Jason Sheehan

Jason Sheehan appears in the following:

'After On' Sees The End Of The World In A Dating App

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Silicon valley entrepreneur and novelist Rob Reid takes on artificial intelligence — and how it might end the world — in his weird, funny new techno-philosophical thriller After On.


'Strange Practice:' The Doctor Is In

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In Strange Practice, Vivian Shaw kicks off a new series about Dr. Greta Helsing, descendant of the famous Professor Abraham Van Helsing and general practitioner to the ghouls and ghasts of London.


Taut Spy Action Takes Place Over Tea 'At The Table Of Wolves'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Kay Kenyon's new thriller is set in an alternate-history version of World War II, where the traumas of the previous war caused a bloom of psychic talents — talents the Nazis want to exploit.


In 'Meddling Kids,' The Scooby Gang Grows Up — Hard

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Edgar Cantero's head-kick of a novel about damaged adults who used to be spunky kid detectives mixes bright, pulpy cartoon nostalgia with some seriously dark trauma-survivor subtext.


'Tropic Of Kansas' Rips Dystopia From The Headlines

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Christopher Brown's new book plays out in a world where all our fears have become manifest — the nightly news, turned up to 11. And while there's a hint of hope at the end, this is not a happy book.


'The Force' Is Basically 'Game Of Thrones' With Cops — And That's Pretty Great

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Don Winslow's new novel is packed with crooked cops and crookeder crooks, all defending their territories and trying to maintain a status quo where everyone earns, everyone eats and no wars break out.


'Last Kid Left' Is A Summer Read For People Who Hate The Light

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Rosecrans Baldwin's new novel probably shouldn't have come out in summer: It's got the trappings of a beach read — a shore town, tourists, a murder — but it strays into some very dark territory.


'White Fur' Is A Fable Of Love, Class, Money And Death

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Jardine Libaire's novel — more a series of vignettes — follows two kids from very opposite sides of the tracks who fall hard in love in 1980s New York, and what happens when reality intrudes.


'The Dispatcher' Is A Short Stroll In A Strange Neighborhood

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

John Scalzi's new novel — originally an audio book — imagines the implications of a world where 999 out of 1,000 murder victims pop back into existence, naked, confused and safe in their own beds.


Love, Money And Betrayal Make For Great Storytelling In 'The Heirs'

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Susan Rieger's new book follows an upper-crust, Upper West Side family whose certainties are thrown into doubt after their father dies and an unknown Other Woman sues his estate for child support.


Reading The Game: Witcher 3

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with an epic, week-long journey into The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the latest installment of the adventures of monster-hunter Geralt of Rivia.


Thin But Fun, 'Off Rock' Is An Old-Fashioned Space Caper

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Kieran Shea's novel follows a grizzled galactic miner who stumbles across a vein of gold on a nearly tapped-out asteroid. He just has to get the gold off-rock without attracting anyone's attention.


An Old Soldier Is Back In Action In 'City Of Miracles'

Sunday, May 07, 2017

As Robert Jackson Bennett's Divine Cities series draws to a close, grizzled old enforcer Sigrud — in hiding, in a remote forest — returns to the city to avenge the murder of his friend and partner.


Reading The Game: Stardew Valley

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Our occasional series on storytelling in video games travels to Pelican Town to explore the bucolic pleasures of Stardew Valley, a farming simulator inspired by the classic 1990s Harvest Moon games.


In 'Walkaway,' A Blueprint For A New, Weird (But Better) World

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Cory Doctorow's latest novel is set in a ripped-from-the-headlines near future dystopia, where the creative and the capable — and the lost — are walking into the wilderness to build a new world.


Reading The Game: Bioshock Infinite

Sunday, April 09, 2017

It's a simple premise — a guy, a girl, a gun and a debt to repay — but in Bioshock Infinite it becomes a mind-bending story about politics, oppression, change and sacrifice. Set in a flying city.


'Luna: Wolf Moon' Is A Howling Good Read

Saturday, April 01, 2017

No one builds worlds like Ian McDonald. In Luna: Wolf Moon, he gives us a lunar colony ruled by five brutal, powerful dynasties, orbiting an Earth wracked by scarcity wars and political squabbling.


Rum-Soaked, Bloody, Sprawling 'Heretics' Is A Romp Through Centuries

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Leonardo Padura returns to one of his favorite characters — broken-down Cuban gumshoe Mario Conde — and puts him on the trail of a missing Rembrandt in his gorgeously written new novel Heretics.


'Celine' Is An Ace Detective With A Crack Shot, A Quick Wit And A Good Story

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Peter Heller's detective novel is a romp — complete with a taking-names heroine, action-packed adventures, and a sense that you've known these characters for years.


'The Wrong Dead Guy' Lives And Dies By Its Comedic Timing

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Charlie "Coop" Cooper is back for another action packed, kooky adventure — complete with dirty jokes, an octopus robot, and an overuse of dialogue — in Richard Kadrey's newest novel.