Read This: Infinity Bell (House Immortal #2 by Devon Monk (+ Giveaway)

Infinity Bell by Devon Monk (Roc, March 3rd, 2015-Some shocking things happened at the end of House Immortal which I’m not going to tell you about, because it would spoil it, but I will tell you that Matilda “Tilly” Case is on the run with her brother Quentin and Abraham (Galvanized, immortal, and injured), and… Read more »


INTERVIEW (and Giveaway): Dennis O’Flaherty, author of The King of the Cracksmen

Please welcome Dennis O’Flaherty, author of King of the Cracksmen, to the blog. He kindly stopped by to talk about the new book, and courtesy of Night Shade Books, we also have a copy to give away to one lucky US winner (fill out the widget at the bottom of the post and I’ll pick… Read more »


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 »

  • My Top 10 Hottest Couples in Genre Fiction

    Happy Valentine’s Day all! In the spirit of the day I thought I’d bring you some of my fave couples (in no particular order) to grace the pages of SF/F/UF.  Maggie and Rowan-Speaking of the sexy, if you haven’t read Barbara Ashford’s Spellcast, you really should get on that. 32 year old Maggie Graham is… Read more »

  • Giveaway: River Road by Suzanne Johnson

    Thanks to the lovely folks at Tor, I have a copy of River Road by Suzanne Johnson, which is the 2nd book in her Sentinels of New Orleans after Royal Street, and trust me, you’ll love this series. Check out the details, and consider this giveaway my Valentine’s Day hug to you! About RIVER ROAD:… Read more »

  • Interview: Laura Lam, author of Pantomime

    Please welcome Laura Lam to the blog! Laura’s first novel, Pantomime, just came out from Strange Chemistry, and she was kind enough to join me for a chat about the book, what inspired it, and more! Your new book, Pantomime, came out this month! Will you tell us a bit about it and what inspired… Read more »

  • The Burn Zone by James K. Decker

    The Burn Zone by James K. Decker (Roc, Feb. 2013)-Sam Shao had an unspeakably awful childhood, and when she was rescued by a soldier named Dragan, she thinks that there may be chance for happiness after all. Now 20, she enjoys her arrangement as a surrogate for haan infants. Her DNA has been altered to… Read more »

  • Interview: Robert Jackson Bennett, author of American Elsewhere

    Robert Jackson Bennett’s new novel, American Elsewhere, is out tomorrow, so I asked Robert to stop by to catch up on the new book, what inspired him to write it, and what he’s working on next! Please welcome Robert back to the blog, and be sure to enter to win a copy of American Elsewhere… Read more »

  • The Mad Scientist’s Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke

    The Mad Scientist’s Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Angry Robot Books (kind thanks for providing a review copy), Jan. 2013)-When Cat Novak’s father introduces her to their new houseguest, Finn, she at first thinks he’s a ghost that her father has brought home for study. He’s much too pale, and his eyes much too dark,… Read more »

  • Interview, Excerpt (& Giveaway): Marie Brennan, author of A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent

    Please welcome Marie Brennan as part of her tour for her new book, A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent! Marie was kind enough to answer a few of my questions, and courtesy of Tor, we also have a copy of the book up for grabs to one lucky winner! Marie, your… Read more »

  • Supernatural: The Official Companion-Season 7 by Nicholas Knight

    Supernatural: The Official Companion: Season 7 by Nicholas Knight (Titan, Nov. 27th, 2012)-I don’t normally review non-fiction titles on the blog, but I thought I’d do something a little fun, and different for the weekend. Besides, I have a confession to make: My name is Kristin, and I’m addicted to Supernatural. Now that that’s out… Read more »

  • Giveaway: The Promise of Stardust by Priscille Sibley

    While it’s true that I only cover SF/F/Horror and Suspense on the blog, I’m more than happy to spotlight something a little different every now and then. In this case, I happen to have 2 copies of The Promise of Stardust by Priscille Sibley to give away (courtesy of William Morrow), which looks like it… Read more »

  • 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 »