Archive | September, 2012

Interview with Katy Stauber

“Spin the Sky is one of most surprising and enjoyable books I’ve read recently (you can read my review and enter a giveaway to win the book). Hence, I’m really honored to have Katy Stauber today on Sense of Wonder answering some questions about this wonderful novel and her work in general. Odo: Spin the Sky can be described as a science-fictional retelling […]

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Interview: Stina Leicht

“For those who have read my previous interviews, my interview with Campbell Award nominee, Stina Leicht will be a bit of a departure. Rather than simply send a list of questions for her to answer, Stina and I corresponded by email one question and answer at a time. I has a great time picking her […]

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“OTHER WORLDS THAN THESE reminds longtime readers of fantasy and sci-fi what we love about the genre.”

“World-building — where an author creates a completely different world than the one we live in (but sometimes with notable similarities) — is one of the many popular attractions of science fiction and fantasy. Now veteran editor John Joseph Adams has gathered together the finest world-building short fiction from the past 15 years in Night […]

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“Another excellent book from this very talented lady.”

“Courtney Schafer’s debut was one that was highly appreciated over here at FBC as well as other places on the blogosphere. I loved it and consequently it was #5 in my list of the 2011 top ten debuts. Based on the blurb details, one can make out that this time the story faces a reverse pattern, […]

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Exclusive extract from Kameron Hurley’s RAPTURE

“After loving Kameron Hurley’s God’s War to such a degree, I simply can’t wait to read the sequel, Infidel (Canada, USA, Europe). And here’s an excerpt from the soon-to-be-released final volume, Rapture. For more information about this title: Canada, USA, Europe. Here’s the blurb: After years in exile, Nyxnissa so Dasheem is once more a bel dame, part of a sisterhood of elite government assassins […]

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“The Tainted City is a fantastic follow-up to The Whitefire Crossing, going deep into the culture of Ninavel, expanding the overall mythology, and giving a sense of breathless adventure on each page.”

“If you had sacrificed everything to escape a nightmarish existence, why would you ever willingly allow yourself to return to it? Such is the dilemma faced by Dev and Kiran, the former an ex-smuggler with a passion for rock climbing, the latter a blood mage who wants to find a way to work magic without […]

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Staffer’s Book Review Reviews The Tainted City

“When I began this blog, some eighteen months ago, I wasn’t sure if anyone would read me, or if I’d ever get a review copies. Strangely enough, two books I finished this past month were sequels to the first review copies I ever received: The Tainted City by Courtney Schafer, sequel to The Whitefire Crossing, and Chimera by T.C. McCarthy, […]

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“This is exactly the kind of hard SF with a female heroine I look for and rarely find. I highly recommend the Kameron Hurley’s Bel Dame Apocrypha.”

” On a planet with two suns, two nations have been at war with each other for almost as long as each has existed. Centuries of war have affected each country differently, though both continually loose generations of men to the endless war. In Nasheen, women rule; The Queen’s word is God’s word, and her […]

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SF Site Reviews The Best Horror of the Year, Volume 4

“Editor Ellen Datlow has delivered the fourth volume of her classicalThe Best Horror of the Year, assembling eighteen stories that appeared in original anthologies, collections and magazines during 2011. Most of the included material was already part of my own, private “year’s best” and I was pleased to find it included therein. This is the […]

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Eclipse is Coming Online!

The multi-award winning Eclipse series (Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Locus, Aurealis) is coming to Nightshadebooks.com! Exact launch date is to come….

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