Archive | February, 2011

The Winds of Khalakovo

Two excellent reviews of Bradley P. Beaulieu’s debut novel,  The Winds of Khalakovo, came blowing in this week:  from Publishers Weekly – “The prose is often poetic … and the characters have welcome depth.” from Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show – “The Winds of Khalokovo is filled with clean prose, intelligent language, and brilliant imagination.”

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School Library Journal reviews BRAVE NEW WORLDS edited by John Joseph Adams – "An excellent introduction to dystopian writing … Thought-provoking"

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Night Shade Authors on StarShipSofa

Night Shade Authors on StarShipSofa

This week, on the Hugo-winning podcast StarShipSofa, listen to episode one of “How to Run a Con,” a Darger and Surplus short serial by Michael Swanwick (Dancing with Bears) and a full-length reading of Caitlín R. Kiernan’s story “Galapagos” (Eclipse Three).

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The Windup Girl spotted at Costco?

We’ve received reports of Paolo Bacigalupi’s THE WINDUP GIRL showing up at Costco stores nationwide. We’re looking for proof. First person to e-mail a photo of THE WINDUP GIRL on a Costco display table to info@nightshadebooks.com wins a free copy of Will McIntosh’s forthcoming novel SOFT APOCALYPSE.

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Curled Up With a Good Book reviews THE WINDUP GIRL by Paolo Bacigalupi – "A grand, epic, poetic vision of a dystopic future, the Hugo Award-winning novel by the brilliant Paolo Bacigalupi will live with you and haunt you long after you put the book down. … A must-read for anyone who calls himself a […]

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Stina Leicht is a featured guest on this week's Adventures in SciFi Publishing podcast – to discuss Irish fairy tales, shapeshifters, terrorism, Dungeons and Dragons, book-selling and pursuing her dreams. Stina Leicht (OF BLOOD AND HONEY) is featured this week on John Scalzi's The Big Idea: – "Fantasy authors incorporate elements of the fantastical into […]

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PopMatters reviews BRAVE NEW WORLDS edited by John Joseph Adams – "No story fails. Adams’ tight arrangement works. When I first scanned its table of contents, I wondered why so few classic stories had been chosen. But this balance (as I have shown here by mentioning every inclusion) succeeds. Its tilt towards recent works—that move […]

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Publishers Weekly reviews NEVER KNEW ANOTHER by J. M. McDermott – "This well-wrought fantasy trilogy launch maps the boundaries and sensibilities of Dogsland, a quasi-medieval domain that is hostile to any resident tainted by demon blood. McDermott (Last Dragon) evokes the lifestyles, politics, and attitudes of the realm through the experiences of three half-demons … […]

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Rising Shadow.net reviews THE CLOUD ROADS by Martha Wells – "Without a doubt one of the best and most original fantasy books of 2011. This rich and well imagined fantasy book invites readers to explore a new world which is inhabited by strange beings. It also offers wondrous and beautiful vistas to its readers, because […]

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