Cover Reveal for ACTIVATION DEGRADATION

The Murderbot Diaries makes first contact in this new, futuristic, standalone novel exploring sentience and artificial intelligence through the lenses of conflicted robot hero Unit Four, from Marina Lostetter, critically acclaimed author of Noumenon, Noumenon Infinity, and Noumenon Ultra. When Unit Four—a biological soft robot built and stored high above the Jovian atmosphere—is activated for the first time,Continue reading “Cover Reveal for ACTIVATION DEGRADATION”

Ozark Bookcon Today!

The Ozark Book Con is this Saturday, November 9th, all day at the Holiday Inn on 1500 S. 48th Street in Springdale, AR.  It’s a one-day-only event, but it is jampacked with gaming, a dealers room, and panels on all kinds of writing-related topics.  Below is my schedule. Admission is $20, but children 12 and underContinue reading “Ozark Bookcon Today!”

Reddit AMA

Hello, all! Just wanted to let you know I’ll be on Reddit May 16th, at 12:00pm Easter Standard Time, ready to answer any burning questions you have about the Noumenon series, the upcoming fantasy series, writing, hobbies, life, and sci-fi and fantasy in general.  Username: MarinaJLostetter I’ll be posting a direct link to the AMAContinue reading “Reddit AMA”

Arkansas Literary Festival, April 25th-28th

Hello all!  At the end of this month I’ll be attending the Arkansas Literary Festival in Little Rock, Arkansas. Arkady Martin, author of A Memory Called Empire, and I will be on a joint panel at 2:30pm on April 27th, at the UA Little Rock Downtown location, next to the Main Library (333 President ClintonContinue reading “Arkansas Literary Festival, April 25th-28th”

Noumenon now in German!

Deutsch: Sprichst du Deutsch? Ich spreche kein Deutsch, aber die wunderbare Irene Holicki hat Noumenon für Heyne ins Deutsche übersetzt. Und es gab eine Titeländerung! “Die Reise”. Dies ist das erste Mal, dass meine Arbeit offiziell in eine andere Sprache übersetzt wurde, und ich bin so aufgeregt! Der Roman ist heute heraus! Fröhliches Lesen! https://www.randomhouse.de/Taschenbuch/Die-Reise/Marina-Lostetter/Heyne/e509768.rhdContinue reading “Noumenon now in German!”

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”

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”

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???”

Noumenon Infinity

Hello, all!  I hope 2018 is treating you well so far (even though it sure looks like it’s set to be another whopper of a year). For those of you who’ve been asking about the sequel to Noumenon, I have some fantastic news!  Noumenon Infinity is now available for preorder!  It’s scheduled for release August 14th,Continue reading “Noumenon Infinity”

Two Weeks ’til Party Time

Dear everyone, this is not a drill! NOUMENON’s US release is just two weeks away! The UK release is even closer!     *cue the screaming* There is still time to preorder, and I will love you forever if you do! The above images are linked to Amazon US and Amazon UK respectively, and here is your Barnes andContinue reading “Two Weeks ’til Party Time”