26 posts tagged BookNews

Bad News, Good News

With most projects come delays. The bad news is, Arthur's third adventure has been delayed. The good news is, I've been spending my free time playing with Legos. "Um, how exactly is this good?" you might ask. Well, it gives me something to post! I know I'm not exactly a Master Builder, but, hey, I was just having some fun. So here are my attempts at building Historia's main entry point to Conservation. These are from The Society's Traitor. Click on any of the photos to enlarge them. &nbsp...

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Next, Arthur goes to …

If you've read The Minotaur Riddle, you probably figured out that Arthur Grey is all geared up for the Department of Investigations. And that sounds like it's in Egypt! Are you ready for pyramids, Cairo, scarab beetles, curses, and a mysterious eye? For now, get a peek at some facts and legends from the land of Egypt.    

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Extra, extra! Blog all about it!

I realize there are probably kindergartners who are better about blogging than I've been lately. But I have a good excuse, I promise! I've been working hard on ... (drum roll, please!) ... the next book of the Arthur Grey series. And I am happy -- no, ecstatic, fired up, thrilled -- to announce that Book 3 is completed! Now it's time for that oh-so-necessary editing process to kick in. But now that the biggest work is done, I'll be better about popping in on my own blog. So, stay tuned for all ...

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Read to Grow!

Like most teachers will tell you, reading is a great way to grow! And I'm proud to say that The Discoveries of Arthur Grey books are now officially recognized to be at reading levels perfect for helping third through sixth grade readers grow. You can now look up the first two books of the series by their Lexile Measure reading levels! The Society’s Traitor: 690L The Minotaur Riddle: 790L Feel free to visit the For Librarians tab on my website for a handy reading levels chart that ...

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A Real Amazon Author

I finally got around to making myself into a "real" author on Amazon. (I know, it's about time, right?) I now have a profile there, so if you click on my author name on Amazon, you can learn a little bit about me and see all my books in one place. V.K. Finnish on Amazon    

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Fair = Great!

I was at the Chipita Park Arts & Crafts Fair in Colorado last weekend. There were some great crafts for sale there, and I even got myself an awesome winter hat. But, of course, the most exhilarating thing for me was seeing how excited everyone was about The Society's Traitor and The Minotaur Riddle! Thanks to everyone who came out, especially on the second day with all that wind! Here are some photos from the fair.

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Match it on Amazon

Great news for Kindle or Kindle Reading App users! Amazon has a new program called MatchBook. If you get The Society's Traitor or the Minotaur Riddle in print book form (hardcover or paperback), you can get the ebook for just 99 cents! The best part is that it's all retroactive -- so if you EVER got your print copy from Amazon, you can get the Kindle edition for $0.99 instead of the normal $6.99! Take advantage of Amazon's deal for The Society's Traitor and The Minotaur Riddle.

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Arthur Grey Booth

Yes, the late afternoon rain made it an interesting clean-up time, but other than that, this year's Bronc Day was a lot of fun. It was so awesome to see how excited some of you were about Arthur Grey's adventures and about meeting me for the first time! That really made me feel like what I do is worthwhile. Great Holy Grails! You rock! :-) Here are a couple of photos from the event.   The Discoveries books and cool mazes at the Panama Hat Publishing booth. When you stopped by, you got ...

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On June Solstice

  It's been a long time coming, but on June 21st, Arthur's next adventure will finally be released! Get ready for monster fun in The Minotaur Riddle!  

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Trailer for Book 2

  Watch the book trailer for The Minotaur Riddle.   http://vimeo.com/65524615

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