April 2018 LibraryReads

Read away those winter blues with some books off the April LibraryReads list. A twisted take on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, Unbury Carol by award-winning author Josh Malerman is a haunting story that will have you guessing till the last page; Curtis Sittenfeld’s new collection of short stories uncovers the deepest emotions that make […]

The Horror, the Horror | 2017 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot

The Horror Writers Association (HWA), the premier organization for writers of horror and dark fantasy, has announced the 2017 Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot. Named in honor of the author of Dracula, the prizes are presented annually in 11 categories, including fiction, poetry, screenplays, and nonfiction.

Newcomer Honeywell, McClellan, North, Robinson, Scalzi, Skovron, plus Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews

THE ELEMENTS, whether a personal power or a force of nature, have been mainstays of sf/fantasy writing from the genre’s beginning. How humanity has dealt with these components can be either a bane or boon, focused on creation or destruction. This month’s titles highlight the strengths of such elements in both natural and magical ways.

Fiction RA Picks 2014: A Sampling | Wyatt’s World

These five titles are likely to satisfy readers endlessly and can serve as long-term RA standards.

Toil and Trouble: Spooky Halloween Reads | The Reader’s Shelf

It’s time to get ready for the hordes of patrons who will begin to haunt the library and are in the mood for a good scare; this list of titles will help librarians arm themselves with some bloody-good suggestions.

Cavett, Gaiman, Gowns, Nuts, Birds, and Rainbows | What We’re Reading

This is a week of exotic and dystopic; gowns, girls, and speaking squirrels; TV talkers and phone callers; and Neverwhere, London, for the LJand SLJ crew.

May Debuts plus a Sophomore Effort | Wyatt’s World

The Pearl That Broke It's Shell

Four first (disturbing, rocket-fast, quick-reading, ambitious) novels and a new favorite author returns