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Catching up with Daniel Josè Older, author of Half-Resurrection Blues

I’m always thrilled to have Daniel Josè Older on the blog, and he’s kindly stopped by today to talk about his new book, Half-Resurrection Blues, and more! As you know, I loved Half-Resurrection Blues, and to finally get a full length novel about inbetweener Carlos Delacruz and his very unique and magical New York was… Read more »

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The James Herbert Award Finalists Have Been Announced!

The nominees for the inaugural James Herbert Award for Horror Writing have been announced: The Girl with All the Gifts, M.R. Carey (Orbit) The Troop, Nick Cutter (Headline) Cuckoo Song, Frances Hardinge (Macmillan) The Loney, Andrew Michael Hurley (Tartarus) Bird Box, Josh Malerman (Voyager) An English Ghost Story, Kim Newman (Titan)

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Read This: The Damned by Andrew Pyper

The Damned by Andrew Pyper (Simon & Schuster, Feb. 10, 2015)-Andrew Pyper gives Stephen King a run for his money in his terrifying new novel. When twins Ashleigh and Danny Orchard were 16, they both died, but Ash is the only one that stayed dead. Danny survived, and twenty years later he’s found the love… Read more »

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Interview: Sebastian Rotella, author of The Convert’s Song

Please give a warm welcome to Sebastian Rotella, whose new book, The Convert’s Song (the followup to Triple Crossing), just came out in December. He kindly answered a few of my questions about the new book, and more! Congratulations on the new book! Will you tell us a bit about what we can expect from… Read more »

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Guest Post (and Giveaway): Eric Smith (INKED) On The Best Pieces of Advice He’s Ever Gotten From Other Writers

Eric Smith’s debut novel Inked, just came out, and he’s here today with a guest post as part of his blog tour. Please give him a warm welcome, and also enter to win a ecopy of Inked (International) while you’re at it! The Best Pieces of Advice I’ve Ever Gotten From Other Writers by Eric Smith… Read more »

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An Interview and Giveaway with Judd Trichter, author of Love in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Love In the Age of Mechanical Reproduction is fantastic, so I’m thrilled to have its author, Judd Trichter on the blog today, where he kindly answered a few of my questions! Also, courtesy of the always awesome folks at St. Martin’s Press, we’ve got 5 galleys to give away to 5 lucky US winners, so… Read more »

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Read This: Descent by Tim Johnston

Descent by Tim Johnston (Algonquin, Jan. 6th, 2015)-Tim Johnston’s engrossing novel is a testament to survival and the human spirit, and if you’re looking for a thriller that’s a cut above, you’ve found it. Grant and Angela Courtland and his children are vacationing in the Rocky Mountains when his 18 year old daughter Caitlin goes… Read more »

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Giveaway: Deadeye (Mutant Files) by William C. Dietz

Wanna win a copy of William C. Dietz’s new book (and first of a new series), Deadeye? Check out the book details and fill out the widget after the jump (US only), and you’re ready to go! I’ll pick a winner on 2/6! About Deadeye: In the year 2038, an act of bioengineered terrorism decimated… Read more »

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A chat with Shannon Stoker, author of The Alliance (The Registry #3)

The Alliance is the 3rd book in Shannon Stoker’s Registry series, and she stopped by to talk about the new book, and more! The Alliance is the 3rd book in your Registry series. Will you tell us a little about the book, and the series? I am really happy with the way The Alliance tied… Read more »

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Lauren Beukes Double Feature: Broken Monsters and Moxyland are under $5 on Kindle!

I’ll read anything Lauren Beukes writes, and now YOU can read Broken Monsters and Moxyland on Kindle (both!) for a steal. Psst…I gave Broken Monsters a starred review at Library Journal, if that tells you how good this book is. Get ‘em while they’re hot!

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  • Interview: Gaie Sebold, author of Babylon Steel

    Gaie Sebold is the author of Babylon Steel and her newest novel, Dangerous Gifts,just came out in January! Gaie was kind enough to chat with me about her writing, and more! Dangerous Gifts, the 2nd book in the Babylon Steel series, is out this month! Will you tell us a bit about it and the… Read more »

  • Book News (and other fun stuff!!): February 8th, 2013

    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! Interviews/Guest Posts: Heather Massey, author of IRON GUNS, BLAZING HEARTS gives us 5 Ways An Automaton Gunslinger Can Improve Your Quality of Life… Read more »

  • American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett

    American Elsewhere by Robert Jackson Bennett (*Kind thanks to Orbit for providing a review copy*, Release date-Feb. 12th, 2013)-Welcome to the little town of Wink, New Mexico. The houses are perfect, and at first glance, so are the people. Oh, yes, Wink is quite a town, but you won’t find it on any map, and… Read more »

  • Interview: James K. Decker, author of The Burn Zone!

    James K. Decker’s sci-fi novel, The Burn Zone, just came out yesterday, and he’s also the author of the Revivors series under the name James Knapp. James was kind enough to answer my questions about the new book, and more! As James Knapp, you already have the Revivers Trilogy under your belt (and a Philip… Read more »

  • Interview: Gail Carriger, author of Etiquette and Espionage

    The lovely Gail Carriger is the author of the wonderful Parasol Protectorate series, and her newest novel, Etiquette and Espionage (the first of a new YA series), just came out yesterday! Gail was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about the new book,and more! Gail, your newest book, Etiquette and Espionage is… Read more »

  • Interview (& Giveaway): RS Belcher, author of The Six-Gun Tarot

    Please welcome RS Belcher to the blog as part of his tour for his debut novel, The Six-Gun Tarot! Rod was kind enough to talk about his book, his writing, why he loves The Princess Bride, and much more. **The lovely folks at Tor also generously provided a copy of the book for giveaway to… Read more »

  • A Perfect Blood and Ever After by Kim Harrison

    If you’re wondering what Rachel and the gang are up to, I reviewed A Perfect Blood and Ever After over at SF Signal, so be sure to go check those out (click each title above to go right to the reviews)! About A Perfect Blood: Ritually murdered corpses are appearing across Cincinnati, terrifying amalgams of… Read more »

  • Review: Dead Things by Stephen Blackmoore

    Dead Things by Stephen Blackmoore (DAW, Feb. 5th, 2013)-Eric Carter sees dead things. Well, more accurately, he’s a necromancer, and wherever he goes, the dead unfailingly linger. After a particularly nasty takedown of one evil customer, Carter is tired and ready for a much needed break. He’s not going to get one. He gets a… Read more »

  • The Panther by Nelson DeMille

    The Panther by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central Publishing, Oct. 2012)-When John Corey, of the Anti-Terrorist Task Force and his wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, are told that the powers that be would like them to go to Yemen on a mission, Kate is enthusiastic, but John Corey is reticent, and more than a little suspicious… Read more »

  • Book News (and other fun stuff!): February 1st, 2013

    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! Interviews, excerpts, articles, and more: Author Myke Cole is on John Scalzi’s “The Big Idea” At her blog, Jesse Petersen, author of the… Read more »