New Bulgarian edition of Boy’s Life hits shelves August 26

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Aug 192013

Bulgarian publisher Iztok-Zapad is releasing a Bulgarian translation of Robert McCammon’s classic coming-of-age novel, Boy’s Life. The translation was done by Elena Pavlova, and the cover design, shown below, is by Denitsa Trifonova. The book will hit Bulgarian bookstore shelves on August 26, 2013.

The Bulgarian edition of Boy’s Life


Various updates and recent reviews from around the ‘net

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Aug 092013

The Quote of the Day comes from James Roy Daley of Books of the Dead Press:

I’m a huge fan of Robert McCammon. My favorite is Boy’s Life. I’ve read it a number of times and I always think, If this book went on forever, I would read it forever.

The July 2013 issue of The New York Review of Science Fiction includes a two-page essay by Mike Barrett entitled “The Time of the Wolf: Robert McCammon’s Werewolf Tales.” You can see the Table of Contents and purchase a digital copy of the magazine from the NYRSF web site.

Wayne C. Rogers reviewed The Five for Don’t forget that The Five will be released in a mass-market paperback edition from Tor on November 26, 2013!

Alice Keezer recently reviewed the audiobook edition of Swan Song, narrated by Tom Stechschulte. The Swan Song audiobook is available through, on CD from Amazon, and on MP3 CD from Amazon.

David Agronoff also reviewed Swan Song in his countdown of his ten favorite horror novels.

Blogger Peggy at RampantBiblioholism challenged her small town to out-read her this summer. She posted about the books she’s read this summer, including Boy’s Life (“EVERYBODY needs to read this book”) and Swan Song (“…a huge, sprawling, epic post-apocalyptic story with a lot of points to make”).

DeviantArt member Hurriicanee did an illustration based on Boy’s Life. You can see it in the Fan Artwork Gallery.

As some of you have noticed, Swan Song is no longer in-print. The print rights to the book have reverted back to Robert McCammon. Hopefully a new publisher will pick up the book soon. I’ll keep you posted. But if you’ve wondered why it can’t be ordered and why copies of the trade paperback are selling for $40 or more on Amazon, that’s why. There are, of course, still copies available on third-party and used markets.

And I’ll leave you with this fun photo of Robert McCammon taken by his daughter Skye at FandomFest in Louisville, KY, a couple of weekends ago.


Still more reviews from around the ‘net

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May 102013

More rave reviews have popped up around the ‘net in the past few weeks.

Reviews of I Travel by Night:

Here’s a great Polish review of Boy’s Life (Google Translate: English translation).

Bethany’s Sin was included in Horror’s 13 Greatest Villains in Novels.

May 032013

Paul Simpson at Sci-Fi Bulletin has posted an extensive new interview with Robert McCammon in which they discuss I Travel by Night, The Five, and why The Village isn’t likely to ever see print.

Sci-Fi Bulletin: Interview: Robert McCammon (part 1)

Sci-Fi Bulletin: Interview: Robert McCammon (part 2)

Also, Staffer’s Book Review posted a short but very enthusiastic review of I Travel by Night. You can read their review here.

Apr 172013

The reviews for I Travel by Night keep popping up, along with reviews of some of Robert McCammon’s older novels. Here are some of the more recent reviews:


A Kindle Daily Deal and recent posts around the ‘net

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Feb 152013

Kindle Daily DealsRobert McCammon’s Swan Song is one of today’s Kindle Daily Deals! Today only, you can buy the Kindle ebook for only $1.99. Click here to see the Kindle Daily Deals.

Swan Song is also on sale for the other formats, too, though apparently only in the U.S.:

Also, Boy’s Life for the Kindle is only $3.79 right now. (This is an Amazon sale, not a publisher sale, so it only applies to the Kindle ebook.)

There have been a few recent posts about Robert McCammon and his work around the ‘net:



Open Road Media Halloween special: Boy’s Life ebook is on sale

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Oct 152012


Open Road Media, the ebook publisher for many of Robert McCammon’s novels, has announced their Scary Reads for Halloween promotion. To celebrate Halloween, they’ve lowered the price on many of their ebooks. The ebook edition of Robert McCammon’s masterpiece, Boy’s Life, is now on sale for only $2.99 through October 31! You can use the links below to order Boy’s Life for each ebook reader.


Purchase the Boy’s Life ebook:

Kindle |  NOOK |  iTunes | Kobo |  SONY

Aug 132012

The Boy’s Life ebook is currently on sale: $3.79 for Kindle, $3.99 for NOOK.

Here are a couple of recent links:

Finally, photos of the various Subterranean Press limited and lettered editions for Baal, The Providence Rider, The Five, and The Hunter from the Woods have been added to the Book Cover Gallery.


Signing, fan art, and updates on upcoming releases

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Jun 242012

Robert McCammon visited the Subterranean Press offices on June 20, 2012, to inscribe and sign copies of The Providence Rider. Publisher Bill Schafer tweeted this photo and comment:

@MacCammon in our warehouse, willingly signing everything put in front of him.

The recently announced GraphicAudio dramatizations of The Wolf’s Hour and The Hunter from the Woods are pre-orderable now from Barnes & Noble. (Thanks, Jonathan!) As of now, they’re not listed on Amazon, but will, no doubt, be listed soon. The release date for the dramatizations is November 1, 2012. You can pre-order them from B&N here.

Japanese artist Kazuki Tamada has sent in his latest artwork. This one was inspired by Swan Song. You can see all of Kazuki’s art here. More artwork by other fans can be found in the Fan Artwork Gallery.

SWAN SONG by Kazuki Tamada

The release of  Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury has been moved up a week to July 10, 2012. The book is being released in trade paperback, ebook, and audio formats from HarperCollins; there’s also a limited edition from Gauntlet and Borderlands Press. The book, edited by Sam Weller and Mort Castle, includes “Children of the Bedtime Machine,” a brand-new short story from Robert McCammon, which was mentioned in the new starred-review from Publishers Weekly. Links: Trade paperback @ Amazon, Kindle, NOOK, HarperAudio.

Here are links to a few more recent reviews: