Pardon the Interruption—Pulitzer Prize-Nominated Caitlin Rother Talks True Crime

With the e-book release of Pulitzer Prize-nominated Caitlin Rother’s first foray into fiction, Naked Addiction, we pause to share a snippet of her expertise. As a long-time journalist and crime writer, Rother details the horror behind the true story Dead Reckoning.

For more clips, be sure to visit her website!

Pardon the Interruption—The Joy of Books

You thought bookstores were magical during working hours? The folks who brought you Organizing the Bookshelf show you just how magical bookstores can be after hours.

Pardon the Interruption—Got Blood?

Check out these stars-in-the-making in today’s Pardon the Interruption. The students of Brooklyn’s PS 19 wrote and recorded this rap video in support of NY Blood Center’s Little Doctors Program. Take the lead from these little rappers and donate during National Blood Donor Month. Even those of you with needle phobias will be warming to the idea once this catchy chorus gets in your head.

To find information on how to donate, visit the American Red Cross website.

Pardon the Interruption—Christmas movie montage!

Ah, the classic films of Christmases past! Whatever you may celebrate this winter season, the joys of family, friends, and all those films on repeat remain universal. From all of us here at Dorchester, we wish you a happy and healthy holiday season! :)

Signing off—

Jillian, The Zombie Intern

Pardon the Interruption—Selling books by amputation!

Prepare yourselves! This is by no means your ordinary book trailer. With unsuspecting charm and grace only the most skilled of surgeons can master, author Max Barry lends a satirical twist to the usual trailer with a sneak peek (literally) of Machine Man. While not a Dorchester title, a trailer of this finesse deserves spotlight attention!

Don’t try this at home. So help me—if I start getting e-mails that you’ve all gone and hacked off your limbs, you can’t say I didn’t warn you. I’ll certainly be impressed, but lacking in sympathy.

Signing off—

Jillian, The Zombie Intern

Pardon the Interruption—Shakespeare vs Dr. Seuss

While both beloved icons in their own right, Shakespeare and Dr. Seuss hold court at opposite ends of the poetic spectrum. These two sovereign bards come face to face from across the ages and push the limits of civility in this Epic Rap Battles of History video.

See who comes out on top in this clever, if not a little absurd, definitely NSFW, rap battle after the jump.

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Pardon the Interruption—LOVE WITHOUT BLOOD

“[A] highly entertaining and unique take on the vampire genre….the story comes together very nicely for a fast-paced read.” —RT Book Reviews

 “Love Without Blood is exciting from the first page with a unique writing style and fascinating build-up…”  —Fresh Fiction

“[Fans will] enjoy a fun look at a General Hospital filled with vampires, who like humans, some are moral and others psychpathic preditors.”—Midwest Book Review

Pardon the Interruption—THE WOMAN, now a major motion picture!

The film adaptation of The Woman by Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee premiered at Sundance with an explosive reception. The buzz continues on a grand scale after the theatrical release last Friday, October 14th.  Directed by co-author Lucky McKee, the film captures the horror and humor of a rural family’s attempt to ‘civilize’ the matriarch and last surviving member of a clan of cannibals. Check out the trailer for the film below!

 

The Woman by Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee available in paperback.

Pardon the Interruption—NIGHT SOULS by Maynard and Sims

Night Souls by Maynard and Sims is new in trade paperback this month—just in time for Halloween! Check out the book trailer below…

“Maynard and Sims books just keep getting better and better, and Night Souls might just be their best yet. You are doing yourself a disservice if you do not give their books a try. I can only hope that there are more adventures in store for the intrepid souls of Department 18.” —Famous Monsters of Filmland

“I was a huge fan of Black Cathedral and am an even bigger fan of Night Souls. Maynard and Sims know what they’re doing when it comes to the supernatural and suspense.” —Horror Review

“We are offered a chiller/thriller that is a roller coaster ride worthy of an X-Files and John le Carré mash-up.” —Shroud Magazine

Pardon the Interruption—BLOOD TIES by Judith E. French

“French can add another gripping suspense to her repertoire of bestsellers with [Blood Ties]. With a gift for creating an ominous yet homey atmosphere, the author spins another web of a suspense-filled tale with intrigue and romance. This novel picks up where Blood Kin left off, with deadly secrets, the curses of a Native American burial ground and plenty else to keep readers on edge. The author makees you feel like you’re right in the midst of the action.” —Romantic Times Book Reviews

Blood Ties is now available for the first time in e-book!

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