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Blood, Sweat, and Pixels
Jason Schreier’s Blood, Sweat, and Pixels
Release Date: September 5, 2017
Review by: Daniel Boucher
Say what you will about Jason Schreier, but his book Blood, Sweat, and Pixels is a jaw-dropping look into the world of making video games. I was warmed, inspired and shocked (looking at you George Lucas) while reading it. Continue reading
SIMON & SCHUSTER
By Stephen King and Owen King
In this spectacular father/son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men?
The Snowman by Jo Nesbo
I’m really looking forward to this film. The Snowman is one of my favorite reads of 2017 and my very first Harry Hole novel. Nesbo’s writing read like a film projected in my head and if you haven’t read him yet, now’s the time to start! Continue reading
TIM LEBBON is a New York Times-bestselling writer from South Wales. He’s had over forty novels published to date, as well as hundreds of novellas and short stories. Recent novels include Relics, The Family Man, The Silence and the Rage War trilogy of Alien/Predator novels. He has won four British Fantasy Awards, a Bram Stoker Award, and a Scribe Award, and has been a finalist for World Fantasy, International Horror Guild, and Shirley Jackson Awards. Continue reading
Riley Sager’s FINAL GIRLS
Release Date: July 11, 2017
Review by: Daniel Boucher
From the cover:
Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie–scale massacre. In an instant, she became a member of a club no one wants to belong to—a group of similar survivors known in the press as the Final Girls. Lisa, who lost nine sorority sisters to a college dropout’s knife; Sam, who went up against the Sack Man during her shift at the Nightlight Inn; and now Quincy, who ran bleeding through the woods to escape Pine Cottage and the man she refers to only as Him. The three girls are all attempting to put their nightmares behind them, and, with that, one another. Despite the media’s attempts, they never meet. Continue reading
Stephen and Owen King
Entertainment Weekly offers up an Exclusive excerpt from Stephen and Owen King’s Sleeping Beauties.
Into The Water
From best-selling author Paula Hawkins (THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN) comes her next suspense novel, INTO THE WATER.
A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged.