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 »


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 »


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!

  • Home by Matthew Costello

    Home by Matthew Costello Publisher: St. Martins Press/Oct. 30th, 2012 Horror Kind thanks to St. Martins Press for providing a review copy Besieged and attacked, a mother and her children must escape a post-apocalyptic nightmare world of cannibals and betrayal Jack Murphy thought he’d found the perfect escape for his family from a world gone… Read more »

  • Interview: Derek Haas, author of The Right Hand

    Derek Haas is the author of The Assassin Trilogy (The Silver Bear, Columbus, Dark Men) and his newest thriller, The Right Hand, just came out. He was kind enough to answer a few of my questions, so please welcome him to the blog! Derek, your newest thriller, The Right Hand, just came out! Will you… Read more »

  • Interview: Erec Stebbins, author of The Ragnarök Conspiracy

    Erec Stebbins is the author of The Ragnarök Conspiracy, an international thriller just out from Seventh Street Books, and he was kind enough to answer a few questions about his new book, and more! Please welcome Erec to the blog! Erec, your brand new book, The Ragnarök Conspiracy, just came out! Will you tell us… Read more »

  • Guest Post (& Giveaway): Wil Mara, author of The Gemini Virus

    I admit it, bioterrorism gives me the superwillies, so why do I like reading books about it so much? Probably because the science behind such things is pretty fascinating, as scary as it is. Wil Mara’s new thriller, The Gemini Virus, just came out and he was kind enough to take the time to tell… Read more »

  • Guest Post (& Giveaway): Chris Marie Green (aka Christine Cody)

    Please welcome Chris Marie Green back to the blog! Chris is the author of the Vampire Babylon series and the Bloodlands Series under Christine Cody, and she just came out with a brand new novel with Nancy Holder and Linda Thomas-Sundstrom called Undead For a Day. Chris was kind enough to stop by and talk… Read more »

  • Book News: November 9th, 2012

    Here’s my roundup of book news (and other fun stuff) 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 and more: Book Riot has the results of their reader poll of fave novels, so check out the list… Read more »

  • Skarlet (Vampire Trinity Book 1) by Thomas Emson

    Skarlet by Thomas Emson Publisher: St. Martins Press/Oct. 2nd, 2012 Horror/Thriller Kind thanks to St. Martins Press for providing a review copy Fear grips London as dozens of people die after taking a sinister new drug called Skarlet. But that’s only the beginning. Forty-eight hours later, the dead partiers wake up and begin butchering the… Read more »

  • Interview: Sharon Lynn Fisher, author of Ghost Planet

    I’m very excited to have Sharon Lynn Fisher on the blog today! Sharon is the author of the sci-fi romanceGhost Planet (just out on the 30th), and she was kind enough to answer a few of my questions. Please welcome Sharon to the blog! Sharon, your new book, Ghost Planet, just came out! Will you… Read more »

  • Guest Post (& Giveaway): Sandy Williams, author of The Shattered Dark

    5 Things I Adore About Goodreads -Sandy Williams I’ll admit it. I’m a Goodreads addict. I compulsively check the site, read all my reviews – yes, even the negative ones – and stalk my friends’ updates. I love Goodreads! As a reader, I peruse the reviews to make sure a book is something I might… Read more »

  • Interview (& Giveaway): Brenda Cooper, author of The Creative Fire

    Please welcome Brenda Cooper to the blog! Brenda is the author of 6 books, including The Creative Fire (Book One of Ruby’s Song), which is out today, and she was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to answer a few of my questions! I’ve also got a copy of The Creative… Read more »