A big thank you to Marcia for originating Mailbox Monday. In this weekly meme you share books which came into your home during the week. I bought the first book for myself, the next two were birthday gifts, and the last was from the library. Here are the books I picked up this week: One… Continue reading Mailbox Monday – June 28th
Title: Swashbuckling Cats Editor: Rhonda Parrish Publisher: Tyche Books Source: NetGalley from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. If you think cats and water don’t mix, think again. Plunge into worlds of piratical cats: some selfish, some mischievous, all fond of hitting the catnip stash. From ships on the deep blue sea, to… Continue reading Swashbuckling Cats edited by Rhonda Parrish
Title: Scarecrow Editor: Rhonda Parrish Publisher: World Weaver Press Source: My personal library Hay-men, mommets, tattie bogles, kakashi, tao-tao—whether formed of straw or other materials, the tradition of scarecrows is pervasive in farming cultures around the world. The scarecrow serves as decoy, proxy, and effigy—human but not human. We create them in our image… Continue reading Scarecrow edited by Rhonda Parrish
Title: Waste Not: And Other Funny Zombie Stories Author: Rhonda Parrish Publisher: Poise and Pen Publishing Source: Author Full disclosure: I’ve been online friends with Rhonda for several years and I tend to think anything she does is pretty great. Waste Not is a very small collection; it contains a total of three stories. You can… Continue reading Waste Not: And Other Funny Zombie Stories by Rhonda Parrish
You know what today is, right? It’s the official release day for C is for Chimera. I received an electronic ARC for review but haven’t read it yet. I misplaced my kindle cord and the poor thing has been sitting dormant for over a month. To date, I still haven’t found it so I ordered… Continue reading Release Day for C is for Chimera
Do you know what happened today? My friend’s latest anthology, CORVIDAE, was released. Associated with life and death, disease and luck, corvids have long captured mankind’s attention, showing up in mythology as the companions or manifestations of deities, and starring in stories from Aesop to Poe and beyond. In Corvidae birds are born of… Continue reading A Flock of Shiny Stories!
I love the premise behind A is for Apocalypse and I believe you will too. What do you get when you take twenty-six amazing writers, randomly assign them a letter of the alphabet and give them complete artistic freedom within a theme? A is for Apocalypse A is for Apocalypse contains twenty-six apocalyptic stories written… Continue reading A is for Apocalypse Cover Reveal Day
Gals! Guys! I’m participating in a cover reveal on the 13th. I can’t tell you anything about it until then. Just know I saw the cover today and additional promo material got me excited to read this book. I hope you’ll find the premise interesting. Come back on the 13th!
Oh! 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. The contest ends on September 30th. 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
Yesterday was the official release date for Shades of Green by Rhonda Parrish. She was kind enough to agree to be interviewed by email about it. You can learn more about Rhonda and her work on her web site at http://www.rhondaparrish.com. Amber: Shades of Green takes place in Aphanasia in 1690. This is a world… Continue reading Interview with Rhonda Parrish