Galaxy's Edge Magazine

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Publishers Weekly Fall 2022 Announcements – The Monsters We Defy makes the list of Top 10 upcoming SF, Fantays & Horror releases – Check out the list

ConTinual Interview with Jean Marie Ward Watch the video

Between the Reads interview – View the interview

At the Bar with Arley Sorg interview – Read the interview

Self-Care Saturday with N.D. Jones – “What it Means to Be a Black Woman in the 21st Century”Watch the discussion

ONYX Pages – Written with Purpose Author series interviewWatch the interview

TIME's 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

Song of Blood & Stone was selected as one of TIME’s Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time. “The romance is fresh and fun to read, and L. Penelope’s world-building is a feat to watch develop throughout the book…” Read the post

Woman's World magazine feature

Cry of Metal & Bone makes the list of the week’s best new books in the August 24, 2020 issue of Woman’s World magazine!

“Action, adventure and dynamic characters come to life in this epic saga about two magical kingdoms desperate for peace.” Read the feature

Locus Magazine – Guest Post

“Over the past few months, as I’ve struggled to write the fourth and final book in my epic fantasy series, Earthsinger Chronicles, I’ve thought a lot about endings…” Read the guest post

Booklist starred review

“Penelope’s writing shines the brightest through her characters, many of whom are Lagrimari (i.e., Black), and readers will be eager to see how they continue to grow and work together.” — Booklist (starred review) Read the review

12 Must-Read High Fantasy Novels Coming Out in the Second Half of 2020

“The interplay between magic and prejudice in this world is well-drawn and it’s good epic fantasy. (It’s also an unflinching look at the willful ignorance of people who see history in whatever way benefits them.)” — BookRiot, Read the article

SyFy Wire – “Get Rec'd: Six SFF Books to Refresh Your August”

“This series has the epic proportions of A Darker Shade of Magic, plus romance that tugs at your heartstrings, and an original mythos that pits the lives of men and gods together. It’s. So. Good.” — SyFy Wire Read the article

We Are Bookish – August’s Most-Anticipated Books

“Returning fans will love learning more about the kingdoms and people of this fantasy world, while new fans can feel comfortable diving into this book as a standalone.” — We Are Bookish Read the article

Washington Post – ‘The Princess Bride’ and other fantastical novels to help you escape reality

“Finally, I think in times like these we could all turn to that classic tale of true love, rodents of unusual size and meta commentary, “The Princess Bride.” And if you want to continue with something romantic but in an epic vein, there are L. Penelope’s “Earthsinger” books, which are sure to sweep you into a world packed with magic and excitement.” The Washington Post, Read the article

Written in Melanin Podcast Interview – Watch the video

Bookish – #ReadingBlackout: 29 Books to Read This Black History Month: Check out the list

Bustle – 14 Books To Read In Honor Of ‘Doctor Who's First Black Doctor – Read the article

Eating the Fantastic Podcast – Listen to the episode

kt literary Podcast – Listen to the episode

You’re Doing Great! Podcast – Listen to the episode

Deadline – Frolic Podcast Network Aims At Romance Fans With 13 Shows Showcasing The Genre – Read more

The Virginian-Pilot – “Penelope is coming to Norfolk (click image to enlarge) Read the article

Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog – The Next Verse in the Earthsinger Chronicles – Read the article

TIME – “The 10 Best Fantasy Books of 2018 – See the List

From Self-Published to Mainstream: An Indie Success Story Publishers Weekly, Read the Article

Quantum Froth Dispatches Podcast Episode 10 – Listen to the podcast

Reading Glasses Podcast Episode 52 – Listen to the podcast

Penelope Sings a Song of Blood & Stone -Unbound Worlds, Read the interview

Smart Podcast Trashy Books – Episode 297 – Listen to the podcast

USA Today Happy Ever After Interview – Read the interview Interview – Listen the interview

Penelope Launches New Series with Major Publisher Library Journal, Read the article

Author spotlight on Harper Miller’s blog- Read the interview

Indie Author turned Traditional – Read the article

Indie Author Day webcast replay – Watch the video

Transforming Lives: Phenomenal Authors with L. Penelope – Watch the interview

Black Science Fiction Society Podcast  – Listen to the interview

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