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  • In the Woods
    Irish perceptions bless Tana French’s novel ‘In the Woods’
    (Current fiction & past quality fiction)Betsey Van Horn of Austin writes lots of reviews for Amazon and splashed a vivid picture of this 2008 novel when it came out. Examiner read the novel recently and feels what Van Horn wrote might inspire...
  • Gillian Flynn's 'Gone Girl' and 'Sharp Objects' are powerfully creepy reads
    Gillian Flynn's 'Gone Girl' and 'Sharp Objects' are powerfully creepy reads
    “Gone Girl” needs no introduction, as it has been consistently front and center since its publication in 2012. Recently, it received another boost in its already sky-rocketing rankings by appearing on the big screen in director, David...
  • Halloween Book
    Halloween Reading 2014
    Welcome to my fourth annual round-up of Halloween reading (even though I’ve been doing this column since 2009, I apparently didn’t get this idea until 2011). This isn’t hard-core horror – I can’t sleep if I read...
  • Mercy
    'Mercy' Movie Review
    This month's adaptation extravaganza concludes with 'Mercy', an adaptation of Stephen King's short story, "Gramma". With Halloween coming up and this being the first straight up horror film, I wanted this to be a dark and...
  • Interview with A THOUSAND PERFECT THINGS author Kay Kenyon
    Interview with A THOUSAND PERFECT THINGS author Kay Kenyon
    Kay Kenyon is the author of eleven science fiction and fantasy novels. She is best known for her world-building, especially for her series The Entire and the Rose and for A Thousand Perfect Things. She lives in Eastern Washington with her husband...
  • Mark Morris and The Wolves of London
    What scares a horror writer?
    Have you ever wondered what scares a horror writer? For this interview, Mark Morris, winner of the 2007 British Fantasy Award discussed that, time travel, and his new release, “The Wolves of London.”“The Wolves of London”...
  • Praise for 'Mortal Instruments' TV series showrunner Ed Decter
    Praise for 'Mortal Instruments' TV series showrunner Ed Decter
    Last week news quickly spread that Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instruments will find a new home in a television series. On Monday Constantin Film, who own the rights to Clare's Mortal Instruments and all series linked to it made it...
  • Perri Forrest, author of "A Lioness' Tale"
    JoeyPinkney.com five minutes five questions with Perri Forrest
    About "A Lioness' Tale":A Lioness’ Tale focuses on the life of Gabriella Alexis Sandoval. The story begins with a young Gabriella going through a very painful breakup with her high school sweetheart. Distressed by the turmoil...
  • 'Pushing Up Daisies'
    CrimeCONN-fidential: Rosemary Harris on a history in mystery (w/ event details)
    Rosemary Harris will be offering her first Dirty Business mystery, Pushing Up Daisies, as a freeebook giveaway on Amazon beginning today and running through Monday, October 27th. Find the book here.***Today, Hartford Books Examiner welcomes...
  • Backstory, subplots make 'The Mortal Instruments' TV series a great idea
    Backstory, subplots make 'The Mortal Instruments' TV series a great idea
    While there is still many questions to be answered in regards to the recent news that a Mortal Instruments television series is in development there are three big facts that should have fans squealing. First of all, we get to see Clare’s...
  • Grace and the Guiltless
    Book Review: 'Wanted: Grace and the Guiltless' by Erin Johnson
    There has to be another book! It can’t just end with Grace leaving Joe behind to seek revenge for her family…See, what happens is, Grace’s family is murdered, leaving Grace and her horse, Bullet, all alone. Having witnessed the...
  • 'The Graveyard Book: Volumes One and Two' by Neil Gaiman: The graphic adaptation
    'The Graveyard Book: Volumes One and Two' by Neil Gaiman: The graphic adaptation
    "The Graveyard Book" by Neil Gaiman won the Newbery Award and many other awards. It's been read by legions of young readers who hung on every ghost and ghoul. Now, graphic novel fans can enjoy "The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel...
  • 'Hunter's Trap' by Anne Michaud
    'Hunter's Trap' by Anne Michaud
    It seems that ghosts have come to haunt my reading list lately. I knew nothing about “Hunter’s Trap” by Anne Michaud when I started it. All I knew is that I enjoyed her work in the past and she asked me if I wanted to read her...
  • Autumn Masquerade by Gemma Juliana
    What could possibly go wrong in Gemma Juliana's Autumn Masquerade
    In romance author Gemma Juliana’s Halloween short story Autumn Masquerade, Anna has been psychic all her life and her best friend Judith knows it. With the Halloween holiday upon them, Judith concocts a masquerade ball and makes up a guest...
  • Two erotic poets walk into the uninhibited October 22.
    Two erotic poets walk into the uninhibited October 22.
    The Lit Crawl L.A. (Noho) presents "Two Erotic Poets Walk into a Sex Shop".Leave your inhibitions at home and come listen to these two vixens entrance the audience with their siren songs of leather and lace. Bring a partner, bring a...