Today we’re very excited to host a stop on the blog tour for the release of werewolf epic novel Red Moon. You might even say, we’re howling at the moon (too much?) to have author Benjamin Percy over to talk briefly about some of the inspiration for the book, and to host a giveaway. Please […]
“Inspirations and Influences” is a series of articles in which we invite authors to write guest posts talking about their…well, Inspirations and Influences. The cool thing is that the writers are given free rein so they can go wild and write about anything they want. It can be about their new book, series or about […]
Title: Hold Me Closer, Necromancer Author: Lish McBride Genre: Urban Fantasy / YA Publisher: Henry Holt and Co Publication date: October 2010 Hardback: 352 pages Sam leads a pretty normal life. He may not have the most exciting job in the world, but he’s doing all right—until a fast food prank brings him to the […]
Title: By These Ten Bones Author: Clare B. Dunkle Genre: Fantasy YA Publisher: Square Fish Publication date: February 2011, reprint edition. Paperback: 256 pages A mysterious young man has come to a small Highland town. His talent for wood carving soon wins him work at the castle and the admiration of the weaver’s daughter Maddie. […]
“Inspirations and Influences” is a series of articles in which we invite authors to write guest posts talking about their…well, Inspirations and Influences. The cool thing is that the writers are given free reign so they can go wild and write about anything they want. It can be about their new book, series or about […]
Title: Claire de Lune Author: Christine Johnson Genre: YA/UF Torn between two destinies? Claire is having the perfect sixteenth birthday. Her pool party is a big success, and gorgeous Matthew keeps chatting and flirting with her as if she’s the only girl there. But that night, she discovers something that takes away all sense of […]
For our next stop on Halloween Week, we have the fabulous paranormal romance/urban fantasy author Meljean Brook over for a guest post! We are unabashed Meljean fangirls – so when we were inviting folks over for Halloween, she was one of the first names that came to mind. And, we were ecstatic when she agreed […]
Title: Hunting Ground Author: Patricia Briggs Genre: Urban Fantasy Publisher: Ace (US)/Orbit (UK) Publication Date: August 2009 (US)/October 2009 (UK) Paperback: 304 pages Stand alone or series: The second full length novel in the Alpha & Omega series, following last year’s release of Cry Wolf, though it’s really the third entry in the series proper […]
Title: Intertwined Author: Gena Showalter Genre: YA (Fantasy) Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publishing Date: September 1, 2009 Hardcover: 448 pages Stand Alone or series: book 1 in a planned series Summary: Most sixteen-year-olds have friends. Aden Stone has four human souls living inside him: One can time-travel. One can raise the dead. One can tell the […]
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1 : a book review blog specializing in speculative fiction and popgeekery for all ages since 2008.
2 : a digital-first publisher of speculative fiction and nonfiction since 2014.
3 : 2017 Hugo Nominee for Best Semiprozine
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