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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Cover Art: Twice Dead by Kalayna Price

Cover Art: Twice Dead by Kalayna Price

November 30, 2009 Cover Art Coverage 1

Kalayna Price posted the cover for Twice Dead the follow up to Once Bitten.  And while I didn’t love Once Bitten, I’m kinda digging moody colors of this new cover.  What do you guys think? I’m thrilled to say that I have received permission to release the cover art for TWICE DEAD, book two in the Haven Series. I think my publisher did an amazing job with this cover, so I hope you like it just as much. TWICE DEAD will be released in late February, so look for more updates soon! -Kalayna

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Throwdown Thursday: Kelly vs Kelly

Throwdown Thursday: Kelly vs Kelly

November 26, 2009 News 4

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: Are you Team Edward or Team Jacob?  The debate is hardly over, but the winner by split decision was: Team Jacob There are a lot of good urban fantasy books coming out soon, but two that I’ve been especially looking forward to came out this past Tuesday: The Better Part of Darkness by Kelly Gay and Three Days to Dead by Kelly Meding.  Both… Read more »

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You like me! You really, really like me!

You like me! You really, really like me!

November 25, 2009 News 13

Okay so I’m not Sally Field, but I feel just as nice because three of my fellow bloggers have given me some awards!  They each have different rules associated with them and then I get to pass them on to some of my favorite blogs.      Thanks Tynga’s Reviews for the Honest Scrap Award How it works is you have to list ten things about yourself then pass it on to ten other blogs I’m turning 29 next month I can spend hours happily in a grocery store I once shot Ricky Schroder while playing paintball I live in… Read more »

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