Catching up with Lauren M. Roy, author of Grave Matters (+ Giveaway)

Please welcome Lauren M. Roy back to the blog. She stopped by to talk about Grave Matters, the 2nd book in her Night Owls series, and we’ve also got a giveaway, courtesy of the nice folks at Ace! What can we expect from Elly and the gang in Grave Matters, the followup to Night Owls?… Read more »


Catching up with Evie Manieri, author of Fortune’s Blight (The Shattered Kingdoms)

Please welcome Evie Manieri back to the blog! The newest book in her Shattered Kingdoms series, Fortune’s Blight, just came out in February, and she stopped by to talk about it, and more! Will you tell us a little about Fortune’s Blight? Fortune’s Blight picks up just a few months after the end of Blood’s… Read more »


Read This: Revenants by Daniel Mills

Revenants by Daniel Mills (Chomu Press, 2011)-The year is 1689. The place, New England. Over the course of the last year two young women have gone missing from the village of Cold Marsh. One’s body was recovered. The others was never found. Now a third young woman has disappeared and the town is in an… Read more »


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: Emma Newman, author of Between Two Thorns

    Emma Newman is the author of 20 Years Later and From Dark Places, and her brand new book,the first in the Split Worlds series, Between Two Thorns, just came out from Angry Robot Books. Emma was kind enough to answer a few questions about the book, and keep an eye out tomorrow for a short… Read more »

  • Suspense Interview: Matthew Dunn, author of the Spycatcher series

    Matthew Dunn is a former MI6 agent and he’s brought his expertise to his Spycatcher series of thrillers, of which the latest is Sentinel. Matthew was kind enough to answer a few of my questions, so please welcome him to the blog! Matthew, will you tell us a bit about yourself and your background? I’m… Read more »

  • March 2013 New Releases: Mystery/Suspense

    Here are the new releases in Mystery and Suspense for March! However, this is by no means a comprehensive list (just ones that I especially have my eye on.)  March 5th, 2013: Sleeping with the Crawfish by DJ Donaldson Donnybrook: A Novel by Frank Bill The Good Cop: A Mystery (Carter Ross Mysteries) by Brad Parks What Darkness… Read more »

  • Interview: Exhibit A Books Editor and Author Emlyn Rees

    It’s probably pretty obvious to my readers by now that I’m a huge fan of Angry Robot Books and their YA imprint, Strange Chemistry. Well, good news for suspense/mystery fans, ’cause they’ve got a new imprint and it’s called Exhibit A Books! Yep, the new imprint will start dropping titles in late April and early… Read more »

  • Interview (& Giveaway): Sean Ferrell, author of Man In the Empty Suit

    Sean Ferrell’s genre-bending new time traveling tale, Man in the Empty Suit, just came out in February, and Sean was kind enough to answer a few of my questions. Also, the lovely folks at Soho have offered up a copy of the book to one lucky winner, so be sure to check out the giveaway… Read more »

  • US Cover Reveal: The Night Creatures Trilogy by Marianne de Pierres

    Marianne de Pierres is the author of the Parrish Plessis series and the Sentients of Orion series and also has many other titles under her belt that have only been available in Australia. One of these is her Night Creatures Trilogy (Burn Bright, Angel Arias, and Shine Light), published by Random House Australia. Well, there’s… Read more »

  • March 2013 New Releases: SF, Horror, Fantasy, and UF

    Here are the new releases in SF, Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, and Horror for March! However, this is by no means a comprehensive list (just ones that I especially have my eye on.)  March 5th, 2013: Goblins Vs Dwarves 2 by Philip Reeve (YA-March 4th) The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johson (YA-March 1st) The Art of War… Read more »

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

    Since I was lazy last Friday and didn’t do a news post, this one is nice and meaty! Here’s my roundup of bookish news from around the web for the week (and last week)! Sometimes I add stuff throughout the day on Friday, so be sure you check back over the weekend too! Interviews/Guest Posts/Articles:… Read more »

  • Interview: Betsy Dornbusch, author of Exile

    Betsy Dornbusch’s brand new fantasy, EXILE, came out in February from Night Shade Books and she was kind enough to allow herself to be interrogated interviewed for My Bookish Ways. Here, she talks about Exile, fantasy, sex (her blog is called Sex Scenes at Starbucks), and punk rock. Plus, she’s just plain cool, and funny,… Read more »

  • The 2012 Agatha Award Nominees

    Every year, awards are given to mysteries written in the classic tradition of Agatha Christie. These are a bit different from other crime awards in that they specifically recognize work that adheres to a certain style of writing (ie: no explicit sex or gratuitous gore or violence). The nominees for the 2012 calender year have… Read more »