2017: The Year of King? THE MIST TV series trailer debuts

April 12, 2017 The Librarian 0

It’s 2017 but Stephen King properties are as hot now as they were back in the 1980s. With the much-anticipated feature film adaptations of The Dark Tower and IT dropping in August and September of this year, respectively, and several new book announcements from the author himself, King’s work is experiencing something of a second renaissance (though he’s never really been out of the mainstream spotlight during the course of his lengthy and prolific career). Of course, [READ MORE]

NOTES FROM THE WEB: Sleeping Beauties, Tim Lebbon, and more!

March 30, 2017 The Librarian 0

Welcome to our first edition of Notes From the Web, a summary of cool/interesting/noteworthy stuff happening online in the world of horror. Not everything can be a full blog post, after all! * * * SLEEPING BEAUTIES Excerpt and Cover Reveal Over at Entertainment Weekly, you can read an excerpt from the upcoming collaboration between Stephen King and his son Owen. The plot of the novel is described on Amazon as: “In a future so real [READ MORE]

2016 Bram Stoker Awards Preliminary Ballot Announced

January 20, 2017 The Librarian 1

The Horror Writers Association has announced the Preliminary Ballot for the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards, which will be handed out at this year’s StokerCon (April 27-30 in Long Beach, California). Even if you are not a voting member of the HWA, this list is always interesting because it allows one to seek out horror stories from the previous calendar year that they might have missed. So without further delay, the list: Superior Achievement in a Novel Fenn, [READ MORE]

Today Only: Get Mark Matthews’ MILK-BLOOD for free on Amazon!

November 18, 2016 The Librarian 0

Right now and for the rest of today – November 18 – you can snag yourself a copy of Mark Matthews’ MILK-BLOOD: A TALE OF URBAN HORROR for free on Amazon. It’s all a bit of a happy accident, Matthews’ confesses on social media, noting that he “forget to turn off the promotion on KDP, and decided to let it ride.” The book, which The Horror Bookshelf describes as “incredibly powerful” is about ten-year-old Lilly, who [READ MORE]