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!

  • signal3

    Read This: Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

    Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Solaris, Feb. 10th)-It took me a few days after finishing Signal to Noise before sitting down to write this because I wanted to savor it just a little bit longer as my own before putting my thoughts in writing and sending it out into the ether. If that doesn’t… Read more »

  • beastjacket (1)

    Catching up with Nancy Holder, author of Vendetta (Beauty & the Beast)

    Please welcome Nancy Holder back to the blog! Her new book, Vendetta (Beauty & the Beast) came out in November, and she stopped by to answer a few questions about it, and more! Nancy, will you tell us about your new book Beauty and the Beast: Vendetta? Oh, I love writing my Beauty and the… Read more »

  • Best Novel Edgar Award Winners: A Cover Gallery

    I get really excited about The Edgars, and I always like to challenge myself to read as many as possible. If I could read ‘em all, I would! In light of the announcement of the 2015 Edgar Award nominees, I thought it would be fun to put together a cover gallery of past winners. This… Read more »

  • These Harper Voyager SFF Titles are only $.99 on Kindle

    These 4 Harper Voyager titles are only $.99 on Kindle right now! Get ‘em while they’re hot!

  • Giveaway: Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey

    Jacqueline Carey’s beloved Kushiel’s Dart has been re-released with gorgeous new cover art, and courtesy of Tor, I’ve got 3 copies to give away to 3 lucky US/Canadian winners! Check out the book after the jump (and that cover!), fill out the widget, and I’ll pick a winner on (or around) the 31st. Good luck!

  • bulletcatcher

    Read This: The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter by Rod Duncan

    The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter by Rod Duncan (Angry Robot, Aug. 2014)-I’ve been meaning to get to The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter for a while now, but then it got nominated for a Philip K Dick Award, and I figured it was time. Now I’m kicking myself for not getting to it sooner. Elizabeth Barnabus is one of the… Read more »

  • Interview and Giveaway: Phil Hogan, author of A Pleasure and a Calling

    Please welcome Phil Hogan to the blog! He kindly stopped by to talk about his new book, A Pleasure and a Calling, and courtesy of Picador, we’ve got a copy to give away to one lucky winner (US only), so be sure to check out the details at the bottom of the post! Will you… Read more »

  • More Kindle deals under $5 (SFF and Horror)!

    Here’s your roundup of Kindle goodness under $5 in SFF and Horror, but always, doublecheck the price before you hit that buy button! Giddyap!  

  • A Cornucopia of Kindle deals under $5 (Suspense and Fiction)!

    There’s almost more awesome in this Suspense/Fiction Kindle round up than I can take, and it’s all under $5 (but, as always, be sure to doublecheck the price before you click that BUY button)!  

  • Read This: The Glittering World by Robert Levy

    The Glittering World by Robert Levy (Gallery, Feb. 10th)-Blue’s grandmother has passed away and he’s arrived, along with his three friends Elisa, Jason, and Gabe, in Cape Breton to handle the sale of her house. He figures while they’re there, they might as well enjoy the beautiful setting and relax a bit. Starling Cove is… Read more »