Howdy folks, and welcome to our second week of Smugglivus!
First, we have a few announcements to make.
We have two giveaways to close out! First, the lucky winner of Joel A. Sutherland’s Be A Writing Superstar is…
And the winner of a signed copy of both The Demon’s Lexicon AND The Demon’s Covenant is…
Congratulations! You know the drill. Email us (contact AT thebooksmugglers DOT com) with your snail mail address, and we’ll get your winnings out to you as soon as possible.
This Week on Smugglivus:
Later today, YA author Michael Northrop stops by with his Smugglivus contribution, and a giveaway opportunity of Gentlemen or his forthcoming novel, Trapped.
On Monday, New Zealand YA author Karen Healey is our guest, with her best of 2010 and 2011 plans. She’ll be followed by guest blogger Jodie of Book Gazing with her Smugglivus post.
Tuesday, YA author Stephen Wallenfels is our guest, followed by SF/F/H blogger Graeme of Graeme’s Fantasy Book Review. Also, Ana reviews Newbery Award winning book When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.
Wednesday, paranormal, UF and now YA author Jackie Kessler stops by with her Smugglivus post, followed by the awesome blogger Chachic of Chachic’s Book Nook. Later in the day, Ana reviews steampunky novel The Half-Made World by Felix Gilman.
On Thursday, CJ – blogger of The Thrillionth Page and now UF author (writing as Carolyn Crane) – gives us her (most likely diabolically evil) post. Later in the day, Jane Litte of the formidable and wonderful Dear Author stops in with her own contribution, followed up with Thea’s review of Alien Invasion & Other Inconveniences by Brian Yansky .
Friday, author Gemma Malley talks about her favorites of the year and upcoming work, followed by the good crew of The Discriminating Fangirl and their own creative Smugglivus celebratory piece. And, we cap off the day with Thea’s double feature review of Spirit Bound and Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead.
On Saturday, we welcome the superlative Megan Whalen Turner for her own guest post, followed by April of Good Books and Good Wine!
And, ushering Smugglivus Week 3, on Sunday, fantasy author Freda Warrington stops by with a guest post, followed by Thea’s review of her new novel in the Aetherials series, Midsummer Night (plus a giveaway).
PHEW. It’s a crazy busy week – and we hope you enjoy as we light it up, dear smugglies!