As a reader I always want the download on what's going on with authors. Do they have new books coming out, how’s their latest tour going, any thing juicy! So, I decided to bring the news to my readers. I'm lurking around all of those author blogs anyway, might as well do something productive.
Last week was the debut of Lips Don’t Lie and I want to thank everyone who dropped in. I know I only had one comment, greatly appreciated, but my Reports let me know I was loved. This week I tried to clean up the mess I had last week. This should be about the same format each week.
Oh, my! So much news this week I didn’t know where to start!
F irst up I have to ask, did anyone else know that Kim Harrison had a pseudonyms? Well I sure didn’t! Plus her pseudonyms blew me away, it would have been the last author I would have thought she was. On further reflection it does make since. Think about it real hard, who do you think Harrison’s pseudonyms is?
ellissa Marr is going to have some new books on the way! HarperCollins has the rights to two new books, Marr intends the two books to be part of a trilogy.
The new series is about a young female assassin living in a world where, as Heifetz put it, "myth meets science." HarperCollins has set fall 2013 as the tentative release for book one in the new series."
The expected release date is supposed to be fall of 2013 for book one. (Author’s post here.)
I can’t imagine the dedication it takes to finish a book, let a lone 300. With the release of Elsie’s Bird, author Jane Yolen will be doing just that.
Yolen confesses she wouldn’t be able to list all of them, but she can remember writing each one. What she really remembers about her works, is her readers responses and that’s what really keeps her going.
Even after hitting 300 books, Yolen is still going. Currently she has about thirty completed books and proposals out at publishing houses right now. She even expects to finish one or two more by the end of September. Clearly Yolen is going for 400 books!
View full article here.
|A uthor Lesley Livingston is going to be at a red carpet event! That is the Teen Read Awards, her book Darklight has been nominated for Best Canadian Read. |
She’s not the only one who is going, author Becca Fitzpatrick (Hush, Hush series), and Ally Carter (Gallagher Girls series) are just a few who will be attending the event.
Chris Marie Green, author of the Vampire Babylon series, is coming out with a new series—Bloodlands. Here are the rock’in titles for the book in order; Bloodlands, Blood Rules, and In Blood We Trust. A post-apocalyptic western/urban fantasy trilogy. At this point no release dates available yet. Explore this hot new series over at the author’s new site dedicated to her new trilogy, www.bloodlands.com.
Death Magic is the name for author Eileen Wilks latest book in her World of the Lupi series. Death magic will bring Wilks series up to book 7. The book doesn’t have a set date yet, but is expected around at the end of 2011 or the beginning of 2012.
Author Carolyn Crane is another author plagued by her loving fans insistent cries for a 3rd book in her Disillusionist series. Rest assured there will be a third book, goodreads already has the series listed as a Trilogy. The Crane states:
Along with the announcement of the final name of the book, she will also have the release date. Personally I’m all in for the Kickass Title. For now, just appease yourself with this excerpt from her second book, Double Cross, which will be released this month on the 28th.
Another note from the author:
It seems like more and more books are taking the trend of being made into graphic novels. Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight and Ellen Schreiber’s Vampire Kisses are the first ones off the top of my head. Well author P.C. Cast is now the latest author to take the plunge.
“I grew up reading comics - old school Superman, Swamp Thing, Thor, Batman, Incredible Hulk, Fantastic Four, etc... Superheroes filled my childhood and shaped my imagination. So it’s with great affection and pleasure that I enter the incredible playground of graphic novels. Plus, its super cool to see my characters and world and magic come to life.”For more details check out Cast’s post.
If you’re a die hard fan Lara Adrian now is the time to join her Newsletter! She’s been sending out excerpts one chapter at a time for her fans to enjoy. Plus, if you’re on her Newsletter you are automatically entered to win her giveaways! Free books anyone? Come on you know you want to enjoy Taken by Midnight.
This one I had to watch 3 times to take in every detail. The Trickster Novel’s by Rob Thurman
This trailer has a 80’s feel to it. Mind Games and Double Cross by
author Carolyn Crane.
I couldn’t get a link for this video so I’ll have to use the post P.C. Cast put up.
Click here to laugh your pans off! No really do not skip this one. It features some of the hottest authors, Kristin Cast, Richelle Mead, and Alyson Noel in the video. Plus the book it is promoting Kisses From Hell will be featuring not only those authors, but also Kelley Armstrong and Francesca Lia Block.
Latest Book Excerpts
Sarah Beth Durst’s Enchanted Ivy excerpt here. Enchanted Ivy will be debuting October 12th.
Hunger Untamed will be out February 22nd, but you can help quench you untamed hunger now. Here’s a excerpt of Pamela Palmers highly anticipated fifth book in her Feral Warrior series.
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