The 2015 Derringer Award Finalists have been announced!

Since 1998, the Derringer Awards have recognized outstanding published short mystery fiction and people who’ve greatly advanced or supported the genre. They are awarded by The Short Mystery Fiction Society and winners will be announced on March 31st. This is a special year, however, since one of my reviewers, the awesome Angel Luis Colón, is… Read more »


March 2015 New Releases in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Here are the new releases in SF, Fantasy, and Horror for March 2015. Behold the awesome!  


March 2015 New Releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

Here are the new releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for March 2015. You’re sure to find something to fatten up your TBR list!                    


Mystery and Suspense Kindle Deals Under $5

You know the drill, gang. All awesome, all under $5, but always double check before clicking that buy button!                          

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Cover Reveal: The Rebirths of Tao by Wesley Chu

Whoot! Here’s the cover of The Rebirths of Tao by Wesley Chu, coming up April 7 from Angry Robot Books, with cover art by Stewart Larking. About The Rebirths of Tao: Many years have passed since the events in The Deaths of Tao: the world is split into pro-Prophus and pro-Genjix factions, and is poised… Read more »


Interview: Leanna Renee Hieber, author of The Eterna Files, chats with me about the new book, and more!

The awesome Leanna Renee Hieber is on the blog today to talk about her new book, The Eterna Files, and more! Please give her a warm welcome! A traveling circus, a compound that grants immortality and 1882 London…I’m in! Will you tell us more about The Eterna Files? Thank you! I’m thrilled you’re in, and… Read more »


I’ve Rounded Up 60 SFF and Horror Kindle Titles Under $5

All of these awesome SFF and Horror titles are under $5, but get ‘em while they’re hot, because sometimes they don’t last!                      


Interview: John Love, on His New Book, Evensong, and More (+ Giveaway)

Please welcome John Love to the blog! His new book, Evensong, just came out in January and he stopped by to answer a few of my questions. Please give him a warm welcome! **Also, courtesy of Night Shade Books, we’ve got one copy of Evensong to give away to one lucky US winner, so be… Read more »


My Bookish Ways Welcomes Justin Howe

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 »


Read This: Monday’s Lie by Jamie Mason

Monday’s Lie by Jamie Mason (Gallery Books, February 3, 2015) – I have a thing for Hitchcock. The man knew how to spin a good yarn and dangle tantalizing little clues, all the while beckoning you closer to an ending you’d never suspect. So when the book description for Jamie Mason’s Monday’s Lie included the… Read more »

  • Earth Girl by Janet Edwards

    Earth Girl by Janet Edwards (Pyr Books, March 5th, 2013)-It’s 2788 and Jarra has just turned 18. This means she’ll get to decide which course of study to pursue. There’s never been a question in Jarra’s mind as to what she wants to do with her life, however. She loves history, especially pre-history, which refers… Read more »

  • Interview (& Giveaway): Dana Cameron, author of Seven Kinds of Hell

    Dana Cameron’s brand new urban fantasy, Seven Kinds of Hell, just came out last week, and she was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to answer a few of my questions! Also, we’ve got a copy of the book up for grabs, so be sure to check out the details at… Read more »

  • The Disciple of Las Vegas by Ian Hamilton

    The Disciple of Las Vegas by Ian Hamilton (Jan. 2013, Picador)-Ava Lee is an accountant, but she’s probably not like any accountant you’ve ever met. When The Disciple of Las Vegas opens, Ava has just returned to Toronto from a job. No sooner has she settled in when she sees an email from Uncle in… Read more »

  • Interview: Ian Hamilton, author of The Disciple of Las Vegas (Ava Lee series)

    Ian Hamilton’s Ava Lee suspense series has been popular overseas for a while now, and Picador is finally bringing the series to the US, first with The Disciple of Las Vegas, then with The Wild Beasts of Wuhan, in June. Ian was kind enough to answer a few questions for me, so please welcome him… Read more »

  • Interview (& Giveaway): Janet Edwards, author of Earth Girl

    Janet Edwards’s wonderful novel, Earth Girl, debuted in the US on March 5th from Pyr books and she was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about the novel, her influences, what she’s reading now, and more! Please welcome Janet to the blog, and don’t forget to check out the giveaway details at… Read more »

  • Interview: Marlene Perez, author of Strange Fates

    Marlene Perez’s brand new book, Strange Fates, just came out last week from Orbit, and she was kind enough to answer a few questions about the new series, what influences her, and more! Please welcome Marlene to the blog! Marlene, you already have more than 10 titles under your belt and the first book of… Read more »

  • Cover Reveal: Cold Blooded by Amanda Carlson

    It’s no secret that I loved Full Blooded, the first book of the Jessica McClain series by Amanda Carlson! The 2nd book, Hot Blooded, drops in April, and the 3rd, Cold Blooded, is out in October. Amanda Carlson and Orbit have revealed the cover for Cold Blooded, and I thought I’d share! Pretty awesome, don’t… Read more »

  • Interview (& Giveaway): Margaux Froley, author of Escape Theory

    Please welcome Margaux Froley to the blog! Her brand new thriller, Escape Theory, is out today from SOHO Teen, and she was kind enough to chat with me about the book, her writing, and more! *Also, courtesy of the kind folks at SOHO, we’ve got a copy of Escape Theory up for grabs, so be… Read more »

  • Giveaway: The Dark Heroine: Dinner With a Vampire by Abigail Gibbs (3 copies)

    Thanks to the lovely folks at HarperCollins, I’ve got 3 copies of The Dark Heroine by Abigail Gibbs up for grabs, so check out the details and good luck! About THE DARK HEROINE: One moment can change your life forever. . . . A chance encounter on a darkened street draws Violet Lee into a… Read more »

  • Between by Kerry Schafer

    Between by Kerry Schafer (Ace, Jan. 2013)-Vivian Maylor is a doctor at Krebston Memorial, a small town hospital, and she’s been happy in her small apartment, away from her mother Isobel and her ex-boyfriend, Jared, who still pursues her. When a young man is brought in with a steadily rising temperature, it’s not immediately clear… Read more »