Hello and welcome!

This is my online home where I post news about upcoming novels, travel articles, and writing projects.

What I’m working on right now…

The Answer Series
A story about falling in love and keeping it

Answer Me
Being with Taehyung means Seokjin gets to fall in love with him over and over again. But it’s the consequences of falling that may break his heart.

For Now, Forever
Falling in love with Taehyung was one thing; keeping it is another.

Wide Awake
Life and time and circumstances take their toll on Seokjin and Taehyung, forcing them to see themselves as they truly are.

What If, Maybe?
Seokjin and Taehyung learn that sometimes growing up means letting go.

From Now On
What do you wish for when all your dreams have come true?

My most recent novel…

Elsekind is a young adult fantasy novel about Kex Mardugal, a half-Alusian knight with an uncanny ability to see around the edges of magic. Because of her unique perspective and elite fighting skills, an enigmatic wizard enlists her to fight an evil interloper threatening to overtake their world. Order on Amazon. It’s also available on Audible.com/Elsekind.

My most recent short story…

Cherry Squid – An Award-winning science fiction story about a woman and her daughter finally finding their true selves on a foreign planet.

My blog of random blogness…

Recipes, life advice, random rants, and book reviews.

My first novel…

Reprieve is a Southern Gothic novel about race and redemption in a small East Texas town. In the summer of 1992, Meredith and Gale find the body of a dead black man in their segregated hometown of Levine. That night, Gale runs away from home, disappearing for thirteen years, until Meredith finds his picture in a magazine. She tracks Gale down and invokes a childhood promise that drags them both back to Levine. There they must face the monsters of their youth in order to uncover the truth about the event that ruined their lives.

Thank you for visiting!

Celeste Hollister is a novelist, a mom, a travel writer, and willing cat minion. She writes books for people who struggle with racial identity and LGBT+ representation. She graduated from Texas State University with a degree in writing, taught in urban schools for a decade, and lived in South Korea for a year. She loves K-Pop, wine, eating keto, traveling abroad, and fanfiction. Currently, she lives in San Marcos with her lovely boyfriend and fabulous daughter.

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