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Release date: March 3, 2015 Subgenre: Science fiction anthology About No Way Home:  "Strong, dramatic and thought-provoking stories, all with a powerful take-home message." E.E. Giorgi, bestselling and award winning...
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No Way Home Is Out Now! #newrelease #kindle #scifi #amreading #anthology

Purchase at: Amazon ISBN-13: 978-1508613299 ISBN-10: 150861329X No Way Home is now available, and the advance reviews have been coming in at a steady clip. This is a collection that we are all quite proud of, and I’m very pleased to say that our readers…
Purchase at: Amazon ISBN-13: 978-1508613299 ISBN-10: 150861329X No Way Home is now available, and the advance reviews have been coming in at a steady clip. This is a collection that we are all quit...
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Review: Orphans of Wonderland by Greg F. Gifune #amreading #blog #horror

About Orphans of Wonderland Publication Date: March 3, 2015 Pray it’s only paranoia. Twenty years ago, journalist Joel Walker wrote a book about a ritual killing. It exploded into a bestseller and became part of the mass Satanic hysteria of the 1980s.…
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Review: Apocalypse Weird: The Serenity Strain (Serenity Book 1) by Chris Pourteau #ApocalypseWeird @mbunker @nickcolebooks

About The Serenity Strain The End of the World starts on the Gulf Coast Multiple hurricanes wreak unprecedented devastation on Houston, Texas. The Serenity Six—genetically altered test subjects for a viral strain known as Serenity—escape the state prison…
About The Serenity Strain The End of the World starts on the Gulf Coast Multiple hurricanes wreak unprecedented devastation on Houston, Texas. The Serenity Six—genetically altered test subjects for...
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Review: Apocalypse Weird: Immunity by E.E. Giorgi #ApocalypseWeird #amreading #blog @eegiorgi

About Immunity Publication date: Feb. 23, 2015 Scorched by fire and the longest drought in recorded history, survivors flee the Land of Enchantment in order to escape a mutated flu virus that turns ordinary people into mass-murderers. Only a few resilient…
About Immunity Publication date: Feb. 23, 2015 Scorched by fire and the longest drought in recorded history, survivors flee the Land of Enchantment in order to escape a mutated flu virus that turns...
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And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web: Speculative fiction in general: At Flavorwire, Sarah Seltzer refutes Jonathan Franzen's latest dismissal of genre fiction a...
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Review: Extinction Edge (Extinction Cycle Book 2) by Nicholas Sansbury Smith #amreading

About Extinction Edge A BIOWEAPON DESIGNED TO SAVE THE WORLD… A SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY THAT WILL ALTER HUMAN HISTORY… AND A NEW THREAT THAT WILL BRING HUMANITY TO THE EDGE OF EXTINCTION. The dust from Dr. Kate Lovato’s bioweapon has settled. Projections put…
About Extinction Edge A BIOWEAPON DESIGNED TO SAVE THE WORLD… A SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY THAT WILL ALTER HUMAN HISTORY… AND A NEW THREAT THAT WILL BRING HUMANITY TO THE EDGE OF EXTINCTION. The dust fro...
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Originally posted on Tommy Muncie, Writer:http://www.amazon.com/Convergence-Michael-Patrick-Hicks/dp/149489436X http://michaelpatrickhicks.com/ To fully discuss why I’ve spent the last two days pouring over this book would mean spoilers for both the novel…
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No Way Home Paperback Cover and Launch Party! #NoWayHome #amreading #blog #scifi #sciencefiction

We’re only a few days out from launching the science fiction anthology, No Way Home. You should see it go live on Amazon this Monday! In the meantime, here’s a look at the cover art for the paperback edition, designed by Jason Gurley. Give it a click for…
We're only a few days out from launching the science fiction anthology, No Way Home. You should see it go live on Amazon this Monday! In the meantime, here's a look at the cover art for the paperba...
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Thanks! Just a more days till release and we can breathe a big sigh of relief.
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Review: Apocalypse Weird: Reversal (Polar Wyrd Book 1) by @jenniferlellis #apocalypseweird #amreading #blog

About Apocalypse Weird: Reversal Publication date: Feb. 23, 2015 Snow, Volcanoes, and the End of the World Contrary to Sasha Wood’s expectations, the isolated International Polar Research Station on Ellesmere Island turns out to be an incredibly dangerous…
About Apocalypse Weird: Reversal Publication date: Feb. 23, 2015 Snow, Volcanoes, and the End of the World Contrary to Sasha Wood’s expectations, the isolated International Polar Research Station o...
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Review: Apocalypse Weird: The Dark Knight (WYRD Book 2) by Nick Cole #apocalypseweird @NickColeBooks

About The Dark Knight The story begun in The Red King continues as survivors band together to build a modern-day castle against a tide of dark forces overrunning Southern California. While Frank and Holiday struggle for power, Ash ventures into the night…
About The Dark Knight The story begun in The Red King continues as survivors band together to build a modern-day castle against a tide of dark forces overrunning Southern California. While Frank an...
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WIP Blog Tour - updates on EMERGENCE! Look out for posts from @balespen, @SWFbr, and S. Elliot Brandis. @JexShinigami

J.S. Collyer nominated me to take part in the WIP Blog Tour, and just at the right time, too! My current work-in-progress is Emergence, a sequel to my sci-fi thriller debut, Convergence. Collyer and I both made our big debuts in 2014, she with the…
J.S. Collyer nominated me to take part in the WIP Blog Tour, and just at the right time, too! My current work-in-progress is Emergence, a sequel to my sci-fi thriller debut, Convergence. Collyer an...
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http://michaelpatrickhicks.com

Michael Patrick Hicks has worked as a probation officer, a comic book reviewer, news writer and photographer, and, now, author. His work has appeared in various newspapers in Michigan, as well as several The University of Michigan publications, and websites, such as Graphic Novel Reporter and Leelanau.com. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from The University of Michigan in Journalism & Screen Studies and Behavioral Science. His first novel is CONVERGENCE.
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CONVERGENCE was an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2013 Quarter-Finalist, and a Kobo Next Science Fiction & Fantasy selection for May 2014.
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  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
    Journalism & Screen Studies, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn
    Behavioral science, 1997 - 2001
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