Contest, Spirit and Dust

Spirit and Dust Contest

Next week (May 13th!) I'll be celebrating the paperback release of Spirit and Dust!  It seems like the perfect time for an awesome, amazing, artistic contest! That's right. An artistic contest. This one is going to require some creativity. What's the mission, should I choose to accept it? Create any type of Spirit and Dust inspired art… Continue reading Spirit and Dust Contest

Book News, Spirit and Dust

News bulletin from the writing cave

Yes, I'm still flying the flag, but here's a few cool things going on: Spirit and Dust as been chosen as an ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers.  Yay!!!! I am totally jazzed to be included in this list, because a lot of bookish people love my books (and I'm so grateful!) but it's cool… Continue reading News bulletin from the writing cave

Real Life, Spirit and Dust, Uncategorized

The Epic Update (is epic)

Here's what's been going on in RCM land since my last post: School Library Journal gave Spirit and Dust a starred review and said this: Daisy is an endearing, strong heroine. Her magical interactions with the spirit world are made utterly believable by finely drawn, evocative details of how she achieves them and the side… Continue reading The Epic Update (is epic)

Spirit and Dust

In which we meet Mr. Carson (Spirit and Dust excerpt)

I'm in England until Tuesday!  Tomorrow... Today? ... FRIDAY I will be the BONUS ACT at Rachel Caine's booksigning at Waterstones bookstore in Nottingham. That's Nottingham, ENGLAND.  (Follow on Tumblr and Twitter for updates on the trip, which has no hashtag yet. I'm calling it the castle and pub tour. TODAY'S S&D excerpt! I turned… Continue reading In which we meet Mr. Carson (Spirit and Dust excerpt)

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I was rounding third on a Grand Slam

I was rounding third on a Grand Slam breakfast and sliding home into a second helping of pancakes I'd requested instead of bacon. Carson eyed the rapidly disappearing stack with what I decided to interpret as awestruck wonder. "You're obviously feeling better.""My amazing powers require a lot of sustenance," I said being bites. "I figure I'd… Continue reading I was rounding third on a Grand Slam

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The Spirit and Dust Excerpt Countdown continues: The moment

The Spirit and Dust Excerpt Countdown continues: The moment we touched, I felt the weight of the remnants that clung to him. Shreds of lives he'd ruined or taken. Frayed tatters of crimson rage and purple grief and black mourning. They hung from him like the chains on Marley's Ghost, except Maguire didn't seem to regret… Continue reading The Spirit and Dust Excerpt Countdown continues: The moment