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Summer Blog Blast Tour, an Interview, and an Excerpt

Chasing Ray has the Summer Blog Blast Tour dates up. These wonderful folks put the tour on every year and it's always a fest o' awesome. This year they've got a great lineup and I'll definitely be dropping in to catch Carrie Jones today at Writing and Ruminating, Maggie Stiefvater also there on Wednesday, and Kristin Cashore at HipWriterMama on Friday. Rumor is...there'll be a Graceling giveaway!

In case by some freak chance you are not already a regular follower of the sneaky and cheeky Book Smugglers, you should rectify that problem. Harry over at Temple Library Reviews is interviewing Ana and Thea this week and it would be a perfect way to get to know them. Read Part I of the interview and then continue right on to Part II.

There was a high-pitched shriek heard round the 'Ville when I stumbled across the first chapter of Heroes at Risk, which Moira J. Moore has posted on her livejournal. If you're having a hard time holding out till August for your next Taro and Lee fix, go read the first chapter. And if you have no idea who Taro and Lee are, allow me to introduce you to the first in a fine series. Ignore the covers. That's what I keep telling my mother-in-law. Actually, I picked her up one of these handy-dandy book covers for Mother's Day. Now she'll never have to suffer cover embarrassment again...


  1. I've been wanting to read Moore's books, but they are so hard to find around my way. Not in libraries, not in bookstores. Very vexing! :(

  2. Anonymous6:36 AM

    Have you had a chance to read the prologue for the fourth Kate Daniels book? It's up at Ilona Andrews' blog. So good!

    I'd like to read the Moore books someday. Is there a decent romantic element to them?

  3. Anonymous6:37 AM

    By the way, the above comment was by LauraJane. Sorry about that.

  4. Chelle, that IS vexing. Hm. May have to do a giveaway at some point. I so want books 5 & 6 to get picked up.

    LauraJane, I did! So, so good. I knew it would go down like that. Sigh. Can't wait to find out Curran's excuse. And, yes, there is a decent romantic element in the Moore books. I'm loving the direction the relationship is taking...

  5. The Book Smugglers rock!
    Some pretty cool links to check out thanks!

  6. Jenny Girl, they do indeed. Anytime.


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