Release Day Blitz: Review of Fantastic Creatures (plus deets about an awesome Scavenger Hunt!)

It’s release day for Fantastic Creatures, an anthology of stories about magical monsters, and today I have for you a quick review of the book plus the details on all the fun things that The Fellowship of Fantasy has in store for us to celebrate the release of this awesome collection!

Meet the authors at the open house-style Facebook party today (Nov 17) from 3:30 – 7 pm and get a peek at the fantastic creatures highlighted in their stories. There will be fun, games, and, of course, DRAGONS!

These fabulous authors have also prepared a Fantastic Creatures Scavenger Hunt from Nov 17-20th. The scavenger hunt has twelve stops featuring a post with exclusive content from one of our authors and maybe even a mini-giveaway. Visit all the stops and collect the clues for a chance to win a Kindle Fire plus a 12-book digital library!

Read on to know more about this anthology then scroll down for the Scavenger Hunt rules and stops. Enjoy! :)

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Spotlight and Giveaway: Mosaics, A Collection of Independent Women Vol. 1

Mosaics A Collection of Independent Women Vol 1

Today we’re featuring a collection of stories by some awesome authors. Mosaics: A Collection of Independent Women Vol 1 is finally here!

This project focused on bringing women’s voices to readers and celebrating the stories they have to tell. Mosaics Vol 1 includes stories by Keyan BowesCarol CaoChelo Diaz-LuddenSarina DorieNaomi ElsterJordanne FullerAri Harradine​Karen HeulerL.S. Johnson, Tonya LiburdKelsey MakiJulia RayPatty SomloP.K. TylerDeborah WalkerKeira Michelle Telford​Kim WellsElizabeth Wolf, and Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

Read on to know more about this collection! And, of course, enter the massive giveaway for a chance to win a Kindle Fire, a $50 gift card, and a paperback library.

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Review and Giveaway: Obsidian Worlds by Jason Werbeloff

Today we’re featuring Obsidian Worlds, a collection of short stories by author Jason Werbeloff. I love sci fi and this short story collection seemed like something I would really enjoy, so I was more than happy to be part of this blog tour. Turned out to be an awesome move on my part.

Read on to know why it was awesome and join the tour giveaway for a chance to win a $15 Amazon/BN gift card. YAYYY.

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Review: UNCommon Bodies (An Anthology) plus a Giveaway!

UNCommon Bodies is out today! UnCommon Bodies is a collection of stories curated by Pavarti K. Tyler that span across genres to explore the lives of the odd, the unbelievable, and the impossible.

I was so intrigued by the stories included in this collection that I just couldn’t pass up the chance to read it. One story in particular reeled me in: Skin by Brent Meske: After constant bullying in high school, Patricia vows to change her name and her entire being. When she gains the ability to mold and sculpt flesh, that vow very quickly becomes a terrifying reality. Now isn’t that something?

Read on to know more about this awesome collection of stories and check out my review. Of course, don’t forget to enter the giveaway, too. :)

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Launch & Giveaway: The A.I. Chronicles (A Future Chronicles Anthology)

A.I.: Artificial Intelligence. Even today, machines that mimic human thinking surround us. As the intellectual feats of computing machines grow more and more astounding, will there be a day when their apparent intelligence approaches, or even surpasses, that of human beings? And what if these machines then become conscious, self-aware?

Join the launch party  of this latest title in the acclaimed Future Chronicles series of speculative fiction anthologies! And enter the giveaway for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

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Fierce: Sixteen Fantasy Stories In One Anthology (plus a $100 Giveaway)

Today we’re featuring FIERCE, a new fantasy anthology featuring sixteen authors, including epic fantasy legend Mercedes Lackey and fifteen other NY Times, USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors.

Over one million words and sixteen realms of fantasy brought together for your reading pleasure. Discover courageous characters fighting for justice and order. Journey between kingdoms of dragons and lands of anarchy as tales of magic and mayhem unfold.

The anthology is on sale for just 99 cents for a limited time only!

Check it out on AMAZONBarnes & NobleKoboGoogle Play, and iBooks.

Read on to find out more about the authors and the titles in this fantasy anthology, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway for a chance to win a $100 Amazon GC or Paypal cash!

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Blog Tour: Beyond The Pale (A Fantasy and Paranormal YA Anthology)

When I received the invite for this blog tour, I just couldn’t resist. A fantasy anthology of short stories by bestselling writers the likes of Jim Butcher and Kami Garcia? Hellsyeah.

Today we have a guest post, “Prose Lessons by the Pros,” by the editor Henry Herz. If you’re a writer or want to be one, you have got to read this post. It’s chockfull of helpful tips! Also, check out an excerpt from one of the stories, The Children of the Shark God by Peter S. Beagle.

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Review of Other Worlds Than These, an anthology of portal fantasies and parallel world stories

I am such a sucker for fantasy and science fiction. This anthology has the best of both worlds by combining the best portal fantasy stories and parallel world stories. Come, let’s dive into other worlds!

About the anthology
What if you could not only travel any location in the world, but to any possible world?

We can all imagine such “other worlds”—be they worlds just slightly different than our own or worlds full of magic and wonder—but it is only in fiction that we can travel to them. From The Wizard of Oz to The Dark Tower, from Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass to C. S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia, there is a rich tradition of this kind of fiction, but never before have the best parallel world stories and portal fantasies been collected in a single volume—until now.

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