Title: Spellbent Author: Lucy A. Snyder Publisher: Del Ray Source: Columbus Metropolitan Library (but I did buy my own copy later) Snyder is a local author I’ve been following for a while.Â Spellbent is set in and around Columbus, Ohio.Â One reason why I enjoyed Spellbentso much was Snyder’s ability to seamlesslyÂ weave her fictional pieces… Continue reading Spellbent by Lucy A. Snyder
Last year I read over 60 books and surprisingly, my top five favorites were read mostly at the beginning of the year. Not surprisingly, I didn’t write reviews of all of them.Â For the ones that don’t have reviews, I’ll be writing those later this week.Â Not all ofÂ my favorite readsÂ were released in 2010.Â My… Continue reading My Favorite Reads of 2010
Lucky #9, Denise, is the winner of the autographed copy of Sparks and Shadows. Thanks to everyone for stopping by to say hello and get a chance at winning this great collection of Lucy’s.
Lucy A. Snyder is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the novels Spellbent and Shotgun Sorceress and the collections Sparks and Shadows, Chimeric Machines, and Installing Linux on a Dead Badger. Her writing has appeared in Strange Horizons, Weird Tales, Hellbound Hearts, Masques V, Doctor Who Short Trips: Destination Prague, Chiaroscuro, GUD, and Lady Churchill’s… Continue reading Giveaway of Sparks and Shadows by Lucy A. Snyder
“Forgetting” by Lucy A. Snyder has been the ultimate Story of the Month for me.Â I read it several years ago either as a link from her web site or a storyÂ on her site.Â It’s the melancholy tone that’s stayed with me.Â The story has five characters – daughter, mom, dad, dog and chicken.Â It’s… Continue reading Story of the Month – “Forgetting”
Oh!Â I nearly forgot to tell you about a current giveaway and an upcoming recipe exchange. Rhonda Parrish is giving away a copy of Shades of Greenon Goodreads.Â The contest ends on September 30th.Â I reviewed Shades of Green in February and followed that up with an interview. Starting October 5th, Beth Cato is holding… Continue reading Giveaway and Recipe Exchange from Two Writing Friends
I wanted to provide you with a list of upcoming attractions over the next few months.Â Today and tomorrow you may see a few book reviews go up that are related to Booking Mama’s 2010 EW Summer Books Challenge. September Book Blogger Appreciation Week – BBAW is scheduled this year from September 13th to September… Continue reading Upcoming Attractions!
A big thank you to Marcia at The Printed PageÂ for hosting Mailbox Monday.Â A lot of new books flew into the house this week courtesy of the Ohioana Book Festival.Â This is the fourth year of the festival in which Ohio authors are featured.Â Starting from the top of the stack is Don of the… Continue reading Mailbox Monday – May 10th
Â Â Â Â It wasn’t until May 2008, the weekend of the Ohioana Book Festival, that I first heard of it.Â Friday was the opening night for Jeff Smith’s exhibit at the Wexner Center for the Arts.Â BothÂ Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner were in attendance.Â The next morning they were off to the Ohioana Book Festival.Â The… Continue reading Ohioana Book Festival