The Mystery Writers of America has announced the nominees for its 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television from the previous year, in celebration of the 205th anniversary of Poe’s birth.
Far Far Away, Tom McNeal Knopf Books for Young Readers, July 2013 Reviewed from Final Copy It is perhaps the most polarizing title of the year. Love, hate, and debate about audience have all bubbled up around Tom McNeal’s Far Far Away. A National Book Award finalist, the novel also has five starred reviews and [...]
Jacob Grimm, the folklorist, is dead, and stuck as a ghost. He wants to be reunited with his younger brother Wilhelm, who predeceased him. In Tom McNeal’s suspenseful and haunting new novel, ‘Far Far Away,’ fairy tale and ghost story collide and merge.