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

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


February 2015 New Releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

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


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 »


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)


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »

  • 2012 Bram Stoker Award Preliminary Ballot

    I’m so excited about the 2012 Bram Stoker Awards! The Bram Stoker Award is a recognition for “superior achievement” in horror writing and is presented annually by the Horror Writers Association. I’ve actually read a few of these titles and can vouch for their awesomeness, but you’ll certainly want to pick them up and see… Read more »

  • Cover Reveal (& Giveaway): Forsaken By the Others by Jess Haines

    The brand new book in the H&W Investigations series by Jess Haines will be out in July, but while you wait, we’re showing off the gorgeous new cover and there’s also a wonderful giveaway! Enjoy! FORSAKEN BY THE OTHERS (H&W Investigations #5): The Others–vampires, werewolves, things that go chomp in the night–don’t just live in… Read more »

  • Interview: Kerry Schafer, author of Between

    Kerry Schafer’s brand new book, Between, comes out in just eight days, and she was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about the book, her writing, and more! Please welcome Kerry to the blog!   Kerry, your debut book, Between, is out this month! How did you celebrate when you found out… Read more »

  • Black Lament (Black Wings #4) by Christina Henry

    Black Lament by Christina Henry (Ace, Oct. 2012)-**Note: If you haven’t started the series, check out my review of Black Wings-mild spoilers may be ahead**-Maddy can feel little tiny wings fluttering in side of her, and even though that signifies a little piece of Gabriel that she’ll always have, it’s cold comfort in the face… Read more »

  • Book News (and other fun stuff!): January 18th, 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, articles, and more: Who is that hooded man gracing so many covers? Mazarkis Williams is offering a giveaway based on this “stock-character-of-easy-virtue.”… Read more »

  • Safe House by Chris Ewan

    I reviewed Safe House by Chris Ewan for Library Journal recently and thought I’d share the review with MBW readers! You can also read the review here. Safe House by Chris Ewan (Minotaur, Dec. 2012)-On the secluded Isle of Man, Rob Hale and a beautiful woman he just met, Lena, set out on his motorcycle… Read more »

  • Interview: JB Lynn, author of Further Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman

    JB Lynn is the author of Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman featuring hitwoman Maggie Lee, and her newest book in the series, the aptly titled Further Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman in October. JB was kind enough to answer a few questions about her writing, the new book, and more! Please welcome JB… Read more »

  • The 2013 Edgar Award Nominees have been announced!

    Every year the Mystery Writers of America honors the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television and the 2013 Edgar Award Nominees have been announced! I only listed books, but you can visit the official site for a complete list of nominees! Best Novel The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins (Penguin Group USA – G.P…. Read more »

  • Interview: Chris Ewan, author of Safe House

    Chris Ewan is the author of the Good Thief’s Guide series as well as his new suspense novel, Safe House. He was kind enough to take some time out of his very busy schedule (he’s a new dad!) and answer a few of my questions! Please welcome Chris to the blog! Chris, you’ve got six… Read more »

  • The Explorer by James Smythe

    The Explorer by James Smythe (Harper Voyager, Jan. 2013)-When the chance of a lifetime to travel to outer space presents itself to journalist Cormac Easton, he jumps at it, even if it’s to the detriment of his marriage. After all, it’s not every day that you get to travel to space, and he figures things… Read more »