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 do you like more: Blue Diablo by Ann Aguirre US vs UK cover? The winner by split decision was: The UK cover. In honor of The Twilight Saga: New Moon movie premiere tonight at midnight (I’ve got my ticket, do you have yours?) I’m going to start the war again: I’ll gladly admit that I’ve been firmly in the Edward camp throughout… Read more »
I just hit 100 followers! So to thank all of you, I’m having another Mega Giveaway. I love giveaways and enter as many as I personally can as often as I can. I even win occasionally. What I’m not so good at is remembering to cancel book orders/remove from swap wish lists the books I win. The result: I have quite a few duplicate books floating around my already packed-to-within-an-inch-of-their-lives bookcases. This way, you win books and I gain some much needed bookcase real estate space. When I hit 50 followers, I gave away 3 books. Now that I’m at… Read more »
Book Description: Kita Nekai, on the run and the smallest of her shifter clan—a calico cat among lions and tigers—is being hunted. She was expected to accept her role as her father’s successor whether or not her cat was up to the task of leading the clan. She disagreed. Now she’s less than a step ahead of the hunters, bone-tired, cold, and living hand-to-mouth in the city of Haven. And that’s the high point of her day. She’s also drugged, “accidently” turned into a vampire, and sentenced to death for recklessly creating a rogue shifter who tortures its human prey…. Read more »
Well, I’ve been outed on a few sites now, not that the awards were a secret or anything like (and I’m thrilled that other bloggers have shared the news on their sites), but I think its time to make the official public announcement along with revealing the button (which I hope you will all grab from my sidebar) designed by Tynga from Tynga’s Reviews & Tynga’s Blog Design: All Things Urban Fantasy Presents The 1st Annual Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards 2009 Nominations are now being made by a Panel of Experts made up of Bloggers, Authors, Publishers, and Industry… Read more »
I’m thrilled today to welcome Diana Pharaoh Francis, author of the just released Bitter Night (Book 1 in The Horngate Witches Series). You can read my review for Bitter Night HERE. Also check out my Contests & Giveaways section on the left sidebar for your chance win Bitter Night. Diana Pharaoh Francis is an American author and professor. She teaches literature and writing at the University of Montana-Western, and resides in Montana with her husband, son, daughter, and an oversized lapdog. Some of her current favorite sf/f writers are Ilona Andrews, Carol Berg, C.E. Murphy, Patty Briggs, Lynn Flewelling,… Read more »
I almost missed this one. Meljean only titled her post What is this? Fortunately I’m a curious person, and when I clicked on it from my feed reader: New Cover Art for Demon Blood! The description is below, but there are some spoilers from Demon Forged in it so consider yourself warned. …the Demon Blood cover? I didn’t think I’d ever love any cover as much as Demon Forged, but Oh My God…holy WOW. The cover artist, Cliff Nielsen, is the same — and once again, I’m blown away. There are a few changes to the font that will be… Read more »
More cover art posted by Dark Faerie Tales. Check out her site for more details.
Dark Faerie Tales posted some new cover art today. Check out her site for more details.
Throwdown Thursday 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 do you like better: Buffy or Rose? The winner by nearly unanimous decision was: Buffy (Rose got one vote). Ann Aguirre recently shared the UK cover art for her first Corine Solomon Book, Blue Diablo. Which do you like more? US UK
Cat Adams (aka C.T. Adams & Cathy Clamp) posted the book blurb for the first book, Blood Song, in her upcoming urban fantasy series The Blood Singer. Check out Cat’s site this week for excerpts. I can’t wait! ******************** BLOOD SONG Book 1 of The Blood Singer Bodyguard Celia Graves plies her trade in a world where vampires roam the alleys of Tinseltown and movie stars openly practice witchcraft., where streetcorner psychics have real powers and cops use memory enhancement spells on witnesses. Though she’s an ordinary human, Celia uses street smarts and charmed weapons to protect the rich and… Read more »