Archive | October, 2010

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Publishers Weekly reviews THE HABITATION OF THE BLESSED by Catherynne M. Valente: – "[An] enchanting retelling…Filled with lyrical prose and fabled creatures, this languorous fairy tale is as captivating as Prester John's original letter." The Washington Post reviews THE LIVING DEAD 2 and ZOMBIES OF LAKE WOEBEGOTTEN: – LIVING DEAD 2: "Zombie completists need look […]

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PW reviews DARKWAR by Glen Cook – "Teaching an old dog new tricks can be a world-shaking task, as documented in this omnibus collection of mid-1980s proto-steampunk science fantasies from noted fantasy author Cook. … Played out against an intriguing and well-detailed culture of feudal guilds contending with wooden spaceships, Marika’s tale is affecting even […]

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Catherynne M. Valente, author of the forthcoming THE HABITATION OF THE BLESSED, is this week's guest on io9's The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast – In the interview, she discusses mythpunk, sexually-transmitted cities, the legend of Prester John, and pulp era visions of Mars and Venus. BookSpot Central reviews THE LIVING DEAD 2 edited […]

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Paolo Bacigalupi, author of PUMP SIX and THE WINDUP GIRL is a finalist for the National Book Award! – SF Signal reviews THE LIVING DEAD 2 edited by John Joseph Adams – "The Living Dead 2 succeeds just as well as its predecessor, offering up a surprisingly wide variety of stories despite the common theme […]

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Suvudu has a video interview with anthologist John Joseph Adams (The Living Dead 2): – Live from New York Comic Con. Tangent Online reviews THE LIVING DEAD 2 edited by John Joseph Adams – "In the new anthology edited by John Joseph Adams, The Living Dead 2, a collection of 40-odd short stories (most of […]

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SFRevu reviews SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL edited by Tim Pratt – "Almost all of the stories collected here are a fun read, and … a surprising number will stick with the reader. Pratt has a great collection of authors, and a very strong collection of stories. … The quality of the stories here are undeniable. […]

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Rain Taxi Review of Books interviews Paolo Bacigalupi – "I think—if we're honest with ourselves—that we all know that we will be making do with less, even as we try to convince ourselves that we've actually got more. We'll enjoy less open space, fewer species and less diverse ecosystems, less clean water, less clean air, […]

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Tangent Online reviews SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL edited by Tim Pratt: – "It's the rich variety of stories contained in Sympathy for the Devil that make the collection so worthwhile.  No two writers view the Devil in exactly the same way, except for the idea that an encounter with the Devil, in whatever form he […]

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Tampa Bay Books | Examiner.com reviews WINGS OF FIRE: – "All in all, the stories that editors Johnathon Strahan and Marianne S. Jablon included in Wings of Fire are all good inclusions, and hopefully enough to give the non-fan of these authors a taste of their works and a reason to seek out more; believe […]

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