It’s Read an Ebook Week, which means all sorts of ebook freebies abound. The MobileRead forums are great at filtering the slush pile, so to speak, but here’s a good one: Kelly Hunter‘s offering her self-published novella WISH for free. It’s no secret that I fell in love with her books last year (possible understatement there), so this is a great chance to try her writing if you haven’t already.
While on the topic of Kelly Hunter, her April release CRACKING THE DATING CODE is up on the M&B website for purchase – the only reason I’m holding off is because of the disaster I had the last time I purchased directly from M&B. I couldn’t download the books despite trying for ages – finally got a refund and repurchased at Amazon. Gah. I may cave though, and see if it’s different this time around.
If you’re following my Goodreads updates, you may have noticed I’m a tad bit preoccupied with this new author. Just a bit. Okay, I have totally fallen for Andrea K Höst‘s stories, so much so I may go as far as actually writing a post about them shortly. The Touchstone trilogy pushed all the right buttons for me, while STAINED GLASS MONSTERS was the sort of YA fantasy I’ve been missing for a while.
Free short story called ONE HELL OF A RIDE from Seanan McGuire, set in her new InCryptid world – I can’t wait to get my hands on this. Speaking of which, there are so many new releases this month that I want – it makes up for the drought that was January and February.
And… new Amelia Peabody! Still a way off, but from Elizabeth Peters‘ website:
And I have started the next book. Tentative title is The Painted Queen, though that may change. It takes place during the 1912-13 season (more “keeping track” of the other books in the series). Give you three guesses as to who she is. I can’t promise when it will be finished – the mind works a little slower as time goes on! – but, I hope to turn in a manuscript this spring.
I have no words to express how thrilled I am.