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Meet Kerri Maniscalco and special guests for her HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA fall tour!

i am so thrilled to announce the fall tour stops for HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA! join me and special guests at each stop while we chat about books and all of our favorite things. we'll be unveiling more guests over the next couple of weeks, so stay tuned! Signed/personalized preorders will be available at each location… Continue reading Meet Kerri Maniscalco and special guests for her HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA fall tour!

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Stalking Jack the Ripper at B&N B-Fest

***UPDATE: for those who've asked; SJTR tattoos will be available at ALL B&N locations across the country. (Even if your store doesn't have an ARC, you can still snag some awesome SJTR swag at your local store!)*** i received some AH-MAZING news last week and could not wait another SECOND to share it with you!… Continue reading Stalking Jack the Ripper at B&N B-Fest

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#BEA16 or bust!

cannot believe that #BEA16 is almost upon us! i'm flying out tomorrow morning and will be snapping pictures of Chicago with my sweet friend, Stephanie Garber (author of one of my most highly anticipated reads: CARAVAL) and posting them on Twitter. i hope it'll make my friends who are missing it feel like they're there… Continue reading #BEA16 or bust!

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Behind the scenes pics from the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER cover shoot

Oh. Em. Geeeee. You guys have been INCREDIBLE with your early support and love of STALKING JACK THE RIPPER! I have been so impressed with all the bookstagrams and photos on instagram and twitter, and all the excited tweets and buzz. Y’all are seriously amazing. I can't even describe how much your excitement means to… Continue reading Behind the scenes pics from the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER cover shoot

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Exclusive cover reveal + first chapter up on Entertainment Weekly!

I'm so excited to announce that STALKING JACK THE RIPPER'S cover has been exclusively revealed on Entertainment Weekly today! That's right...Entertainment Weekly. I'm still blown away by both that AND the gorgeous cover the art director came up with. I'll be posting behind the scenes pictures from the photoshoot next week, but today is ALL about… Continue reading Exclusive cover reveal + first chapter up on Entertainment Weekly!

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Teaser Tuesday – Stalking Jack the Ripper; Ides of March Style

When we first read Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in high school, one of the minor characters I was IMMEDIATELY taken with was the soothsayer. He utters the cryptic line, "Beware the Ides of March," and to this day I can't help saying it in an overly dramatic/ominous tone. It was such a small, but significant detail. And the creepy… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday – Stalking Jack the Ripper; Ides of March Style

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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER made the 2016 BEA Buzz Panel!

We got the news a few weeks ago that STALKING JACK THE RIPPER had made this year's BEA YA Buzz Panel, and it has been SUPER hard keeping this kind of secret from everyone. I've gotten a few questions from people outside of the industry about what it all means, and am posting some answers… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER made the 2016 BEA Buzz Panel!

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5 words, 14 letters…I HAVE A BOOK DEAL!

“I can’t believe this is real life” has become my new mantra. If someone were to tell me three weeks ago that I’d be sharing this news with you, I’d think they were crazy. And clearly compulsive liars, and why the heck was I friends with such crazy compulsive liars?! I’d need to look into… Continue reading 5 words, 14 letters…I HAVE A BOOK DEAL!

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happy world book day!

just in time to celebrate world book day - behold the new stash! *pets the precious*  i am really looking forward to reading Nova Ren Suma's THE WALLS AROUND US this weekend. the cover is GORGEOUS and the inside of the book sounds delightfully terrifying. have you read the blurb yet?? if you're shaking your… Continue reading happy world book day!

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IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS

Book Review: IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS Author: Cat Winters Genre: YA Historical/Mystery with a Paranormal twist Rating: Five out of Five stars Back of book blurb: In 1918, the world seems on the verge of apocalypse. Americans roam the streets in gauze masks to ward off the deadly Spanish influenza, and the government ships… Continue reading IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS