Happy Halloween / Patrick Rothfuss / Neil Gaiman
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:51:29 GMT
I'm rarely home around Halloween but I am here this year. I'll be at the store between 4 and 7pm tonight giving out some treats. I'll be heading off to the World Fantasy Convention in Washington D.C. in a few days and then WindyCon just after that. Then on to Philadelphia for Thanksgiving with my wife, son and some of Lisa's relatives.
Somewhere in the midst of all this travel I will be getting books signed by Neil Gaiman as well as Patrick Rothfuss. Pat's new book, a novella (150 pages) called, The Slow Regard of Silent Things is an odd book. Patrick even warns people this book might not be for them, in a very frank foreword. It's a sort-of character study of Auri, the girl who lives in the Underthing, below the ... Read More »
Black Friday Sale on a Sunday
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:30:55 GMT
It's been way too long since I've posted but things have been, uh, busy. I've been trying to maintain everything involved in running a small business which at one time had 20 employees and three locations. Even though I'm down to one location, it still seems like there is way too much to do for one person. But it's been my choice - I just didn't want to be an administrator instead of a bookseller anymore. I persevere.
I won't be around the Friday after Thanksgiving (or the Saturday for that matter). I'm going out to Philadelphia on Thanksgiving to spend some time with my son who is going to college in New York. His cousin, Chris, also lives in New York so they're both going to their uncle's house ... Read More »
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:48:36 GMT
I've got my hours updated on the website. Next, I'm going to see if we can't fix a few other problems.
Thanks again to people who volunteered help.
Earlier news posts are available on the DreamHaven Live Journal.
DreamHaven Books is proud to announce the first US publication of the novelization of the 1954 classic film, Creature From the Black Lagoon. Written by Vargo Statten (John Russell Fearn) in 1954, this book was published only in the UK and has become fantastically scarce, with original copies selling for as much as $6000. We are now offering an enhanced version of the original novel at a very affordable price.
The book will contain the original novel but we have added some new items:
- Stills from the film.
- A new introduction by David Schow.
- A new cover by Bob Eggleton.
Trade Paperback $20.00
Hardcover (Limited to 750 copies) $50.00
Limited Edition Hardcover (Limited to only 250 copies) - SIGNED by Ricou Browning (the original Creature actor) and Julie (Julia) Adams, star of the film. $125.00
Authors & Artists ...
... who have appeared at DreamHaven include: Douglas Adams, Yoshitaka Amano, Barth Anderson, Poul Anderson, Eleanor Arnason, Clive Barker, Donna Barr, Greg Bear, John Berkey, Bruce Bethke, Steve Bissette, Robert Bloch, David Brin, Poppy Z. Brite, Terry Brooks, Steven Brust, Lois McMaster Bujold, Emma Bull, Jack Cady, Orson Scott Card, Jonathan Carroll, Raphael Carter, Chris Claremont, Nancy Collins, Walter Crane, John Crowley, Kara Dalkey, Pamela Dean, Charles de Lint, Samuel Delany, Alan DeNiro, Gordon R. Dickson, Harlan Ellison, Ru Emerson, Raymond E. Feist, John Farris, Phil Foglio, John M. Ford, Alan Dean Foster, Brian Froud, Neil Gaiman, Terry Garey, William Gibson, Roberta Gregory, Tate Hallaway, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Walter Hunt, Shelley Jackson, Phil Jennings, Peg Kerr, E.E. Knight, Ellen Kushner, Joe R. Lansdale, Kelly Link, Brian Lumley, Laurie J. Marks, George R.R. Martin, Robert McCammon, Scott McCloud, Kelly McCullough, Jack McDevitt, Dave McKean, Dennis McKiernan, China Miéville, Elizabeth Moon, Christopher Moore, Lyda Morehouse, Jody Lynn Nye, John Picacio, Nick Pollota, Tim Powers, Terry Pratchett, Alastair Reynolds, John Ringo, Spider Robinson, Joel Rosenberg, Patrick Rothfuss, P. Craig Russell, Robert Sheckley, Will Shetterly, Dave Sim, Dan Simmons, John Sladek, Art Spiegelman, Adam Stemple, Caroline Stevermer, Sheree Thomas, Jill Thompson, Charles Vess, Joan Vinge, Karl Edward Wagner, David Weber, Tad Williams, F. Paul Wilson, Gene Wolfe, Patricia Wrede, Jane Yolen, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Jim Young, and Roger Zelazny.