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Best Books of 2019 So Far

Ormeshadow by Priya Sharma

Acclaimed author Priya Sharma transports readers back in time with Ormeshadow, a coming-of-age story as dark and...

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi...

In his boldly imagined first novel, Ta-Nehisi Coates, the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World...

A Cosmology of Monsters by...

A tender and terrifying literary horror novel–the author’s debut–that tells the story of a family (creators of...

Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke

  One of Entertainment Weekly‘s Biggest Books of Fall 2019 Texas Ranger Darren Mathews is on the...

Three-Fifths by John Vercher

A compelling and timely debut novel from an assured new voice: Three-Fifths is about a biracial black...

Rule of Capture by Christopher...

Better Call Saul meets Nineteen Eighty-Four in this first volume in an explosive legal thriller series set...

The Book of X by Sarah Rose...

A surreal exploration of one woman’s life and death against a landscape of meat, office desks, and...

This Side of Night by J. Todd...

The vicious Mexican cartel war boils over into the Big Bend in the explosive new novel from...

The Nickel Boys by Colson...

In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller...

A Hawk in the Woods by Carrie...

When newscaster Abby Waite is diagnosed with a potentially terminal illness, she decides to do the logical...

Pan’s Labyrinth: The...

Oscar winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke come together to...

The Growing Things and Other...

The Growing Things by Paul Tremblay: A chilling collection of psychological suspense and literary horror from the...

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Echoes: The Saga Anthology of...

The essential collection of beloved ghost stories, compiled by the editor who helped define the genre—including stories...

Raphael and Dirtmouth by...

  Something wicked this way comes with two terrifying stories that one may find a hard time...

British Fantasy Awards 2019...

British Fantasy Awards 2019  On 20th October 2019 at FantasyCon in Glasgow the winners were announced and...

Mongrels by Stephen Graham

NOMINATED FOR THE SHIRLEY JACKSON AWARD NOMINATED FOR THE BRAM STOKER AWARD NAMED ONE OF THE BEST...

Nox Pareidolia edited by Robert...

Cover Credit: Don Noble From the Bram Stoker Award-nominated editor of the 2018 This is Horror Anthology...

Your House Will Pay by Steph

A powerful and taut novel about racial tensions in Los Angeles, following two families—one Korean-American, one African-American—grappling...

Mapping the Interior by Stephen...

Walking through his own house at night, a twelve-year-old thinks he sees another person stepping through a...

Cricket Hunters by Jeremy

Celia (Garcia) Lundy was fifteen in the fall of 1998 when Abby Powell, one of her five...

Midnight in the Graveyard,...

Midnight. Some call it the witching hour. Others call it the devil’s hour. Here in the graveyard,...

Dry County by Jake Hinkson

A dark vision of American religion and politics, Dry County is a portrait of a man willing...

Ormeshadow by Priya Sharma

Acclaimed author Priya Sharma transports readers back in time with Ormeshadow, a coming-of-age story as dark and...

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi...

In his boldly imagined first novel, Ta-Nehisi Coates, the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World...

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Forthcoming-Preorder

Forthcoming July 21st: Hamnet...

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell: A thrilling departure: A short, piercing, deeply moving new novel from the acclaimed...

Forthcoming April 21st: Little...

Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier: Overwhelmed by tragedy, a woman desperately tries to save her marriage in...

Forthcoming July 7th 2020:...

Survivor Song by Paul Tremblay: A riveting novel of suspense and terror from the Bram Stoker award-winning...

Forthcoming April 7th 2020:...

Broken by Don Winslow: In five intense novellas connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice,...

Forthcoming August 25th 2020:...

About: Sandman Slim is back in Los Angeles and kicking more supernatural ass in this inventive, high-octane...

Forthcoming August 18th 2020:...

About When These Mountains Burn: Acclaimed author and “remarkably gifted storyteller” (The Charlotte Observer) David Joy returns with...

Forthcoming May 14th 2020: Of...

Pull up a seat and sit a spell. Master storyteller Joe R. Lansdale has cooked up a...

Forthcoming August 11th 2020:...

Forthcoming August 11th 2020: In this second dystopian legal thriller from the author of the acclaimed The...

Horror For RAICES: A Charitable...

All net proceeds from the sale of this anthology go to RAICES, a wonderful charity that works...

Forthcoming March 17th 2020: 88...

The critically acclaimed author of Lovecraft Country returns with a thrilling and immersive virtual reality epic—part cyberthriller,...

Shadows & Tall Trees, Vol....

Praise For Shadows & Tall Trees: “Shadows & Tall Trees is a smart, soulful, illuminating investigation of...

Forthcoming May 26, 2020 For...

Preorder: Worse Angels by Laird Barron: Ex-Mob enforcer and now private investigator Isaiah Coleridge pits himself against...

Forthcoming May 5th 2020: Hard...

Return to McFalls County and Bull Mountain in Hard Cash Valley, where Brian Panowich weaves another masterful...

Forthcoming March 17, 2020: Are...

FROM THE DIRECTOR OF SCARFACE AND DRESSED TO KILL— A FEMALE REVENGE STORY When the beautiful young...

Forthcoming Jun 23, 2020: Lost...

A blistering crime novel of the opioid epidemic–and its cops, villains, and victims–written by a twenty-five-year veteran...

Forthcoming July 7th 2020: Home...

In the latest thriller from New York Times bestseller Riley Sager, a woman returns to the house made famous...

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Author Interviews

William Kent Krueger On...

Raised in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, William Kent Krueger briefly attended Stanford University—before being kicked out...

Tim Lebbon On The Silence,...

Tim Lebbon is the New York Times bestselling author of Coldbrook, The Silence and The Relics series...

Rob Hart On his novel The...

Rob Hart is the author of the Ash McKenna series, published by Polis Books, which wrapped up...

Interview with Christopher...

  CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, The Boys...

John Langan On Sefira and Other...

John Langan is the author of two novels, The Fisherman(Word Horde 2016) and House of Windows (Night...

Nathan Ballingrud On his Wounds...

Nathan Ballingrud was born in Massachusetts in 1970, but spent most of his life in the South....

March Rundown &...

The More2Read March 2019 Reviews & Interviews Thank you to all the publishers and authors for your...

Cody Goodfellow on his...

CODY GOODFELLOW has written eight novels and four or five collections. His previous collections Silent Weapons For...

Interview with Elisabeth Elo on...

Elisabeth Elo is the author of the suspense novels FINDING KATARINA M., recently out from Polis Books...

Interview with Jeff Strand on...

Jeff Strand is the four-time Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of 40+ books, including Blister, A Bad Day...

Interview with Helen Marshall...

Helen Marshall is a critically acclaimed author, editor, and medievalist. After receiving a PhD from the prestigious...

February 2019 Rundown with Bram...

    February 2019 Author Interviews: A Conversation with Grand Master of Noir Lawrence Block On his...

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Best Fiction 2018

In the Night Wood by Dale

In this contemporary fantasy, the grieving biographer of a Victorian fantasist finds himself slipping inexorably into the...

Lou Berney on writing, writers,...

Lou Berney is the author of November Road (coming in October), The Long and Faraway Gone (winner...

November Road by Lou Berney

    Set against the assassination of JFK, a poignant and evocative crime novel that centers on...

Joe Lansdale on writing, film...

Lansdale has written novels and stories in many genres, including Western, horror, science fiction, mystery, and suspense....

Man of War by Sean Parnell

  The New York Times bestselling author of Outlaw Platoon makes his fiction debut with this electrifying...

Foe by Iain Reid

  A taut, psychological mind-bender from the bestselling author of I’m Thinking of Ending Things. We don’t...

The Man Who Came Uptown by...

In bestselling and Emmy-nominated writer George Pelecanos’ “taut and suspenseful” new novel, an ex-offender must choose between...

Hippie by Paulo Coelho

If you want to learn about yourself, start by exploring the world around you. Drawing on the...

Pieces of Her by Karin

  The #1 internationally bestselling author returns with a new novel in the vein of the New...

Severance by Ling Ma

Maybe it’s the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and...

Interview with Chris Offutt

Chris Offutt grew up in Haldeman, Kentucky, population 200, a former mining town in the Appalachian hills....

The Line That Held Us by David...

  From critically acclaimed author David Joy comes a remarkable novel about the cover-up of an accidental...

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Rundowns

Authors and Their Favorite...

Alma Katsu, Carrie Laben, S.P Miskowski, Gwendolyn Kiste, Kaaron Warren, Priya Sharma, and Helen Marshall. I asked...

Best Books of 2019 with...

  The best literary, mystery, thriller, noir, and nonfiction books published in 2019. The many books I...

Tales Old & New with H.P...

This is my new project. I hope to read these tales for the joy of reading and...

Horror Authors & Their...

Laird Barron’s Recommended Reads He said this in our interview in 2019: “Three of my abiding favorites...

Must-Read Selection of June...

  This Storm by James Ellroy June 4th | Knopf A massive novel of World War II...

April Rundown | Interviews|...

Reviews Of April Like Lions by Brian Panowich In The River by Jeremy Robert Johnson Wounds: Six...

Best Nonfiction 2018

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The Pandora Room by Christopher...

When what appears to be the original Pandora’s Box is discovered in an ancient city, neighboring countries...

Nathan Ballingrud On his Wounds...

Nathan Ballingrud was born in Massachusetts in 1970, but spent most of his life in the South....

March Rundown &...

The More2Read March 2019 Reviews & Interviews Thank you to all the publishers and authors for your...

The Silence by Tim Lebbon

Bestselling author Tim Lebbon’s electrifying horror novel – now made into a Netflix original movie starring Stanley...

Wounds: Six Stories from the...

A gripping collection of six stories of terror—including the novella “The Visible Filth,” the basis for the...

Interview: Paul Tremblay On his...

Photo by Allan Amato Paul Tremblay has won the Bram Stoker, British Fantasy, and Massachusetts Book Awards...

The Devil Aspect by Craig...

A terrifying novel set in Czechoslovakia in 1935, in which a brilliant young psychiatrist takes his new...

A Conversation with Grand...

Lawrence Block has been writing crime, mystery, and suspense fiction for more than half a century.  He...

As I Lay Dying by William...

As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside...

Blindness by José Saramago

From Nobel Prize–winning author José Saramago, a magnificent, mesmerizing parable of loss A city is hit by...

Interview with Taylor Adams On...

Photo by KING 5 Taylor Adams directed the acclaimed short film And I Feel Fine in 2008...

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son’s fight to survive. A father and his son...

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