Archive | April, 2008

New Reviews

Peter Heck’s review in Asimov’s of The Spiral Labyrinth, which I mentioned here a while ago, is now online: “Hughes somehow catches the trick of combining dry understatement with a colorful, almost baroque, vocabulary that characterizes much of Jack Vance’s best writing. If you enjoy the latter as much as I do, this series by […]

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Two New Reviews and a New Cover

Book Love has a nice review of Pump Six, which sums up: “Pump Six and Other Stories is a superb collection of dark science fantasy which should be a must read for fan of the genres.” Locus Online is featuring Russell Letson’s review of Incandescence by Greg Egan. And for the visually inclined, Bob Eggleton […]

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Locus Awards Finalists

I want to send a big thank you to everyone who voted for Night Shade in the Locus Award’s poll. For the second year running Night shade has made the finalist list. This means a lot to me, as the Locus Awards are popular vote. I’ve always said I wanted our books to be read, […]

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Night Shade in Salt Lake City

Night Shade in Salt Lake City

Incriminating photos from WHC 2008 in Salt Lake City keep flowing in. This one (from the Saturday night pajama party hosted by Dark Arts Books) is taken by San Francisco based writer/editor Loren Rhodes. If you have any pictures, please feel free to show them to us.

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Omnivoracious on Chen; Two Takes on Wastelands

Over at Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer has some nice things to say about Liz Williams’s Detective Inspector Chen novels: “Whatever makes you tick as a reader, you’ll something to like in this unique, well-written, and fast-paced series.” SF Site has an enthusiastic review of Wastelands: “Wastelands is a fine anthology: an educational introduction to the subgenre […]

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2008 Publication Schedule

I’ve just posted a month-by-month breakdown of our 2008 publication schedule over in the editorials section of the site.

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SF Signal on Pump Six

SF Signal has a long, comprehensive review of Paolo Bacigalupi’s collection Pump Six: “Paolo Bacigalupi is rapidly the ranks of short fiction stardom, collecting accolades and critical acclaim at nearly every turn. Evidence supporting this can be found in his recent ten-story collection, Pump Six and Other Stories, which almost includes his entire short fiction […]

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Sunday Book Reviews

Bob’s Book Reviews has a nice review of Eclipse One: “Certainly worth seeking out if you have a jones for new SF beyond the Best Of annuals.” The Book Swede reviews The Demon and the City: “This series is a one of a kind. Williams juggles so many things together — things that shouldn’t work […]

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StarShipSofa broadcasts some of our favorite stories…

Props to UK Podcasters StarShipSofa, for including not one, not two, but three stories available from Night Shade Books in their recent feeds. Within the last few weeks, StarShipSofa episodes have included Elizabeth Bear’s stunning And the Deep Blue Sea (which appears in both The Chains that You Refuse and Wastelands), Joe Haldeman’s chilling Graves […]

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New Reviews

Paul Witcover has a nice review of Implied Spaces up at SCI FI Weekly, where he gives it an A- and says: "It’s a little jewel of a book, its ambitions well suited to its size—with plenty of implied spaces of its own to discover." And over at The Fix, there’s a lengthy review of […]

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