I Wrote a Book About Refugees and No One Noticed

Dear Twitter: I lied. This morning, on social media, I admitted to being the White Privileged American granddaughter of a refugee twice over. My papou’s mother fled (with four small children) to Greece from the Catastrophe of Smyrna. Papou himself later fled to America* after the Nazi occupation of Greece. He served in both the Greek Merchant Marines and…

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THE GRAND FINALE

A themed tour with Prism Book Tours. Here it is, the Grand Finale of the BOOK TOUR for Dearest By Alethea Kontis And can I just say…I have had an AMAZING time this month. How amazing, you ask? Well, I tossed a bunch of glitter out into the intarwebs and MAGIC HAPPENED. Thank you again to Prism Book Tours,…

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HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY TO ME!!!!

DEAREST IS FINALLY OUT! Here is a link for you to share — be sure to do that RIGHT NOW — we need to make as many sales as we can happen this week!  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0544074076/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0544074076&linkCode=as2&tag=wwwaletheakon-20&linkId=H25VMKQW3Z2BQT5L *********** The first Tuesday of the month is usually also my day to post on The Waterworld Mermaids, but my Sparkle Twin Kerri Carpenter…

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Enter to Win DEAREST

My publisher is giving away 25 copies of DEAREST before it’s released…but the drawing only runs through October 29th so NOW’S YOUR CHANCE! Quick! Before it’s too late! https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/110912-dearest

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Alethea’s BEA 2014 Schedule

For those friends attending BEA — here’s where I’ll be: May 29-June 1 BEA New York, NY * Thursday May 29, 11am signing at SFWA Booth * Thursday May 29, 7pm Audie Awards * Friday May 30, 2pm signing at SFWA booth * Saturday May 31 10am signing at RWA Booth ******************* So far, for side activities I also…

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Fairyleaks

You would be amazed the the number of things we, as professional authors, are not allowed to announce to the public. Book deals, cover art, bestseller list placement and awards…just to name a few. In this Age of the Intarwebs, however, it’s tough to keep things under wraps. So it actually *thrills* me when someone leaks something (especially cover…

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