• Dogears: More SmallvilleGuy!

    Dogears: More SmallvilleGuy!0

    Lois Lane: Double Down Gwenda Bond Switch Press May 1, 2016 Disclaimer: A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Jess, WWAC writer, reviewed the first Lois Lane novel Fallout, and I agreed that it was a really fun read. I adored teen Lois and was excited

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  • Interview with Matt Ruff, Author of Lovecraft Country

    Interview with Matt Ruff, Author of Lovecraft Country0

    Let’s time warp back to 2007. It’s a rainy day in Ann Arbor, Michigan and I just ducked inside the downtown Borders. I work at a library and rarely buy books, but I leaf through the new arrivals all the same. None of them hold my attention for long, and I consider giving up and

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  • Incredible Indie Tuesday: Exciting News from Image Expo!

    Incredible Indie Tuesday: Exciting News from Image Expo!1

    Last Wednesday in Seattle, Image Comics held the 6th Image Expo, an all-day event for creators to meet with press, retailers and fans. But it’s not your typical convention: there are no vendors and panels focus primarily on discussing upcoming releases with writers, artists and other team members. The convention began with publisher Eric Stephenson’s inspiring

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  • March Break? Check Out These 7 Great Horror Shows for Kids

    March Break? Check Out These 7 Great Horror Shows for Kids0

    • March 15, 2016

    Horror shows for kids are a rarity and you’re very lucky to come across one of these gems. Horror shows are often to be thought of as “inappropriate” for kids. There are a couple of different reasons for this, but we can narrow it down to one fundamental reason: they’re just too scary.  But… Isn’t that what

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  • The Girl Without a Name: A Q&A with Author Sandra Block

    The Girl Without a Name: A Q&A with Author Sandra Block0

    Sandra Block’s sophomore novel revisits psychiatrist Zoe Goldman–the protagonist from Little Black Lies. This new novel, The Girl Without a Name, is a fast-paced, intelligent thriller that tackles themes from mental illness to racism. I recently had the opportunity to talk to Sandra about her new novel, how her career impacts her writing and what it’s like writing

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  • Understanding the Da Vinci Code: Why Quest Thrillers Work

    Understanding the Da Vinci Code: Why Quest Thrillers Work0

    The first six or so pages of my paperback copy of The Da Vinci Code are taken up with a collection of praise and excerpts from favourable reviews, from publications of all types. People loved this book. And you know what? They were right. The Da Vinci Code is what they call an airport novel.

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