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Roxanne Bland

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Award-winning author Roxanne Bland grew up in Washington, D.C., where she discovered strange and wonderful new worlds through her local public library and bookstores. These and other life experiences have convinced her that reality is highly overrated. To escape, she writes fantasy, science fiction, romance, and a few other genres, sometimes all rolled into the same book. She was named IAOTP's Top Fantasy & Science Fiction Author of the Year for 2019. ...more

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The Moreva of Astoreth Update

So, I've received 6 of 7 editorial reviews I can use for pull quotes. All are stellar...wow. Really wasn't expecting that.

Feeling emboldened, I've entered my book into every competition I could find that isn't a scam. Just waiting for Ben Franklin to open for submissions. Wish me luck! The Moreva of Astoreth by Roxanne Bland Read more of this blog post »
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The Moreva of Astoreth by Roxanne Bland
""As the spiritual leader and commander of the military garrison stationed at the Syren territory, Tehi (who was sent to Syren as punishment for her transgression) must stay one step ahead of the cunning machinations of her second in command. But ther" Read more of this review »
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"Outstanding SF and great love story too

Marvelous! I couldn't put this book down! The Moreva of Astoreth is the engrossing tale of young mixed-breed Moreva Tehi, whose grandmother is a ruling goddess, Astoreth. Her family connections and her mixed blo" Read more of this review »
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"The Moreva of Astoreth is a fantastic new world I got to explore. A lovely blend of ancient history and sci-fi. Moreva the narrator is punished for disobeying her grandmother the goddess Astoreth. She is sent into exile in a “backwater” colony. It is" Read more of this review »
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“Reality is highly overrated.”
Roxanne Bland, The Underground

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“I've been a fugitive from reality since forever.”
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Making Connections: 5644. The Underground by Roxanne Bland 3 12 Dec 19, 2019 04:06PM  
Making Connections: 5645. Invasion by Roxanne Bland 5 18 Jan 04, 2020 02:21PM  
SciFi and Fantasy...: Adult SF by Black authors 24 91 Jun 09, 2020 05:29PM  
“Make up a story... For our sake and yours forget your name in the street; tell us what the world has been to you in the dark places and in the light. Don't tell us what to believe, what to fear. Show us belief's wide skirt and the stitch that unravels fear's caul.”
Toni Morrison, The Nobel Lecture In Literature, 1993

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
Shel Silverstein

“Reality is highly overrated.”
Roxanne Bland, The Underground

“Forget what they told you. You want the truth, follow the money.”
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“Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.”
Neil Gaiman

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