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Night Shade News & Notes

Publishers Weekly gives Madness of Flowers by Jay Lake a Starred Review – "Exuberantly odd, melodramatically ironic and dangerously wonderful."

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Pagan Book Reviews reviews Lightbreaker by Mark Teppo – "I would most definitely recommend this author to my readers, and he’s going on my short list of Authors Whose New Books Get Preordered." Green Man Review reviews Fast Ships, Black Sails edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer – "The editors best exploit the surprising nature […]

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Author John Scalzi turns over the reins to his blog to allow Paolo Bacigalupi to explain the "Big Idea" behind The Windup Girl – "The Windup Girl is set in a future Bangkok where sea levels have risen and oil has run out, and where a company man named Anderson Lake is on the hunt […]

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Graham Joyce's novel How to Make Friends With Demons (known in the UK as Memoris of a Master Forger by William Heaney) has won the British Fantasy Award for best novel. –

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io9.com interviews Paolo Bacigalupi (The Windup Girl): – "I'd like [the environment] to become more of a component that figures into SF. My fear is that it becomes window dressing–that we create lots of global warming futures where sea level has risen. Or there's a tip of the hat to various species going under–a wave […]

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For SCI FI Wire, the ever erudite John Clute reviews The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi – “An extraordinary, virtuoso, shock-immersion rendering of [a] transformed world. … An important book, and a fine one.” SFF World reviews By Blood We Live – “As he’s done on Wastelands and The Living Dead, John Joseph Adams has […]

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Booklist reviews Strahan & Lebbon

The Sept. 15 issue of Booklist will have reviews two recent Night Shade titles: The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year, Volume 3 edited by Jonathan Strahan: “Strahan’s talent as an anthologist shines brightly … in this tremendous collection.” Bar None by Tim Lebbon: “Lebbon’s work has already been compared favorably to Cormac […]

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Sacramento Book Review reviews Mall of Cthulhu by Seamus Cooper: "Seamus Cooper injects some much-needed humor and modernity into Lovecraft’s revered Universe. … By making light of Lovecraft’s creation, one that was always a little ridiculous, Cooper breathes new life into the genre, poking fun at its many cliches while managing to respect the material […]

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Tampa Books Examiner reviews Snake Agent by Liz Williams: "Snake Agent almost reads like an updated cross between Blade Runner and Fifth Element, yet [is] unique unto itself." (tags: Snake_Agent Liz_Williams) Author Corey Redekop reviews The Living Dead: "The Living Dead fills the nooks and crannies of every literary need I’ve ever had (where they […]

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For the San Antonio Current, Rick Klaw reviews How to Make Friends with Demons by Graham Joyce: "How to Make Friends With Demons … displays author Graham Joyce in all as his finery and ranks among the best novels of the year." (tags: Graham_Joyce How_to_Make_Friends_with_Demons)

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