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Rainbow Awards Honorable Mentions!

I’m thrilled to have not one but three honorable mention notices from the Rainbow Awards (which means I *could* be in contention for a win. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. The first is for River City: “I absolutely loved The River City Chronicles. The author acknowledges Armistead Maupin in the Foreword, but truthfully, … Read more

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AMAZING REVIEW: “The Oberon Cycle” – O.E. Tearmann

Just got the most amazing review of the whole “Oberon Cycle” – “Skythane,” “Lander,” and “the new “Ithani”: This is a world full of wonderfully flawed, wonderfully honest characters. Each person is a world in themselves, unique and full of interest. And each is allowed to follow their own arcs and their own hearts, for … Read more

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Novel Approach Reviewer Chooses “Lander” as One of the Best of 2018

Just got word that Lindsey at the Novel Approach chose “Lander” as one of her fave books of 2018 – what an honor: Lander by J. Scott Coatsworth – I love a good sci-fi and high fantasy combination. It’s not an easy win for me, though. The world building has to be just right,with the fantasy and technology intertwined clearly … Read more

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I Did a Reading!

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Our local writing group – the Queer Sacramento Authors Collective – had a reading at the Lavender Library on Friday night. I read a bit from Lander. Just finished a great reading event at the Lavender Library in Sacramento with five other queer authors. Here's mine:https://www.facebook.com/groups/queeromanceink/permalink/1812657362360848/ Posted by J. Scott Coatsworth on Friday, February 23, 2018 … Read more

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New Amazing Review for “Lander”

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I just got the most fricking amazing review for “Lander” from Amy Leibowitz Mitchell:   “All in all, this was a fantastic read. I’m definitely going to pick up the first book before the third one is out so I can have everything sorted about the plot. I can’t wait to see where this goes … Read more

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“Lander” is Red Hot

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Some more reviews coming in for Lander, and OMG they are making me cry: “Yes, it’s beautifully written. But it’s more than that. It’s vast. It’s huge on every scale you can think to rate a story. It hits home emotionally, it’s suspenseful, it grabs at you intellectually, keeps you thinking about all the possibilities … Read more

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INITIAL REVIEWS: “Lander”

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It’s release day for “Lander,” and the reviews are starting to come in. I’m thrilled!” “I’m not sure I can do justice to this book with a mere review, but I’ll try. I loved the first book, Skythane, but Lander surpasses it… Oh, my goodness, I could not put this book down! … Very exciting, … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: BTOUS

Blog Tour of Unusual Size

It’s almost here. Tomorrow, “Lander” releases to the world, accompanied by the Blog Tour of Unusual Size ™. By the time it’s done, the book will have graced the pages of over sixty blogs, many of them with unique guest posts, interviews, and/or reviews. Promo is exhausting LOL I started pulling the tour together two … Read more

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“Lander” Reviewed in USA Today!

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“Lander” just got a fantastic review in USA Today’s HEA Blog! http://happyeverafter.usatoday.com/2018/02/09/becky-condit-gay-fantasy-romance-rec-lander-j-scott-coatsworth/ —— I’m not sure I can do justice to this book with a mere review, but I’ll try. I loved the first book, Skythane, but Lander surpasses it… Oh, my goodness, I could not put this book down! … Very exciting, well worth … Read more

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COVER REVEAL: Lander

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It’s finally here – the cover for Lander, releasing on February 13th! The Oberon Cycle: Book Two Sometimes the world needs saving twice. In the sequel to the Rainbow-Award-winning Skythane, Xander and Jameson thought they’d fulfilled their destiny when they brought the worlds of Oberon and Titania back together, but their short-lived moment of triumph is … Read more