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Welcome to Rachel Neumeier’s Website

Hello, and welcome to my website. Take a look around – you’ll find information on my books, my life as an author and what else I’m up to at the moment. You’ll also find my personal book recommendations and some useful links. Feel free to get in touch via my contact page if you would like to find out more.

Books – Coming Soon and Out Now

Black Dog, February 2014House of Shadows, July 2012The Griffin Mage Trilogy omnibus edition, November 2011The Floating Islands, February 2011

Visit the Books page of the site for more information on all my published books.

Latest News & Blog Posts

Pumpkin, reprised

November 26th, 2014

I’m sure you all already have your Thanksgiving menus set, but just in case you have urgent pumpkin needs, here is a post to fifteen pumpkin desserts that are not pumpkin pie! From Willow Bird Baking, a blog which is NOT, I warn you, your friend if you are on any kind of diet, especially …
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Cool SF Links

November 25th, 2014

Just thought I’d point out a few interesting posts from around and about: First, at Rinn Reads, a cool If You Like ____ —-> You Might Like _____ post, leading from YA science fiction to adult science fiction. I don’t really differentiate that much between YA and adult in the first place, and not only …
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Cats . . . sort of

November 25th, 2014

People do sometimes come up with curious hobbies. And luckily (?) thanks to the internet, we are likely to find out about them. I mean, we all know that the internet is full of cat pictures and kitten videos. Why, I myself have been known to indulge in the occasional kitten video. But check this …
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“May” vs “Might”

November 24th, 2014

You know the kind of thing where you know what’s grammatically right but you don’t know the rule? And people do it wrong and you flinch but you can’t explain WHY they’re wrong, you just know they are? For me that feeds into occasionally telling a student, “I can’t explain it, but I’m right, do …
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Recent Reading: The Adoration of Jenna Fox

November 23rd, 2014

So I’ve been reading only SF lately because of SF Month, except unfortunately I haven’t liked a couple of the books I’ve read recently enough to review them. I’ll just tell you: it was FOR DARKNESS SHOWS THE STARS by Diana Peterfreund and SHIP BREAKER by Paolo Bacigalupi. I did like them both, actually, but …
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