Tag Archive: Josh Malerman

May 08

The Shirley Jackson Award nominees for Best Novel have been announced

The Shirley Jackson Award nominees have just been announced.  Below are the six finalists for Best Novel (links to my reviews): Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals) Bird Box, Josh Malerman (Ecco) Broken Monsters, Lauren Beukes (Mulholland) Confessions, Kanae Minato (Mulholland) The Lesser Dead, Christopher Buehlman (Berkley) The Unquiet House, Alison Littlewood (Jo Fletcher Books) As …

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Mar 16

Who should win the inaugural James Herbert Award?

Here is a chilling reminder of the finalists (and a link to my frightening reviews): M.R. Carey, The Girl with All the Gifts (Orbit) Nick Cutter, The Troop (Headline) Frances Hardinge, Cuckoo Song (Macmillan) Andrew Michael Hurley, The Loney (Tartarus Press) Josh Malerman, Bird Box (Harper Voyager) Kim Newman, An English Ghost Story (Titan Books) …

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Mar 15

Book Review: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

What’s It About It’s another post apocalyptic novel.  (Including Bird Box I’ve now read six of the buggers this year).  On this occasion the cause of humanity’s mass destruction is a phenomena that when seen drives a person into a suicidal rage. Malorie is a survivor and the mother of two four-year old kids, both of whom have …

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