Things that are happening right now ... Labyrinth of Flame, Group AMAs, excerpts & reviews

All week this week, r/Fantasy will be running group AMAs with a host of your favorite fantasy authors. Today, I join Anne Leckie, Janny Wurts, Michael J Sullivan, Shawn Speakman, Holly Black, Emma Newman, and Brian McClellan in a group AMA where you can ask us ANYTHING.

While you're there, think about giving to Pat Rothfuss' Worldbuilders. Today (Tuesday, December 1, 2015), all donations through Worldbuilders will be matched by Patrick Rothfuss AND Heifer International will match that amount towards their work in Haiti. So, if you are so inclined, give a $1 and watch it grow.


Courtney Schafer's third novel, THE LABYRINTH OF FLAME, is out in ebook today! 

If you haven't already checked out the Shattered Sigil series, you really should give it a go. It has adventure, mountain climbing, and a really cool twist on demons. Strong characters and plot will leave you wanting to sit down and read all three novels back to back.

You can read an excerpt from WITHOUT LIGHT OR GUIDE at Bishop O'Connell's blog! While you're over there, say hi to Bishop and check out his American Faerie Tales. Bishop will be stopping here soon to talk about his series, so stay tuned.

Over at The Supernatural Underground, I tell you to Step Away From That Manuscript -- After #NaNoWriMo.

The first review for Without Light or Guide from the TLC Book Tour is live! Kelly Woodward reviews Without Light or Guide at You Can Read Me Anything. For those of you who are hesitant to pick up a sequel without having read the first novella, please give this review a read.

I was really very glad that someone who had not read the first novella reviewed Without Light or Guide. It is incredibly difficult to make the second story in a series stand alone.

So that is it for now. I'll be back with another round-up later this week.

what I've been reading: The Tainted City by Courtney Schafer

what I've been reading: The Tainted City by Courtney Schafer

A disclaimer before I begin this review: Courtney and I are both former NSB authors, whose debut novels were published within months of one another. Since then, she and I have emailed one another frequently and I consider her to be a friend. That doesn't mean that I will pull punches in my review. It's just there for your information.

For those of you who have not been keeping up with Courtney's Shattered Sigil series (gives a stare worthy of Chuck Wendig), you should be. The first book of the series, The Whitefire Crossing, was a wild romp of a read. I thoroughly enjoyed it and if you want to read my review of The Whitefire Crossing, it is here.

And now, The Tainted City by Courtney Schafer:

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