Archive for June 2014

Running Hot

Megan Abbott is the Edgar-winning author of the novels QUEENPIN, THE SONG IS YOU, DIE A LITTLE, BURY ME DEEP, THE END OF EVERYTHING and DARE ME.  This is her latest book, and it’s sure to cause the same amount of buzz as her previous work.  Abbott likes dark (as do I).  She is, perhaps,…

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Monsters From The Inside Out

I just read a terrific book — thanks to Sandra Katsuri, my publisher at Chizine Press, who recommended it to me — and I wanted to pass the word along. The book is NORTH AMERICAN LAKE MONSTERS by Nathan Ballingrud. This is a superb collection of short stories.  Nathan Ballingrud won the inaugural Shirley Jackson Award…

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