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What would you grab?

31 August 2008 Jackie 2

So I had a weird dream last night. I was in the middle of a hurricane and I was running to get underground and I could take one bag with me and I wanted to include a couple of books with me. Don’t ask me why I was going underground […]

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Shadows Fade with Legacy

31 August 2008 Jackie 1

The fifth novel in Colleen Gleason’s Gardella Chronicles, As Shadows Fade, will be released March 3, 2009 and the cover has just been released. I haven’t read this series yet, but after looking at all of the covers, I think I’m going to have to get on it. Amberkatze has […]

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Weekly Geeks #15 – What Is It?

30 August 2008 Jackie 3

This weeks Weekly Geeks is a game and it should be a lot of fun. The idea is to take close up pictures of various book covers and make you guess what they are. So I have 5 covers that I’ve taken a close-up of (or in reality, used GIMP […]

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Super Shiny Buffy

29 August 2008 Jackie 0

Guess what I have come across thanks to SciFi Cool and Geeks of Doom….a 3-1/2 minute tv clip of an animated Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And we’re talking all new too. Completely written by Joss Whedon and Jeph Loeb. Want to know the sad part, they’ve taken it to a […]

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Vampire Names

29 August 2008 Jackie 3

Ever wondered what your vampire name would be? Now you can find out. There’s a simple generator that will give you what you would be immortally known as. Here’s my name: The Great Archives determine you to have gone by the identity: Empress of Scandinavia Known in some parts of […]

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Quondam by J. Gibson

28 August 2008 Jackie 0

I was given a copy of Jayel Gibson’s fantasy novel Quondam and I was intrigued. The story itself is very much a fantasy staple, yet it brings something different to the table. Honestly, I keep replaying the story over and over in my head and I am still having a […]

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Ashes and Blood

28 August 2008 Jackie 0

Anton Strout has revealed the new cover for his second novel, Deader Still, which comes out February 24, 2009. I have his first novel, Dead to Me, sitting on my desk and I’ll be getting to that soon. In other news, Sci-Fi has a top 10 reasons why True Blood […]

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Book Blogger Appreciation Week

27 August 2008 Jackie 0

Literary Escapism is going to be participating in the upcoming Book Blogger Appreciation Week which takes place September 15th – 19th.  Already, there are over 200 blogs participating and the organizers are starting to get things in order.  This also means we’re eligible for the 2008 BBAW Awards.  This is […]

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Artist Spotlight: Michele-lee Phelan

27 August 2008 Jackie 1

So I’m reading this novel for review – Quondam by Jayel Gibson – and I love the artwork on the book, so I went looking for the artist. Michele-lee Phelan did the cover and has quite an extensive collection of artwork on her site. FYI…her main site is currently undergoing so renovations, but you can still see her gallery. I’ve been browsing through her site and I am loving a lot of the work I am seeing. The featured piece is called DarkBringer.