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Authority (Southern Reach #2) by Jeff VanderMeer

Authority (Southern Reach #2) by Jeff VanderMeer

Authority (FSG Originals, May 6th, 2013)-(No spoilers for Authority, but if you haven’t yet read Annihilation, read at your own risk)I’m betting, if you’re like me, you had a ton of questions at the end of the wonderful ANNIHILATION. If so, you’ll be glad to know that Authority answers quite a few of them. Not all, but a few, and it’s a perfect filling in the sandwich of awesome that … Continue reading

Kickstarter: Aghast – A Journal of the Darkly Fantastic

Kickstarter: Aghast – A Journal of the Darkly Fantastic

There’s about 7 days to go in the Kickstarter for Aghast, and thought a few of you might want to get in on this before it wraps up! They’re fully funded, but there are some awesome stretch goals ahead… About the magazine (from press release): Aghast – Α Journal of the Darkly Fantastic is an illustrated, bi-annual journal of horror and dark fantasy short fiction. It will be available online, … Continue reading

May 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction and Fantasy

May 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in SFF for May (click on the covers to pre-order)! Note I took out the Top 10, because I never (ever) can keep it to just 10. These are in no particular order.  Gemsigns by Stephanie Saulter (Jo Fletcher Books-May 6th) Synopsis-Starburst magazine raved that Gemsigns, the first novel in a series, is “a fascinating and compelling read, exploring the … Continue reading

SF and Fantasy Kindle Deals (under $5!!)

SF and Fantasy Kindle Deals (under $5!!)

Happy Friday! All of these Kindle titles are under $5! Get ‘em while they last!

Apex Operation Fourth Story: A Roundtable with AC Wise, Lisa McCurrach, and Russell Dickerson

Apex Operation Fourth Story: A Roundtable with AC Wise, Lisa McCurrach, and Russell Dickerson

We’ve got another fun post today in honor of Apex Magazine’s Operation Fourth Story. I asked a question, and AC Wise, Lisa McCurrach, and Russell Dickerson answered. If you’d like to support Apex, or, of course, subscribe, head on over to their website for more details! Here’s my question: What have been the most rewarding/challenging aspects of writing SFF, what do you love most about the genre, and what do … Continue reading

Operation Fourth Story Interview: Cameron Salisbury, Managing Editor of Apex Magazine

Operation Fourth Story Interview: Cameron Salisbury, Managing Editor of Apex Magazine

The newest Apex Magazine digital subscription drive has been dubbed Operation Fourth Story, and in honor of that, a few of us are hosting editors, authors and artist that have all contributed to Apex Magazine! Today, please welcome Cameron Salisbury, Managing Editor of Apex! Will you tell us a bit about yourself and your background? Have you always wanted to work in editing? I’m a giant dilettante. My father is … Continue reading

Interview: Daniel Levine, author of Hyde

Interview: Daniel Levine, author of Hyde

Daniel Levine’s debut novel, HYDE, just came out in March, and he was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about the new book, and more! Congratulations on your new book, HYDE! Have you always wanted to be a writer? Will you tell us a little more about yourself and your background? In fifth grade I wrote an essay envisioning my life in twenty-five years. I imagined myself … Continue reading

Bram Stoker Award winners and nominees (ebooks all under $5)!

Bram Stoker Award winners and nominees (ebooks all under $5)!

It’s Award season, and since I did a post on quite a few of the Edgar Award winners and noms that were on sale (ebook), the other day, and being Friday, I thought it would be fun to do a post of Bram Stoker Award winners and nominees, so you’ll have plenty of reads to choose from over the weekend, if the scaries are your thing. This post covers titles … Continue reading

The Mall by SL Grey

The Mall by SL Grey

The Mall by SL Grey (Atlantic Books, April 2014)-Rhoda is supposed to be watching the child of a friend of a friend. Rhoda goes to the Highgate Mall to score cocaine, and when she steps away to collect, she loses track of said child. Desperate not to be turned into the police, she, er, asks (if you call a knuckle sandwich asking) a clerk named Daniel to help her. He … Continue reading

Fantasy, SF, and Horror Kindle Deals (Week of April 7th)

Fantasy, SF, and Horror Kindle Deals (Week of April 7th)

Welcome to this week’s hookup to your under $5 Kindle deals in SFF! Lots of awesome to be found here and ohhh, the pretty covers! As always, doublecheck the price before you click BUY, and enjoy!

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