October brings an amazing horde of great books, to keep you reading way into the night. Lois Lowry concludes the Giver saga, Justin Cronin continues the Passage trilogy, and Iain M. Banks has a new story of the Culture. Plus Catherynne M. Valente's latest Fairyland novel, and Cory Doctorow's follow-up to Little Brother
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We caught up with bestselling author Justin Cronin, whose novel The Passage depicts a post-apocalyptic world of psychic vampires. He told us what makes his vamps tick, and also what's in store for the Ridley Scott-produced Passage movie.
The Passage by Justin Cronin is getting raves from people like Stephen King, and Ridley Scott has already optioned the post-apocalyptic vampire epic from the PEN/Hemingway Award-winning literary author. But is it any good? Bookslut's Janet Potter evaluates. Spoilers ahead...