GiveAways, Author Interviews, Terrorizing Pool Goers, Demons, Assassins and The Walking Dead at Comic Con OH MY! This Week At Novel Lives

Since we didn't have any up front fun last week I realized I never put up anything from Comic Con! So how about we have a little fun? And yeah-- this is the official trailer put up from Comic Con by AMC so I'm not breaking any laws-- everyone breathe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jsF4AZOYuk One more piece of …

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Witchy Eye Series Author DJ Butler On Writers As Start-Ups, His Children As Inspiration, Publishing Experience And More In An Author Interview

DJ Butler has written a bang-up series with Witchy Eye. Set in an alternative American History that features a refreshing female heroine, multiple dialects, a mishmash of villains and a plethora of magic systems, Butler keeps a straight arrow plot through it all. He discusses that among the importance of a strong civics education, how …

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Because it is Wednesday WWW- Down and Dirty Reading Discussion! Talk to me!

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words. What is WWW Wednesday? Ok-- I heard a whisper last week. It wasn't crickets, but I want a roar...! You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What …

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Hockey And Reading Collide, Moral and Personal Conflicts, Thieving Bastards, Enigmatic Books And Asian Culture This Week In Novel Lives

Instead of the normal upfront funsie- I just want to remind everyone that tomorrow, in conjunction with author Julie Eshbaugh I am launching the Pre-Order Campaign and a giveaway for Crown of Oblivion which for now you can see here: Summer Fling  (and in the below WOW/CWW post)!  Until then tomorrow kicks off the first full …

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Because it is Wednesday WWW- Down and Dirty Reading Discussion! Talk to me!

It is Wednesday and that means WWW World of Words, hosted weekly by Taking on a World of Words. What is WWW Wednesday? Ok-- I had a whisper last week. It wasn't crickets, but I want a roar...! You just answer three simple questions to discuss your current reading life: What are you currently reading? What …

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Silvera’s Fantasy, Must Read Thrillers, Margaret Owen’s Interview, Non-Tropey Female Heroines And About That Heatwave… This Week In Novel Lives

The last full week of July is behind us (Well damn) and here come the last three days of this month. But with Europe in the worst heatwave... ever. And the midwest having just gone through one, how about comic relief? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NeLehRPT3w I have a Summer Fling  announcement coming on Wednesday! Here's a hint: It has to …

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Wonky Eyed, Bad Mannered And Unabashedly, Unapologetically Herself, Sarah Calhoun Is The Young, Female Protagonist We Didn’t Know We Needed

Oddly I'm going from never have done this before to doing it twice in one month. I suppose there is something to be said for novelty. I'm going to provide the summary of Witchy Eye, the first book in the Witchy Eye Series, by DJ Butler, because most of this review is going to focus …

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