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Book Launch for Stranger Skies this Saturday in Powell River

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Some info about my book launch for Stranger Skies this weekend in Powell River.

Postponing the book launch for Stranger Skies

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My book launch for Stranger Skies is supposed to be this Sunday, the 24th of November, at the Cottage Bistro in Vancouver. I’m having to postpone it. There were several delays in editing and formatting, which has led to printing delays. I won’t have books ready in time unless there’s an act of the gods. The good kind of act…. Read more »

[Friday reads | fiction] The Girlfriend, by Abigail Barnette

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The Girlfriend, by Abigail Barnette (ie, Jenny Trout, my idol), is the sequel to the much-loved The Boss. I was lucky enough to win a copy in the giveaway she held in August. I read the first five chapters before Pirates and Faeries, and now I’m trying to ration myself on the rest of them. When I finished The Boss,… Read more »

Mercury, You Are Drunk. Give Me Your Keys.

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Mercury does this thing about three times a year. Well, actually, it doesn’t really do anything; it just looks like it’s doing something. From Earth it looks like Mercury is moving backwards. They call it retrograde. And dammit if it doesn’t just fuck everything up. I  mean, yeah, sure, it’s just a planet and it’s probably not really affecting you,… Read more »

Oh Dear Gods, Why Am I Still Up?

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Site news, new sites, a makeover to my mom’s blog, coffee, insomnia, workaholism, NaNoWriMo, Literary+, Smoke and Shadows, bugs, boobs…you know. The usual.

Friday Reads: The Forever Girl by Rebecca Hamilton

(Yes I realize this post is late SHUT UP I haven’t slept yet SO IT COUNTS.) I won a game of hangman on Twitter with Rebecca Hamilton and she gave me a free Kindle copy of her book, The Forever Girl. I’m only about half-way through, but I wanted to share some quick thoughts about it. I like what she’s… Read more »

Friday Five, August 19th: Books I Think You Should Pick Up (And Read, Obviously).

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Mother Ocean, Daughter Sea (Book #1 of a Witch of Two Suns), by Diana Marcellas. Easily one of my favourite fantasy novels. Brierley is a compelling character and the world is rich and vast. Highly recommended. La Chiripa, by Kaimana Wolff. This rich novel, set in Todos Santos, Guatemala, gives young people a voice in situations where they are usually… Read more »

30 in 30: Day 17 (wolf-dogs, whiskey, and badass women)

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Favorite story or collection of stories (short stories, novellas, novelettes, etc.) My favourite collection of short stories is How to Keep a Human (as told by Amaruq), written by Kaimana Wolff. The stories are ghost-written by Amaruq the wolf dog, and tell of his adventures in Yukon with his pack leader, Kaimana Wolff. Kaimana lived up in Yukon with Amaruq… Read more »