I’m very excited to welcome Justin Howe to the My Bookish Ways team! Justin will be reviewing SFF/Horror, and I’m psyched that I snagged him. Here’s more about Justin: Justin Howe is a product of late 20th century New England. An avid reader, he’s written reviews for Strange Horizons, Innsmouth Free Press, and Tor.com. His… Read more »
The Horror Writers Association (HWA) has announced the final ballot for the 2014 Bram Stoker Awards®! Congrats to all of these folks and be sure to keep an eye on this space for the winners, which will be announced on May 9th at the 25th Anniversary World Horror Convention 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia! Superior Achievement in a… Read more »
I thought a Saturday Suspense round up might be fun (with a few horror/SFF titles thrown in.) All of these are under $5, but be sure to doublecheck the price before you buy, because sometimes they don’t last!
The Devil’s Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth (Knopf, March 3, 2015)-The Devil’s Detective was unlike anything I’ve ever read. The very basic premise is that Thomas Fool is an Information Man in Hell. He gets these missives sent via pneumatic tube to his room and must mark them according to their status (most get marked… Read more »
All of these Kindle titles are under $5, but you need to get ‘em while they’re hot! You’re sure to find a good read to usher in the weekend, but be sure to doublecheck before you click the Buy button.
Rebecca Adams Wright’s new story collection, The Thing About Great White Sharks, just came out this week, and she kindly stopped by to answer a few of my questions. Please give her a warm welcome! Will you tell us a bit about your new collection, The Thing About Great White Sharks? This collection is the… Read more »
Asking for help is HARD, but it can often be the first step to sanity. On that note, I’d like to add a couple of folks to my little team that love speculative fiction and can write a KILLER review. Is this you? It’s a thankless, unpaid job. Actually, not thankless. I’ll thank you profusely…. Read more »
Here are the books that I’m especially looking forward to in SFF and Horror for March! What are you looking forward to? The Devil’s Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth (Doubleday-March 3rd) Synopsis (all synopsis are from B&N or Amazon)-Thomas Fool is an Information Man, an investigator tasked with cataloging and filing reports on the endless stream… Read more »
The Damned is one of the best books of 2015, and I’m thrilled to have Andrew on the blog today to talk about it, and more! Please give him a warm welcome! As you know, I really enjoyed The Damned, and really enjoyed the complex family dynamics in the book. What inspired you to write… Read more »
Cannonbridge by Jonathan Barnes (Solaris, Feb. 10th, 2015)-The past and the present collide to fantastic effect in Jonathan Barnes’s dark gothic fantasy. Matthew Cannonbridge is revered for his beloved Victorian stories, even above such literary greats as Dickens, Byron, Wilde, and many more. In fact, Cannonbridge has touched the lives of all of the Victorian… Read more »