Tag: new books

SciFiGuy features me in an interview

There’s a nice big interview with me up at SciFiGuy.ca, mostly focused on the upcoming release of Song of the Sword, Book 1 in The Shards of Excalibur. Alas, it’s still the upcoming release because printer problems delayed it past the hoped for October 15, but they promise me it’ll be ready at month’s end–which …

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Quill & Quire review raves about Song of the Sword

I was pleasantly–very pleasantly, as you’ll see–surprised to discover a review, the first I’ve seen, of Shards of Excalibur: Song of the Sword in the September issue of Quill & Quire, Canada’s magazine of book news and reviews. The review, by author Robert J. Wiersema, almost gave me a heart attack with the first sentence, …

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My bios of Johnny Cash and Andy Warhol are out!

Both are listed as “In Stock” on Amazon and I have my author’s copies, so it must be true! Here are the covers (and the back-cover copy) for each: Johnny Cash: The Man in Black When country music legend Johnny Cash took the stage at Folsom State Prison in 1968, he solidified the public’s perception …

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Download a free bookmark for Song of the Sword!

Lobster Press has created a great bookmark for Shards of Excalibur: Song of the Sword, which I’m pleased to offer for free downloading. There’s a JPG version at left, or you can download the full PDF version.  Be the first on your block to have one! Get it now!

Lobster Press Fall/Winter 2010 catalogue released, Song of the Sword gets pride of place

Lobster Press has just made its Fall/Winter 2010 catalogue available, and my new YA fantasy Song of the Sword gets pride of place as the first book listed. Guess I’d better get busy and write the second book…

Here’s the cover art for Song of the Sword

I’m pleased to finally be able to show off the cover art for my upcoming YA fantasy, Song of the Sword, Book 1 of five-book series The Shards of Excalibur, coming out in mid-October from Lobster Press. The art work is by Allen Douglas, and I like it a lot. Here’s the blurb from the …

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A new book to brag about: The Bounty Mutiny

I knew it was coming, but I didn’t expect it to arrive so hard on the heels of Disease-Hunting Detective: my latest children’s non-fiction book, The Bounty Mutiny: from the Court Case to the Movie, showed up Monday from Enslow Publishers. Here’s the description from the back of the book: “The Bounty was a British …

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I get a box full of disease detectives!

Oh, all right, not the actual detectives themselves, but my latest book from Enslow, Disease-Hunting Scientist: Careers Hunting Deadly Disease. That’s the cover at left. Here’s the blurb from the back: Working from high-tech labs in Canada or remote villages in Africa, epedemiologists travel the world trying to keep us safe from deadly diseases. Learn how …

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Disease-Hunting Scientist: Dr. Laurie Richardson and black-band disease in coral

[podcast]https://edwardwillett.com/wp-content/upLoads//2009/05/laurie-richardson-and-black-band-disease.mp3[/podcast] My newest book, Disease-Hunting Scientist (Enslow Publishers) has now been officially released, and so this week I’m giving you a column-sized version of another of the lengthy chapters devoted to individual scientists in the book. Dr. Laurie Richardson, Professor of Biology at Florida International University in Miami, is researching black-band disease in coral reefs—which …

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My new book Disease-Hunting Scientist officially released!

My newest nonfiction children’s book for Enslow Publishers has now been officially released! (That’s the cover at left; at the moment, that’s the largest version of it I have.) You can order it now from Amazon.com or elsewhere. From the Enslow blog: Author Edward Willett tells the true stories of six real disease hunters in …

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Be safe out there!

It’s Terra Insegura launch day. Please don’t get trampled in the mad rush by thousands of screaming fans into bookstores in search of a copy. Oh, wait. I’m confusing myself with Stephanie Meyer again.

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