Have you ever turned on the TV and found a movie you always wanted to see, but it’s more than halfway through, and you don’t have the “View From Beginning” option? Who are these people? Why are they doing these things? That’s what it’s like to read the last book of a trilogy when you haven’t read the first two.
I am so excited this week to bring you not only a review of the new fantasy novel The Witches of Echo Park by Amber Benson, but also an interview with Amber about this new series. Amber Benson is best known for playing Tara in Buffy the Vampire Slayer--my all time favorite TV show! I have had the pleasure of meeting Amber and she is just as sweet and delightful in person as you would expect. At the end of this post you will also find info on how to enter to win a copy of the book, and a link to purchase the book where a portion goes to help support KRL & indie bookstore Mysterious Galaxy.
Fans of the Morganville Vampires books by Rachel Caine will be thrilled to know that the first book, Glass Houses, has been turned into a web series that went up this week! And to top it off Amber Benson of Buffy fame is among the cast! KRL took a moment to chat with Rachel about the web series this week as it was going up on Geek and Sundry.
Blood Kiss is a vampire/noir movie written by award-winning writer Michael Reaves (Batman The Animated Series, Gargoyles, Star Trek TNG). It also stars Amber Benson of Buffy fame and writer Neil Gaiman in his first real acting role (where he's not playing himself).
We had the incredible honor of interviewing Amber Benson of Buffy The Vampire Slayer (she played Tara) fame about her new book, The Golden Age Of Death. We also asked her about what projects she has coming up, her new book series coming out next year, and of course a Buffy question! Amber is a sweet person and it was wonderful meeting her. Hope you enjoy this interview as much as we enjoyed doing it.
Calliope Reaper-Jones is the daughter of Death. Daddy is dead, and Callie is now the CEO of Death, Inc. It’s not like she wanted the job, but somebody has to send the souls off to where they belong. She has ushered in The Golden Age of Death (by Amber Benson)…if she can keep her head from being chopped off.
Jeff Conner, Nancy Holder & Yvonne Navaroo
This week we have a review of a new fantasy/horror anthology Women on War: Zombies vs. Robots with an introduction by Buffy book author Nancy Holder and filled with great writers like Amber Benson (Tara on Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Nancy A. Collins, Yvonne Navarro & many others. There are instructions on how you can win a copy of the book at the end of this post & info on booksigings.
We also have a guest post about the book from Jeff Connor, Editor at IDW Publishing who published the anthology, Nancy Holder and Yvonne Navarro.
An Apple for the Creature is a new anthology edited by Charlaine Harris and her partner in the paranormal-collection business, Toni L.P. Kelner. I love this book, but I’ll tell you what’s going to happen on Amazon and other review sites.
Indie film Dust Up, starring Amber Benson of Buffy fame, was just recently released on Demand and you have the chance to win a Dust Up t-shirt and poster.
When I heard that the wonderful Amber Benson of Buffy fame was going to be in a new movie I made it my quest to get to see it. Well not only did I get to preview this interesting Indie action film, but I got the chance to interview Ward Roberts who wrote and directed it, and I got a chance to again interview Amber! So I hope you enjoy both interviews, watch the new trailer, & check out the film when it is released next month.