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COVER REVEAL: Wolf Smoke (Langyan Series) by Poe Casavant

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COVER REVEAL They were chosen to save their country. First, they'll have to save themselves.  Following a decade of nuclear war, the population has plummeted, forcing the world to find a civilian-saving alternative. They settle on the Langyan Series, where, in order to decide international disputes, twelve-person teams from each country will compete in paintball battles inside a specially designed arena. Sarah Charlton—a depressed, destructive, and anxiety-ridden college dropout—is the last person anyone expects to lead the USA team. Cut off from the outside world, she and her eleven teammates, including an old friend and an old flame, must rely on one another for safety and support. To prove her worth as a leader, Sarah first has to learn to trust in herself. But then the Series turns deadly, and as the team fights to stay alive, Sarah fights to hold onto her humanity. A thrilling science-fiction story by  Poe Casavant Cover art by  l0cke Februar

EVENT: Heidi Ruby Miller and Jason Jack Miller at Duquesne University Gumberg Library

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EVENTS Join us for some National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Activities! Thanks to publisher and author Carrie Gessner for inviting us to participate.

VIDEO: Newfoundland Vlog - July 2018 - Day 1 - Travel Day

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VIDEOS I started a new vlog series called Away with Heidi on our Small Space Big Life YouTube channel . Here's the first one. It showcases our travel day to Newfoundland, Canada. We have lots of other travel videos from Paris, Cinque Terre, Quebec City, and Walt Disney World, just to name a few. Don't forget to like and subscribe while you're there!

BOOK SPOT: Ambasadora Books at Carpe Librum

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BOOK SPOT I am happy to report that my AMBASADORA books have been spotted among the cats ( Stan Lee and Spencer ) at Carpe Librum Bookstore & Art Gallery ! This online store, run by Melissa Eisenmeier, has fun pop-up shops around the country throughout the year. Follow them on Instagram for updates.

VIDEO: Heidi Ruby Miller Introduces Jason Jack Miller's ALL SAINTS

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VIDEOS When Jason and his publisher Raw Dog Screaming Press provided fans with a sneak peek of his new novel ALL SAINTS during the Uniontown Public Library 2017 Author Series , I was honored to introduce him.

VIDEO: THREE GREAT THINGS ABOUT COSMIC HORROR with Joab Stieglitz

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VIDEOS Joab Stieglitz shared three great things about cosmic horror for my YouTube interview series while at Pulpfest in Pittsburgh.

ARTICLE: The Forgotten Ones by Steena Holmes at The Big Thrill by Heidi Ruby Miller

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ARTICLES "'I wish I could take you into my office,' Holmes says, 'but it’s currently a cluttered disaster zone. I’m in the middle of preparing reader boxes that need to get mailed.' She elaborates on the reader boxes she’s assembling: 'I’ve put together a few of my favorite things, like a special reading mug, chocolates, tote bag, etc., along with a signed copy of THE FORGOTTEN ONES, for those in my awesome reader group. Thanks to the crazy mess in my office I’ve been writing up in my bedroom.'” Read the entire interview in The Big Thrill Magazine . Steena Holmes is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of titles including Saving Abby, Stillwater Rising, and The Memory Child. Named to the “20 Best Books by Women in 2015” list by Good Housekeeping and Redbook, Steena won the National Indie Excellence Award in 2012 for Finding Emma as well as the USA Book News Award for The Word Game in 2015. Steena lives in Calgary, Alberta, and is

VIDEO: THREE GREAT THINGS ABOUT FAIRY TALES with Joy Eilene Givens

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VIDEOS Joy Eilene Givens shared three great things about fairy tales for my YouTube interview series while at the annual Pennwriters Conference.

ARTICLE: The Children's Game by Max Karpov at The Big Thrill by Heidi Ruby Miller

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ARTICLES "It’s early morning in Florida, that time before the heat really sets in, and Max Karpov, author of the political thriller THE CHILDREN’S GAME, is writing under the canopy of trees in his yard and listening to the canal flowing behind his house. A runner, traveler, and journalist, Karpov always finds inspiration from the outdoors, which is why he initially plans his books at the beach." Read the entire interview in The Big Thrill Magazine . Journalist and novelist Max Karpov spent several years researching and writing THE CHILDREN’S GAME. A Washington, D.C. native, Karpov has written for The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and elsewhere. (Max Karpov is a pseudonym). To learn more, please visit his website at https://maxkarpov.com/ .

EVENT: Heidi Ruby Miller at Monessen Public Library

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EVENTS I am happy to be reading from my thriller novel ATOMIC ZION for the 2018 Monessen Public Library Author Series this Saturday, April 7, from 1-3 PM . This event is free and open to the public! Refreshments will be served. Thank you to Carrie Gessner for directing this promising series. Other wonderful authors featured this year are Jamie Lackey , Jason Jack Miller , Amy Lee Heinlen , Joshua David Bellin , Cat Bruno , Stephanie Keyes , K.W. Taylor , Mary Soon Lee , A.M. Rycroft , Tara Manderino , and Liz Milliron/M.E. Sutton .

BOOK: All Saints by Jason Jack Miller

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BOOKS ALL SAINTS by JASON JACK MILLER In some dark corners of Mexico, All Saints’ Day isn’t merely a time to remember the dead. It’s an invitation to commune. When a woman cursed with immortality and a man haunted by a bloody war stumble headlong into this strange mélange of mysticism and cosmology, they learn that a return home may entail more than a voyage of mere miles. It will require them to traverse space and time. A groundbreaking work as tenacious as a hurricane and as radiant as Van Gogh’s STARRY NIGHT, this contemporary myth amplifies the conventions of genre and literary fiction to take us on a journey in a way that only a book can, and reminds us that even in darkness there is light. WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT ALL SAINTS: "The author of Hellbender is back with a new book that proves beyond a doubt that 'there's more than one way to chase the devil around a stump.' This genre-bending book reads like Gabriel Garcia Marquez getting in a bayonet

ARTICLE: High Treason by Diann Mills at The Big Thrill by Heidi Ruby Miller

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ARTICLES "DiAnn Mills, author of the new thriller HIGH TREASON, lives up to her tag line: Expect an adventure. One look at her Instagram feed (@diannmillsauthor) gives you the big picture of not just a writer, but also a community leader, a traveler, a fashionista, and a coffee connoisseur." Read the entire interview in The Big Thrill Magazine . And check out more about Diann Mills , High Treason , and the rest of her books at diannmills.com .