Here’s my roundup of book news (and other fun stuff) around the web for the week! Sometimes I add stuff throughout the day on Friday, so be sure you check back over the weekend too!
Interviews and more:
- Publisher’s Weekly tells us why Frankenstein is the best horror novel ever.
- There’s a brand new feature at SF Signal, by brand new contributer Carrie Cuinn , and it’s about comics, so go check it out!
- N.K. Jemison is on SF Signal talking about AFTER: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia
- Chris F. Holm, author of the Dead Harvest and The Wrong Goodbye, is interviewed at The Functional Nerds
- Adam Connell is giving away 50 copies of his new sci-fi novel Total Secession at LibraryThing, so head on over!
- New Talent November is underway at Crime Fiction Lover, so be sure to check it out!
- Helen Lowe chats with Adam Christopher at SF Signal
- Publisher’s Weekly just announced their list of Best SF/Fantasy for 2012 (Pssst: The Troupe by Robert Jackson Bennett is on there)
- Penguin and Random House are indeed joining forces! Here’s the scoop!
- Are you a writer? WANT to be a writer? November is the month: NaNoWriMo is on! Author Stephen Blackmoore has a few NaNoWriMo Tips for you as well.
- It’s time for the 2012 GoodReads Choice Awards, so go vote for your favorite books!
- Head over to Strange Horizons and donate, and while you’re there, check out their look back at authors “way back when”.
- Check out the November 2012 Edition of The Big Thrill for tons of titles that are coming out this month!
- Did you know that Prometheus Books (Pyr) has launched a new Mystery/Suspense imprint, Seventh Street Books?
- Love comics? Love Eric Powell’s “The Goon”? You can help him bring The Goon to the big screen!
Excerpts and such:
- Did you know that RL Stine published a story on Twitter? He did, and you can read the entire thing at GalleyCat!
- You may read an excerpt of RENEGADE by JA Souders at Tor.com
- Read an excerpt of ALTERED by Jennifer Rush
Fun stuff (some book-related, some not):
- Flavorwire has your essential stormy weather reading list
- What does your favorite scary movie say about you? (via Flavorwire)
- Behold the most unforgettable zombie apocalypses in TV history (via Flavorwire)
- Flavorwire’s 50 Essential Horror Films: Part 5-The Final Countdown (see Flavorwire.com or previous Book News posts for parts 1-4)