I'm about 2/3 through McCammon's Swan Song. I can see how it could be compared to The Stand, but I prefer King's writing style and narrative abilities. No great surprise there. Still, Swan Song is very good.
The new anthology Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury is available now. Edited by Mort Castle and Sam Weller, Shadow Show includes a brand-new, never-before-published Robert McCammon short story entitled “Children of the Bedtime Machine,” as well as stories by Bradbury, Gaiman, Hill, Ellison, and many others. For handy ordering links in all kinds of formats, please see RobertMcCammon.com.
Also, Subterranean Press has temporarily lowered the price of the ebook edition of The Hunter from the Woods to $2.99 to help promote the release of The Providence Rider.