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PW on Pump Six: Stellar, Deeply Thought-Provoking

Paolo Bacigalupi’s debut collection Pump Six just received a starred review from Publishers Weekly: "Bacigalupi’s stellar first collection of 10 stories displays the astute social commentary and consciousness-altering power of the very best short form science fiction. […] Deeply thought provoking, Bacigalupi’s collected visions of the future are equal parts cautionary tale, social and political […]

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New Reviews of Eclipse One

Over at Antick Musings, Andy Wheeler has a review of Eclipse One, saying "It’s a good first outing for a new original anthology series, and I look forward to many Eclipses in years to come." There’s also some discussion of Eclipse One in Dave Truesdale’s "Off on a Tangent" column.

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SF Scope: “Wastelands Not a Wasted Evening”

SF Scope today has a nice write up about this month’s New York Review of Science Fiction reading, which celebrated the release of Wastelands. Authors Carol Emshwiller ("Killers) and John Langan ("Episode Seven") were on hand to read their contributions to the book, and editor John Joseph Adams (er, me) was on hand, serving as […]

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Neo-Opsis on Princes, Antick Musings on 9Tail

Nathalie Mallet reports that Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine has a review of The Princes of the Golden Cage in their latest issue. Here’s a snippet: “The novel is a fast-paced page-turner; a series of small adventures that keep the reader hooked. … I look forward to the action and larger discoveries we’re promised will come […]

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IGMS reviews Mallet

Over at Intergalactic Medicine Show, Tobias S. Buckell reviews The Princes of the Golden Cage by Nathalie Mallet, saying "It is refreshing to see a medieval fantasy novel of sorts that isn’t grounded in the usual setting tropes. Mallet wafts a cool breeze reminiscent of 1001 Arabian Nights through the novel with her unique setting. […]

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SF Crowsnest: Wastelands is “impressive”

SF Crowsnest just published a nice review by Tomas L. Martin of Wastelands: "In this, his first anthology, [Adams] collects together an impressive array of post-apocalyptic short stories. […] Stands out as one of the best short story collections I’ve read in a while."

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Locus reviews The Sword-Edged Blonde

The February 2008 issue of Locus Magazine has a nice review by Faren Miller of The Sword-Edged Blonde, in which Miller says that the book is a good example of "genre hybrids that are more than just an authorial stunts like juggling apples and oranges." Miller then goes on to say: "The classic hardboiled mysteries […]

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The Denver Post and Locus Love Pump Six

In a glowing review in The Denver Post, science fiction reviewer Fred Cleaver describes Paolo Bacigalupi as having made "a big splash with a small number of well-written and emotional stories," and says that his debut collection Pump Six "succeeded brilliantly." Also, Locus Magazine’s review from their February 2008 issue is now online. In it, […]

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Charles de Lint reviews The Sword-Edged Blonde

Charles de Lint has some great things to say about Alex Bledsoe’s The Sword-Edged Blonde in this month’s issue of Fantasy & Science Fiction: “…once you get past the novelty of a hardboiled fantasy novel, you’ll forget that it’s a novelty because there’s meat on the bones of the story to be found here… I […]

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Night Shade authors Make Annual Locus Recommended reading list!

Congratulations to all the Night Shade authors who made the Locus Recommended list: Fantasy novels * The Spiral Labyrinth, Matthew Hughes * softspoken, Lucius Shepard First novels * Grey, Jon Armstrong * The Sword-Edged Blonde, Alex Bledsoe Collections * The Imago Sequence and Other Stories, Laird Barron * Hart & Boot & Other Stories, Tim […]

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