Books, books, and more books
This has been an interesting week. Cover went up for Blood Bond:
For the first book my new series, The Fallen Siren Series, Cursed:
(In case you're wondering, S.J.Harper is the pseudonym co-author Samantha Sommersby and I are publishing under)
And I received copies of a new German edition of the first three books in the Anna Strong Chronicles:
Hardcovers-- very nice!!
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Now for book news that's NOT about me... From Shelf Awareness and the Independent:
William Boyd's new authorized James
Bond novel, publishing this fall, will be titled SOLO. The author
said at the London Book Fair it features Bond on a "self-appointed
mission of his own, unannounced and without any authorization," traveling
three continents, "with the main focus honing in on Africa." Boyd
said, "It's what happens to Bond in Africa that generates his urge to 'go
solo' and take matters into his own hands in the USA." In further Bond
trivia, a 60th anniversary release of an early version of Ian Fleming's Casino
Royale shows that the spy was originally named "Secretan… James Secretan."
"Secretan...James Secretan." Just doesn't have the same ring, does it?
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This is for Tamra Monahan...I know she can identify!
— “A book shop for
wine lovers. A wine bar for book shoppers”— is set to open its doors
this month in the arts district of Denver, Colorado, at 4280 Tennyson
Street. The store will feature a menu of wine, beer, tea, coffee, hors
d’oeuvres, and desserts to be served alongside an inventory of thousands
of handpicked titles.
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All this late spring snow has murdered my tulips. They looked like this after the last storm:
That was bad enough...but now they look like this:
And they were so beautiful!!
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One final word. The three musketeers: Mario, Warren Hammond and I will be appearing at Horrorfest this weekend. Check the schedule here .
Also, I'm sorry about your tulips! the weather has been so crazy even down south. We've gone from t-shirt weather to biting cold icy mornings in the blink of an eye. You know the "Go home ____ you're drunk" meme? Seriously. Go home weather, you're drunk.