Archive | January, 2010

Night Shade News & Notes

Reading the Leaves names THE LIVING DEAD one of the best books of 2009 (although it came out in 2008): – "A collection that belongs on every zombie-lover’s bookshelf."

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Night Shade News & Notes

ECLIPSE THREE edited by Jonathan Strahan wins the Aurealis Award for best anthology! – Congratulations to Jonathan and all of the authors who appear in the anthology. Click through for a complete list of this year's winners.

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John Langan’s HOUSE OF WINDOWS – The Trailer

John Langan’s HOUSE OF WINDOWS – The Trailer

John Langan’s House of Windows is a tour-de-force exploration of the literary haunted house, creepy as hell, populated with memorable, realistic characters, and it features an impressively resonant emotional core. Strange Horizons called it “a gently yet intricately layered narrative infused with the belief in the power of art, namely literature, to transform and shape […]

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The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror of the Year

The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror of the Year

Tables of Contents for our two forthcoming year’s best anthologies, Ellen Datlow’s The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Two and Jonathan Strahan’s The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Four are now live.

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Night Shade News & Notes

Publishers Weekly gives a starred review to RULES OF '48 by Jack Cady: – STARRED REVIEW: "A fittingly personal farewell, Cady’s novel showcases a skill for story-telling that rivals Mark Twain’s, rich with lived-in details of the way things were."

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Popmatters.com reviews WASTELANDS: – “A smartly edited collection that picks some of the best post-apocalyptic science fiction of the last 30 years.” John Scalzi presents “The Big Idea” behind Mark Teppo’s HEARTLAND: – “Got faith? This question is more complicated than it seems here in our world — and in the world of Mark Teppo’s […]

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Night Shade News & Notes

Jay Lake posts his story “Not Much of a War” as part of a fundraiser for Haitian relief: – “Per the initiative hosted at Crossed Genres, as first reported by Cheryl Morgan here, I am participating in the “Post a Story for Haiti” project. Crossed Genres will host links to stories posted on individual writer […]

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Fantasy & Science Fiction reviews HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH DEMONS and IMPLIED SPACES: – HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WITH DEMONS by Graham Joyce: "If we are picking our favorite literary fantasy writers, then I vote for Graham Joyce." IMPLIED SPACES by Walter Jon Williams: "This book was by far the most entertaining read of […]

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Night Shade News & Notes

Tor.com's Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast interviews Paolo Bacigalupi (THE WINDUP GIRL, PUMP SIX): – Topics include: How Paolo became a science fiction fan, global warming & geo-engineering, The Windup Girl.

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Adventures in Reading reviews THE LIVING DEAD: – "The breadth of fiction here is impressive. … Chock-full of fantastic stories." Grasping for the Wind’s Best Reads of 2009: – Includes BALEFIRES by David Drake as "best collection" and Night Shade Books itself as "best small press."

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