Jun 23

An Urgent Plea

I’m in a state of shock and this bone-deep fear, and the weird thing is, I saw this from miles away. I’ve been anticipating this for months, but here it is, and I’m still just… cold. Cold and scared. It’s like tracking a bomb. You can see it arching across the sky. You see its …

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Jun 20

Red Sister – Mark Lawrence

About the Book I was born for killing – the gods made me to ruin. At the Convent of Sweet Mercy young girls are raised to be killers. In a few the old bloods show, gifting talents rarely seen since the tribes beached their ships on Abeth. Sweet Mercy hones its novices’ skills to deadly …

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Jun 12

Six Wakes – Mur Lafferty

About the Book A space adventure set on a lone ship where the clones of a murdered crew must find their murderer — before they kill again. It was not common to awaken in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood. At least, Maria Arena had never experienced it. She had no memory of how …

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Jun 08

Early Review | The Spoonbenders – Daryl Gregory

About the Book A generations-spanning family of psychics–both blessed and burdened by their abilities–must use their powers to save themselves from the CIA, the local mafia, and a skeptic hell-bent on discrediting them in this hilarious, tender, magical novel about the invisible forces that bind us. The Telemachus family is known for performing inexplicable feats …

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Jun 06

SPFBO 2017 | The Epic Cover Art Post

Well, I’ve been out of commission for a few weeks recovering from surgery. I took a little of that time to really look over the cover art I’ve got in my batch of SPFBO books this year. Mark Lawrence is doing a cover art contest, which is awesome. I’ve decided to list my top ten …

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Jun 05

Interview with Graham Austin-King, Author of Faithless

I asked Graham if he’d be willing to let me interview him about his book, and also about self-publishing in general. He was kind enough to take the time to answer some of my questions. I also went online a while ago and asked people what they’d want to ask an author who has experience …

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Jun 05

Cover Art Reveal & Excerpt | Faithless – Graham Austin-King

One of the best parts about being an editor is getting in on the ground floor when an author is working on something truly, absolutely groundbreaking. It’s so exhilarating to be part of something someone so talented has created. A few months ago, Graham asked me if I’d be interested in editing his book, Faithless. …

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May 17

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession – Alison Weir

About the Book The young woman who changed the course of history. Fresh from the palaces of Burgundy and France, Anne draws attention at the English court, embracing the play of courtly love. But when the King commands, nothing is ever a game. Anne has a spirit worthy of a crown – and the crown …

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May 10

ANNOUNCING | SPFBO 2017 – The Nitty-Gritty Details

Wow, this is long, and I really hope it’s clear because I cover a lot. Before I continue on with this post, I feel the deep desire to say I’M SO SORRY I DROPPED THE BALL ON THE SPFBO 2016. I had everything on schedule, but then my health just slapped me in the face …

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May 09

Change Agent – Daniel Suarez

About the Book On a crowded train platform, Interpol agent Kenneth Durand feels the sting of a needle— and his transformation begins. . . .  In 2045 Kenneth Durand leads Interpol’s most effective team against genetic crime, hunting down black market labs that perform “vanity edits” on human embryos for a price. These illegal procedures …

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