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 »
I’m so pleased to be able to share the first 2nd Opinion Review for Touch the Dark by Karen Chance, courtesy of Danielle from Alpha Reads. If you’d like to find out how you can have your review posted as a 2nd Opinion Review, please click HERE. 2nd Opinion Review: When we meet Cassie in ‘Touch the Dark’ she has been in hiding for 3 years from the vampire master who kept her under lock and key throughout her childhood. The vampire used her ‘seer’ gifts for his own financial gains, and since running away and hiding from him, Cassie… Read more »
I’m thinking about adding a new feature here on ATUF that would be similar to Amazon’s Most Helpful Critical/Favorable Review. I often disagree with reviews of particular books, sometimes even from reviewers who I usually agree with. I know that some of you have disagreed with some of my previous reviews and I’d like to give you the opportunity to offer a 2nd Opinion Review. If you’d like to participate, simply email me your review for any of the books I’ve previously reviewed (you can find a list HERE) and include a link to your blog if you have… Read more »
It was time. More than time to give my blog a much needed makeover. My previous look was courtesy of a free (and somewhat limiting) template that I found online. It served its purpose, but in the nearly two months since I started this blog, I’m enjoying it so much, that I willing to invest more than just my time into it. I decided I was ready for something unique that would immediately convey to visitors the focus of this blog: Urban Fantasy. I considered several blog designers before settling on Barbara. I am SO glad that I did. I… Read more »