I'm gonna start off with book news, because you've all seen plenty of family stuff for the last few, and, well, because Sidecar is coming out, and I'm getting SUPER excited. Did I mention the cover? I originally got the cover "sketch" and loved it. Fell completely in love. I begged them not to cover it in--it was beautiful and perfect, and I kept it that way. I know there's no man-titty, no promise of sex, no steamy, smoldering looks in this cover. It's simply two people, locked together in a journey. Well, isn't that marriage? Isn't that a lifetime partnership? Thus, the metaphor, right? Sidecar. When you get to that part of the book, I hope that the cover suddenly makes you weep--it did for me. It was that perfect. That and the sepia toned nostalgia color of the cover, along with that sunshine glow at the end of the road. It was beautiful. (Note: This is not what the actual Sierra Foothills look like, btw-- they are dusty, dry mountains, and even the gravel road to Joe's house would be filled with less ground cover and more brown--but the emotional tone? This is dead the hell on. Enjoy it!) Anyway-- Sidecar is out on Friday, and I'm simultaneously thrilled and terrified. Oh God. All of the chunks of my soul, both small and large, that I put into this one--please let them not be crapped on. Holy Goddess, Merciful God, let it not suck! Cannyagimmehallelujia? Iknewyoucouldamen! And don't forget-- there's a chance to win one of two e-book copies at Stumbling Over Chaos , where Chris was generous enough to post the contest. (Because she's so efficient, and, well, I'm VERY MUCH NOT!)
Also in book news, is this:
It's a chat at Bethwylde and there's going to be a few of us on there (as you can see.) I may give away a copy from my backlist (or maybe even of Sidecar-- we shall see!) and I'll be there on and off as the day progresses. I'm looking forward to this-- I know a few of these people, have met a lot of them in person, and I think we shall have very much fun:-)
Also? All Romance e-books is having a "Summer's Hottest Hero" contest-- and I think Jace needs to win this one. (Or at least be nominated, right?) So follow that link there, and enter Jace (or Jason Spade) from Gambling Men: The Novel
so Jace can get some love, okay? (I've been told that he's responsible for melting several phones. Seriously-- doesn't that get some sort of "hotness" award, right?
|I had to text Chicken from this|
position: Help. Can't Move.
Come move a child so I can get up!
And as for my charming family?
I think it's very clear from the the pictures taken yesterday, that we are sort of all funned out. Off to take a nap, my darlings! Toodles!