Archive | October, 2009

NSB @ WFC

Night Shade Books is attending the World Fantasy Convention in San Jose this weekend. If you’re there too, stop on by our table in the dealers’ room and say hello. Several new books, including Graham Joyce’s How to Make Friends with Demons, Jay Lake’s Madness of Flowers, John Langan’s House of Windows, and the anthologies […]

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The Washington Times reviews HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH DEMONS by Graham Joyce: – "An episodic domestic comedy raised to a high narrative power, as Joyce keeps finding ingenious ways to demonstrate how real our presumably irrational fears can become."

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Grasping for the Wind reviews The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi – "The Windup Girl is a story of social revolution and few of the characters leave this near-future Bangkok unscathed. It is a fascinating tale, unusual both in its content and location. Few others, save perhaps Ian McDonald, have used the opportunity presented by […]

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The District Messenger (The Sherlock Holmes Society of London newsletter) reviews The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: – “A satisfyingly chunky 450-page anthology… [features] twenty-eight curious accounts by a remarkable array of authors. … The contributors seem to be drawn equally from the worlds of crime fiction and science-fantasy, so it’s no real surprise to […]

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PW reviews ECLIPSE THREE and HESPIRA

Publishers Weekly reviews ECLIPSE THREE edited by Jonathan Strahan: “Australian editor Strahan continues his wide-ranging and occasionally controversial anthology series with 15 boundary-pushing stories. … Strahan continues to secure his place as a top anthologist. “ Publishers Weekly gives a starred review to HESPIRA by Matthew Hughes: “Hughes continues to carve out a unique place […]

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Night Shade Imperial Stout and Other Intoxications to Debut at World Fantasy

Night Shade Imperial Stout and Other Intoxications to Debut at World Fantasy

Three special, hand-brewed Night Shade-branded beers will be made available at the Friday evening Night Shade party at the World Fantasy Convention in San Jose, CA, Oct. 29. – Nov. 1.

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Library Journal reviews MALL OF CTHULHU by Seamus Cooper & MADNESS OF FLOWERS by Jay Lake: MALL OF CTHULHU: “Cooper’s debut is both homage to the Cthulhu mythos and a darkly comedic spoof of the modern horror story. He excels at injecting just the right amount of mayhem into this tale about two unlikely heroes. […]

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The December issue of SCI FI Magazine has a review of The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, giving it an A+ rating: – “The improbable intersection between Sherlock Holmes and science fiction … is further demonstrated in this teeming collection of Holmes pastiches by contributors who include many who made their reputations working in the […]

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Strangelove for Science Fiction reviews The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi – "The economics and politics, expressed through the lives of the characters rather than as lectures, open out in ever-more complicated vistas. The fictionalized future Thai Kingdom is full of life, with new sights, sounds, and flavors around every corner. Bacigalupi's first novel, this […]

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Bibliophile Stalker reviews The Best Horror of the Year Volume One edited by Ellen Datlow – "Easily a guide to the field for those not updated with its minutiae. The fiction is solid and sophisticated, reflective of the editor's taste when it comes to a writer's skill and talent." Bibliophile Stalker reviews Eclipse Three edited […]

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