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Interview: Jess Haines

21 June 2011 Jackie 10

Today, Literary Escapism is excited to welcome back Jess Haines, who is getting ready to release Deceived by the Others, the third novel in her fabulous H&W Investigations series. Shiarra’s relationship with sexy werewolf Chaz is somewhat unconventional. Still, after a few bumps, Shia is ready to get serious. That […]

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14 Reasons to Hit the Bookstore

21 June 2011 Jackie 2

As if anyone needs a reason to run to their favorite bookstore, but check out all the fabulous titles that have hit the shelves today. There’s a ton of great authors here…why are you still reading this, go to the bookstore now! *grin* Happily Ever After an anthology fearuting Gregory […]

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Tempt Me Saturday!

18 June 2011 Jackie 0

Rule 34 by Charles Stross (7/5/2011) Detective Inspector Liz Kavanaugh is head of the Rule 34 Squad, monitoring the Internet to determine whether people are engaging in harmless fantasies or illegal activities. Three ex-con spammers have been murdered, and Liz must uncover the link between them before these homicides go […]

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Casey’s Literary Rants

15 June 2011 Casey 8

In which I rant about details, or lack thereof, that bug the crap out of me When I read a book, I’m ready to accept anything the author throws at me. A one eyed monster that eats only pasta and lives in the closet? Sure, that can exist. A world […]

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Swag Bag Contest

15 June 2011 Jackie 56

During the first weekend of June, Lori Foster and Dianne Castell host the Annual Author/Reader Get Together, and Jesse and I ended up going to this year (if you want to see the few pics I got, click here). The hubby actually registered for a author/readers con – one that […]

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Garden of Snippets and Contests

14 June 2011 Jackie 1

Rachel Vincent is posting the fourth chapter to Trial by Fire by Jennifer Lynn Barnes, which was released today. Kelley Armstrong has posted the first chapter to an Online Story that is narrated by Derek from the Darkest Powers. Yasmine Galenorn has revealed another snippet from her second Indigo Court […]

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Summer’s Crossing by J. Kagawa

14 June 2011 Casey 1

If Julie Kagawa set out to torture her faithful readers, then she succeeded with her latest installment in her Iron Fey series: Summer’s Crossing. The wait for The Iron Knight has suddenly become that much more agonizing. A Midsummer’s Nightmare? Robin Goodfellow. Puck. Summer Court prankster, King Oberon’s right hand, bane […]

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Deceived by the Others by J. Haines

13 June 2011 Jackie 4

Chaz is an ass. It may seem harsh to start a review off that way, but once you read Deceived by the Others, the latest H&W Investigations novel by Jess Haines, I think you’ll understand why I did. Shiarra’s relationship with sexy werewolf Chaz is somewhat unconventional. Still, after a […]

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Brooks, Pettersson, Black and Jay Winners

13 June 2011 Jackie 3

See…I said I would post the winners on Monday. Okay, so maybe I’m a week late, but I have them now. However, before we get to the winners, I just wanted to mention that there were 60 entries for the Swag Giveaway. Wow guys. That’s, like, three times the number […]

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In Dreams Begin by S. White

12 June 2011 Jennifer 0

I was pretty psyched to read In Dreams Begin by Skylar White. If nothing else, I knew that the book would make me think. In a Victorian Ireland of magic, poetry, and rebellion, Ida Jameson, an amateur occultist, reaches out for power-but captures Laura Armstrong, a modern-day graphic artist, instead. […]