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Author’s copies of Masks arrive!

One of the great joys of having a new book coming out is the arrival of your author’s copies–which is what happened yesterday with Masks. November 5 is the big day when everyone who wants it can buy it, but I get to see it first! Pretty, aren’t they?

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A Wordle for Masks

Just for fun, here’s a Wordle for Masks. Easy to tell Mara is the main character, isn’t it?

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Publishers Weekly likes Masks…

First big review has arrived! Publishers Weekly says of Masks, “Mara’s personal growth is a delight to follow. Sharp characterization, a fast-moving plot, and a steady unveiling of a bigger picture make this a welcome addition to the genre.” Read the whole thing.

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Penguin promotional video for Masks hits YouTube!

This just got posted today by the Penguin publicity people (trying saying that three times fast). It was shot when I was at the DAW offices in New York back in January…

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Early blog-review of Masks offers praise

Masks,Blogger Kari Lynn Mackey, who picked up an ARC of Masks through Goodreads, reviews the book and offers some kind words: Aygrima, the fantasy world in which Masks is set, is carefully crafted with backstory and geographical descriptions that gives the land a life of its own. These features almost beg for fan fiction to …

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First review for Masks!

Well, kinda. My sister-in-law Laurel Stein, who read an ARC, says, “I thoroughly enjoyed it! Looking forward to the next one.” So there you go. Not exactly a starred review in Publishers Weekly, but it’s a start!

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The adventure begins…

Still some months to go before the release of Masks, but they’ll go quickly. ARCs are out to reviewers now, most likely. The book is available for presale on the various bookstore sites. And I have a fine collection of dust covers, not that I know what to do with them. And this site is …

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