New Winning voters from the UF Cover Art Awards

New Winning voters from the UF Cover Art Awards

January 5, 2010 Cover Art Awards, Giveaways 2

Well, I didn’t hear back from three of the winners who won prizes for voting in the Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards, so I’m drawing new winners: A signed copy of Deadtown by Nancy Holzner (nominee for Best Debut Cover) goes to  1132. Emily Wittenberg whose email begins with  emily.wittenberg    USA A personalized copy of The Cold Kiss of Death by Suzanne McLeod (nominee for Best Floating Head Cover) *UK only goes to 17. samantha whitehead whose email begins with usersamantha2472   england A copy of My Soul To Take by Rachel Vincent goes to 1998. Marie Adkin whose email begins… Read more »

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Interview & Giveaway: Karen Chance

Interview & Giveaway: Karen Chance

January 4, 2010 Guests 41

Karen Chance was kind enough to stop by today and answer some questions about her upcoming urban fantasy anthology Inked (available January 5th) which I’ve been drooling over for months now (how gorgeous is that cover?) January 5th is a huge day for Karen because in addition to Inked, Death’s Mistress (Dorina Basarab, Book 2) is also releasing tomorrow and Karen has generously offered a copy of Death’s Mistress for one of you to win (see below for complete giveaway details). Karen Chance is the author of the Cassandra Palmer series and the Dorina Basarab series. She grew up in… Read more »

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2nd Opinion Review: Smolder by Melina Morel

2nd Opinion Review: Smolder by Melina Morel

January 3, 2010 Review 3

I’m so pleased to be able to share another 2nd Opinion Review this time for Smolder by Melina Morel courtesy of my blog hero Doug aka SciFiGuy.  A 2nd Opinion Review is just what you’d expect: I reviewed a book negatively and this is an opportunity for a positive review to present another opinion or vice versa. If you’d like to find out how you can have your review posted as a 2nd Opinion Review, please click HERE. Synopsis: Vengeance has its price. But you pay for passion forever… Descended from werewolf hunters, Catherine Marais has vanquished countless of their… Read more »

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Throwdown Thursday: eReaders vs Books

Throwdown Thursday: eReaders vs Books

December 31, 2009 News 17

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: Vampire Santa or Jolly St. Nick? The verdict by split decision was Vampire Santa.  It appears that most of you think Santa is on an all liquid diet. I know that many people have been eager to get their hands on an eReader  for awhile now.  Maybe some of you got one for Christmas? Or maybe you were an early adopter and have been… Read more »

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Voting is now CLOSED in the UF Cover Art Awards!

Voting is now CLOSED in the UF Cover Art Awards!

December 30, 2009 Cover Art Awards 2

*UPDATE* Voting is now closed in the 1st Annual Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards.  Check back on January 1st for the results and one more chance to vote & win the Cover of the Year! Check out prizes available to voters: International voters are eligible to win the *Grand Prize, however other voter prizes will be limited to US/Canada or UK as noted. Grand Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Certificate plus your choice of any one book that wins its category(if you choose the foreign cover you will not necessarily receive the foreign version).  *Open internationally Additional winners will receive either:… Read more »

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Deadtown by Nancy Holzner releases today!

Deadtown by Nancy Holzner releases today!

December 29, 2009 News 1

Deadtown by Nancy Holzner is now available to buy.  You can read my full review HERE.  I loved it! So go get it and tell me what you thought: Deadtown is a welcome addition to the urban fantasy landscape. Nancy imbues an emotional aspect into her debut that resonates with our own past prejudices and fears and forces us to evaluate our beliefs about this unreal world in a very real way. There is a lot of great action, social commentary, and a dash of romance in Deadtown. The world building, borrowing heavily from Welsh mythology, is fresh and complex…. Read more »

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