Monday, August 1, 2011

August Thrills-n-Chills: schedule

August Thrills-n-Chills
a virtual book event
all month long

Teaser - coming in August

Begins - Thriller (animated) by Michael Jackson
beware: cute zombies appear

Book List

Schedule of events:
details and links will be filled in after posted
per usual links are also on the sidebar

~!~ Vampires ~!~

Guest: Karen Essex
Dracula’s Women Restoring Female Power to Vampire Lore
Giveaway: Dracula in Love by Karen Essex - my review

Giveaway: Vampire or Slayer?
- Tears of a Vampire Prince by Christine Schulze - my review
- Victoria Gardella: Vampire Slayer by Colleen Gleason

Guest: Jess Haines
The H&W Gang Have a Campfire Chat About Vampires
PeekAbook: Hunted By The Others by Jess Haines
Giveaway: Hunted By The Others by Jess Haines
Watch out: Deceived by the Others by Jess Haines
-Taken By The Others by Jess Haines

The Friday 56 & Giveaway: Golden Healer by Christine E. Schulze - my review

Watch out: Jessica Rules the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

Guest: Vianka Van Bokkem
Fireside with a Vampire
Giveaway: Mar the Pirate Vampire by Vianka Van Bokkem

Watch out & Giveaway: The Book of All Things by David Michael Slater

~!~ Other Paranormal Activities ~!~

666 Giveaway: Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Subterranean Summer edition
- Huntress by Malinda Lo
- The Demon's Surrender by Sarah Rees Brennan
- Queen of the Masquerade by Tiffany Trent and Amanda Jenkins
- Pretty Monsters: Stories by Kelly Link
- Mechanique by Genevieve Valentine
- The Executioness by Tobias S. Buckell
- Moonshine by Alaya Dawn Johnson
- What I Didn't See: Stories by Karen Joy Fowler
- Various short stories by Richard Larson

Paranormal stories from Imajin
- Children of the Fog by Cheryl Kaye Tardif
- Divine Intervention by Cheryl Kaye Tardif

Guest: Gloria Schumann
A Campfire Tale
Giveaway: Called Home-Two Hearts Answer by Gloria Schumann
The Friday 56: Called Home-Two Hearts Answer by Gloria Schumann

Giveaway: Original Sin by Lisa Desrochers
Books & Nails: Original Sin by Lisa Desrochers

Giveaway: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Watch out: the sequel

Giveaway: White Witch Pond by Jody Kihara

Review: What Not to Fear by Robert C. Roman

Watch out: The Wedding Gift
-The Wedding Gift by Kathleen McKenna

Review: The Book of Nonsense by David Michael Slater

Giveaway: Hades by Alexandra Adornetto

~!~ Thrillers ~!~

Books & Nails: The Dervish House by Ian McDonald
(from Book Girl of Mur-y-Castell)

Mystery with Aurelio ZEN
- Ratking by Michael Dibdin
- Cabal by Michael Dibdin
- Vendetta by Michael Dibdin

Thrillers from John Brinling
- The Ghost Of A Flea by John Brinling
- Quarantine by John Brinling
- The Watcher by John Brinling

Thriller books from Imajin
- Divine Justice by Cheryl Kaye Tardif
- The River by Cheryl Kaye Tardif

Giveaway: The Albuquerque Turkey by John Vorhaus

Giveaway & review: Odd Jobs by Ben Lieberman

Giveaway: Mr. Softee by Michael Faricy

Happy Release Day: The Egyptian by Layton Green
Giveaway: The Egyptian by Layton Green

~!~ Chillers ~!~

Giveaway: Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith

Watch out: What Fears Become
-What Fears Become: An Anthology from The Horror Zine

Droolworthy: A Box of Lovecraft created by Bo Press

Review: Pat the Zombie by Aaron Ximm

Giveaway: Old School edited by Louise Bohmer
Guest: Play Time by R. Scott McCoy

Horror books from Imajin
- Skeletons in the Closet & Other Creepy Stories by Cheryl Kaye Tardif
- Remote Control by Cheryl Kaye Tardif

Watch out: Isis Unbound by Allyson Bird
-steampunk & zombies

Zombies on Monday
-The Walking Dead Motion Comic by Robert Kirkman

Giveaway: Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters - my review

~!~ Extras ~!~

Word & Question: prompt for Thrills-n-Chills theme
Haiku: gloved
Poetry: ghost by shredded cheddar
Poetry: belfry by mad
Poetry: befallen by antiaphrodite

Imajin Scavenger Hunt: includes paranormal and thriller related books


Announcement: winners for giveaways that ended August 31

Announcement: winners for giveaways that ended September 7

Announcement: winners for giveaways that ended September 10

Announcement: winngers for giveaways that ended September 30


* image source cover of Dracula in Love by Karen Essex


  1. Starting off with Zombies, hells yeah! :D

    ooooooh, this is gonna be good [gleefully rubs hands together, tries not to drool on keyboard]~

  2. Way to go Thrills and Chills :)


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