Here’s my roundup of bookish news from 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!
- At Pulp Curry, New York crime writer Wallace Stroby gives us the best 5 crime films you’ve never seen
- Author Myke Cole talks about use of force at his blog
- Over at Crime Fiction Lover, I wrote up a primer on Grit Lit (Southern Noir), so go get your grit on.
- Confessions of a Mystery Novel spotlights GHOST MONEY by Andrew Nette
- John DeNardo (of SF Signal) talks about Dr. Who at Kirkus
- It’s the War of the Awards at Tor.com!
- Cherie Priest is interviewed at Tor.com UK
- Kate Elliott gives us the new cover of COLD STEEL over at her blog
- Chelsea, of Vampire Book Club, talks about unusual urban fantasy at Heroes and Heartbreakers
- I interviewed the legendary CJ Cherryh at SF Signal!
- Matt Staggs talks to DEEP ZONE author James M. Tabor at Suvudu
- Steampunk fans! It’s time for the Steampunk Chronicle’s Reader’s Choice Awards, and you can vote for your faves in alll kinds of categories, so get to it!
- io9 gives us more famous historical and cultural figures who could become monster hunters (you had no idea you were missing this, did you?)
- This made me laugh ’til I cried: 10 insane self published books
- Jesse Petersen guest posted on SF Signal today on Why Death (or Living Death) is So Funny!
- You can read an excerpt of GAME by Barry Lyga, the sequel to I HUNT KILLERS.
How ’bout a couple of book trailers? First off is THE TWELVE-FINGERED BOY by John Hornor Jacobs
And one for Shadow Ops: Fortress Frontier by Myke Cole: