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The Dark Blood of Poppies by Freda Warrington: Exerpt and Giveaway

The Dark Blood of Poppies by Freda Warrington: Exerpt and Giveaway

The Dark Blood of Poppies by Freda Warrington was reissued by Titan in October, and today I’ve not only got an excerpt of the book for you to read, but courtesy of Titan, I’ve got a copy to give away to one lucky US reader as well! Enjoy the excerpt, and be sure to enter to win using the internet at the bottom of the page. I’ll choose a winner … Continue reading

Giveaway: The Time Roads by Beth Bernobich

Giveaway: The Time Roads by Beth Bernobich

Wanna win a copy of THE TIME ROADS by Beth Bernobich? Courtesy of the nice folks at Tor, I’ve got one to give away to one lucky US winner, so check out the book, and fill out the widget (I’ll draw a winner on 11/13 or so)! About THE TIME ROADS: A fantastical nineteenth century alternate historical steampunk romp from Beth Bernobich, the critically acclaimed author of the River of … Continue reading

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

Review (and Giveaway): Black Spring (Black Wings #7) by Christina Henry

Review (and Giveaway): Black Spring (Black Wings #7) by Christina Henry

Black Spring by Christina Henry (Ace, Oct 28th, 2014)-There are inevitable spoilers for past books here, so read at your own risk! Maddy Black is pregnant with Gabriel’s child and could give birth any moment (seriously, this kid is growing much faster than a human baby), and her hopes of a peaceful birth with Nathaniel are unfortunately not to be. Lucifer and Evangeline are getting married, and Maddy Black must … Continue reading

The Laws of Murder by Charles Finch: The Whodunnit Tour (guest post & giveaway)

The Laws of Murder by Charles Finch: The Whodunnit Tour (guest post & giveaway)

Welcome to the “where” stop of Charles Finch’s Whodunnit Tour! His newest Charles Lennox mystery, THE LAWS OF MURDER, will be out on Nov. 11th, and we’ve also got a copy to giveaway to one lucky US winner, courtesy of the nice folks at St. Martin’s Press! On the one hand: Narnia, Hogwarts, Pemberley. On the other hand: the Tower of London, Oxford, Castle Howard. England, the country I write … Continue reading

Giveaway: Ark Storm by Linda Davies

Giveaway: Ark Storm by Linda Davies

Love thrillers chock full of science? Courtesy of the lovely folks at Tor/Forge, we’ve got 1 copy of ARK STORM by Linda Davies to give away to one lucky US winner, so check out the book, fill out the widget, and I’ll pick a winner on or around 10/26! About ARK STORM: The Ark Storm is coming—a catastrophic weather event that will unleash massive floods and wreak more damage on … Continue reading

Giveaway: Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry and Forlorn by Dean Koontz (benefits Canine Companions for Independence)

Giveaway: Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry and Forlorn by Dean Koontz (benefits Canine Companions for Independence)

Love dogs? I’ve got a very special giveaway for you today, courtesy of Hachette: 1 copy of ASK ANNA: ADVICE FOR THE FURRY AND FORLORN to give away to one lucky US winner (I’ll pick a winner on the 21st). It’s a gorgeous coffee table book chock full of beautiful pictures and 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the book goes to Canine Companions for Independence. I love … 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

A chat with Rajan Khanna, author of Falling Sky, and a giveaway!

A chat with Rajan Khanna, author of Falling Sky, and a giveaway!

Rajan Khanna’s debut novel, FALLING SKY, comes out tomorrow from Pyr, and he was kind enough to answer a few questions about the book, and more! Also, courtesy of the lovely folks from Pyr, we’ve got 2 copies up for grabs, so be sure to fill out the widget below the post, and I’ll pick a winner on Oct. 15th (US only.) Congrats on the new book-it’s already gotten some … Continue reading

Cinda Williams Chima’s The World of Weir Blog Tour: The Seers (excerpt and giveaway)

Cinda Williams Chima’s The World of Weir Blog Tour: The Seers (excerpt and giveaway)

As part of the World of Weir Blog Tour for Cinda Williams Chima’s Heir Chronicles, I’ve got a short excerpt from Book 5: THE SORCERER HEIR (coming up from Disney-Hyperion on Oct. 21st) and a fantastic giveaway! Enjoy! Jack surveyed his little band of warriors and sighed. It was a team of scrubs—mostly people they’d wanted to keep away from the main action. Morrison. Hudson. Hackleford. Scavuzzo. And one longtime friend … Continue reading

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