Archive | October, 2008

The Cat’s out of the bag…

As forums member Blue_tyson noticed earlier tonight, the Night Shade Halloween 2008 bundle just went live over at Baen Books’ WebScription.net. That’s right, e-book versions of several Night Shade titles, including Glen Cook’s A Cruel Wind, Walter Jon Williams’ Implied Spaces, S. M. Stirling’s Ice, Iron and Gold, and not one, not two, but three […]

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Booklist on Incandescence, SBR on Shadow Pavilion

Booklist reviews Incandescence by Greg Egan: “Those who like their science hard will appreciate [Egan’s] thorough research and intricate speculations.” The Sacramento Book Review reviews The Shadow Pavilion by Liz Williams: “Won’t disappoint. … Highly colorful, interesting occult mythology, well placed subtext on modern social issues.”

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Starred Review in Library Journal for The Living Dead

One of publishing’s top trade journals, Library Journal, has reviewed The Living Dead, giving it a starred review, which indicates a book of exceptional merit: “Editor Adams does a remarkable job of collecting a sampling of variations on this theme. … Highly recommended for all horror fiction collections. Also, the Sacramento Book Review reviews The […]

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Publishers Weekly on After the Downfall

Publishers Weekly reviews Harry Turtledove’s new novel After the Downfall: “Alternate historian Turtledove (The Man with the Iron Heart) opens this fantasy with Hasso Pemsel, a tough Wehrmacht captain, cornered in a Berlin museum as the Russians close in. Pemsel falls into another world, where he promptly rescues beautiful blonde half-goddess Velona from three swarthy […]

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Readings of The Living Dead & More

The Short Review on Wastelands: “This could have been dreary. … [But] there’s nothing dreary in this book. The stories here are real, juicy, solid stories instead of morality lessons in disguise, and not two of them are alike.” SF Scope covers the Oct. 7 “Readings of The Living Dead” presented by the New York […]

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Green Man Review on Precious Dragon

Green Man Review covers Liz Williams’s Precious Dragon: “Compulsively readable … Precious Dragon loses none of the spark, wit, and spice of Detective Inspector Chen’s previous outings.”

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5 Takes on The Living Dead

There are a couple new reviews of The Living Dead to share: USA Today’s Pop Candy blog: “a cool new anthology.” BookLoons: “A fascinating collection which proves to the reader that no zombie story is the same and shows what amazing settings and situations authors can create to involve zombies.” Subterranean Online: “The Living Dead […]

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Listen to Paolo Bacigalupi’s “Pump Six” on StarShip Sofa’s Aural Delights

This week, StarShip Sofa‘s always-excellent weekly audio magazine Aural Delights features Paolo Bacigalupi’s “Pump Six,” the chilling dystopian cornerstone of his Night Shade collection Pump Six and Other Stories. Grant Stone‘s reading is nuanced and captivating, and the show also features a personal favorite, Mack Reynolds’ classic short story, “I’m a Stranger Here Myself.” Head […]

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The Living Dead is “A-grade zombie goodness”

The Living Dead was recently mentioned on NeedCoffee.com, which called it “A-grade zombie goodness.” The Living Dead is also currently one of the featured books in the Barnes & Noble Fantasy & Science Fiction Book Club.

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