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 »
Interview: Leanna Renee Hieber, author of The Eterna Files, chats with me about the new book, and more!
The awesome Leanna Renee Hieber is on the blog today to talk about her new book, The Eterna Files, and more! Please give her a warm welcome! A traveling circus, a compound that grants immortality and 1882 London…I’m in! Will you tell us more about The Eterna Files? Thank you! I’m thrilled you’re in, and… Read more »
All of these awesome SFF and Horror titles are under $5, but get ‘em while they’re hot, because sometimes they don’t last!
Please welcome John Love to the blog! His new book, Evensong, just came out in January and he stopped by to answer a few of my questions. Please give him a warm welcome! **Also, courtesy of Night Shade Books, we’ve got one copy of Evensong to give away to one lucky US winner, so be… Read more »
I’m very excited to welcome Justin Howe to the My Bookish Ways team! Justin will be reviewing SFF/Horror, and I’m psyched that I snagged him. Here’s more about Justin: Justin Howe is a product of late 20th century New England. An avid reader, he’s written reviews for Strange Horizons, Innsmouth Free Press, and Tor.com. His… Read more »
Monday’s Lie by Jamie Mason (Gallery Books, February 3, 2015) – I have a thing for Hitchcock. The man knew how to spin a good yarn and dangle tantalizing little clues, all the while beckoning you closer to an ending you’d never suspect. So when the book description for Jamie Mason’s Monday’s Lie included the… Read more »
Haterz, James Goss’s brand new book, just came out yesterday, and he stopped by to answer a few of my questions about it, and more! Will you tell us a little about Haterz and what inspired you to write it? Wondering if we were all so angry before the internet, or if it’s made us… Read more »
The Headmaster’s Wife by Thomas Christopher Greene is out in paperback today, and courtesy of the nice folks at Picador, we’ve got 2 copies to give away to 2 lucky US winners! About The Headmaster’s Wife: Inspired by a personal loss, Greene explores the way that tragedy and time assail one man’s memories of his… Read more »
The Intern’s Handbook by Shane Kuhn is out today in paperback, and courtesy of Simon & Schuster, we’ve got one copy to give away to one lucky US winner, so check out the book and fill out the widget to enter to win. Good luck! About The Intern’s Handbook: An elite assassin goes undercover as… Read more »
Please welcome Michael Kardos to the blog! His new book, Before He Finds Her, just came out, and he kindly answered a few of my questions about it, and more! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us a bit about Before He Finds Her and what inspired you to write it? Before He… Read more »
Interview: Robert Levy, author of The Glittering World
I loved Robert Levy’s debut, The Glittering World, and am thrilled to welcome him to the blog today to answer a few questions about the book, and more! Congratulations on your new book, The Glittering World! Will you tell us a bit about it and what inspired you to write it? Thank you so much!… Read more »
Read This: White Plague by James Abel
White Plague by James Abel (Berkley, Jan 2015)-White Plague kind of has everything I like in a straight up thriller: strong, interesting protagonist in Joe Rush, a Marine who happens to be a bioterror expert; a cold, inhospitable environment (here, it’s the Arctic); people trapped in claustrophobic environs with a danger that can’t be escaped…… Read more »
34 Hard Case Crime Titles are under $2 on Kindle!
All of these Hard Case Crime titles are only $1.99 on Kindle right now, so get ‘em while they’re hot! Makes for a helluva cover gallery, too.
Interview: Andrew Pyper, author of The Damned
The Damned is one of the best books of 2015, and I’m thrilled to have Andrew on the blog today to talk about it, and more! Please give him a warm welcome! As you know, I really enjoyed The Damned, and really enjoyed the complex family dynamics in the book. What inspired you to write… Read more »
Read This: Cannonbridge by Jonathan Barnes
Cannonbridge by Jonathan Barnes (Solaris, Feb. 10th, 2015)-The past and the present collide to fantastic effect in Jonathan Barnes’s dark gothic fantasy. Matthew Cannonbridge is revered for his beloved Victorian stories, even above such literary greats as Dickens, Byron, Wilde, and many more. In fact, Cannonbridge has touched the lives of all of the Victorian… Read more »
Interview: Marcus Sedgwick, author of A Love Like Blood
Marcus Sedgwick’s first adult novel, A Love Like Blood, just came out, and I’m thrilled that he answered a few of my questions about the new book, and more! Will you tell us a bit about A Love Like Blood and what inspired you to write it? A Love Like Blood is a story of… Read more »
Interview: Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of Signal to Noise
Please welcome Silvia Moreno-Garcia to the blog! Her fantastic debut novel, Signal to Noise, will be out next week, and she kindly stopped by to answer a few questions about the book, and more! I adored Signal to Noise, and frankly, didn’t want it to end. I also may have cried at the end (but… Read more »
INTERVIEW: Tom Cooper chats with me about his new book, The Marauders
Please welcome Tom Cooper to the blog! His new book, The Marauders, just came out this week, and he was kind enough to stop by and answer a few of my questions. The Marauders has gotten amazing buzz already! Will you tell us a bit about it and what inspired you to write it? I’m… Read more »
Tuck Everlasting 40th Anniversary Tour
2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the beloved classic Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt, and a few of us were asked to answer this question: What if you could live forever? Here’s my answer: If you’d asked me this question at age 10, the age Winnie Foster is in Tuck Everlasting, I would have given… Read more »
Best First Novel Edgar Award Winners: A Cover Gallery
A week or so back, I posted a cover gallery of all Edgar Award winners for Best Novel from 1954 to the present, and I thought it would be fun to continue the series with the Best FIRST Novel winners! How many have you read? … Read more »