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Wednesday, October 13, 2010


Hey guys!

I just got back from five fabulous, fun-filled days in New York City!! And I am preparing an epic blog post about the whole adventure (which was wholly adventurous, let me tell you!). But, in the meantime, check out the beautifulness, below!

I have a story in this upcoming YA Steampunk Romance anthology: CORSETS & CLOCKWORK (Running Press Kids, May 10, 2011), and they just released the gorgeous cover art!

Isn't it lovely??!!

And check out the truly awesome line up of authors! Info courtesy of (by way of Adrienne Kress's blog):

A stunning anthology of the very best of steampunk that's taking teen fiction by storm. Bestselling romance editor Trisha Telep brings an exciting new element to the fast-growing sub-genre of steampunk, which bends and blends the old and the new in increasingly popular dark urban fantasies. Young heroes and heroines battle evil, in various forms with the help of super-technological or supernatural powers, while falling in and out of love. Contributors include:

* Ann Aguirre a bestselling author who writes urban fantasy (the Corine Solomon series from Roc), romantic science fiction (the Jax series from Ace), apocalyptic paranormal romance (as Ellen Connor, writing with Carrie Lofty, from Penguin), paranormal romantic suspense (as Ava Gray from Berkley), and post-apocalyptic dystopian young adult fiction (Razorland and Wireville coming in 2011 from Feiwel & Friends).

* Tessa Gratton, her debut novel Blood Magic arrives in 2011 from Random House Children's Books, followed by the companion Crow Magic in 2012.

* Jaclyn Dolamore is the debut author of Magic Under Glass from Bloomsbury USA.

* Lesley Livingston is the award-winning author of Wondrous Strange and Darklight, the first two books in the bestselling trilogy from HarperCollins.

* Caitlin Kittredge is the author of the Iron Codex trilogy, a Lovecraftian steampunk adventure.

* Dru Pagliassotti’s first novel Clockwork Heart was one of the first in the rising new genre of steampunk romance and was named by Library Journal as one of the five steampunk novels to read in 2009.

* Dia Reeves is the debut author of the critically acclaimed YA Bleeding Violet.

* Michael Scott is the Irish-born, New York Times bestselling author of the six part epic fantasy series, The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.

* Maria V. Snyder is the New York Times bestselling author of the Study series (Poison Study, Magic Study, and Fire Study) about a young woman forced to become a poison taster.

* Tiffany Trent the author of the acclaimed YA dark fantasy series Hallowmere, which was an IndieBound Children's Pick and a New York Public Library Book of the Teen Age 2008.

* Kiersten White is the debut author of Paranormalacy, the first book in a new trilogy, which was published by HarperTeen in August of 2010.

* Adrienne Kress, is the author of Alex and the Ironic Gentleman and Timothy and the Dragon's Gate.
I really had a bunch of fun writing this one and I can't wait to see it all wrapped up with stories from this amazing collection of authors!


Midnight Bloom said...

Oh, this sounds like it will be a fun anthology novel to read!! (And why is the first time I'm hearing about it?) And you're so right, that cover is so pretty... love how they tie in the steampunk theme in the corner. *now rushes off to add it to Goodreads shelf*

Michele said...

Awesome Lesley! Sounds like a great collection of authors... with yourself included!! Looking forward to it!

Jessica said...

Ooh It sounds good and the cover is gorgeous!

Mmm...soapandcereal said...

Oh, that sounds positively wonderful!!! :D Can't wait to read it!

Elle said...

I just came across your blog while searching Corsets & Clockwork for a news piece on Trashionista and love your writing! It was so lovely to find you and I can't wait to read the anthology!

kamagra said...

There are many other great authors who blew me away with their stories.

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