Archive | June, 2011

The Selected Stories of Fritz Leiber wins a Locus Award

The Selected Stories of Fritz Leiber has won Best Collection at this years Locus Awards! Night Shade Books would like to thank Jonathan Strahan for all his hard work on the collection and congratulate all of this years winners on their success.

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Through the Magic Door to the Subdimensional Afterworld: Jim and the Flims by Rudy Rucker

The latest release by Rudy Rucker, Jim and the Flims, is a fun adventure through Santa Cruz…and the afterlife. Tor.com say, “It’s often silly and lighthearted, but it’s buoyed by the emotional weight of Jim’s quest, and also by the often beautiful and moving view of life and death. And I can guarantee that it’s […]

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"Adams' best anthology to date" Tangent Online

Tangent Online has published a fabulous review of Brave New Worlds, edited by John Joseph Adams. Rena Hawkins wrote, “When Brave New Worlds, a new reprint anthology of dystopian fiction from editor John Joseph Adams, landed in my mailbox, I expected to be impressed. After all, I had previously read other collections from Adams, including […]

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SF Signal podcast interviews Stina Leicht

The Of Blood and Honey author joined Patrick Hester on Episode 58 of the awesome SF Signal podcast. Stina’s intriguing debut novel, Of Blood and Honey, a story of the fey and the fallen set in 1970’s Ireland came out earlier this year and is available from all your favorite retailers! Listen to the podcast […]

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Dancing With Bears Is A Tale of Post-Apocalyptic Con Artists in Russia

io9 has given Michael Swanwick’s Dancing With Bears a fantastic review! They say about the Darger and Surplus novel, “Swanwick has a light touch, and therefore manages to pull off something unlikely: a buddy comedy set in post-apocalyptic Russia.” If you haven’t read Dancing With Bears already, this review will make you want to!

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The inspiration behind Happily Ever After: Jeff VanderMeer interviews John Klima

Jeff VanderMeer sat down with editor John Klima to talk about his recently released anthology, Happily Ever After. The interview, posted on his Onivoracious blog over at Amazon.com, delves into his inspirations, favorite stories and the magical lure of fairy tales. Read the interview at Omnivoracious!

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Portland Book Review talks Agatha H and the Airship City

Bradley Wright at the Portland Book Review called Agatha H and the Airship City, “ridiculous, and funny, and a little bit sexy.” The debut novel written by award winning duo Phil and Kaja Foglio was released in hardcover back in January. Wright went on to say, “Readers of Phil and Kaja Foglio’s epic gaslamp-fantasy webcomic […]

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A Setting I Hope They Revisit: Teresa Frohock’s Miserere: An Autumn Tale

Head over to Tor.com to read a fabulous review of, Miserere: An Autumn Tale, the enthralling debut novel by Teresa Frohock. Alyx Dellamonica says, “Miserere has some terrific fights and scary moments, but its truest delights are Lucian and Lindsay and the bond of trust they build together.” The full review is available online at […]

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Yarn art nominated for 2011 Chesley Award

The Chesley Awards celebrate Science Fiction and Fantasy art and we are thrilled to announce that Anthony Palumbo has been nominated in the Paperback catagory for the fantastic artwork used on the cover of Yarn, written by Jon Armstrong. See the full list of nominees here.

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Another STARRED review for Happily Ever After.

Publishers Weekly says, “fairy tale fans will give this volume pride of place on the shelf.” John Klima has brought together 33 of the best fairy tale retellings to create, Happily Ever After and the reviewers love them as much as we do! Read the full Publishers Weekly review online.

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