Update: UF Cover Art Awards FAQ & Another Prize!

Update: UF Cover Art Awards FAQ & Another Prize!

December 7, 2009 Cover Art Awards 9

We’re now up to over 1650 voters in the 1st Annual Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards!  And lots of you are promoting the awards on your blogs/sites, so thank you. I’ve gotten a few questions about the awards that I’m going to try and clarify here.  Read carefully and you’ll learn about another internally added prize to win: Question: If I vote, will my email address be kept private? Answer: Absolutely. Email addresses will not be shared or published.  If you win one of the prizes, I will email you and with the contact info for the author etc. who… Read more »

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Review: Immortal Edited by P. C. Cast

Review: Immortal Edited by P. C. Cast

December 7, 2009 Review 6

In Immortal: Love Stories With Bite, edited by New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series P.C. Cast, seven of today’s most popular YA vampire and contemporary fantasy authors offer new short stories that prove that when you’re immortal, true love really is forever. Rachel Caine (the Morganville Vampires series) revisits the setting of her popular series, where the vampires are in charge and love is risky. Cynthia Leitich Smith (Tantalize) gives us a love triangle between a vampire, a ghost and a human girl, in which none of them are who or what they seem. Claudia… Read more »

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Cover Art: Blood Song by Cat Adams

Cover Art: Blood Song by Cat Adams

December 5, 2009 Cover Art Coverage 7

I’ve been waiting for this one since I heard about this new series.  Sounds good (see below), looks good (I’m digging the hint of fang). It’s the time of year for goodwill and cheer and boy do we have things to cheer you up!  Our first exciting news is that we have the cover for BLOOD SONG, and you, our faithful fans, get to be first to see it!Isn’t it AMAZING?  It’s not yet available for pre-order, but soon, so watch for the announcement and you can go get your hands on it.-Cat Adams ******************** BLOOD SONG Book 1 of… Read more »

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2010 Upcoming Urban Fantasy books –updated 1/10

December 5, 2009 Hot Off The Press 10

Here it is! The far-from-complete-but-still-a-good-start list of upcoming (or just released) urban fantasy, dark fantasy, paranormal romance etc. books coming out in 2010.  I spy quite a few that I’ve already been anxiously waiting for. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs can’t come soon enough for me.  What about you, see anything you’ve been eagerly anticipating?  And please let me know of any titles I’ve missed. January Kitty’s House of Horrors by Carrie Vaughn January 4th, 2010 Bone Magic (Sisters of the Moon) by Yasmine Galenorn Jan 5, 2010 Blood Cross (Jane Yellowrock, Book 2) by Faith Hunter January 5, 2010… Read more »

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Throwdown Thursday: LKH vs Anita Blake

Throwdown Thursday: LKH vs Anita Blake

December 3, 2009 News 15

Throwdown Thursday is a weekly thing where we tackle books with similar characters, covers, themes, etc. to determine which one rocks more. And it is up to YOU to determine the winner! Last weeks Throwdown asked Which Kelly’s Urban Fantasy debut are you most psyched for? Sadly, I think most of you missed this throwdown because it occurred on Thanksgiving, but from the votes I did get, the winner was: Kelly Meding’s Three Days to Dead.            VS Last week Laurell K. Hamilton announced on her blog that there would be no Anita Blake Vampire Hunter movie/tv show: The Anita… Read more »

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UF Cover Art Awards update & more prizes added!

UF Cover Art Awards update & more prizes added!

December 2, 2009 Cover Art Awards 5

Holy tons of voters Batman!  I had hoped that you guys would enjoy voting for your favorite covers in the Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards, but I didn’t expect the response to be anything like this:  Yesterday alone there were over 900 votes!   I have just over 150 followers so thank you all for spreading the word.  And there are even more prizes now.  In addition to the ones initially listed: Suzanne McLeod emailed me and asked if she could contribute a personalized copy of The Cold Kiss of Death  (nominee for Best Floating Head Cover) for the UK voters…. Read more »

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Cover Art: Chaos Bites by Lori Handeland

Cover Art: Chaos Bites by Lori Handeland

December 1, 2009 Cover Art Coverage 0

Look what was in my email box today…the new cover for Chaos Bleeds!  Its not too big, but very cool. Just in . . . the cover of CHAOS BITES—the fourth installment of The Phoenix Chronicles—coming May 2010. Visit LoriHandeland.com for more information. Though Liz Phoenix won the last battle, she’s losing the supernatural war and chaos is the result. On the road again, this time with a teenager and a baby that was dropped on her doorstep, Liz is in desperate need of help. She goes to former lover Jimmy Sanducci and together they work to make things right.

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Voting is now open for the 1st Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards 2009

Voting is now open for the 1st Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards 2009

December 1, 2009 Cover Art Awards 29

The 1st Annual Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards are finally here! Because we never try to judge a book by its cover… From the myriads of urban fantasy books released this year an amazing Panel of Experts helped me narrow them down to the 5 best covers in 15 categories.  Now its up to all of you to pick the winners! And when they win so do you because everyone who votes will be entered to win some wonderful prizes. International voters are eligible to win the *Grand Prize, however other voter prizes will be limited to US/Canada or UK… Read more »

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