I’m so excited to share the cover for the next book in Amy McNulty’s Never Veil series, Nobody’s Lady! I think I love this one ever more than the first one. Take a look and tell me what you think!
Gorgeous, right? I love Noll’s expression!
For the first time in a thousand years, the men in Noll’s village possess the freedom to love whom they will. In order to give each man the chance to fully explore his feelings, the lord of the village decrees all marriages null and void until both spouses declare their love for one another and their desire to wed again. What many women think will be a simple matter becomes a source of village-wide tension as most men decide to leave their families and responsibilities behind.
Rejected by the lord and ashamed of her part in the village’s history, Noll withdraws from her family and lives life as an independent woodcarver. This changes when her sister accuses her of hiding her former husband Jurij from her—and when Jurij eventually does ask to move in. Determined not to make the same mistakes, Noll decides to support her male friends through their new emotional experiences, but she’s soon caught up in a darker plot than she ever dared imagine possible from the men she thought she knew so well. And the lord for whom she still has feelings may be hiding the most frightening truth of them all.
I’ve read this one and it’s fantastic, folks. Mark your calendars; it’s out April 12th. That’s not too far away!!
Add the book to your Goodreads page!
You can also preorder the paperback (and hold that beautiful cover in your hands and drool over it)!
Now that the news is official, I can finally say:
CONGRATS TO AMY MCNULTY ON HER BOOK DEAL!!!
THE VEILED MAN’S GODDESS will be published in 2015 by Month9Books! I can’t wait for everyone to read this amazing YA fantasy. It’s a page-turner that keeps you guessing until the very end. Make sure you add THE VEILED MAN’S GODDESS to your to-read list on Goodreads! You won’t want to miss this book!
You now have three chances to win an ebook of my upcoming novella, AN AUTUMN DREAM! Huge thanks to my wonderful friends for running contests of their own. I seriously have the most amazing friends ever.
I figured I’d round up all the links in this post to make it easier for you to enter all the contests!
First we have my contest, which features twelve books and some swag, which you can find here. There’s still six days left to enter!
Then we have Amy’s contest, which just started yesterday and runs until next Wednesday.
And today was the start of Sam and River’s contest,which runs until next Friday.
Three contests, three chances to win An Autumn Dream! Good luck!
If you follow me on Twitter, then you know Amy, my beta reader and best friend, came to New York last week! She comes once a year, and each year I try to think of new things we can do in Manhattan. This year, after hearing me gush about Books of Wonders and all their great events, she asked if they were having a signing while she was in town. Turns out, they were! So on Sunday, September 22nd, we attended the “Fantastic Teen Reads” event.
(From left to right: Gene Luen Yang, Patrick Ness, Robin Wasserman and Alex London)
(Another shot, so you can actually see Alex!)
This was, hands down, the funniest event I’ve been to yet. The authors filled us in on their horrible high school days (complete with stories on how they faked back injuries just to get out of gym class!), how they trained themselves to write (Robin Wasserman would reward herself with a brownie at 2 in the afternoon, every single day!), and why they’re not sorry for doing horrible things to their characters. I found it especially interesting that Patrick Ness needs to know the final line of the story before he can start writing. For my last two manuscripts, I’ve figured out the final line as I was writing the first draft, but never before! All of their books sounded amazing, and I definitely added them to my to-read shelf!
I was worried Amy and her boyfriend, who doesn’t read YA at all, would be bored during the event, but they had a great time. You can read about Amy’s experience here, and see all the signed books she ended up getting!
Today I have the honor of sharing the cover of Cassie Mae’s upcoming NA novel, SWITCHED!
Are you ready? (Hot boy alert, by the way!)
Told you he was hot. 😉
Here’s the blurb:
Ever since high school, Kayla has been crazy for gorgeous football player Talon. But before she could muster the courage to tell him, he became a hot item with her beautiful BFF, Reagan. The only person who knows Kayla’s secret is Wesley, Talon’s best bud—and he’s got it bad for Reagan. Now they’re all in college together, hanging out 24/7. For Kayla, seeing the two lovebirds together is absolutely unbearable. So Kayla and Wesley hatch a plot to drive them apart. But time is ticking and they must act now, before Talon gives Reagan the Christmas gift she’s been waiting for.
Sure enough, the once-happy couple is fighting, Reagan suddenly can’t get enough of Wesley’s goofy sense of humor, and Talon seems to be paying more attention to Kayla than a guy who’s “just a friend” ever should. But something just isn’t right. Then Kayla and Wesley accidentally spend a night together, and discover a hitch they never considered: that switching partners may not lead to a perfect ending after all.
This one sounds excellent and I can’t wait to get my greedy little hands on it. You can pre-order it here and add it to your Goodreads shelves here!
Cassie Mae is a nerd to the core from Utah, who likes to write about other nerds who find love. She’s the author of the Amazon Bestseller REASONS I FELL FOR THE FUNNY FAT FRIEND, and is the debut author for the Random House FLIRT line with her New Adult novels FRIDAY NIGHT ALIBI and SWITCHED. She also has a three book deal with Swoon Romance Publishing, including her book HOW TO DATE A NERD. She spends time with her angel children and perfect husband who fan her and feed her grapes while she clacks away on the keyboard. Then she wakes up from that dream world and manages to get a few words on the computer while the house explodes around her. When she’s not writing, she’s spending time with the youth in her community as a volleyball and basketball coach, or searching the house desperately for chocolate.
My good friends River and Sam have teamed up over at River’s blog to bring you Contemporary Summer Fling! Not only are they sharing their reviews about awesome books, but there’s also going to be a giveaway in August! You don’t want to miss out!
So far they’ve reviewed This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales (amazing book, don’t miss out when it releases this fall!) and The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen (haven’t read it yet but it’s on my list). Can’t wait to see what else they have in store for us.
Celebrated my book’s birthday this weekend. I got a balloon!
And so many beautiful flowers! Some of these (the two pictures on the right) are from my grandpa’s garden, wow!
I just want to say THANK YOU to everyone for tweeting, blogging, posting, commenting, buying, and reading The Sight Seer. It means the absolute world to me, and also inspires me to work even harder on my next projects. *squishes everyone*
Make sure you enter for a chance to win a signed paperback copy!