Summer Reading

Summer’s almost here officially, and there are many wonderful books to choose from. Here are a few I’ve enjoyed recently: First I must offer an explanation of why it took me so long to review this book, which entails a … Continue reading

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Print Release: Ink Dance: Essays on the Writing Life

Ink Dance: Essays on the Writing Life A cup of inspiration, a dash of understanding, a bouquet of wisdom for writers new and old. From the desk of writer and editor Deborah J. Ross comes a collection of warm, insightful … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Amber Affairs by Patricia Rice

Amber Affairs Crystal Magic 6 by Patricia Rice Once a childhood TV star, now a tarot reader in the town of Hillvale–home of 325 people and countless ghosts–Amber Abercrombie is content now that she’s escaped the horror of her stage … Continue reading

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BVC Announces High Stakes Trial by Mindy Klasky

High Stakes Trial by Mindy Klasky Vampires, sphinxes, a love triangle, and cupcakes–all against the backdrop of Washington, DC! Sarah Anderson’s dream job at the vampire night court is turning into a nightmare. Working as the court clerk used to … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Revenge of the Killer Flamingos by Patricia Burroughs

Revenge of the Killer Flamingos MJ’s Dys-Daze Mysteries One by Patricia Burroughs A-D-H-D! Oh! Look! A Mystery! MJ O’Malley is impulsive, easily distractible, and even more easily bored. But when a hot lawyer hires her to create a flash mob … Continue reading

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BVC Announces New Worlds, Year Two by Marie Brennan

New Worlds, Year Two: More Essays on the Art of Worldbuilding by Marie Brennan Explore a world of your own . . . Science fiction and fantasy are renowned for immersing their readers in rich, inventive settings. In this follow-up … Continue reading

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Grimdark Fantasy and Hope for the Numinous

At first I thought the current fashion of dark, gritty fantasy – fantasy noir – is just that, a recent shift in popularity, like the explosion of angsty teenage vampire stories. If we take the long view, it’s an established … Continue reading

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