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!

  • Giveaway: Fireborn (Souls of Fire) by Keri Arthur

    Courtesy of the awesome folks at Penguin Random House, I’ve got 2 copies of FIREBORN by Keri Arthur up for grabs. It’s the first book in her brand new series, so check it out and good luck! About FIREBORN: Emberly has spent a good number of her many lives trying to save humans. So when… Read more »

  • Excerpt: Echo Lake by Letitia Trent

    ECHO LAKE is Letitia Trent’s debut novel, out this month from Dark House Press. Please enjoy this excerpt, and be sure to check out the book! Excerpt from Echo Lake by Letitia Trent Christopher walked at night along the dirt roads near his parent’s house, down the same roads he’d walked as a kid and… Read more »

  • Guest Post: Tim Weaver, author of Never Coming Back

    Tim Weaver is a huge deal in the UK, and he made his US debut last week with NEVER COMING BACK. Enjoy his guest post about his hero, David Raker and his journey so far, and be sure to snag a copy of the book, while you’re at it! NEVER COMING BACK is my debut… Read more »

  • California by Edan Lepucki

    California by Edan Lepucki (Little, Brown, July 8th)-Frida and Cal are about as happy as two people can be in a post-apocalyptic America that’s refreshingly devoid of zombies. This particular apocalypse was a protracted affair, consisting of more natural catastrophes, and as the country crumbled around them, Cal and Frida did their best to survive…. Read more »

  • Interview (& Giveaway): Stephen Lloyd Jones, author of The String Diaries

    Please welcome Stephen Lloyd Jones to the blog! His new book, THE STRING DIARIES, just came out last week, and he was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about this rather awesome book (trust me, it is.) We’ve also got 3 copies of THE STRING DIARIES to give away to 3 lucky… Read more »

  • Giveaway: The Never List by Koethi Zan

    How about a giveaway to kick off the holiday weekend? The Never List by Koethi Zan was one of my favorite books of 2013, and it just came out in paperback! To celebrate, the lovely folks at Viking have provided a copy to give away to one lucky winner! Good luck and Happy 4th of… Read more »

  • Interview: Jamie Schultz, author of Premonitions

    Please welcome Jamie Schultz to the blog! His debut urban fantasy, Premonitions, just came out on Tuesday and he’s got the scoop on the new book, what comes next, and much more! Congrats on your new book, Premonitions! Have you always wanted to be a writer? Will you tell us a little more about yourself… Read more »

  • A chat with Sarah Hilary, author of Someone Else’s Skin

    Sarah Hilary’s debut novel, SOMEONE ELSE’S SKIN, just came out, and she stopped by to answer a few questions about it, and more! Please give her a warm welcome! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us about Someone Else’s Skin and what inspired you to write it? Thanks! Someone Else’s Skin is a… Read more »

  • Bloodshifted (Edie Spence #5) by Cassie Alexander

    Bloodshifted (Edie Spence #5) by Cassie Alexander (St. Martin’s Press, 7/1/14)-Warning! This review assumes you’re caught up, and doesn’t have spoilers for this book, but series newbies may want to look away, and check out my other Edie Spence reviews. Don’t say I didn’t warn you! Edie Spence has survived the events aboard the Maraschino,… Read more »

  • Angry Robot Books just turned 5, so let’s celebrate with…Tim Waggoner (The Nekropolis Archives)!

    Angry Robot Books just turned 5, and to celebrate, AR is doing some fun posts around the web and also offering some great giveaway. Tim Waggoner has written an awesome guest post, and we’ve got 5 copies of THE NEKROPOLIS ARCHIVES to give away to 5 lucky winners (the omnibus includes Nekropolis, Dead Streets, and… Read more »