Google eBookstore Now Open to Affiliates

Website owners can now become Google eBooks affiliates by linking their sites to the Google eBookstore for any of the hundreds of thousands of titles available for sale, earning commissions for their referrals.   [Read more...]

NPR Looking for Top Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels

Got a favorite genre novel?  NPR wants to hear about it. The news broadcaster is looking to compile a list of nominees that can be whittled down into the best examples of the genres. Here's the guidelines for nominating: 1. Limit yourself to five titles per post. Don't hesitate to nominate a book that someone […]

Vote for "Cinco de Mayo" in the Alberta Reader's Choice Awards

Michael Martineck's Cinco de Mayo, published by EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy, is a finalist for the Alberta Readers Choice Award, and the only fiction work vying for this mainstream $10,000 award. This is the first time that a Science Fiction novel has made it to the finals. Although one has to be an Alberta […]

Book Tour: Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

Only the most desperate colonists dare to make a new home on Hellhole. Reeling from a recent asteroid impact, tortured with horrific storms, tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, and churning volcanic eruptions, the planet is a dumping ground for undesirables, misfits, and charlatan. Against all odds, an exiled general named Adolphus has turned Hellhole into a place […]

"A Dance With Dragons" Release Date Announced

Fans of George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Fire and Ice" mark your calendars. The fifth installment in the epic fantasy series has a release date. "A Dance With Dragons," the fifth volume in the series will hit stores on July 12, 2011. Entertainment Weekly broke the news on their site and says the latest […]

Book Tour: Patricia Briggs

Patricia Briggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mercy Thompson series, will be on tour this March to support the release of RIVER MARKED (Ace Hardcover; March 1, 2011; $24.95).   [Read more...]

Connie Willis Signing at Poisoned Pen

Nebula and Hugo award winning author Connie Willis will be at The Poisoned Pen bookstore this week, promoting the new release of All Clear, concluding the story began in Blackout published earlier this year. Stop by, get your books signed, or if you're not local, feel free to call the store and order a signed […]

Poisoned Pen Halloween Author Event

The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale will be hosting a Halloween event this coming Sunday, October 24, featuring five authors and a Halloween Costume contest! James A. Owen (The Shadow Dragons, The Dragon's Apprentice), Larry Correia (Monster Hunter International, Monster Hunter Vendetta), Weston Ochse (Empire of Salt), Sam Sykes (Tome of the Undergates), and S.S. Wilson […]

"Hardcover Mysteries" on Investigation Discovery

Featuring some of America's most popular writers of thrillers and whodunits, Investigation Discovery's HARDCOVER MYSTERIES explores the crossover from fact to fiction. In this exciting new eight-part series, New York Times best-selling authors discuss the real-life cases that compelled their fascination and inspired their page-turners. Authors David Baldacci, Sandra Brown, Harlan Coben, Linda Fairstein, Sara […]

"Dracula" Goes Interactive

The king of vampire is rising from the grave again--and this time he's going interactive. One of the icon's of the horror genre, "Dracula" will get a new make-over for the 21st century when an interactive version of the classic Bram Stoker novel is released for iPads next week. According to USA Today, the new […]

Book Tour: F. Paul Wilson

The newest book in the Repairman Jack series, Fatal Error, was released on October 12, and F. Paul Wilson begins his book tour today, right here in the Metro Phoenix area! Wednesday, October 13 - 7:00 pm The Poisoned Pen 4014 N Goldwater Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (888) 560-9919 http://www.poisonedpen.com Saturday, October 16 - 1:00pm […]

Book Tour: David Weber

Military SF master David Weber decided to tackle the current vampire trends in fiction these days, and return them to their dark, dangerous roots... with a twist. Out of the Dark presents a world under siege from an alien invasion force, and include baffled aliens trying to work out human psychology, a soldier who has […]

2010 World Fantasy Award Nominees

The nominees for the 2010 World Fantasy Awards for works published in 2009, were announced last week: Novel Blood of Ambrose, James Enge (Pyr) The Red Tree, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc) The City & The City, China Miéville (Macmillan UK/ Del Rey) Finch, Jeff VanderMeer (Underland) In Great Waters, Kit Whitfield (Jonathan Cape UK/Del Rey) […]

The Wheel of Time Digital Scavenger Hunt

In honor of the publication of The Way of Kings and November’s publication of Towers of Midnight (the penultimate volume in the late Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time®), Brandon Sanderson and Tor.com are proud to announce the first digital scavenger hunt in Wheel of Time history! The details are live at: http://www.tor.com/blogs/2010/08/the-way-of-kings-holds-a-secret-from-the-wheel-of-time Essentially, starting […]

Book Tour: S. M. Stirling 2010

S.M. Stirling will be on tour this September! With the release of The Sword of the Lady in 2009, Stirling debuted at #13 on the New York Times bestsellers list. Now, ROC books is pleased to announce the anticipated release of THE HIGH KING OF MONTIVAL (Roc Hardcover; September 7, 2010; 978-0451463524; $25.95), the highly […]

Winners: The Hunger Games

Congratulations to our Hunger Games winners! The Grand Prize Winner, receiving a $25 Visa Cash card and a paperback copy of The Hunger Games is: Mark B of Springville, UT The runner-up winners, each receiving a paperback copy of The Hunger Games are: Joe K of Dale City, VA Bruce H of Montgomery, AL Tara […]