My 21 Most Influential Books

My BFF Casey recently tagged me on a Facebook meme, listing her "15 most influential books." I was intrigued. Bands get asked who their influences are all the time. What about authors? Think for a minute…which books were your most influential books? And I don’t just mean ones that you enjoyed, but ones that resonated with you so deeply…

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Genre Chick Interview: Diana Rowland

Happy Release Day  Diana Rowland! Detective Kara Gillian is both a cop and a conjurer of demons, accidentally conjuring sexy  angelic Rhyzkhal during a routine spell. Now she needs his help to catch a deadly serial killer–The Symbol Man–who’s back in Beaulac, Louisiana on a killing spree after a three-year hiatus. There’s also that handsome-yet-disapproving FBI agent hanging around,…

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Tea in Space: The Graveyard Book

On the newest installment of "Tea in Space," the four hot Genre Chicks walk with ghosts through Neil Gaiman’s Newbury Award-winning The Graveyard Book. In honor of the somber tones throughout both the text and Dave McKean’s spectral illustrations (and because it’s my new favorite tea), we serve up Twining’s LADY GREY tea. (I had this tea at BEA…

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Little Sister Love

Today is my little sister’s birthday. She’s officially thirty-something today. Her name is Soteria. Back then, we called her Sami. Now you’re only allowed to call her Sami if you’ve been grandfathered in. If you’re one of those people, consider yourself special. But don’t push it. She still prefers Soteria. (So-TEE-ree-uh) This is exactly what we were like when…

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