Timecaster by Joe Kimball Publisher: Ace (May 2011) Source: Purchased Sci-fi/Adventure Synopsis (from Barnes and Noble) Chicago, 2064: Talon Avalon is a timecaster-one of a select few peace officers who can operate a TEV, the Tachyon Emission Visualizer, which records events (most specifically, crimes) that have already happened. With crime at an all-time low, Talon has little to do except give lectures to school kids and obsess on his wife’s profession … Continue reading
I love announcing giveaway winners, even more than I like posting giveaways! It’s time to announce the winners of the Dystopian Week giveaways from the My Favorite Things Event! On to the winners! Lockdown: Escape from Furnace by Alexander Gordon Smith (2 copies)SpadesHigh Ishita aka Fishy Enclave (signed) by Ann AguirreClara From Dark Places (ebook) by EJ Newman (2 copies)Krystal LarsonDiana Soft Apocalypse by Will McIntoshmorgaine24 Delirium (signed) by Lauren … Continue reading
Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day by Ben Loory Publisher: Penguin Source:publisher for review 3.5/5 Hats Synopsis (from Barnes and Noble) Loory’s collection of wry and witty, dark and perilous contemporary fables is populated by people-and monsters and trees and jocular octopi-who are united by twin motivations: fear and desire. In his singular universe, televisions talk (and sometimes sing), animals live in small apartments where their nephews visit … Continue reading
Falling Hard by J.K. Coi July 18, 2011 from Carina Press Available today! Get your copy now from Carina Press Visit her at: www.jkcoi.com “Totally different and totally enthralling…Fantastically good book…” Wendy, You Gotta Read ReviewsAbout the book: After a life filled with tragedy, rocker Gabriel Gunn thinks he’s finally getting the better of his personal demons. Then he’s attacked after a concert—and rescued by a warrior goddess brandishing a … Continue reading
It’s time to announce the winner of my giveaway of Rosemary and Rue (October Daye #1) by Seanan McGuire! Congrats to: Christa! *Winner was chosen using Random.org and has been notified by email. Giveaway book was kindly provided by the wonderful folks at DAW.
Week in Review: July 10th-July 16thSuspense Sunday (July 10th): Dreamworld by Jane Goldman New Releases (July 12th)Reviews:Viper Moon by Lee RolandBlood Groove by Alex BledsoeBrooklyn Knight by C.J. HendersonBloodlands by Christine Cody Interviews:Teresa Frohock, author of MiserereChristine Cody, author of BloodlandsJennifer Hillier, author of Creep *Don’t forget to click on the Giveaway button to your right to see active giveaways for My Bookish Ways and Vampire Book Club!
Every Sunday I feature a title from an often overlooked genre: Suspense!These are books I’ve read and highly recommend to anyone that loves agood mystery or crime story, sometimes with a little humor thrown in! Today’s feature title is: Lightning by Dean KoontzSynopsis (from BN.com) A bolt of lightning brings a blond-haired stranger into Laura Shane’s life. But is he the guardian angel he seems? The devil in disguise? Or the … Continue reading
Please welcome Jennifer Hillier to the blog today! Jennifer is the author of the brand new psychological thriller, Creep, and I’m so thrilled that she agreed to answer a few questions for me. Also, Gallery Books has offered up a copy of Creep to one lucky winner, so be sure to check out the giveaway details at the bottom of the post! Jennifer, for those that haven’t read your debut … Continue reading
Bloodlands (Bloodlands #1) by Christine Cody Publisher: Ace Source: Author for review Release date: July 26th, 2011 Paranormal/Western/Vampires *Bloodlands Series Synopsis (from Barnes and Noble) It was called the New Badlands, home to the survivors of a cataclysm that altered the entire nation. Then the vampires arrived, and it was rechristened the Bloodlands. Not because of the vampire, but because of the gun-for-hire who’d decided to slay every monster in the … Continue reading
I’m so excited to have the awesome Christine Cody (aka Chris Marie Green) on the blog today to talk about her new Western vampire series, Bloodlands! Please welcome Christine to the blog! Can you tell us a bit about your brand new series, Bloodlands? The question I started out with is: “What if the typical gunslinger who had lost his humanity was actually a guy who slings fangs, not bullets? … Continue reading