Recent Events

Recently, we attended two events to promote our authors, their books, and the other books we have published.

Queen City Kamikaze in Manchester, New Hampshire, was the first event we attended. This convention is a one-day show that has been going on for the past four years. This year we were joined by our authors Stacey Longo and Rob Smales. We also invited friend and fellow author Tony Tremblay to  sell his books at our tables.

From left to right: authors Stacey Longo, Rob Smales, and Tony Tremblay.

From left to right: authors Stacey Longo, Rob Smales, and Tony Tremblay.

This past Friday, we set-up our books at the Author by the Sea event organized by the New England Author Expo. This event was held at Elks Lodge in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. We were happy to have Smales at our table once again.2016-03-18 13.16.28-1

Author Rob Smales.

Author Rob Smales.

Click here to find out where we will be next.

Black Friday Deals for Readers

2015-11-25 20.15.15We at Books & Boos Press wants to give our readers a chance to fill their Kindles and other e-readers with spiders. We are giving away e-book copies of Where Spiders Fear to Spin by Peter N. Dudar from Nov. 27 through 30! Don’t miss this chance to read this novella by Dudar, who is a Bram Stoker Award Finalist.

Where Spiders Fear to Spin tells the tale of former soap opera star Sadie Mills, a woman literally haunted by her past whose final days are filled with horror. Her daughter resents taking care of her, her former lovers are dying off one by one, and her dead husband’s vengeful ghost has returned from the dead to drag her to hell.

To get your free copy, click here.

unnamedAlong with giving away Spiders, we have lowered the price on Insanity. You can now get $2 off the e-book or print copy of Insanity Tales II: The Sense of Fear until Nov. 30.

The collection features eleven stories from six of New England’s finest storytellers. David Daniel, Stacey Longo, Dale T. Phillips, Rob Smales, and Ursula Wong each have two short stories in the book; Vlad V. contributed a novella. Multiple Bram Stoker winner Joe McKinney (Crooked HousePlague of the Undead) wrote the foreword.

The book is a themed anthology: each author based their stories on different senses, going beyond the traditional (sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste) to elements such as a sense of doom, of powerlessness to control the future, and a sense of false hope.

If you want some Insanity, click here.

The 2015 Middletown Open Air Market

By Jason Harris

 

Books & Boos Press was at the Open Air Market at the Wadsworth Mansion on August 30th with three authors: Stacey Longo, G. Elmer Munson, and Rob Watts.

From left to right: authors Stacey Longo, Rob Watts, and G. Elmer Munson.

From left to right: authors Stacey Longo, Rob Watts, and G. Elmer Munson.

This was my 4th year being involved with this event. This involvement has always been with bringing authors and books to the Open Air Market. The market has always been successful and always has a lot of people coming out to it. This year was the busiest I have ever seen it. The attendance for this year’s event blows the other year’s attendance out of the water.

Click here for a Patch article with a nice slideshow of pictures.

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Authors Stacey Longo and Rob Watts.

Authors Stacey Longo and Rob Watts.

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Maine Artist Signed to Create Art for Stoker-Nominated Author’s New Book

 

Maine artist Morbideus Wolfgang Goodell has been signed to create the cover art and interior illustrations for Where Spiders Fear to Spin, the upcoming novella by Peter N. Dudar, a Bram Stoker-nominated author, due out from Books & Boos Press early this summer.

A past illustration created by Morbideus Wolfgang Goodell.

A past illustration created by Morbideus Wolfgang Goodell.

Goodell describes his style of art as “visual requiem.” His designs are well known throughout the horror community. His most recent works include the cover illustration and design for Dark Art by Tim Waggoner (2014) and contributing to the interior art for Mister October, Volume I: An Anthology in Memory of Rick Hautala (2013).

“Morbideus Goodell’s art is haunting and evocative. He was our top choice to illustrate this book,” says Stacey Harris, managing editor for Books & Boos Press. “We’re so happy to have him on board for this project, and excited to be able to work with him.”

Goodell previously illustrated the cover of another Dudar novella, The Angel of Death (2013). His art is on display at http://www.facebook.com/morbideuswgoodell.

Where Spiders Fear to Spin will debut at Anthocon in Portsmouth, NH on June 5.

Authors of ‘Insanity Tales’ to Read at Annie’s Book Stop this Sunday

 

Stacey Longo, Dale T. Phillips, and Ursula Wong will be reading from Insanity Tales, an anthology published by Books & Boos Press, will be reading at Annie’s Book Stop in Worcester this Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Two of the authors in Insanity Tales won’t be in attendance.

Insanity Tales is a collection containing stories and one novella, won’t be in attendance Sunday.

Annie’s Book Stop is located at 65 James Street in Worcester, MA.

Meet ‘Insanity’ Authors this Weekend

This weekend readers can meet the authors of Insanity Tales at two different places.

Stacey Longo is one of the five authors in the collection. She will be signing the book at Vermont Comic Con on Saturday and Sunday at the Sheraton Hotel located at 870 Williston Road in Burlington, VT. The convention’s hours of operation for Saturday is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

2014-10-23 01.30.13The other authors in the anthology will be at the Brew’d Awakening Coffeehaus on Sunday. Authors David Daniel, Dale T. PhillipsVlad V., and  Ursula Wong will start signing copies of Insanity Tales at 1 p.m.

Insanity Tales contains short stories and one novella with a foreword by award-winning author Jonathan Maberry (Rot & Ruin). Enter a world of madness as you read these nine tales of twisted psyches, peculiar people, and demons of the mind and spirit.

News about ‘Insanity Tales’

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A few weeks ago, the authors of the anthology, Insanity Tales, were on the Sci-fi Saturday Night podcast. David Daniel, Stacey Longo, Dale T. Phillips, Vlad V. and Ursula Wong were discussing their writing and their work in this new collection. You can find the link to download the episode here.

Author Stacey Longo will have copies of Insanity Tales on hand at the Books & Boos table at Rock & Shock this weekend. She will also be on a panel with Joe Knetter and other authors at 12 p.m. on Saturday. It’s the perfect time to ask her a question about this collection from Books & Boos Press.

She will also have copies at her table at Vermont Comic Con, which takes place next weekend at the Sheraton Hotel located at 870 Williston Rd in Burlington, VT.

‘Insanity’ Authors to Sign at Haunted Acres in New Hampshire

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Dale T. Phillips and Vlad V., two authors in the Insanity Tales anthology published by Books & Boos Press, will be signing copies of the book at Haunted Acres in Candia, New Hampshire this Saturday, Oct. 11, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

It’s a collection containing stories and one novella by such illustrious authors as David Daniel, Stacey Longo, Dale T. Phillips, Vlad V., and Ursula Wong. Enter a world of madness as you read these nine tales of twisted psyches, peculiar people, and demons of the mind and spirit.

This anthology includes a foreword by award-winning author Jonathan Maberry (Rot & Ruin) and the cover was created by Melinda Phillips.

If you can’t make it to Haunted Acres to see , you can purchase the paperback by clicking here or the e-book here.

 

‘Secret Things’ Author Appearing at Author Expo and Connecticut Author Trail

By Jason Harris

Stacey Longo. Photo by Jason Harris

Stacey Longo. Photo by Jason Harris

Author Stacey Longo will be promoting Secret Things, her collection of 12 stories published by Books & Boos Press, at the New England Author Expo and on the Connecticut Authors Trail within the next week.

Longo’s first stop will be the New England Authors Expo on Wednesday, July 30. She will be one of the authors at the Books & Boos table. The expo operates from 4 to 9 p.m. and takes place in the Harborview Ballroom at the Danversport Yacht Club. The yacht club is located at 161 Elliott Street (Rt. 62) in Danvers, MA. There will be a free gift bag to the first 100 visitors. This event is FREE.

People can find out more about the Expo here. The Expo is also on Facebook here or on Twitter (@neauthorexpo).

Photo by Jason Harris.

Photo by Jason Harris.

On Tuesday, Aug. 5, Longo will be reading from Secret Things at the Saxton B. Little Free Library in Columbia, CT. The event starts at 6:45 p.m. The library is located at 319 Route 87.

According to the Connecticut Authors Trail website, the “trail consists of a consortium of Eastern Connecticut Libraries who are constantly amazed at the variety of genres and diverse styles of writing among the authors who live in or are associated with the Nutmeg State.”