Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Cover Reveal for Freaks of Nature (design by yours truly).

I'm very proud and excited to reveal the cover for Wendy Brotherlin's new book FREAKS OF NATURE. It just so happens that I am the cover designer!

The global Ebola-X pandemic of 2022 lasted five months, two weeks and six days before a cure could be found. In its wake, it left a generation of psionic freaks who can turn a single thought into a weapon… or worse.

Fifteen-year-old Devon McWilliams is one of those freaks, but instead of some awesome ability like telepathy or telekinesis, he talks to plants. Yes, plants. In other words, Devon rates a big fat zero on the scale of kick-ass psychic abilities. But when Devon escapes from his psionic detainment facility, the United States Military intercepts him before he can rendezvous with the Psionic Underground Network. Regaining consciousness, Devon finds himself securely fastened to his seat aboard a military airship headed to Washington DC, where he will either be incarcerated for life or killed.

However, there are six other psions aboard this one-way flight to doom… and one of them, a telepath named Bai Lee, claims to have the means to escape, but they have to convince her, one by one, that they’re worthy of freedom.This is not good news for Plant Boy. The last thing he wants is to relive his nightmare escape from the psi-facility that left his best friend dead, especially since he’s made the acquaintance of the lovely, blonde healer, Alya du Roumanie, sitting beside him. Worse than that, he wouldn’t be able to bear the look in her eyes if she ever found outhow truly pathetic a psion he really is.

They say there are no keeping secrets from a hell-bent telepath, but Devon McWilliams is determined to do just that, risking everything not to be left behind.

Book Information:
Paperback, Spencer Hill Press
Expected publication: May 5, 2015
Author Bio:
Wendy Brotherlin is a screenwriter, music enthusiast and all around geek-goddess. She earned a Masters in Screenwriting at the University of Southern California and went on to write for children’s television including Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid of the Dark?. Today, she lives in Manchester, Maine with her husband and two little super-heroes-in-training. Freaks of Nature is her first novel.
Learn more about her at 
Author Links:
Wendy is giving away a $25 gift card to celebrate the cover reveal! Open to US entrants only this time but we will have international in the future!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Vision is coming: The dark is more fun than you think. Fall events

The light is darker than you think.

VISION is almost here...
releasing everywhere September 9.

And to celebrate the release of my second book, the ebook version of my first book BREAKING GLASS is currently available at a
very special offer

I'll also be visiting a blog near you starting today courtesy of the awesome Rockstar Books! Here's the full schedule.

Lisa Amowitz Fall In-Person appearances and online events:

September 9th 

Release day online event,  join me and my "Twinnie" Spencer Hill Press author, Jennifer Murgia for the Visions and Whispers online release party.

You'll be able to purchase signed copies, win swag and have all kinds of crazy fun with two of the most energetic "Squirrels on Crack" in publishing.

Friday, September 19th 7PM—8:30PM

Double Release Party for VISION and HIDER, SEEKER, TRAITOR, SPY, by
Elizabeth Kiem 
@t The Voracious Reader in Larchmont, New York.

Saturday, September 20th 11AM-11PM

Chapter by Chapter Book Rave at New Roc City,
New Rochelle, New York

Wednesday, October 1st 6PM—7:30

Teen Author reading night at the Jefferson Market Branch of the NYPL
New York City, New York

  • Lisa Amowitz, Vision
  • Laurie Crompton, Adrenaline Crush
  • Timothy Decker, Lies in the Dust
  • Heather Demetrios, Exquisite Captive
  • Jaclyn Dolamore, Dark Metropolis
  • Amelia Kahaney, The Invisible
  • Gordon Korman, Memory Maze
  • Rachel Vail, Unfriended


Thursday, October 9th 5PM—7PM

Tour de Noir at the NYPL Riverdale (The Bronx, New York)
Fun, costumes, prizes, readings

with Kate Brian, Elizabeth Kiem, Micol Ostow, Kristi Cook and Lisa Amowitz

Thursday, October 16th (time TBA)

Tour de Noir at the Hawthorne Library, Hawthorne, New Jersey
Fun, costumes, prizes, readings
with Kate Brian, Elizabeth Kiem, Micol Ostow, Kristi Cook and Lisa Amowitz

Saturday, October 18th (time TBA)

Tour de Noir at Bookcourt Brooklyn
Fun, costumes, prizes, readings
with Kate Brian, Elizabeth Kiem, Micol Ostow, and Lisa Amowitz

Thursday, October 30th (time TBA)

Tour de Noir at Easton, PA Barnes and Noble
Fun, costumes, prizes, readings
with Elizabeth Kiem, Jennifer Murgia, Lisa Amowitz and (tentatively) Jess Verday