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Author Interview with Colin M. Drysdale

The virus apparently began in Haiti and quickly overwhelmed the mainland, and soon spread around the world. Those infected are no longer human, a fever destroying all but the baser instincts of the brain. What to do? Where to g...
 
Book Lists
 
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10 September Books PicMonkey collage
10 September Books PicMonkey collage

10 September Books Worth Anticipating

Through websites like Goodreads, NetGalley and Edelweiss, I get a bit of a sneak peek at some of the biggest titles set for release in upcoming months. Here are ten of the books being published this September that I’m most look...
 
 
 
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Author Ransom Riggs' debut novel "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" rocked 63 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list for a reason, it introduces a wondrously horrific world of splendor and terror. Riggs formed ...

 
 
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Review: The Vacationers by Emma Straub

“Leaving always came as a surprise, no matter how long the dates had been looming on the calendar.” Vacations are the time for relaxation and recuperation. At least, they are supposed to be. The greatly touted The Vacationers b...
 
 
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Author Interview with Robin Sloan

A couple months ago I read Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore for a book club and absolutely loved it. (You can read my entire review here.) I recently had the opportunity to ask author Robin Sloan a few questions. Robin, t...

 
 
Literary Prizes
 
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Leckie_AncillaryJustice_TP

2014 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Winner of the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novel: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest. Breq is both more than she seems and less than she was....
 
 
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Review: An Untamed State by Roxane Gay

“Once upon a time, in a far-off land, I was kidnapped by a gang of fearless yet terrified young men with so much impossible hope beating inside their bodies it burned their very skin and strengthened their will right through th...
 
 
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A Chat with Author Dianne Greenlay

Four years ago I had the opportunity to read and review a new book by an unknown author; Quintspinner by Dianne Greenlay was captivating. In my review I wrote, “This newbie author has created a wonderfully entertaining pa...

 
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Interesting Books
Interesting Books

Summer Reading 2014: Beat the Heat

Today, as I walked from my car to the school building, I felt perspiration collecting along my hairline, nose, lips, fingers, toes, foot, and back. Maybe I should mention that the entire parking lot is maybe ten feet wide. Yep,...
 
 
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Michael J Sullivan
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Michael J Sullivan

A Chat with Author Michael J. Sullivan

Michael J. Sullivan, author of the recently released Hollow World, takes some time to answer a few questions.   RS: Thank you for taking some time out of your busy schedule to do this; it is very exciting for our little bo...
 
 
Book Trailer
 
Book Trailer for Devils Workshop
Book Trailer for Devils Workshop
Book Trailer for Devils Workshop

Book Trailer: The Devil’s Workshop by Alex Grecian

Recently I reviewed Alex Grecian‘s new novel The Devil’s Workshop. The book is the third installment in Grecian’s Scotland Yard Murder Squad series. The book trailer was released from Putnam Books about three ...