01Mar
An “interview” with the editor of Ask the Dark

An “interview” with the editor of Ask the Dark

When I saw the trailer for Ask the Dark a couple of months ago, I immediately requested a review copy. It arrived with a handwritten note from Anne Hoppe, Senior Executive Editor at Clarion Books, who wrote, “This is the most masterful debut I’ve ever published.”

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19Feb
Questions and Answers About ‘Ask the Dark’

Questions and Answers About ‘Ask the Dark’

Recommending a book outside a customer’s comfort zone is a high-risk, high-reward proposition for a bookseller. Most of the time we adopt the Wooster slogan, “safety first,” and steer clear of crossing that line. There are times, however, when we encounter a book ...

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13Mar
Secrets Sad and True in Henry Turner’s “Ask the Dark” | Interview

Secrets Sad and True in Henry Turner’s “Ask the Dark” | Interview

Billy Zeets’s life is far from perfect. His mother has recently died, leaving his family deeply in debt from medical bills. His father, desperately working at as many jobs as he can to pay the bills, takes a terrible fall and can now barely move without pain.

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