Did you read that title?! I HAVE A NEWSLETTER.

Okay, so it's not actually that exciting but I'm excited about it. I'm sure you're thinking, "Another newsletter? Do book nerds even have time for this?" The answer is yes. All the yes because my newsletter is the coolest on the block. Maybe not literally but it is pretty damn nifty if you ask me. 

Reasons for you to sign up:


(The fantastic officially fun):
-first scoop on news like, events, cover reveals, & release dates
-updates on blog
-reading recommendations ('cause you all know I wouldn't recommend it, if it wasn't book nerd approved)
-exclusive character content (guess you'll have to sign up to see what it is, huh?)
-basically everything cool
-also, my cat might make an appearance
-and of course, writing advice!

Now if that doesn't seem too cool for school, (no seriously, STAY IN SCHOOL you are not too cool to quit), then you're surely missing out! Subscribe buttons are floating around the site. Find one and sign up to join the herd of book nerds! :D

The Ariadne Connection by Sara Stamey

Guess what came out today! It's currently sitting on my nightstand for great late night reading and I can't wait until I can take some time off to keep on reading!

It's The Ariadne Connection by Sara Stamey! I will have a review up soon--once I finish it! So far, its been a total page turner, I just always run out time! It's Sci-Fi and has a great mystery opening and hooks you in! It's getting some great press already. 

The Ariadne Connection, a thriller set in the Greek islands. Technology triggers a deadly new plague. Can a healer find the cure?

The Ariadne Connection has earned the CYGNUS Award, First in Category — now in the running for the Grand Prize. 

“Pulses with admirable energy.”- William Dietrich, New York Times bestselling author. Well said Mr. Dietrich! I can't wait to finish it! In the meantime, here are is a link to Sara's website and check out that cover!

Sara’s novels published by Berkley/Putnam of New York received praise from Publishers Weekly and a “Best New Novelists” listing from Locus. Her recent novel Islands was a Foreword Book of the Year finalist. A new ebook edition of Islands was released in 2014 from Book View Cafe publishing. In March 2015, BVC published in print & ebook her new novel The Ariadne Connection, A CYGNUS Award Winner.Senior Instructor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University, Sara also offers professional editing services as a “book doctor.” She received her M.A. in English and Writing from WWU.  Her diverse background also includes teaching scuba diving in the Caribbean, operating a nuclear reactor, backpacking around Greece, South America, and New Zealand, and owning a farm in Southern Chile.

Sounds snazzy right? Check out her other novel, Islands and more!