The Fae in the Rowankind Trilogy: Guest Post by Jacey Bedford & Giveaway

Today I’m delighted to welcome to my blog author Jacey Bedford, author of the Rowankind trilogy. The publisher is also giving away two copies of the Rowankind novels (US/Canada only). To enter, use the Rafflecopter at the bottom of the page. What is a Fae? Or should that be: who are the Fae? What’s the appealRead more

Summer Giveaway

Alrighty folks.  I’m going to be out of town for the majority of the next two weeks, and so I decided it’s the perfect time for a summer giveaway.  I’ve been collecting up some prizes courtesy of generous publishers/authors, and one lucky winner will receive some treats!  The prizes are: Miss Peregrine’s Home for PeculiarRead more

Giveaway: “Bukowski in a Sundress” by Kim Addonizio

Many thanks to the kind folks at Penguin Random House for offering today’s giveaway of Bukowski in a Sundress by Kim Addonizio.  Bukowski in a Sundress is a humorous memoir written by a modern poet, and it looks like it will be fantastic summer reading! A dazzling, edgy, laugh-out-loud memoir from the award-winning poet and novelistRead more

Giveaway: “All the Birds in the Sky” by Charlie Jane Anders

Today I’m offering a giveaway of All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders.  All the Birds in the Sky is a blend of sci-fi and fantasy about a pair of childhood friends who meet again in a pre-apocalyptic world.  Here’s the description from Goodreads: Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn’t expect toRead more

Halloween Giveaway: “Jackaby” by William Ritter


I accidentally ended up with a duplicate copy of Jackaby by William Ritter, so I’m going to give it away as a Halloween treat to one lucky winner.  It looks like a fantastic fall read!  Here’s a summary of the book from Goodreads: “Miss Rook, I am not an occultist,” Jackaby said. “I have aRead more

Giveaway: The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic

The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic

In celebration of the paperback release of Emily Croy Barker’s The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic, the publisher is letting me give away one copy of the book. To enter, please use the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.  The giveaway is US only and will run until September 5.  The winner hasRead more

Giveaway: Book of Life Buttons and Commonplace Book

the book of life

As the release date of Deborah Harkness’ eagerly-anticipated conclusion to the All Souls Trilogy approaches, I’m delighted to be able to offer a giveaway of some Book of Life memorabilia, courtesy of the publisher. This giveaway includes Diana’s Commonplace Book, as featured in Shadow of Night, as well as holographic Book of Life buttons.  US entries only,Read more

“The Never List” by Koethi Zan: Review and Giveaway

I had the pleasure of meeting Koethi Zan at a book signing several weeks ago at Politics & Prose, an independent bookstore in DC.  The event was wonderful, and it was fascinating to learn more about the author’s vision for The Never List, which drew inspiration from a number of real life cases. The NeverRead more

“My Education” by Susan Choi: Review and Giveaway

 “My Education” by Susan Choi is the story of a young woman’s poor sexual decisions and their impact on her life.  Regina Gottleib is a 21-year-old graduate student.  She’s young, naive, and inexperienced, and begins taking classes with Professor Nicholas Brodeur, whose reputation as a womanizer precedes him.  Brodeur mentors Regina until she begins anRead more