Noumenon Infinity Honored by the ALA

Noumenon Infinity was honored by the American Library Association and The Reading List Council at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.  It made the short list for their 2019 Reading List in the Science fiction category.  The winner and other short listed sci-fi novels are as follows: Winner “The Calculating Stars” by Mary Robinette Kowal. AContinue reading “Noumenon Infinity Honored by the ALA”

For Your Judgement and Sheer Enjoyment

It’s that time of year again, when we authors crow about what we’ve accomplished. More specifically, which publications are eligible for award nominations. In the Best Novel category, I of course am super-duper-phantasmagorically proud of Noumenon Infinity, which is eligible for awards such as the Nebula and the Hugo.  Vanhi’s hands flew away from herContinue reading “For Your Judgement and Sheer Enjoyment”

Noumenon ebook on Sale!

Haven’t gotten your copy of Noumenon yet? Or perhaps you’ve been bugging your friend to read it but they need a little extra incentive? Or maybe it’s on a family member’s holiday wish-list?  No matter why you’re looking for a copy, you’re in luck! Noumenon is one of BookBub’s sci-fi deals of the day. It’s only $1.99 for North AmericanContinue reading “Noumenon ebook on Sale!”

Places to Catch Me this Fall

Hello, all!  Just wanted to update you on my upcoming events schedule. Saturday, October 20th, I’ll be at Fayetteville Barnes & Noble (Northwest Village Shopping Center, 4144 N College Ave, Fayetteville AR) for an all-day Bookfair event to help promote the True Lit festival!  (http://www.truelitfest.com/)  True Lit takes place this year from October 28th through NovemberContinue reading “Places to Catch Me this Fall”

NOUMENON INFINITY is HERE!

Today is release day in North America!  Yay!  Here’s me this morning, ridiculously ecstatic (wild hair and everything): Tonight is my party at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville, AR, and you’re invited!  Details here. If you can’t make it to the party, you can still pick up a copy of Infinity at Barnes & Noble, Amazon,Continue reading “NOUMENON INFINITY is HERE!”

NOUMENON INFINITY is One of August’s Best Sci-Fi Novels!

Noumenon Infinity is making all sorts of recommendation lists, and I couldn’t be happier!  There’s still time to pre-order.  August 14th will be here quicker than you think! Check out these roundups–Infinity is in great company. Bookish: Summer 2018’s Hottest Sci-Fi and Fantasy Unbound Worlds: The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of August 2018 BarnesContinue reading “NOUMENON INFINITY is One of August’s Best Sci-Fi Novels!”

You’re Invited to the NOUMENON INFINITY Launch Party!

  August 14th, from 5-7pm, I’ll be celebrating the launch of NOUMENON INFINITY at Nightbird Books on Dickson Street in Fayetteville, AR. I’m so excited to share the sequel to Noumenon with you! Hope to see you there! But if you can’t make it, don’t despair.  You can still celebrate with me by preordering theContinue reading “You’re Invited to the NOUMENON INFINITY Launch Party!”

Time to Unmask My Secret News!

There’s a brand new fantasy series headed your way, and it starts with THE MASKS OF ARKENSYRE! From the Publishers Marketplace announcement: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Author of NOUMENON Marina J. Lostetter’s THE MASKS OF ARKENSYRE, in which an enchanted death mask of a mass murderer is stolen, unleashing his reign of terror on the city once more, to DeviContinue reading “Time to Unmask My Secret News!”

Would You Like a Bookplate?

What is a bookplate, you ask (or even if you didn’t, here’s a refresher)?  Traditionally, it’s a way for a book owner to identify that a book is indeed theirs.  Think of “Form the library of” stamps.  Authors use bookplates, however, to provide signatures to readers we might otherwise be unable to reach, or inContinue reading “Would You Like a Bookplate?”

Summer Workshops, Conventions, and Signings–Come See Me!

Noumenon Infinity is getting great advanced reviews! Kirkus called it “the genre at its very best.” The Harper Voyager US version drops August 14th, and the Harper Voyager UK version drops August 23rd. In honor of the new release, I’ll be out and about in July and August. I hope you’ll come see me at oneContinue reading “Summer Workshops, Conventions, and Signings–Come See Me!”