I've been rushing so much to get stuff done it's hard to slow down even when most of the stuff is actually done. I have a short story to finish this weekend that's due soon, and then I have another short story, another Raksura novella, and a non-fiction article that all need to get started.
* Book rec: The Woken Gods by Gwenda Bond
Seventeen-year-old Kyra lives in a transformed Washington, D.C., home to the embassies of divine pantheons and the mysterious Society of the Sun. But when rebellious Kyra encounters two trickster gods on her way back from school, one offering a threat and the other a warning, it turns out her life isn’t what it seems.
* GoodReads Giveaway: Elementari Rising by Nancy E. Hightower
In Gaelastad, where the trees never die, eighteen-year-old Jonathan is haunted by dreams of a little girl: the last of the Terakhein. Fleeing from enemies across treacherous lands, Jonathan must survive and find the girl. Fortunately, help comes in the form of Bryn, a terrible fire spirit, and Morgan, the most beautiful—and deadly—of water spirits. But are they strong enough to give him the time he needs to find the missing girl and stop the tide of destruction?
* There's a review of The Siren Depths and a short interview with me on the Bajan Rosa Book Blog.
September 7th, 13:16