Decibel Magazine: “This descent into insanity and violence will keep you glued to the page all night.”
Scowler appointed to the Texas Tayshas Reading List.
NEW BOOKS ANNOUNCED: Read the press release about The Death & Life of Zebulon Finch, Volumes 1 & 2.
Dreadful Tales: “Kraus is one of the last great storytellers of our time.”
The 1st (and only!) public reading of Scowler, 7:30pm, Chicago.
DK will be signing books 12-1pm at the ALA conference.
Download the Odyssey-winning Rotters audiobook FREE from June 27-July 3.
Guys Lit Wire: “A searing portrayal of evil. Highly recommended.”
DK answers 5 Qs for the International Reading Association.
PW: “A truly chilling, blood-drenched tale.”
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.”
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.”
The Writing Life interviews DK.
Bookshelves of Doom: “Highly recommended. Like a trip into (and then out of) hell.”
Stacked: “This is one of the most memorable books I’ve read in a long time.”
Bloody Disgusting: “Scowler redefines YA horror…Kraus has virtually unlimited potential.”
Huffington Post article on Scowler and meteors in fiction.
Publishers Weekly on Scowler: “A memorably brutal assault on the senses, not for the fainthearted or delicate.”
TLT on Scowler: “A novel of terror in the very truest sense of the word.”
Scowler is a Junior Library Guild selection.
Random Buzzers reviews Scowler.
Ingram Reviews on Scowler: “Kraus has produced a story of fear, pain, vulnerability, and compassion.”
Comic-Con New York: Signing books 12:45pm-1:45pm Autograph tables 2-4; Horror Author Panel, 9pm-10pm.
YALSA on “Gruesomely Irresistable Books.”
Q&A w/ DK on Rotters &Scowler.
Lots of appearances at ALA Annual Conference.