Today’s recommended reads are inspired not only by the fact that they’re amazing books, but because KAIKEYI by Vaishnavi Patel is currently on sale in digital under Orbit’s New Voices initiative, so you can also try it before you buy it for someone else, if you’d like! And the Great Cities series by N.K. JemisinContinue reading “Mythic recs”
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Two weeks, one blog – Book Birthdays!
Due to an insanely busy schedule punctuated by my son’s bronchitis, I failed to blog last week (bad agent, no cookie), though I did manage to tweet, Facebook and almost the whole nine yards. So this week I’ve very excited to wish one belated and two on-target happy book birthdays! Last week saw the publication of HARSHContinue reading “Two weeks, one blog – Book Birthdays!”
First of all, the most tremendous of all shout outs to N.K. Jemisin for winning the Hugo Award for Best Novel this past weekend for THE FIFTH SEASON. This is such an amazing novel and you’re such an incredible writer. I’m thrilled to see you getting the recognition you deserve! And readers, check out thisContinue reading “Shout outs!”
Awesome new releases by Chloe Neil & N.K. Jemisin!
So excited about today’s new releases: THE OBELISK GATE by N.K. Jemisin and THE SIGHT by Chloe Neill, coincidentally both on this month’s list by Smart Bitches, Trashy Books of exciting August releases! As a quick intro, THE OBELISK GATE is the sequel to N.K. Jemisin’s THE FIFTH SEASON, which had been up for a whole host ofContinue reading “Awesome new releases by Chloe Neil & N.K. Jemisin!”
Installment 3 of How I Met My Client/Agent
I really love this new How I Met My Client/Agent series on the blog and hope you do too! One of my favorite things about it is that it illustrates the many paths to finding representation. I first met Carol Berg at a pitch appointment at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference in 1999. Now, I’mContinue reading “Installment 3 of How I Met My Client/Agent”
More awesome July releases!
Before I even get into new releases – and July is an incredible month for them! – I want to give huge shout outs to N.K. Jemisin for her World Fantasy Award Nominee THE FIFTH SEASON and to Genevieve Cogman, whose novel THE INVISIBLE LIBRARY has just come out in the US to great acclaimContinue reading “More awesome July releases!”
Awesome New Releases
I have three very different but all awesome new releases coming out next week. Since it’s a holiday weekend coming up, I wanted to spread the word early (often is good too!). All to be found in the wild on July 5th: PAPER AND FIRE by Rachel Caine (US, UK), sequel to INK AND BONE,Continue reading “Awesome New Releases”
That new book smell!
I love book birthdays, don’t you? I only wish they came with cake. But I suppose with the sedentary reading lifestyle, it’s probably a good thing they don’t. Still and all, these new releases are absolutely worth curling up with a good cup of tea (or, in my case, coffee), even if you leave offContinue reading “That new book smell!”
Two new best lists!
Two new Best of lists since yesterday that I want to share before things get to crazy-busy here and I run out of time – another one each for THE FIFTH SEASON by N.K. Jemisin and THE INVISIBLE LIBRARY by Genevieve Cogman! THE FIFTH SEASON by N.K. Jemisin Buzzfeed’s 32 Best Fantasy Books Of 2015Continue reading “Two new best lists!”
More Best of and Awards Lists!
With Thanksgiving and various other holidays approaching, you may actually find yourself with a little downtime. I don’t know about you, but after all the socializing, sometimes I have to retreat to a nice quiet room with a good book. Luckily, ’tis the season for Best of lists that offer suggestions to tickle any fancy!Continue reading “More Best of and Awards Lists!”