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Interview (and Giveaway): Jeyn Roberts, author of The Bodies We Wear

Interview (and Giveaway): Jeyn Roberts, author of The Bodies We Wear

Please welcome Jeyn Roberts to the blog as part of her tour for her brand new book, THE BODIES WE WEAR! Also, courtesy of the nice folks at Knopf, we’ve got 2 copies to give away to 2 lucky readers (US/Canada)! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us a little about The Bodies We Wear and what inspired you to write it? Thank you! Faye was only eleven … Continue reading

Interview: Ben Tripp on The Accidental Highwayman, world-building, and more!

Interview: Ben Tripp on The Accidental Highwayman, world-building, and more!

You may know the name Ben Tripp from his Rise Again series, but his brand new book (something very different), The Accidental Highwayman (and his first book for teens), just came out! I’m thrilled that he stopped by to answer a few of my questions, so please give him a warm welcome! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us more about The Accidental Highwayman and what inspired you … Continue reading

Elissa Sussman, author of Stray, on feminism, fairy godmothers, and food

Elissa Sussman, author of Stray, on feminism, fairy godmothers, and food

Elissa Sussman’s debut fantasy, STRAY, just came out this month, and she kindly took a few moments out of her very busy schedule to answer a few of my questions. Please welcome her to the blog! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us a bit more about Stray and what inspired you to write it? Thank you! Stray is an original fairy tale about fairy godmothers, feminism and food. I … Continue reading

Your weekly round up of ebooks under $5: SFF and Horror

Your weekly round up of ebooks under $5: SFF and Horror

You know the drill! All of these are under $5 and under, but who knows how long they’ll last, so get ‘em while they’re hot! Now, I have a Kindle, so I link to Kindle titles, but if you use another ebook platform, be sure to check those out, because quite often the discounts are universal. Enjoy!

November 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

November 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in SFF for November! What are you looking forward to? The Heart Does Not Grow Back by Fred Venturini (Picador-Nov. 4th) Synopsis-EVERY SUPERHERO NEEDS TO START SOMEWHERE… Dale Sampson is used to being a nonperson at his small-town Midwestern high school, picking up the scraps of his charismatic lothario of a best friend, Mack. He comforts himself with the certainty that … Continue reading

Fierce Reads Tour Interview Recap and Giveaway with Marissa Meyer, Jessica Brody, Nikki Kelly, and Gennifer Albin!

Fierce Reads Tour Interview Recap and Giveaway with Marissa Meyer, Jessica Brody, Nikki Kelly, and Gennifer Albin!

Macmillan’s Fierce Reads Tour is in full swing, and on the 8th, I was lucky enough to interview the touring quartet before their event at the Irving Public Library. The interview was done in a conference room and I recorded it, but a transcriptionist I am not, so I’ll paraphrase the answers. Please note there was much giggling and hijinks during the interview. And no, alcohol wasn’t the cause, these … Continue reading

October 2014 New Releases in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

October 2014 New Releases in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Here are the new releases in SF, Fantasy, and Horror for October 2014. You’re sure to find something to fatten up your TBR list! 

Interview (and Giveaway): Stefan Bachmann, author of The Whatnot

Interview (and Giveaway): Stefan Bachmann, author of The Whatnot

Please welcome Stefan Bachmann to the blog! I adored his first book, THE PECULIAR, and the followup, THE WHATNOT will be out tomorrow in paperback. He kindly stopped by to answer a few questions about THE WHATNOT, and more! Also, I’ve got an extra copy of THE WHATNOT and I’d like to give it to you, so be sure to enter to win via the widget below the post (US … Continue reading

October 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

October 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in SFF for October! What are you looking forward to? The Boy Who Killed Demons by Dave Zeltserman (Overlook-Oct. 16th) Synopsis-“My name’s Henry Dudlow. I’m fifteen and a half. And I’m cursed. Or damned. Take your pick. The reason? I see demons.” So begins the latest novel by horror master Dave Zeltserman. The setting is quiet Newton, Massachussetts, where nothing ever happens. … Continue reading

Cover Reveal: Seriously Wicked by Tina Connolly

Cover Reveal: Seriously Wicked by Tina Connolly

I adore Tina Connolly’s Ironskin series, and it turns out, SERIOUSLY WICKED, her new YA novel, comes out in 2015 from Tor Teen! She kindly asked me to share the cover-enjoy!

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