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!”

International Readers, Are You Ready for a Giveaway???

I have brand-new UK paperback copies of Noumenon burning a hole in my bookshelf, and brand-new bookplates, and brand-new stickers, and of course bookmarks! Would you perhaps like a few of these things? I have two sets of these to give away, and I will mail them anywhere outside of the United States. All you haveContinue reading “International Readers, Are You Ready for a Giveaway???”

Goodreads Giveaway for NOUMENON INFINITY ARCs

Want to get your hands on the book that Kirkus Reviews called “the genre at its very best”?  Want to get it before it’s even available in stores???  Then get yourself over to Goodreads!  Harper Voyager is giving away 40 advanced copies. You’ve got 5 days to enter, so don’t delay! Click on the picContinue reading “Goodreads Giveaway for NOUMENON INFINITY ARCs”

“You Will Be Assimilated: Data vs. The Borg” Up at The Book Smugglers

I’ve got an article out today about a sci-fi trope I’ve always found rather curious: the robot who wants to be human.  As you know, robots are near and dear to my heart, and how they’re treated in-narrative speaks volumes to me about empathy and humanity. In “You Will Be Assimilated: Data vs. The Borg” IContinue reading ““You Will Be Assimilated: Data vs. The Borg” Up at The Book Smugglers”

Two New Sci-Fi Stories

  I’ve got two new sci-fi stories out.  The most recent was published yesterday, in Uncanny Magazine.  Discard the Sun, for It has Failed Us is a far, far, faaaaar future look at our solar system: “I implore you again, Decanus, discard the sun.” The Captain does not hide his distaste. “The star should have died anContinue reading “Two New Sci-Fi Stories”

Psssst

Hey, hey you!  Want a copy of NOUMENON? Impromptu give away (US only)! Sign up for my newsletter: http://lostetter.us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=012db3937b68cc88ddcc0722c&id=d93bfe9f3b … and retweet this tweet, then on April 23rd I’ll randomly select two subscribers to receive a signed and embellished copy of NOUMENON.  (Already signed up?  Then the retweet is all you need!) ~Marina    

Where will I be in March?

I’ll actually be leaving my house in March!  Be leaving my state, even! Here’s where you can find me soon: Monday, March 5th, classroom visit at Phoenix High School in Phoenix Oregon. Closed event. Tuesday, March 6th, 6:30pm, I have a signing at Rebel Heart Books in Jacksonville, Oregon. https://www.rebelheartbooks.com/ It’s located at 157 W.Continue reading “Where will I be in March?”