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Merciful Crow Author Margaret Owen Wonders Why No One Has Asked About Book 2 Spoilers, Discusses Barf And Wanting To Help RAICES Raise Money With A Limited Edition Print In This Q and A With Novel Lives

Over the course of the summer I've mentioned a class of young, female authors putting out their first books and taking the world by storm. I have had the privilege to interview and learn a great deal from many of them of them. Today that continues with Margaret Owen, whose debut The Merciful Crow, will be …

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Two Author Interviews With Giveaways, An Atmospheric Fairy Tale, Good People, Kaell’s Continued and Abbohrent Torture, Heroic Means Justify A Heroic End? And Anticipated Sequels: This Week In Novel Lives

I've been saving a repeatedly offered free month of Netflix for one reason and one reason only Part (Season) 3 of Money Heist, the international hit out of Spain, dropped on Friday. Since I hate giving aways spoilers- in case you don't know of Money Heist (apparently it is the most streamed show on any platform) Here …

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Wildly Engaging, Wordplay Enthusiast And Realistic Optimist- Rotherweird Author Andrew Caldecott On How A Lawyers Love for Uncovering Hidden Truths For Nefarious Deeds Increases Capacity In Fantasy Writing

One fine, still Spring Day, I was opening up the pool when I received a lovely email pitching a book to me. Of course this caught me off guard because *flattered*. Then I started reading the email and was instantly intrigued by a very different, very quirky sounding book. I wanted in. So I agreed to include …

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Ahead Of The Release Of Containment (Sanctuary Series Book #2) Author Caryn Lix Discusses A Love Letter To Marvel And Resident Evil, Traveling To Tokyo, Students That Inspire And How Sometimes It Isn’t The Book- It Is Timing- oh and pssst- GIVEAWAY!

Caryn Lix, a teacher (meaning she will always have a soft spot in my heart) was kind enough 1) to follow me out of the blue for no reason I will ever understand and then 2) agree to let me interview her when I DMd her out of the blue when I was granted an ARC …

Continue reading Ahead Of The Release Of Containment (Sanctuary Series Book #2) Author Caryn Lix Discusses A Love Letter To Marvel And Resident Evil, Traveling To Tokyo, Students That Inspire And How Sometimes It Isn’t The Book- It Is Timing- oh and pssst- GIVEAWAY!

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Lessons Learned, A Hideous Heart, Kingdoms That Await, A Goblin Girl To Rule Them All And How Weird Am I? Well I’m So Weird That… All In This Week At Novel Lives

A Redirection and Lessons Learned As quickly mentioned yesterday, lessons were learned recently, as they are bound to be while attempting a summer book romp. I'm just lucky that everyone was so supportive. Baen Publishing, DJ Butler and SJ Hartland took it all in stride when I coyly said, can we change a few dates... …

Continue reading Lessons Learned, A Hideous Heart, Kingdoms That Await, A Goblin Girl To Rule Them All And How Weird Am I? Well I’m So Weird That… All In This Week At Novel Lives

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Rory Power Infects The Summer, Ben Galley Tells Game of Thrones to Hold His Beer, The Summer Fling Adds Demons and Thieves, And A Bookish Playlist Features Six Of Crows – Happy Birthday Grandma- In Novel Lives’ The Week That Was..

Songs of the Week: Today would have been the 90th birthday of the only member of my family I was ever really close to (other than my Mom)- her mother. So this is for my Grandmother- happy Birthday. She had a spine of steel that thank God she passed to me and because this was …

Continue reading Rory Power Infects The Summer, Ben Galley Tells Game of Thrones to Hold His Beer, The Summer Fling Adds Demons and Thieves, And A Bookish Playlist Features Six Of Crows – Happy Birthday Grandma- In Novel Lives’ The Week That Was..

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Knowing Information Only As Characters Do While Utilizing The Setting AND Writing Structure As Characters Provide A Slow Burn Intensity That Turns Rory Power’s Debut Wilder Girls Into One Of The Best Of The Year

Discussing the content of Rory Power's debut novel Wilder Girls is going to be very difficult without ruining the totality of what makes it without any doubt, in my mind, the best of the year to date. Having said that, I will do my best. Before that exercise in futility, there is plenty to discuss about …

Continue reading Knowing Information Only As Characters Do While Utilizing The Setting AND Writing Structure As Characters Provide A Slow Burn Intensity That Turns Rory Power’s Debut Wilder Girls Into One Of The Best Of The Year