 75 orders only! Every order will always come with a signed bookplate and bookmark, but only the first 75 preorders will include the postcards of character and map art. These incentives are already 2/3 claimed, so don’t delay! If you’re hoping to snag these postcards, preordering ASAP is the only way to get them!

In other ITC news, keep your eyes peeled on our Instagram for a super awesome Into the Churn book trailer!

Pssst… Just in case you didn’t know, Whimsical is offering an exclusive, jacketed hardcover of ITC, and it has a surprise art cover under the jacket!


Picture of author holding The Rightful Bearer Book.

The paperback of The Rightful Bearer is on sale this month! (Until February 28th) There will also be a selection of Maiden Ship postcards on sale as well, so make sure you browse through TMS category of the shop to see all the discounted products!

Picture of Cassian artwork by Micheline Ryckman in postcard form.

Remember this handsome fella? Even though I’m no longer selling SJM art in the shop, we still have some leftover stock and for the month of February, this postcard of Cassian will be the free gift with all orders of at least $10 (before shipping). Once he’s gone though, he’s gone for good! Beginning March 1st, there will be a different new freebie postcard each month or until stock runs out.

And speaking of collections, have you ever wished there was a checklist of Whimsical Illustration’s art? My assistant Christina made a checklist to keep track of what artwork she has in her collection, and she wanted to share it with you all to use too! Check it out here!

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