New Releases, Author News & More - 8/25/09

If you haven't enter my contest: Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles - Choice Giveaway and you want to, there is still time. Jeanne C. Stein has offered to give away two books in addition to the two I'm giving away and book cover magnets to all four winners! This contest ends at 10 PM CST today. ~ Contest Closed.

New Releases Today:Author News:
  • Alyssa Day, Anya Bast and Yasmine Galenorn have formed a new blog, Between Fire and Ice: Women Who Write In The Shadows. Swing by and check it out, Alyssa Day is currently running a contest for Atlantis Rising, Book 1 in her Warriors of Poseidon Series.
  • Kelly Meding announced that the first chapter of her upcoming debut novel Three Days to Dead is now online at Barnes & Noble. Three Days to Dead releases on November 24, 2009.
  • Marjorie M. Liu posted a preview of Wolverine #77, the first five pages.
  • Jessa Slade posted about the 2009 On The Far Side contest for writers: "Hosted by the Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal special interest chapter of the Romance Writers of America, OTFS carters to the wildest side of romance: Vampires, dragons, shapeshifters, demons (yay!), faeries, witches, aliens…"
  • Richelle Mead put an excerpt up on her website for Thorn Queen, Book 2 in the Dark Swan Series.
Giveaways Around the Virtual World:

As always, I hope you find a new a book or an author that you've not heard of before listed here. Good Luck! The ongoing contest list is on my blog's sidebar.



15 comments:

Leontine said...

Donna, I luuurve these post of yours. I never know what treasures I may find :)

Michelle G said...

Donna,

I agree with Leontine - your post is full of wonderful information. I am looking forward to reading The Drowning City, Wolfbreed and Three Days to Dead. :)

Have a great day.

M

Mandi said...

I LOVE these posts!! Thanks so much!!!

Donna (Fantasy Dreamer) said...

Leontine, Michelle & Mandi - Thanks! I'm glad to know you all enjoy my Tuesday posts. :)

Michelle - I'm looking forward to all three books also. Release days like today really makes me wish I could speed read. ;)

Chris said...

Wow! Thanks for all the info and linkage. :)

Blodeuedd said...

Hi Donna,
Great post, I do love some news, releases and giveaways

A Buckeye Girl Reads said...

Wow! That's a lot of information-thanks for sharing it with us!

Angiegirl said...

Donna, thanks for the linky love! I, too, rely on these Tuesday posts of yours. And today is SUCH a good one. Can't wait to get my hands on the Briggs books and I'm intrigued by WOLFBREED as well.

Smokinhotbooks said...

It's like I don't even need to research online anymore to find great books, I can just stop by here!

Donna (Fantasy Dreamer) said...

You're welcome everyone! Happy to share what I find. :)

Angie - I'm going to try and pick up a copy of Wolfbreed this weekend, really like the sound of it.

Carolyn Crane said...

Wow, I love the way you have all this organized with the releases and the places they're reviewed. Smart.

Donna (Fantasy Dreamer) said...

Carolyn - Thanks! When I look at new releases being posted on books I'm not familiar with, I always wondered how they reviewed. So, voila! :)

SusiSunshine said...

Thanks so much for these posts Donna!!!

Beth J said...

Hi, I posted a review for Hunting Ground. I wasn't sure how long you update posts, but I thought I'd link to it anyway. :)

http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-22501-Lexington-Speculative-Fiction-Examiner~y2009m9d7-Hunting-Ground-by-Patricia-Briggs-Book-Review

Donna [Fantasy Dreamer's Ramblings] said...

Hi Beth - No it's not too late! I've added the link to your review.

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