September Books Offer Time Travel, Vampires, and Viral Marketing

September is upon us, bringing new novels from William Gibson, Guillermo del Toro and Cherie Priest. Plus: postmodern time travel, zombie relationship tips, and the ultimate smackdown between vampires and alien invaders! » 9/01/10 12:48pm 9/01/10 12:48pm

Del Toro's The Strain May Come to TV After All

Fox may have dropped the ball on bringing Guillermo del Toro's The Strain to life as a television series, but plans are afoot to bring the gonzo vampire tale to the small screen, with a showrunner intimately familiar with bloodsuckers. » 7/30/09 7:30am 7/30/09 7:30am

Steampunk Brothel Spies And Million-Year Quests, In June Books

Whether you want a fun beach read or a sweeping philosophical epic, June's books have you covered. You can encounter witches in Toronto and killer courtesans, or you can delve into America's dismal future, or Alastair Reynolds' eon-spanning colonization saga. » 6/26/09 3:00pm 6/26/09 3:00pm

Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain Is An Antidote To Fey Vampires

Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo Del Toro and novelist Chuck Hogan have written The Strain, the first book in a vampire trilogy. And the good news is, their spin on vampires comes with a noticeable creep factor, despite silliness. Spoilers below. » 6/02/09 10:00am 6/02/09 10:00am