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  • Chris Knopf/CrimeCONN
    Mastermind: Chris Knopf on CrimeCONN (Q&A w/ event details)
    Today, Hartford Books Examiner welcomes Chris Knopf.Knopf is one of the masterminds behind the inaugural CrimeCONN, an all-day mystery conference set to debut at the Westport Library on Saturday, October 25th. The event will feature some of the...
  • Oxymoron: the Loveliest Nightmare
    ComixTribe's NYCC exclusive "Oxymoron: the Loveliest Nightmare" brings chills
    Is it possible to enjoy the preview to the second spin off of a series one has never read? When such a preview offers as complete and engaging a story as this, the answer is an immediate "yes". Such is the case of "Oxymoron: the...
  • Styling the Stars: Lost Treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox Archive
    Q&A with author Tom McLaren on "Styling The Stars"
    Insight Editions has just released the beautiful new book titled Styling the Stars: Lost Treasures from the Twentieth Century Fox Archive by Angela Cartwright and Tom McLaren with a foreword by Maureen O'Hara.The book showcases hundreds of...
  • Epic #0
    Battle villains and puberty with 3 issues of EPIC from New York Comic Con 2014
    It may be easy for comic books produced by the "big two" to churn out one superhero comic after the other, but such things can be a labor of love for creators of small press creations. Such is the long and arduous journey of "Epic...
  • 'The Paper Cowboy' by Kristin Levine, author of 'The Lions of Little Rock'
    'The Paper Cowboy' by Kristin Levine, author of 'The Lions of Little Rock'
    "The Paper Cowboy" is another historical fiction book aimed at middle grade readers by Kristin Levine, author of the critically acclaimed "The Lions of Little Rock." In the Author's Note at the end of the book, Levine...
  • 'Last Train to Babylon' by Charlee Fam
    'Last Train to Babylon' by Charlee Fam is a dark ride worth taking
    'Last Train to Babylon' is told from the point of view of Aubrey, a twenty-something resident of Manhattan, formerly of Long Island, who has a serious chip on her shoulder, a complicated relationship with her mother, and no real friends....
  • “Rise ‘n Shine with Bette & Juliette” new HALLOWEEN SHOW this Tuesday, Oct 21 at 8pm
    Rise ‘n Shine with Bette & Juliette Halloween Show this Tuesday, Oct 21th
    It’s October, and “Rise ‘n Shine with Bette & Juliette” are back with their brand new HALLOWEEN SHOW!!! This episode will be jam-packed with tricks 'n treats for guys and ghouls of all ages, including: a celebrity...
  • 'Facial' by Jeff Strand
    'Facial' by Jeff Strand
    It has been a while since I have read anything from Jeff Strand. Too long, in fact. Luckily, DarkFuse has a great slate of book scheduled for December and one of those is “Facial,” a new novella from Mr. Strand. Of course, I could not...
  • Saleem Little, author of "Black Girl, White World: Crossing the Line"
    JoeyPinkney.com five minutes five questions with Saleem Little
    About "Black Girl, White World: Crossing the Line":Black Girl, White World is one woman’s quest for an identity in a world in which she feels like a stranger; a world in which, as Toni Morrison put it, “American meant white...
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    'The Man In The Black Suit' by Stephen King
    Superbly conceived in the supernatural horror genre, 'The Man in the Black Suit' by bestselling author Stephen King is written in vividly chilling detail. The fictional short story takes place in a nursing home where a man who has reached...
  • NYC Fashion Runway Presents Fashion Week S/S 2015 On September 26, 2015.
    NYC Fashion Runway Presents Fashion Week S/S 2015 On September 26, 2015.
    It was another exciting fashion event in NYC on September 26, 2014. It was a glorious night for Kia Vonvega to unveil her newest collection to the fashion world.Founded in 2006 by Kia Vonvega, Clear Boutique’s new collection of drop-dead...
  • Why terror?
    May all terrorists experience Reverend Baldur's fate
    In his fable"The Blue Fox", Icelandic writer Sigurjón Birgir Sigurðsson or Sjondepicts a rational world twisting inside out before settling within a karmic solution. His context of magical realism, clarity of landscape, depth of...
  • Room
    Brilliant: 'Room.'
    Imagine that it ‘s your fifth birthday and you are celebrating it in the only home you’ve ever known: an 11’ x 11’ room with only a skylight giving a glimpse of what is outside. You live in ‘room’ with his Ma...
  • St Francis of Assisi
    Little flowers of St. Francis....say you will and also give the flowers
    Story time....even if I review non-fiction, I can still tell a story:). Once upon a time, there were some monks. One of them was St. Francis of Assisi. St.. Francis of Assisi was the head monk, if you will. One day, he told some of the monks in...
  • “Gone Girl” continues to dominate book sales
    “Gone Girl” continues to dominate book sales
    With the success that Gone Girl has been having in the theaters, it has also been having the same kind of success with book sales. Gone Girl is able to be the top selling book for the NY Times and the 2nd highest selling book for Nook and Kindle...