Reviews are still the number one way readers find new books. One of the best things you can do to support an author you love (beside buy the book for everyone you know) is to leave a review. Not sure where to start? Here five quick tips you might find helpful: Keep it short and … Continue reading Review Cheat Sheet
Every June, Locus Magazine descends on Seattle for a weekend celebrating science fiction and fantasy. Last year, in addition to getting to hang out with some pretty amazing authors: Corry L. Lee (Weave the Lightning), Tiffany Trent (Underwater Ballroom Society), and Amal El-Motar (This is How You Lose the Time War, with Max Gladstone) I got … Continue reading Throwback Thursday*: 2019 Locus Awards
Every summer the Seattle Arts & Lectures and the Seattle Public Library puts out a bingo card for summer reading. They just released the 2020 version here! And if any excuse to read more books wouldn't be reason enough, there are PRIZES!! Gift cards to local indie bookseller and grand prizes including a subscription to … Continue reading Adult Book Bingo: Play Along with the Seattle Public Library
1. Hemingway, the cat, is a nod to the polydactyl cats of Key West, Florida. Author Ernest Hemingway famously lived on the island and was gifted the first "mitten cat" by sailors in 1930. The museum grounds now house a thriving community of many toed cats. Like Hemi, almost all calico cats are female - … Continue reading 5 Details Readers Miss in Binding Shadows
What if the human half of the shifter didn't like the ability -- or felt it hindered their professional life or relationships?
The Talon & the Blade went through three distinct versions, and the playlist evolved as well. But some songs stuck, even though the original inspiration disappeared. Sweater Weather, by The Neighbourhood, was one of those. I hate the beach, yet I stand, in California with my toes in the sand.The Neighbourhood, Sweater Weather I had … Continue reading Playlist: The Talon & the Blade
“I can see it, you know, the black blade of yours. When you bait me it flares up, like it realizes exactly what you’re about to get yourself into.” “And what might that be?” Ana's lips caressed the words. “A fight.”
I recently did a takeover at the Romanced by the Book Instagram account and I shared some of my inspiration images for the Grace Bloods series, particularly Death's Dancer.