Guys Lit Wire: "A searing portrayal of evil. Highly recommended."
DK answers 5 Qs for the International Reading Association.
DK joins author Barry Lyga for "Masters of the Macabre" discussion @ at New York Public Library.
USA Today: Scowler author on his favorite villians in lit.
School Library Journal: "Tense, dark, and creepy. A perfect choice for mature horror readers."
SLJ's Liz Burns: "Beautiful and horrible and terrible."
Read the short story (written in 8th grade!) that inspired Scowler!
Random House Audio: Listen with the Lights On: Video & Sound from DK's audio books!
Imaginary Reads: "Bloody, frightful, and shocking, filled with tension."
Bibliosaurus Text: "Readers with the stomach for the darkest spaces of the human psyche will love Scowler. I can’t wait to see what nightmare Kraus dreams up next."
The Bulletin: "Connoisseurs of the grotesque have come to the right place, as Kraus' impeccable sense of thriller timing spins out the terror."
Rue Morgue: "It's dark, poetic, and challenging. It wields the heavy hand of choking dread and human-on-human horror."
DK gets into the origins of Scowler with Dear Teen Me.
The Chicago Tribune talks to DK about Scowler.
Booklist interviews DK.
Boing Boing: "Kraus's masterful raising-of-stakes makes this the sort of disaster you can't possibly look away from."
Stacked: "This is one of the most memorable books I've read in a long time."
Bookshelves of Doom: "Highly recommended. Like a trip into (and then out of) hell."
Bloody Disgusting: "Scowler redefines YA horror...Kraus has virtually unlimited potential."
Publishers Weekly on Scowler: "A memorably brutal assault on the senses, not for the fainthearted or delicate."
Scowler is a Junior Library Guild selection.