I typed the title of this post, retyped it, cocked my head, and still can’t escape the notion that it looks like the name of a cheesy television special: THE JEFFERSONS: A VERY SPECIAL THANKSGIVING. Or A PROFOUNDLY GROOVY LOVE BOAT CHRISTMAS. But dang it, that doesn’t make the sentiment any less true. I’ve never […]Read more "A Very Special Giveaway"
Hey, friends. Booklist is one of the most important review sites in America. And the March 15th issue will include a starred review of CHILDREN OF THE DARK with the following quotes: “This is the perfect book for those who love classic Stephen King. Think Stand by Me meets Something Wicked This Way Comes with […]Read more "Booklist Gives CHILDREN OF THE DARK a Starred Review!"
Ryan Cusick, writing for the popular iHorror entertainment site, took on my upcoming release CHILDREN OF THE DARK (March 15th!) and had this to say… “Janz not only loves his characters, he cares deeply about them and, in turn, the reader now cares. Children of the Dark is unlike anything I had read before, and […]Read more "iHorror: “The Book Haunts My Dreams, My Reality”"
Shane Keene, the guru of the Shotgun Logic book review site, has just published his review of my upcoming novel CHILDREN OF THE DARK. Did he like it? Check out these quotes… “CHILDREN OF THE DARK is the best coming of age story I’ve read since McCammon’s BOY’S LIFE, and I can’t recommend it enough.” […]Read more "New CHILDREN OF THE DARK Rave: “An incredible read”"
Hey, friends. You can secure up to four chances at winning one of seven awesome prizes in my Instagram giveaway. The first is to either follow me on Instagram (at jonathan.janz) or to “Like” the picture shown below (the logo for my new Thunderstorm Books line of limited edition hardcovers): Then, to secure THREE more […]Read more "Instagram Giveaway! Ebooks! Audiobooks!"
Just two lines. Short, simple. But they mean so much. Confession time: One of my recurring faults as a younger man was my tendency to tie up far too much of my self-worth (as in all of it) in how the girls/women I liked treated me. If a girl I was dating acted into me, […]Read more "Third Eye Blind’s “Motorcycle Drive By”"
…Dan Simmons’s SUMMER OF NIGHT. Seeing as that novel is a classic of the genre, I couldn’t be happier with the comparison. Here’s the full quote from Jon Recluse’s awesome review: “This one reminded me of Dan Simmons’ SUMMER OF NIGHT……but stripped down, built for speed….without giving up any of the horsepower. This one burns […]Read more "Reclusive Reads Compares CHILDREN OF THE DARK to…"