Contest: CARNIEPUNK Signed by 8 Authors

31 May 2014 Jackie 1

While I was at RT this month, I was able to snag a couple of the fabulous anthology Carniepunk, which featuring stories by Rachel Caine, Jennifer Estep, Kevin Hearne, Seanan McGuire, Rob Thurman, Delilah S. Dawson, Kelly Gay, Mark Henry, Hillary Jacques, Jackie Kessler, Kelly Meding, Allison Pang, Nicole D. Peeler, and […]

UF/PNR/SF/F Reviewers Wanted!

28 May 2014 Jackie 2

Update: For a complete listing of all available positions, please click here. Do you enjoy the Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Steampunk and/or Fantasy genres? Have you thought about reviewing? If so, Literary Escapism is looking to add three reviewers who are passionate about sharing all the fabulous stories they read. […]

Story Time: Mix & Match It!

23 May 2014 Jackie 0

Nikki and I hope you’ll join us today for Story Time with Literary Escapism, a bi-weekly feature where we showcase various children books that fall directly in the fantasy & science fiction genres, as well as books we’re enjoying with our young children. We’re talking boardbooks, picture books, those books […]

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Live Interview with Darynda Jones

22 May 2014 Jackie 4

Tonight I’ll be doing a live interview with Darynda Jones about what kind of hijinks Charley is up to now. I hope you’ll join me at Google Hangouts On Air at 8:30pm EST, when I talk with Darynda about Charley and the gang. I know I won’t be the only […]

Escapists Uncensored: Serials – They’re Back!

21 May 2014 Courtney 0

Serial novels have been around for a very long time. It used to be because books were rare and expensive things, so to increase their audience base, publishers’ used to publish books one chapter or section at a time. But the serial novel really took off during the Victorian era, […]

Exclusive Excerpt: Turning Tides by Mia Marshall

21 May 2014 Jackie 0

Today, I am excited to welcome author Mia Marshall, who is here to give us a glimpse into her newly released third Elements novel, Turning Tides. Aidan Brook is hours away from a peaceful life. Once she accepts her future as a banished elemental, she can leave her family’s island […]

The Endsinger & Assassin Study of Pirate’s Alley

21 May 2014 Jackie 1

If you’re a fan of Maria Snyder’s Study series, she has a couple short stories available for free. The latest novella to be added is Assassin Study and features one of my favorite assassins, Valek. Yelena, the heroine of Maria V. Snyder’s stunning debut novel Poison Study, is on her way […]

THURSDAY: Live Interview with Darynda Jones

20 May 2014 Jackie 0

Today, the sixth Charley Davidson novel, Sixth Grave on the Edge, came out, and on Thursday, I’ll be chatting live with Darynda Jones about what kind of hijinks Charley is up to now. I hope you’ll join me at Google Hangouts On Air on May 22nd at 8:30pm EST, when I talk […]


Anointed by Maggie Mae Gallagher

19 May 2014 Nicole 0

I was very intrigued with Anointed by Maggie Mae Gallagher after reading the blurb, but unfortunately, I simply could not finish this one and am left feeling a bit let down. I was truly hoping for a good UF with lots of magic and action but Anointed left me feeling bored and […]

The Clockwork Wolf by Lynn Viehl

17 May 2014 Natassia 1

Bringing more investigation into her latest installment of  The Disenchanted & Co. steampunk series, Lynn Viehl creates a delightful story with The Clockwork Wolf. Romance takes a back seat to the intrigue and adventure, creating an all around amusing tale. Doing a favor for deathmage Lucien Dredmore, Kit agrees to interview […]