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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER mass market paperback edition + Thomas Cresswell novella

STALKING JACK THE RIPPER is going to be available in mass market paperback editions! AND THEY'VE GOT FUN COVERS FOR THEM!  i'm so thrilled to share this story with the adult market and a whole new set of readers. now, no matter what your reading preference is, there'll be a version for you. SJTR is… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER mass market paperback edition + Thomas Cresswell novella

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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER book 3 title reveal!

the wait is FINALLY over! i hope you had a great time playing along with me on social media as i teased clues to the mystery of WHO the title historical figure is for book three in the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series. some of you put the clues together just like Cressworth and it… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER book 3 title reveal!

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Black Friday surprise! special HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA signed copies at B&N

some of you may recall teasers from my Instagram stories a few months back where i was signing those GORGEOUS inserts. well, the news is finally out! they are part of Barnes & Noble's special Black Friday Event. It was such an honor to be asked to participate and i hope you love the cool… Continue reading Black Friday surprise! special HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA signed copies at B&N

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HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA is a NYT bestseller for a THIRD week!

honestly, i'm so floored and am filled with SO MUCH gratitude for each of you. thank you for the incredible word of mouth promotion, for all of the excitement across social media, all of the requests you put in at your libraries, and all of the tweets to my publisher, asking for MOAR. and thank… Continue reading HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA is a NYT bestseller for a THIRD week!

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an ode to the precious and some gemma doyle fangirling

books are such magical things. we can open them and be transported to new worlds, new times, and new adventures. we can laugh and cry and shake our fists along with our favorite characters, and we can fall in love and have our hearts broken with them, too. my ya gothic horror is on submission… Continue reading an ode to the precious and some gemma doyle fangirling

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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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STARTERS: Survival is just the beginning…

I know a bunch of you LURVED the HUNGER GAMES (as much as I did) so I'm sharing a book that's getting some great buzz. Word on the street is, Lissa Price has created something REALLY special with her YA futuristic thriller debut, STARTERS. The tagline alone makes me salivate like a rabid animal. God… Continue reading STARTERS: Survival is just the beginning…

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Top Ten Books of 2011

Hey 2012, you look all fancy-like and wonderful - I don't care what the doomsday-ers say, I see nothing but good things in your future. Seriously, I hope you guys had a great holiday week/weekend! To ease into the shiny new year, I’ve decided to share a top ten list. Here are my FAVORITE books… Continue reading Top Ten Books of 2011

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OMG – A Book-Mas Tree!!!

I posted this on twitter a couple of days ago, but HAD to share it with you! I heart this book tree SO MUCH. Enjoy the photo, my fellow bibliophiles <333333 **I'm not sure where the pic originated from, since it's been floating around the interwebs - but all credit belongs to the individual who… Continue reading OMG – A Book-Mas Tree!!!

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Book Review: ASHES by Ilsa J. Bick

Rating: 5 stars Over the weekend I read Ilsa J. Bick’s post apocalyptic/thriller/horror mash-up, ASHES. I’m normally not the HUGEST fan of third person narratives, finding it hard to really get into the main character’s head, but Bick did it right. Her writing is the perfect balance of giving the reader a clear picture of… Continue reading Book Review: ASHES by Ilsa J. Bick