Yesterday I was back at Books of Wonder for another fun author event!
The Fierce Reads event featured authors Ann Aguire, Caragh M. O’Brien, Marie Rutkoski and Emmy Laybourne. Emmy Laybourne was also the moderator, and she started things off by having each of the authors talk a little about thei...Read more of this blog post »
It’s Selkie’s birthday!
So I thought, to celebrate, I’d do a giveaway!
What am I giving away?
GRAND PRIZE: An advance copy of THE BOY WITH THE HIDDEN NAME *and* an advance paper copy of the e-novella THE GIRL WHO READ THE STARS, both signed and personalized (and if you don’t have THE GIRL WHO NE...Read more of this blog post »
In his own words, 15 year old Jake is a “huge pussy.” He flinches. Always. He’s too timid to make a move on Beth, the buxom girl of his dreams, and too busy getting face-slammed into lockers by bullies to...Read more of this blog post »
UK ARCs of The Girl at Midnight have arrived! Aren’t they pretty?
My publisher, Atom Books, is hosting a giveaway of not one, not two, but twenty copies. To enter, use the widget below or head on over to Goodreads.
Goodreads Book Giveaway
The Girl at Midnight
by Melissa Grey
Giveaway ends September 3...Read more of this blog post »
ANNOUNCEMENT ONE: Lily and Adam Roth are expecting a baby! Because you KNOW these two will be the most hilariously loving parents around, the story must be told. I’m going to write Legal Issue, (Baby Roth’s story), as a companion novella, but also put Adam and Lily’s whole story, including Lega...Read more of this blog post »
Also if you want to help in the reveal, such as if you are a blogger here is the document to sigh up! Hosted by Book Addicts One Stop PR Shop!
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I don’t think you have to visit faraway places to find beauty or experience the joy of traveling. I’ve discovered so many magical places that are close to my home in Siskiyou County, California. For example, a few months ago we attended a fundraiser for the Yreka Women in Business Network. We bi...Read more of this blog post »
While The Intersection of Purgatory and... Read more of this blog post »
Once you’ve been touched by darkness, it never leaves you… Abandoned by her parents as an infant; seventeen year old Hannah spent her childhood wading through countless foster families until being adopted by the Whitmans three years ago. Unfortunately, Atlanta’s high society wasn’t quite ready...Read more of this blog post »
Day Nine of the Murder on the Mountain blog tour!
Although Murder on the Mountain is what’s generally referred to as a “cozy”—a murder mystery solved by an amateur sleuth, fairly light on police procedure—I did do a lot of research on how murder cases are handled in my home state of New Hampshi...Read more of this blog post »
The Reaper’s Daughter by KM Randall
Expected Publication: February 15, 2015
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal
I’ve always felt like an average girl . . . except for my strange relationship with death. You could say I like to court it. Whether I’m soaring through the air as a fl...Read more of this blog post »
So, Sand and Ruin and Gold – my cyberpunk fairytale of love and alienation – got released today. Yay!
If that’s the sort of thing you’re into … I hope you’ll consider checking it out.
It’s available on Riptide’s siteas per usual, and also on various Amazon type entities.
There’s also a blog tour (fu...Read more of this blog post »
Hot, hot, boy it's hot. If you're into raw chemistry, check out Tempted and Seduced ~ Playing the #Edge. 5-star scalding review up on Bookworm Bettie's Blog.http://www.bookwormbetties.com/2014/09/blog-tour-reviews-giveaway-playing-edge.html Read more of this blog post »
In early 2012 I told one psychologist that everything in my life had led up to this moment, and everything afterwards would fall away from it. We’d just been told by Kate’s doctor that he had no more treatment to recommend. He advised her to plan her life three months at a time. He looked at me a...Read more of this blog post »
If you’ve read Ancillary Justice, you know that tea is very important to the Radchaai. As it happens, tea is also important to the events of Ancillary Sword, and not just because it takes place firmly inside Radch space. It so happens that Athoek System has a planet where tea is grown, so tea is...Read more of this blog post »
The story works as a complimentary piece to Slaughterhouse Five, but also is it's own... Read more of this blog post »
Here's the scoop— A Walk Among the Tombstones , starring Liam Neeson, written and directed by Scott Frank, and based on the tenth Matthew Scudder novel, opened Friday, September 19, throughout the US and UK and most of the world. (But some of y'all have to wait a while. The o... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve always felt like an average girl . . . except for my strange relationship with death. You could say I like to court it. Whether I’m soaring through the air as a flyer... Read more of this blog post »
Troubled... Read more of this blog post »
I think of all those 18th and 19th century stories, these English dudes living an already seemingly leisur... Read more of this blog post »
A special day to celebrate the possibility of wellness, resilience and recovery.
Sanity Fair raises awareness and address stigma around mental health.
“Nearly half Australians experience signs and symptoms of mental health distress so it’s i...Read more of this blog post »
A Study in Terror: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Revolutionary Stories of Fear and the Supernatural (Volume 1)
Derrick: First off, give us a little bit of background. What was your interest in Doyle, Horror of the Heights, and this anthology?
Chuck: Actually, I hadn’t been... Read more of this blog post »
Si tuviera el poder de volar, en este momento me iría a hacerlo, recorrería los cielos de la Tierra y no aterrizaría de nuevo hasta que simplemente quisiera dejar de volar (no por cansancio, porque si es un poder su uso no tendría por qué cansarme); solo cuando me hastiara de volar me detendría...Read more of this blog post »
Banned Books Week is an annual event
celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of
September, it highlights the value of free and open access to
information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community
–- librarians,... Read more of this blog post »
Perhaps I should be a little more reserved in saying I totally look forward each summer to the blockbuster movies that vie for our attention, but I'... Read more of this blog post »
Pero, ¿cómo crear personajes reales? ¿Qué pasos debemos seguir para conseguir que se salgan del papel?
Intentaré dar algunos de lo que h...Read more of this blog post »
But then Jeremy Maddux posted something about "weird for the sake of weird" on facebook.
"W... Read more of this blog post »
Two years ago, I went on a chex mix craze and discovered the world’s bestflavor, but since then I haven’t really felt the need to try any more flavors. Why mess with perfection?
This year, though, I realized I’ve never made a peppermint or candy cane flavored version, which seemed like a huge o...Read more of this blog post »
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This the second of the three harvest festivals observed by many. The first was Lammas... Read more of this blog post »
Playing by the Rules
When I was a kid the one thing I never understood about organized sports was the need for all of those rules. They just seemed to get in the way of a good (and creative) game, which is one of the reason why I was probably the last person picked in any game of football, basketb...Read more of this blog post »
This Sunday (September 21st) I will be doing a giveaway for the necklace and bracelet worn by the female model on Darkness Clashes. The winner will also receive one promo item of their choice (tote bag, series notebook, signed paperback, coffee mug, etc). The contest will be on Facebook only. I a...Read more of this blog post »
I'm incredibly proud of this, and incredible thankful for every single person who took time to pick up and read my book.
This is all pretty awesome, and I hope you all enjoyed the heck out of The Pack.
But October is Alpha Month and, if you... Read more of this blog post »
Love YA books? Love ice cream? Now, you can love them together.
bloomsbury ily.Read more of this blog post »
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