Congrats Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer

| Jan 5 | 0 Comments

Daemons Books would like to congratulate author Neil Gaiman and singer Amanda Palmer (from the popular and might I add awesome band The Dresden Dolls) on their wedding this Sunday. It’s great seeing two talented and equally cool people get hitched. I can only hope that they will now have children so they can create a kid that will possess coolness in superhero like proportions. […]

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New Book Releases June 2010

| May 28 | 0 Comments

With new releases by Stephenie Meyer, James Patterson, Nelson Demille, and Danielle Steel, June is another huge month for books. Take a look at the upcoming June releases I think you’ll be interested in. Bullet (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series) by Laurell K. Hamilton Available June 1, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: The music came back up and the next group of little […]

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One Book, One Twitter Update

A few weeks ago Amie wrote about the One Book, One Twitter initiative that is being headed by Jeff Howe of Wired magazine. The goal was to get a large group of people on Twitter to read the same book and then tweet about over the summer. A variety of books were nominated, and Jeff announced last week that American Gods by Neil Gaiman won […]

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NEVERWHERE by Neil Gaiman [Review]

| Apr 23 | 1 Comment

I just finished my second Neil Gaiman novel. I chose Neverwhere as the reviews were solid and it looked interesting. Here’s what I’m starting to learn about Gaiman: he chooses some strange names for his main characters. In the last Gaiman novel I completed the main character’s name was “Nobody”, and in Neverwhere the main character is called “Door”. WTH?? Neverwhere tells the story of […]

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INSTRUCTIONS by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess Book Trailer

| Apr 15 | 0 Comments

Check out an animated book trailer for Instructions, the new book from Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman and illustrator Charles Vess. Instructions synopsis (from the publisher): Trust Dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story. A renowned storyteller whose words have transported readers to magical realms and an acclaimed illustrator of lushly imagined fairy-tale landscapes guide a traveler safely through lands unknown and yet strangely […]

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THE GRAVEYARD BOOK By Neil Gaiman [Review]

| Jan 25 | 0 Comments

This week I read the highly acclaimed Newberry award-winning, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Gaiman is known for several popular young adult books, including Coraline, which was adapted into a movie. The Graveyard Book tells the story of a young boy, Nobody Owens. Nobody, or “Bod” as he is affectionately called, is a human boy that lives in a graveyard and is raised by […]

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Neil Gaiman and Fans Write a Story Via Twitter

| Oct 21 | 0 Comments

Neil Gaiman and BBC Audiobooks America are collaborating on an interactive story that’s coming together via Twitter. Gaiman’s first tweet was, “Sam was brushing her hair when the girl in the mirror put down the hairbrush, smiled & said, “We don’t love you anymore.” Fans can tweet the rest of the story using the hashtag #bbcawdio. Follow @BBCAA to see updates to the story. The […]

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Ten Spooky Books to Read for Halloween

| Oct 18 | 0 Comments

Halloween is only a few weeks away and here in Michigan the leaves are starting to change and there’s a chill in the air. It’s perfect weather for curling up with a cup of tea and a good book. In honor of Halloween, here’s a list of spooky/mystery/supernatural stories you may enjoy: Just After Sunset by Stephen King This collection of 13 short stories ranges […]

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