I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine’s Day! Maybe you had a wonderful Friend Day, as they say in Finland, by eschewing all the marketing around yet another over-commercialized holiday, but that’s okay too. That’s what I did. And if you went out and had a super-romantic experience, well, the rest of us will try not to […]Read more "Sneak Peek of Brand-New Work in Progress! Plus this week’s selection of book giveaways"
The Wandering Land Jamie Killen Five people, connected only through their art, stumble out of Tucson and into an Irish village that changes every time they see it–but not always enough for them to escape safely. Will they solve its mystery and escape its charms alive, or are they doomed to remain there forever, as […]Read more "“The Wandering Land” by Jamie Killen"
I’m taking a short break from reviewing other people’s books while I proof my own next release, so in the meantime here’s another giveaway event (at which you can *also* pick up a free e-ARC of The Dreaming Land I, my next book). It’s a fun and eclectic event, which you can find here. And the […]Read more "Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Giveaway"
“The New Voices of Fantasy” is an eclectic mixture of diverse fantasy authors, featuring a multitude of subgenres in stories set around the globe. Although the short story format means that the worlds and cultures the authors have created appear only in snippet form, which is not normally my favorite way to experience fantasy, this […]Read more "“The New Voices of Fantasy”"
Although serial killers are not normally my thing, I’ve been reading these illustrated novels based on the lives of the victims of Jack the Ripper with interest. Rather than focus on the pathologies of Jack the Ripper’s mind, and the goriness of his methods, this books put the spotlight on how his victims lived, and […]Read more "“Apologies to the Cat’s Meat Man” by Alan M. Clark"
Yes indeedy! B2BCyCon is here and there’s loads and loads to do! Here’s the main page: http://b2bcycon.com/view-all-events/ You can also check out all the books at the book expo, visit with the authors at the author showcase, check out blogs at the blog hop, go on a genre tour (the fantasy one will take you back to me!), pick up free books […]Read more "B2BCyCon is Here!"
Starburst (Women of the Grey) (Volume 1) Operating somewhere on the border between horror, suspense, and sci-fi, “Starburst: Women of the Grey” is deceptively simple and yet creepily riveting. The narrative alternates between Lisa, Craig, Maggie, Rafael, and Iggy. We gradually learn that Lisa belongs to a non-human (but humanoid in appearance) all-female group called […]Read more "“Starburst: Women of the Grey” by Carol James Marshall"