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February 9 2017

Review: Zodiac by Sam Wilson

Zodiac by Sam Wilson is a startling new thriller with one of the most original concepts in years, where the line between a life of luxury and an existence of poverty can be determined by the stroke...
March 15 2016

Dystopias: How Hope Paves the Way

In the near future, the female birthrate drops below 1 percent. It happens within a matter of years, and scientists worldwide are dumbfounded as to the cause. Panic ensues. Civil war follows...
February 3 2015

Now Win This!: The Deadly Medley Sweepstakes

We have a little bit of that and a little bit of this. Check out six great books that you won't want to miss! Click here to enter for a chance to win! This is NOT a Comments Sweepstakes....
September 21 2014

Fresh Meat: Goodhouse by Peyton Marshall

Goodhouse by Peyton Marshall is a dystopian societal thriller where DNA testing weeds out potentially dangerous boys and forces them into boarding schools that resemble prisons (available September...
February 21 2014

Fresh Meat: Hammer of Angels by G.T. Almasi

Hammer of Angels is a the second novel in the Shadowstorm series by G.T. Almasi that takes place in an alternative realty where Germany won WWII and super-spies fight a secret Cold War (available...
February 13 2014

7 Deadly Books Hitting Screens in 2014

Immersing yourself in a good read and getting the opportunity to personally envision what the characters look like, imagine the setting and fill in the intricate details of the plot is an unmatched...
November 6 2013

Fresh Meat: South by Lance Charnes

South by Lance Charnes is a dystopic thriller set in an alternate future, one in which American policy is driving citizens across the southern border (available November 12, 2013). It’s been...
September 17 2013

Shuffling Toward a New World: The Walking Dead Spin-Off

In 2015, the zombie apocalypse will expand its group of survivors with a spin-off that will be executive produced by the The Walking Dead creator, Robert Kirkman. AMC announced yesterday that Kirkman...
August 21 2013

Lori Just Won’t Stay Dead in this Deleted Scene from The Walking Dead

We can all agree that Lori was a bit exhausting as a character on AMC's The Walking Dead. When she wasn't losing track of her only son, she was sending mixed signals as to whether or not...
July 1 2013

Fresh Meat: Viral Nation by Shaunta Grimes

Viral Nation by Shaunta Grimes is a novel for young adults about a brilliant autistic girl sent through time from a damaged, dystopian America (available July 2, 2013). Clover Donovan is born in...
June 6 2013

One Night When All Crime is Allowed: The Purge Trailer

In a not-so-distant future, America has come to be a peaceful place where crime is down to a nearly nonexistent level. All because one night a year all crime is legally allowed. One family inadvertently...
April 16 2013

Fresh Meat: Arclight by Josin L. McQuein

Arclight by Josin L. McQuein is a young adult novel with a dystopian setting that was recently optioned for film (available April 23, 2013). Arclight is the last haven for humankind in this dystopian...
October 21 2012

Crimes of the (Next) Century: A Look at Sci-fi Crime Novels

Throughout history, technology and social conditions have changed, but human nature usually doesn’t. So crime has always been part of our world and unless things change drastically it will continue...
October 13 2012

Fresh Meat: The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski

The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski is a young adult paranormal mystery (available October 16, 2012). It is every teenager’s dream to find out that they are part of something special. They...
July 18 2012

First Look at Tom Hanks’s Electric City

Electric City, Tom Hanks’s post-apocalyptic-steampunk-spy-thriller animated web series, premiered yesterday on Yahoo! Screen. In the 10-episode debut (don’t worry, each episode is only five minutes...
July 2 2012

The Problem with Lori: Feminism and The Walking Dead

As someone of the female persuasion, I have long lamented the lack of strong ladies in the horror genre. Too often are women cast as damsels in distress, empty-headed spazzes who endanger the rest of...
June 24 2012

Hit the Vitals: Top 10 Zombie Films You Must See

Zombies are one of the cheapest movie monsters to make, which means they’re featured in a lot of questionable content. Bad acting, worse writing, and shaky production values can be fun on a summer...
June 22 2012

It’d Be a Crime Not To Watch These Movies This Weekend!

If it’s as hot where you are as it is at Crime HQ, then you’re looking for just about any way to cool down. My big plan is to hit the movie theaters and use someone else’s air conditioning!...
March 29 2012

Fresh Meat: Three A.M. by Steven John

Three A.M. by Steven John is a dystopian noir thriller (available March 27, 2012). The troubled hero of Steven John’s new dystopian thriller, Three A.M., is starved for sunshine. Literally...