Archive | April, 2010

Amelia Beamer’s The Loving Dead: The final cover revealed!

Amelia Beamer’s The Loving Dead: The final cover revealed!

The final cover for the ultimate zombie love story, Amelia Beamer’s The Loving Dead, is in, and it’s a beauty.

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Innsmouth Free Press reviews OCCULTATION by Laird Barron: – "Once Barron gets going, he goes, and the kind of exhilaration you get when his tales hit terminal velocity is intense and amazing.This is definitely a book I’ll read again."

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SF REVIEWS.NET reviews THE WINDUP GIRL by Paolo Bacigalupi – "It's been a long time since SF has seen a novel this stimulating and challenging. The inevitable comparisons to early Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Charlie Stross have been made. But I find Bacigalupi's world so much more vivid, more absorbing and immediate. It isn't accessible right […]

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Publishers Weekly reviews OCCULTATION by Laird Barron and BEST HORROR OF THE YEAR VOL. 2 edited by Ellen Datlow: – OCCULTATION: (Starred Review) "Writing with a poet's eye for detail and a folklorist's understanding of mythos, Barron lives up to his reputation for elegant, subtle, and nightmare-inducing tales with a Lovecraftian edge in his second […]

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Publishers Weekly gives a starred review to FRITZ LEIBER: SELECTED STORIES: – "The versatility of SFWA Grand Master Leiber (1910–1992) is ably demonstrated by these 17 superb stories, each of which has “wonder blazing at its core.” … Longtime fans and new readers alike will treasure this accessible and wide-ranging collection."

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The Short Review interviews Paolo Bacigalupi, in which he reveals the truth behind how PUMP SIX was published: – "I was just writing and selling the stories individually when the publisher for Night Shade Books – a huge ex-marine, and generally thuggish bastard – caught me outside a hotel I was staying at and demanded […]

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Rising Shadow.net reviews OCCULTATION by Laird Barron: – "Occultation and Other Stories is a perfect collection for all horror readers, who like modern stories, intelligent prose and macabre things – horror fans will love this collection, because the stories are excellent. I think that this collection is a must-read book for everybody who likes H. […]

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Michael A. Stackpole reads for charity

Michael A. Stackpole, author of the forthcoming The Crown Colonies series, which begins in November with At the Queen’s Command, will be doing a charity reading of the book for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life program  via Second Life, starting tonight. As long as folks donate, he’ll keep reading. Several more evenings are […]

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Grasping for the Wind reviews THE SPIRAL LABYRINTH by Matthew Hughes – "I highly recommend The Spiral Labyrinth. Hughes is a superb writer, one whose prose is easily comfortable and familiar, but who also writes a mystery of unusual setting and details that has a surprise ending that should have been self-evident from the text, […]

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THE WINDUP GIRL's Paolo Bacigalupi is profiled in THE DAILY SENTINEL newspaper: – The science fiction genre can be consuming, and Bacigalupi’s interest in it began as a boy. He read “Citizen of the Galaxy” by Robert Heinlein when he was a third-grader. “I’ve read it probably a dozen times since then,” Bacigalupi said. “My […]

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