Category Archives: Books and media

November Reads and Reviews

November. That time of year when the days get short, the evenings long and dark. Perfect for cuddling up with a good book! Or several good books. So here is a small selection of my recent reads to tickle your … Continue reading

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Stories, Launches, and More

In the Woods, My Voice is my latest publication, a short story which is now live in the October issue of Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show. You can read it or listen to an audio version narrated by the … Continue reading

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Meet Catherine Schaff-Stump, author of The Vessel of Ra

One of the things I love most about snagging an ARC is being able to read it before most everyone else, and – sometimes – being able to ask the author questions about the book and their characters. I am … Continue reading

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A Visit from Beth Cato, author of Call of Fire (Blood of Earth #2)

Today I’m delighted to welcome Beth Cato, steampunk fantasy author of The Clockwork Dagger duology and Blood of Earth trilogy, to my blog. 15th August, marks the release of the second book in the Blood of Earth trilogy: Call of … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal of MARKSWOMAN eek!

I’m delighted to share the gorgeous cover of my upcoming book MARKSWOMAN! With many thanks to my editor Priyanka Krishnan and the amazingly talented art department of Harper Voyager. Can’t wait to hold this book in my hands! Meanwhile I … Continue reading

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Middle Grade Fantasy Faves

I love a good middle grade fantasy. In fact, I sometimes prefer reading children’s books. They can be fun and humorous and don’t demand much and – best of all – I can discuss them with the kids. In fact, … Continue reading

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Sumer Is Icumen In (and other reasons to smile)

Sumer Is Icumen In is the title of a medieval English round of the mid-13th century. The middle English is pretty hilarious to sing aloud (Lhude sing cuccu!), but it feels appropriate to the day, which must be the first (okay maybe … Continue reading

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