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Book Riot’s Must-Read Fantasy Romance list

Last week, L. Penelope (Song of Blood & Stone) tweeted a Book Riot list of 20 Must-Read Fantasy Romance--and Death's Dancer was on it Even better is that it reads like a list of books I'd recommend for folks who liked Death's Dancer or were new to fantasy romance. Here are a few of my … Continue reading Book Riot’s Must-Read Fantasy Romance list

Unboxing! Bawdy Bookworms Monthly Quickie, featuring Binding Shadows

Bawdy Bookworms is a subscription box like no other: it pairs a romance novel with an erotic toy because "Every woman deserves a happy ending."Their monthly Quickie Box features a diverse romance, and October's "Magic Touch" themed box includes a copy of Binding Shadows! https://www.instagram.com/p/CGJlFaMgbfq/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Today is the last day to order your box, and … Continue reading Unboxing! Bawdy Bookworms Monthly Quickie, featuring Binding Shadows

Throwback Thursday*: New York, New York

Last summer, I got to attend my first RWA National Conference and CIMRWA mini-conference in Times Square. It was an incredible experience: an opportunity to meet authors I admire, attend workshops, witness history at the RITAs and the final Golden Hearts and hang out with writer friends I only get to see online. The whole … Continue reading Throwback Thursday*: New York, New York

Throwback Thursday*: 2019 Locus Awards

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

Adult Book Bingo: Play Along with the Seattle Public Library

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

5 Details Readers Miss in Binding Shadows

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

Playlist: The Talon & the Blade

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