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Giveaway: Ark Storm by Linda Davies

Giveaway: Ark Storm by Linda Davies

Love thrillers chock full of science? Courtesy of the lovely folks at Tor/Forge, we’ve got 1 copy of ARK STORM by Linda Davies to give away to one lucky US winner, so check out the book, fill out the widget, and I’ll pick a winner on or around 10/26! About ARK STORM: The Ark Storm is coming—a catastrophic weather event that will unleash massive floods and wreak more damage on … Continue reading

Your weekly round up of ebooks under $5: SFF and Horror

Your weekly round up of ebooks under $5: SFF and Horror

You know the drill! All of these are under $5 and under, but who knows how long they’ll last, so get ‘em while they’re hot! Now, I have a Kindle, so I link to Kindle titles, but if you use another ebook platform, be sure to check those out, because quite often the discounts are universal. Enjoy!

November 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

November 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in SFF for November! What are you looking forward to? The Heart Does Not Grow Back by Fred Venturini (Picador-Nov. 4th) Synopsis-EVERY SUPERHERO NEEDS TO START SOMEWHERE… Dale Sampson is used to being a nonperson at his small-town Midwestern high school, picking up the scraps of his charismatic lothario of a best friend, Mack. He comforts himself with the certainty that … Continue reading

The Undying by Ethan Reid

The Undying by Ethan Reid

The Undying by Ethan Reid (Simon451, Oct. 7th, 2014)-The apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic genre is very, very crowded right now, and for good reason. It’s a fascinating setup for a story, but it can make finding good ones hard. I found a good one in The Undying, Ethan Reid’s debut novel, and one of the first books from S&S’s new SFF imprint Simon451. The Undying starts at the end, well, not … Continue reading

Nicholas Sansbury Smith on the Orbs series, why he loves SFF, and much more!

Nicholas Sansbury Smith on the Orbs series, why he loves SFF, and much more!

Please welcome Nicholas Sansbury Smith to the blog! I was thrilled to be able to ask Nick about his Orbs series (Book 2 is out this week), and much more! Also, be sure to visit Nick at NYCC with the rest of the Simon 451 authors! Orbs 2: Stranded, just dropped and you’ve got Orbs 3: Redemption coming out in 2015 from Simon451. Will you tell us more about the … Continue reading

Ethan Reid on The Undying, why we love a good apocalypse, and more!

Ethan Reid on The Undying, why we love a good apocalypse, and more!

In case you missed it, yesterday was the launch of Simon451, Simon & Schuster’s brand new SFF imprint, and I’m so excited to kick off that launch here with an interview with Ethan Reid, who’s apocalyptic novel, THE UNDYING (Simon451’s first aquisition, actually), just dropped. Please give him a warm welcome! *Also, for all you lucky folks that will by at New York Comic Con, Ethan will be too, and … Continue reading

Discover a new book…that’s not so new: a list of my all time favorite reads.

Discover a new book…that’s not so new: a list of my all time favorite reads.

You know those books that you have warm fuzzies about, and still think about years and years later? I’m listing a few of those here, in the hopes that you’ll discover a new love, because love them I do, and hope you will too. Oh dear, that rhymed… These are in no particular order. SWAN SONG by Robert R McCammon-I read my parents’ beat up copy of Swan Song when … Continue reading

A chat with Rajan Khanna, author of Falling Sky, and a giveaway!

A chat with Rajan Khanna, author of Falling Sky, and a giveaway!

Rajan Khanna’s debut novel, FALLING SKY, comes out tomorrow from Pyr, and he was kind enough to answer a few questions about the book, and more! Also, courtesy of the lovely folks from Pyr, we’ve got 2 copies up for grabs, so be sure to fill out the widget below the post, and I’ll pick a winner on Oct. 15th (US only.) Congrats on the new book-it’s already gotten some … Continue reading

Impulse by Steven Gould

Impulse by Steven Gould

Impulse by Steven Gould (Tor, Jan. 2013)-Note: May be some minor spoilers for Jumper and Reflex, so if you haven’t read them, continue at your own risk. Impulse continues with the story of jumpers (teleporters) Davy and Millie, but it’s been about 16 years since the last book, and there’s a new addition to the family: Cent (short for Millicent), Davy and Millie’s daughter. They’ve kept her very close to … Continue reading

Ebook deals under $5: Your weekend kickoff!

Ebook deals under $5: Your weekend kickoff!

Yay Friday! Here are some great under $5 Kindle (SWAN SONG and FEAR are $5) deals to usher in your weekend. There’s SFF, suspense, mystery, and fiction, so you’re sure to find something to your taste. As usual, doublecheck the price before clicking that BUY button because sometimes these deals don’t last! If Amazon is not your choice of eBook destination, don’t hesitate to look up the titles wherever you buy … Continue reading

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