Thursday, September 20, 2007

Guest blogger Maria V. Snyder tomorrow

Company's coming! Quick, everyone, clean the house! Sweep the cobwebs from the ceiling! Wipe that sticky stuff off the kids' faces! Make the dog take her dead rabbit outside!

Our first guest blogger arrives tomorrow. Fantasy author Maria V. Snyder writes the award-winning Study series from Luna and Mira Books. Read an excerpt from her first book, Poison Study, which won the coveted Compton Crook Award for Best First Science Fiction/Fantasy Novel. Her latest book is Magic Study, which was nominated for the Rita Award for Best Paranormal.

If you like my Aspect of Crow series, you'll like this one, too. The world-building is subtle, the characters are easy to relate to, and the romantic elements are strong and poignant but don't overwhelm the fantasy plot. And they are un-put-down-able!

Tomorrow, Maria tells us her favorite research story and how she learned not only about her topic (the bond between horse and human), but about herself as well.

I'll be out of town all weekend, but peeking in as often as I can, so everyone behave themselves, OK? No throwing food at the guest (unless it's chocolate, and even then, not those little squares with the hard corners).

Labels: ,

1 Comments:

Ooo, I can't wait to read Maria's post and her books! Well? C'mon already! It's four in the a.m. here on the west coast, what'er y'all waitin' for? :-D

Posted by: Anonymous catie at 9/21/2007 7:09 AM

Post a Comment

NEW RELEASE!

This Side of Salvation

This Side of Salvation, Jeri's new contemporary YA novel!

Now available in hardcover and ebook.

“A smart, well-rounded, and unpredictable tale...bringing to light issues of belief versus free will, spirit versus body, and family versus self.” —Booklist, **Starred Review**

More about THIS SIDE OF SALVATION

Order from Indie Bound, Barnes & Noble, or Amazon.com.

NOW AVAILABLE!

Shattered

"Shattered," a Shade novella!

Available here on this website as a free download in all major ebook formats, as well as a printable PDF (now with photos!).

More about "Shattered"

About the author

Jeri Smith-Ready

Jeri Smith-Ready is a Maryland author of books for teens and adults.

Learn more about Jeri...

Photo © Geoffrey C. Baker

Sign up for Jeri's newsletter

  • First draft of secret new project

Current Reads


goodreads.com