2010 Thriller Award Winners

ThrillerFest V was held this past weekend in New York City, and the winners of the 2010 Thriller Awards were announced: Best Hard Cover Novel: THE NEIGHBOR, Lisa Gardner Best Paperback Original Novel: THE COLDEST MILE, Tom Piccirilli Best First Novel: RUNNING FROM THE DEVIL, Jamie Freveletti Best Short Story: A STAB IN THE HEART, […]

McIntyre Talks about Writing "Trek" Novels

Best-selling and award-winning author Vonda N. McIntyre has penned some of the best loved original "Star Trek" novels as well as the adaptations for several of the big-screen adventures. "David Hartwell invited me to write a 'Star Trek' book for Pocket Books, which had recently obtained the license to publish original 'Star Trek' novels. He […]

"The Strain" Contest

To celebrate the release of "The Strain" in paperback, we have five (5) copies of the book to give away. They have always been here. Vampires. In secret and in darkness. Waiting. Now their time has come. In one week, Manhattan will be gone. In one month, the country. In two months—the world. An epic […]

Contest: The Hunger Games

The Dragon Page is pleased to present a giveaway promoting the paperback release of The Hunger Games! Coming to paperback on July 6th! In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capital surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capital is harsh and cruel and keeps […]

"Naked Heat" preview now on ABC.com

For all the Castle fans out there, there's a preview of the next book in the Nikki Heat series, Naked Heat, available at ABC.com As of today, Chatper 1 is available for a free download: http://abc.go.com/shows/castle/naked-heat Last year, ABC and Hyperion books gave us the first 10 chapters for free, prior to the book's release […]

The Kobo eReader

Borders Bookstores will be launching their own eReader campaign this June, complete with an eBook store and the eReader, Kobo. This is the first release of Kobo in the United States after its success in Canada. The Kobo eReader measures in at about 4.7 x 7.2 x 0.4 inches, and weighs less than 8 ounces. […]

Remembering Frank Frazetta

Pioneering fantasy artist Frank Frazetta passed away Monday at the age of 82, reports the Associated Press.   [Read more...]

Contest: Morpheus Road winner

We are happy to announce the grand prize winner of the Morpheus Road giveaway: Chris A. of Playa del Rey, CA Chris will receive this prize pack: * Five books from the Pendragon series, (Books 1-5) * Copy of Morpheus Road: The Light Congratulations, Chris!

Discworld Comes to the Midwest

Preparations are under way for the next North American Discworld Convention (NADWCon), scheduled to take place in 2011. Emily S. Whitten, Chair of the NADWCon Steering Committee, known as the Guild of Chelonavigators, has announced this week that, after an extensive bidding process, the turtle now moves to the city of Madison, WI.   [Read more...]

"Twilight" Novels Among ALA's "Most Challenged" Books

The latest survey of banned books indicates that the "Twilight" series ranks as the fifth most requested books to be banned by public libraries. The latest report on "challenged books" by the American Library Associations indicates that Meyer is in good company along with the Harry Potter novels and several other classics for the most […]

Contest: Morpheus Road giveaway

"Cover to Cover" is proud to be hosting a giveaway of Morpheus Road: The Light, the first book in a new series by D.J. MacHale, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Pendragon series! Marshall Seaver is being haunted. In The Light, the first installment of this chillingly compelling trilogy, sixteen-year-old Marshall discovers that […]

Giveaway: "Bite Me" by Christoper Moore

The Dragon Page is pleased to have two (2) copies prize packs for Christopher Moore's "Bite Me" available for two lucky readers/listeners. The prize pack a copy of the novel and a t-shirt. BITE ME: A Love Story By Christopher Moore Let’s take a look at vampires, shall we? There’s Nosferatu: a violent, brainless, insatiable […]

Pyr Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Contest

Grand Prize Winner Embarks on a ‘Pyr and Dragons Adventure’ To celebrate their 5th anniversary, Pyr, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Prometheus Books, will sponsor a contest that incorporates things they hold dear: creative and powerful writing, a passion for reading genre fiction, and this year’s special number, five. For their Pyr and […]

Brooks Sells New Shannara Trilogy

If you're  a fan of Terry Brooks' Shanara universe, we have good news for you.  (On the other hand, if you're like me and behind on the books, you may let out a sigh of despair at ever catching up...) Brooks has sold the next Shanara trilogy to Del Rey, who will publish the books […]

Giveaway: "Burn" by Ted Dekker and Erin Healy

The Dragon Page is pleased to bring you a giveaway featuring Burn by Ted Dekker and Erin Healy! We are giving away two (2) copies!  To enter, just send an email and put "Dekker" in the subject line. Be sure to include your name and shipping address in the body of the email. Any entries […]

Remembering Kage Baker

Kage Baker passed away from cancer on Sunday, and I'm still not sure how to process that. It's taken me this long to figure out what I want to say. I've known Kage for over 10 years, though we hadn't chatted via email in a few years. I'd only just found out she was ill […]