BROTHER Cover Reveal!

A brand-new novel of terror that follows a teenager determined to break from his family’s unconventional—and deeply disturbing—traditions. Deep in the heart of Appalachia stands a crooked farmhouse miles from any road. The Morrows keep to themselves, and it’s served them well so far. When girls go missing off the side of the highway, the…

Former Indie Author Settles At Gallery (That’s Me!)

From Publishers Weekly: Ania Ahlborn has signed a world English rights deal with Simon & Schuster’s Gallery Books imprint for three books and two e-novellas. Ed Schlesinger acquired the works from Inkwell Management’s David Hale Smith. Ahlborn self-published her novel Seed in 2011; Gallery said the author has since been dubbed by fans as “the female Stephen King.” After self-publishing, Ahlborn signed…

Neil Gaiman on The Truth of Fiction

ARTICLE VIA CRITICAL MARGINS In a recent article, novelist Neil Gaiman argues for literacy and libraries, but he also argues for fiction’s role in helping children understand the real world. Have we failed children by prescribing what they should or shouldn’t read in school? Neil Gaiman thinks so. In a recent lecture on reading, re-printed…