Win 23 thrillers by 24 authors!

Just passing along a contest run by an author friend of mine, for those of you who love to win stuff! They're giving away 23 books by 24 authors (one book was co-written) including MJ Rose, Jonathan Maberry, Catherine Coulter and JT Ellison, Hank Phillippi Ryan, Julie Kramer, Brad Parks, Jamie Freveletti, Boyd Morrison and a handful of members [...]

By | 2013-10-02T14:53:25+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Books, Buzz|0 Comments

Good Deal on a Great Book!

Alma Katsu is one of my favorite authors, a great writer AND a gracious and lovely person.  If you haven't read her already, you need to.  And a sale is always a good time to start!  If you're into epic historical fantasy (think Interview With the Vampire, Outlander, A Discovery of Witches and The Historian), then you'll love the The Taker Trilogy.  And from [...]

By | 2013-07-19T09:16:43+00:00 July 19th, 2013|Books, Buzz|0 Comments

The New Age of Short Fiction (and try The Marriage Price free on Kindle)

They say “you get what you pay for”, and “there’s no such thing as a free lunch”, but in today’s marketplace that’s not always the case.  Today, you can get a great book by a wonderful author for FREE!  Yes… Free!  That’s $0.00.  Seriously.  And check out today today’s post by guest blogger and author Alma Katsu, who talks [...]

By | 2012-08-08T06:36:48+00:00 August 8th, 2012|Books, Buzz|0 Comments

A Book Lovers Dream Week in DC

Regular Contributor Denise Neary is back with a look at a book-filled week in our nation's capital. It is always a good week to be a book lover in Washington, DC, but hard to top last week. Monday, the Smithsonian honored July Blume with the John P. McGovern Award for her work promoting the understanding of the American family. She was [...]

By | 2011-12-09T09:50:57+00:00 December 9th, 2011|Books, Buzz, News|0 Comments


Congrats to Connor Shearer of Mishawaka, IN who won a signed copy of Amy Waldman's THE SUBMISSION in our most recent #FreeBookFriday giveaway! This week we're giving away a hardcover copy of V IS FOR VENGEANCE by Sue Grafton (who we got to interview last week for our podcast!).  If you're a fan of the Kinsey Milhone series, you'll [...]

By | 2011-12-02T17:27:19+00:00 December 2nd, 2011|Books, Buzz|0 Comments

2011 goodreads Choice Awards – Semifinal Round!

Have you been following the 2011 goodreads Choice Awards process this year?  If not, now’s a good time to jump on board. It’s the semi-final round and some of Midtown Review’s favorite authors from podcasts past are nominated. Click over to the Choice Awards page on to vote and be sure to support our fav’s: FICTION: SWAMPLANDIA by [...]

By | 2011-11-17T11:14:46+00:00 November 17th, 2011|Books, Buzz, News|0 Comments


Congrats to Elisabeth Jewell of Concord, NH who won last week's #FreeBookFriday giveaway - and has a copy of THE STORMCHASERS by Jenna Blum speeding it's way to her door! This week is all about THE SUBMISSION by Amy Waldman. In case you missed it, we posted a podcast with Amy earlier this week, and now we're giving away [...]

By | 2011-11-11T16:12:24+00:00 November 11th, 2011|Books, Buzz|0 Comments

Get Your Baseball in Book Form

Regular contributor Denise Neary is back today with a book recommendation for baseball lovers who are lamenting the end of the season and the long wait until spring! Still Suffering from World Series Fever? Is there someone in your house aching with love over baseball?  What I don’t know about sports is endless—but I have a book to suggest [...]

By | 2011-11-07T21:06:24+00:00 November 7th, 2011|Books, Buzz, Reviews|0 Comments


Congrats to Samantha Hely of  Platteville, WI who won a copy of THE TAKER by Alma Katsu in our last #FreeBookFriday giveaway! Didn't win?  Fear not.  This week we've got a copy of THE STORMCHASERS by Jenna Blum to giveaway! Just go over to the Midtown Review Facebook page… make sure to like us and enter the sweepstakes! ABOUT THE [...]

By | 2011-11-04T16:56:06+00:00 November 4th, 2011|Books, Buzz|1 Comment

Books on the Big Screen: SEPTEMBER 2011

Ah books and movies, movies and books.   Sometimes I have a hard time choosing which I like better.  It’s like choosing between chocolate and vanilla.  For some people there is no contest – they fall firmly on one side or the other.  For me, I’d just as soon have them swirled together (in a cone, please).  So when [...]

By | 2011-09-15T16:54:02+00:00 September 15th, 2011|Books, Buzz, Lists, News|0 Comments