Guy Gavriel Kay made a very nice mention of BookBanter and his interview in Episode 23 on his blog post for January 4th at his Brightweavings.com website. He even goes into discussing the merits of podcasts and interviewing and why it is good to have an audio (read) version of a book review, and to have a “print version,” which is why I like to include a “printed” online version of the review on the BookBanter site.
Managed to snag myself an advance reader copy of Seth Grahame-Smith’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, which is due out March 2nd. Some of you may remember Seth as the co-author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (with Jane Austen), which was a lot of fun. While I don’t plan to read any summaries or copy describing this book — I like to be completely surprised and unspoiled — the cover and title alone have me fascinated and excited.
Since I missed out on the chance to interview Seth for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies due to schedule conflicts, I’m hoping to get him for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter on a future episode of BookBanter.
And it looks to be an well-designed book with a unique look to it, so will try to get a finished copy to see how it looks. And here’s the back cover to intrigue you even further: