Shades of Milk and Honey

Glamour in Glass: The Carlton House Red Room

Today’s teaser for Glamour in Glass is a scenic location. The Carlton House Red drawing room, which appears in Chapter 1. As the Prince Regent led her out of the Red Room, Jane felt all the eyes of those assembled fall upon her, and under their gaze the unequal nature of her station magnified. The Carlton House was …

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Glamour in Glass: Lady Hertford’s claret velvet dress

Yesterday, I showed you a sneak peek of Glamour in Glass through a picture of Jane’s dove grey silk dress. She thought it seemed dingy by comparison… to what? To this dress. The dove silk which had seemed so fine when she had commissioned it last summer now seemed dingy by comparison to gowns such as …

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Glamour in Glass Teasers in Pictorial Form

In three months, Glamour in Glass, will hit the book stores. The first chapter is in the trade paperback of Shades of Milk and Honey, so you’ve already had a little bit of a teaser. Since one of the things that attracts me to the Regency are the pretty, pretty clothes, I’m going to offer you …

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Want to read the Without a Summer draft?

With Shades of Milk and Honey, I posted the first three chapters in the clear as I wrote them and then password protected the rest.  For Glamour in Glass, I also had people reading along and found it very helpful. After talking it over with my editor, the lovely Liz Gorinsky, I’ve been given permission to …

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Spoiled: Mary Robinette Kowal On Her Next Three Novels! | RT Book Reviews

RT Reviews sat down and asked me a bunch of good questions about the sequels to Shades of Milk and Honey. Author Mary Robinette Kowal’s debut novel, the fantasy Shades of Milk and Honey, was awarded our August 2010 RT Seal of Excellence. Said RT Senior Reviewer Natalie A. Luhrs, “If Jane Austen had written …

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SALE! Two new novels in the Shades of Milk and Honey universe!

In case the title of this post isn’t clear, my fabulous agent, Jennifer Jackson, has sold two novels to my wonderful editor Liz Gorinsky at Tor Books to follow Shades of Milk and Honey and Glamour in Glass. I got the news while I was at my parents’ house on a writers retreat, which I highly …

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Captain Livingston has Beowulf’d and Chaucer’d “Shades of Milk and Honey”

My friend and Medieval scholar, Michael Livingston — for whom I named Captain Livingston — has written a post about the language in Shades of Milk and Honey. In it, he translates a few lines of the novel into  Old English and Middle English Anyway, at one point Mary and I were talking about voicing and language …

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Salt Lake County Library Reader’s Choice Nominee: SHADES OF MILK AND HONEY

I got a lovely email today, letting me know that Shades of Milk and Honey is a SLC Reader’s Choice nominee.  You all know how much I adore libraries, so to be on this list is a real honor. The Salt Lake County Library System is the largest in Utah, serving over 650,000 residents, through 18 …

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Glamorous Jane | Books | Portland Mercury

Yay! Our hometime independent paper, The Portland Mercury not only reviewed Shades of Milk and Honey but also liked it! Wish Jane Austen’s subtle novels had a little more action, but fewer zombies? Well, Portlander Mary Robinette Kowal’s debut novel Shades of Milk and Honey is your new manna. In this age of Regency spinning, …

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