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Upcoming books you are psyched for?

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For me:

Daniel Fights a Hurricane: A Novel by Shane Jones

The Drowning Girl by Caitlin R. Kiernan

Shane Jones' writing relates to dreams, and his narratives seem governed by dream logic. (Bradley Sands wrote a really good description of Jones' work in the latest 'Bust Down the Door and Eat All the Chickens' which I encourage you to check out). Caitlin Kiernan's work is -- well, it's horror, but I want to give you a better idea. I'm tempted to describe her by talking about what has influenced her I (like Shirley Jackson and HP Lovecraft) but it reminds me of those old Blockbuster signs they used to have up on the shelves that said "IF YOU LOVE THIS..." next to a copy of Pulp Fiction "YOU'LL LOVE THIS!" next to some crap with gangsters of the front cover. Neil Gaiman writes about her that her "gift for language borders on the scary. Deeply, wonderfully, magnificently nasty". She has a story in the upcoming Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2012, edited by Paula Guran which is another book I'm looking forward to. Well, here's the teaser trailer to her upcoming book Drowning Girl