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Vote for Your Favorite Version of <i>It</i>
Blogs
September 19 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Version of It

Crime HQ
  Check out our discussion of It!
Three Clowns Talk About <i>It</i>
Blogs
September 18 2017

Three Clowns Talk About It

Adam Wagner, Pritpaul Bains and Joe Brosnan
Grab the closest rock. Leave the silver bullets. And cue the New Kids on the Block. It's...
Book-Inspired Cocktails: “The Invisible Hand”
Blogs
September 15 2017

Book-Inspired Cocktails: “The Invisible Hand”

Adam Wagner
What do you do when you're a bartender with dormant magical abilities? Say the magic...
Discount: <i>Patient Zero</i> by Jonathan Maberry
Blogs
September 14 2017

Discount: Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry

Crime HQ
In anticipation of Jonathan Maberry's upcoming supernatural thriller, Glimpse (available...
5 New Books to Read this Week: September 12, 2017
Blogs
September 13 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: September 12, 2017

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Review: <i>Magicians Impossible</i> by Brad Abraham
Blogs
September 11 2017

Review: Magicians Impossible by Brad Abraham

Dave Richards
Magicians Impossible by Brad Abraham is a debut novel that blends magic and mayhem to create...
Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Drink of Our Lady of Blessed Murder"
Blogs
September 8 2017

Book-Inspired Cocktails: “Drink of Our Lady of Blessed Murder"

Adam Wagner
What do you do when you're a ruthless assassin on a quest for vengeance against the powers...
Marvel’s <i>The Defenders</i> Season 1 Review: Episodes 7-8
Blogs
September 6 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Season 1 Review: Episodes 7-8

Dave Richards
Hello, and welcome back to my look at Netflix's eight-episode miniseries, The Defenders,...
5 New Books to Read this Week: September 5, 2017
Blogs
September 6 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: September 5, 2017

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
<i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i> Season Finale Review: Parts 17 and 18
Blogs
September 4 2017

Twin Peaks: The Return Season Finale Review: Parts 17 and 18

David Cranmer
Part 17: “The past dictates the future.” The penultimate episode begins with...
<i>What the Hell Did I Just Read</i> by David Wong: A Visual Guide
Blogs
August 30 2017

What the Hell Did I Just Read by David Wong: A Visual Guide

Adam Wagner
GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format. This...
Marvel’s <i>The Defenders</i> Season 1 Review: Episodes 4-6
Blogs
August 30 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Season 1 Review: Episodes 4-6

Dave Richards
Hello, and welcome back to my look at Netflix's latest Marvel adaptation, The Defenders,...
Vote for Who You Want to See on the Iron Throne
Blogs
August 29 2017

Vote for Who You Want to See on the Iron Throne

Crime HQ
  Check out Joe Brosnan's power rankings for each episode!
<i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i> Review: Parts 14, 15, and 16
Blogs
August 28 2017

Twin Peaks: The Return Review: Parts 14, 15, and 16

David Cranmer
Part 14: “We Are Like the Dreamer” Heaps of reveal in this surreal saturated...
Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in September 2017
Blogs
August 28 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in September 2017

Crime HQ
Highlighted by the return of a TON of great classics, September is looking like a great month...
Passionate About Pulp: Revisiting <i>The Shadow</i>
Blogs
August 25 2017

Passionate About Pulp: Revisiting The Shadow

Angie Barry
THE SUBGENRE: Comic adaptation. THE HERO: Playboy millionaire Lamont Cranston, also known...
Marvel’s <i>The Defenders</i> Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-3
Blogs
August 23 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Season 1 Review: Episodes 1-3

Dave Richards
Hello, and welcome back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe! After four seasons of great and highly...
Review: <i>Orphan Agent Prima Pawn</i> by Elizabeth Kiem
Blogs
August 22 2017

Review: Orphan Agent Prima Pawn by Elizabeth Kiem

Doreen Sheridan
Orphan Agent Prima Pawn by Elizabeth Kiem is the third and final book in The Bolshoi Saga. I’m...
Discount: <i>This Book Is Full of Spiders</i> by David Wong
Blogs
August 22 2017

Discount: This Book Is Full of Spiders by David Wong

Crime HQ
The sequel to the genre-bending, humorous, cult sensation John Dies At the End returns fans to...
Marvel’s <i>The Defenders</i> Primer: Catch Up On Their Solo and Group Comic Exploits
Blogs
August 17 2017

Marvel’s The Defenders Primer: Catch Up On Their Solo and Group Comic Exploits

Dave Richards
In 2015, with the launch of the first season of Daredevil, Marvel television and Netflix began...
Q&A with Kelley Armstrong, Author of <i>Rituals</i>
Blogs
August 15 2017

Q&A with Kelley Armstrong, Author of Rituals

Kelley Armstrong and John Valeri
Kelley Armstrong is the #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author of more than...
Review: <i>Bibliomysteries</i>, Edited by Otto Penzler
Blogs
August 11 2017

Review: Bibliomysteries, Edited by Otto Penzler

Kristin Centorcelli
Bibliomysteries, edited by Otto Penzler, is a specially commissioned anthology featuring original...
Review: <i>Devil’s Call</i> by J. Danielle Dorn
Blogs
August 10 2017

Review: Devil’s Call by J. Danielle Dorn

Dirk Robertson
Devil’s Call by J. Danielle Dorn is a Western horror novel that James Demonaco (screenwriter...
<i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i> Review: Parts 11, 12, and 13
Blogs
August 7 2017

Twin Peaks: The Return Review: Parts 11, 12, and 13

David Cranmer
Part 11: “There’s Fire Where You Are Going” Some boys playing catch see...
iLove <i>iZombie</i>
Blogs
August 7 2017

iLove iZombie

Allison Brennan
Years ago, I watched all three seasons of Veronica Mars with my two oldest daughters, then in...
5 New Books to Read this Week: August 1, 2017
Blogs
August 2 2017

5 New Books to Read this Week: August 1, 2017

Crime HQ
Every Wednesday, we here at Criminal Element will put together a list of Staff Picks of the books...
Vote for Your Favorite Book in Stephen King’s Dark Tower Series
Blogs
August 1 2017

Vote for Your Favorite Book in Stephen King’s Dark Tower Series

Crime HQ
  Check out our reread of the entire series!
The Dark Tower: <i>The Dark Tower</i> Part VI, The Final Chapters
Blogs
August 1 2017

The Dark Tower: The Dark Tower Part VI, The Final Chapters

David Cranmer
Last week, we were left wondering if laughter really is the best medicine. This week, we make it to...
Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in August 2017
Blogs
July 31 2017

Crime/Mystery/Thrillers Coming to (and Leaving) Netflix in August 2017

Crime HQ
Highlighted by Marvel's The Defenders and the live-action adaptation of Death Note,...
Review: <i>The Blinds</i> by Adam Sternbergh
Blogs
July 27 2017

Review: The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh

Corrina Lawson
The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh is a unique thriller that mixes elements of science fiction, Westerns,...