Author and Editor

Month: January 2017


You know, I didn’t understand when my parents insisted I watch (on our black & white tube TV) the first sledgehammer blows to the Berlin Wall. (You know, I still remember what the guy looked like as he struck the blow??) They felt it was so important. I was… 13? 14? Somewhere around there. It was a… Read More ›


Some thoughts…

Narrated version here So, this article is making its way around writer twitter. I have thoughts about it. Politics on your author website I disagree with everything in me. I don’t want people who hold the diametric opposite of my beliefs reading my words. If my belief that diversity is a strength, that inclusivity is… Read More ›

What did I do THIS time?

So, yeah… I tweeted about it here… but I just don’t get what I did. I know we weren’t ‘friends’, not really. We don’t even live on the same continent. But… they sent me their book to review (lots of people do, I review and blog… so I get requests a lot) and I’m actually… Read More ›

Review: MIRANDA AND CALIBAN by Jacqueline Carey

*I received a free digital ARC copy from Netgalley in return for an honest review. Dark, Young Adult, Historical Fantasy Available Feb 14th, 2017 Available for pre-order now. Description A lovely girl grows up in isolation where her father, a powerful magus, has spirited them to in order to keep them safe. We all know… Read More ›


*I received an ARC of SOME KIND OF MAGIC in return for an honest review. And to be honest, I squeaked like a happy kid when my review request was approved. Seriously, through the greatness of my writer friends on writer-twitter, I’ve heard about this book for months and wanted, desperately to read it. I’m… Read More ›

Pain and Carve the Mark

Narrated version here. Past couple of days have been pretty high pain days for me. Weather can really affect my pain levels, and the temperature has gone from snow, to icy freezing rain to almost spring-like temperatures accompanied by rain, and back down to cold enough to freeze, in the matter of hours or the… Read More ›

HOOKED ON TROUBLE by Kelly Siskind

This is a great read. Which I’ve come to expect from Kelly Siskind. I’m sad to finish the series, but oh, what a finish it was. HOOKED ON TROUBLE by Kelly Siskind (January 10, 2017; Forever Yours eBook; $3.99; Over the Top Book 3)   Reality bites.  Hard. The last time Raven did “real” was sixteen… Read More ›

Cover Reveal! Project Emergence by Jamie Zakian

  Today Jamie Zakian and Month9Books are revealing the cover and first chapter for PROJECT EMERGENCE which releases March 14, 2017! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to be one of the first readers to receive a eGalley!!   A quick note from the author:   I’ve always dreamed of writing an epic sci-fi… Read More ›