Blog Tour/Interview: “Children of the Different” by S.C. Flynn

  Today I’m delighted to welcome S.C. Flynn, who recently released his debut novel, Children of the Different.  Children of the Different is a fascinating post-apocalyptic journey, which occurs as much in the mind as in reality. Q: Please tell us a bit about yourself and your new book Children of the Different. SCF: I am an Australian/British/Irish/ItalianRead more

Author Interview: Tiffany McDaniel

Today I’m delighted to introduce Tiffany McDaniel for an author interview.  Today is the release date for Tiffany’s debut novel, The Summer that Melted Everything, published through St. Martin’s Press.  Here’s the trailer for the novel: Q: Please tell us a bit about yourself and your debut novel. A: I’m an Ohio poet and novelist whoRead more

Author Interview with Cassandra Rose Clarke

 Today I am delighted to welcome Cassandra Rose Clarke to my blog for an author interview.  Some of Cassandra’s books include The Mad Scientist’s Daughter and the Assassin’s Curse series.  She is a remarkably talented writer, and if you haven’t read any of her books, you should definitely check them out! You have written bothRead more

Author Interview: Marie Brennan

Today as a part of the Book of Apex blog tour I am interviewing Marie Brennan.  Marie’s contribution to the Book of Apex is the short story “Waiting for Beauty,” which features a dark take on the fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast.” Me:  “Waiting for Beauty” is a much darker twist on a traditionalRead more

Interview With Thoraiya Dyer

Today is my first stop on the Book of Apex Blog Tour, coordinated by Andrea from The Little Red Reviewer.  The Book of Apex is a collection of short works of speculative fiction by various talented authors.  I have the pleasure of having Thoraiya Dyer, author of “The Second Card of the Major Arcana” onRead more

Author Interview: Marian Szczepanski

Today I am featuring an author interview with Marian Szczepanski, author of Playing St. Barbara, on the first stop of her blog tour.  I will follow up with a full review within the next few weeks.  I’m about a third of the way into the book, and so far, I am fascinated with the storyRead more

Q&A and Giveaway of “Shadow of Night” by Deborah Harkness

Last year, I had the opportunity to read and review Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness.  The book, which is about an old manuscript and a witch who falls in love with a vampire, made for some relaxing summer reading, and I’m eagerly anticipating the final book in the trilogy. In the meantime, Shadow ofRead more

Interview with Debra Dean, author of “The Mirrored World”

Today is the release date of The Mirrored World, a novel which tells the story of Xenia, a Russian Orthodox saint who became a holy fool and is revered for her charity to the poor.  I had the opportunity to meet Debra Dean at a book signing while at BEA, and I am delighted toRead more

Interview and Giveaway with Mary P. Lowry, author of “The Earthquake Machine”

Today I’d like to welcome Mary P. Lowry, author of The Earthquake Machine. “The Earthquake Machine” tells the story of a girl named Rhonda who runs away to Mexico in a coming-of-age adventure.  I read it a few weeks ago and enjoyed it tremendously.  I was very excited when Mary agreed to do an interviewRead more