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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 »

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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)

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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!

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  • Catching up with Elizabeth Heiter, author of Vanished

    Please welcome Elizabeth Heiter back to the blog! Her new book, Vanished, just came out, and she kindly answered a few of my questions about it, and more! Congrats on the new book! Will you tell us a little about Vanished? Thank you so much! I’m really excited for Vanished, where my heroine finally gets… Read more »

  • Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn

    Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn (Gallery-Dec.2014)-In Alan Finn’s new historical mystery, he plunges his reader into 1860s Philadelphia at the height of the “medium” craze. Our narrator is Philadelphia newspaper reporter Edward Clark who tells the story at a remove of many years, and of course an accumulation of much wisdom, at the… Read more »

  • Fave Reads of 2014 Round-Up

    Toward the end of 2014, I asked a few of my favorite authors to tell me about some of their fave books that they read in 2014. I thought it might be handy to round them up in one post, in case you missed one, and you’re sure to make your TBR a little fatter… Read more »

  • Giveaway: The Galaxy Game by Karen Lord

    Wanna win a copy of The Galaxy Game by Karen Lord (courtesy of the nice folks at Del Rey)? Check out the book, fill out the widget below, and I’ll pick a winner sometime around the 16th (US only). Good luck! About The Galaxy Game: On the verge of adulthood, Rafi attends the Lyceum, a… Read more »

  • A chat with Gemma Files, author of We Will All Go Down Together

    Please welcome Gemma Files back to the blog! She kindly answered a few questions about her new book, We Will All Go Down Together (15 years in the making), and more! Will you tell us about We Will All Go Down Together and what inspired you to write it? Gladly. We Will All Go Down… Read more »

  • The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs

    The Incorruptibles by John Hornor Jacobs (Gollancz, Aug. 2014)-Since John Hornor Jacobs came onto the scene with Southern Gods, a horror novel that made me weep, I’ve been a rather rabid fan. The man can write. He’s not a one trick pony either. He can tackle southern horror, zombies, and even YA with equal aplomb…. Read more »

  • Gideon by Alex Gordon

    Gideon by Alex Gordon (Harper Voyager, Jan. 6th, 2015)-Lauren Reardon’s father, John, has died, and in sorting through the things he left, discovers a book called the Book of Endor, and in it, a picture of her father as a young boy, but the name on the picture is Matthew Mullins. Puzzling, indeed, but after… Read more »

  • January 2015 New Releases in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

    Happy New Year! Here are the new releases in SF, Fantasy, and Horror for January 2015. Behold the awesome!  

  • January 2015 New Releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

    Happy New Year! Here are the new releases in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction for January 2015. You’re sure to find something to fatten up your TBR list!  

  • The Deep by Nick Cutter

    The Deep by Nick Cutter (Gallery Books, Jan. 13th, 2015)-As you know, I loved The Troop, so was eager to find out what Nick Cutter had up his sleeve for The Deep. Turns out he had plenty. The man basically committed one of my worst nightmares to print, so on that note… It all starts… Read more »