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Fiction and Excerpts [4]

Envy of Angels Audio Excerpt

, || Listen to an audio excerpt from Matt Wallace's ENVY OF ANGELS--welcome to the underground gourmet restaurant Sin du Jour, where demons go to satisfy their culinary cravings. Read by Corey Gagne. Publishing Winter Cover Roundup

As a chill comes over New York we thought it would be a good time to round up all of our winter titles in one place. Below you can see all the novellas and novels that Publishing will be bring out January though April. (As always, we will continue to publish free short fiction weekly.)

It’s an exciting season for us–a little scary, a bit futuristic, sometimes funny, often adventurous, and always (we hope) compelling.

All titles will be available world-wide in print, ebook, and audio. Most ebooks are priced at 2.99 (or the equivalent.)

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Cover Reveal for a New Edition of Nina Allan’s The Race

We’re pleased to present the cover for a new edition of Nina Allan’s The Race, available July 2016 from Titan Books! Originally published in 2014 by UK small press NewCon, The Race is a progressive sci-fi novel set in a future Great Britain scarred by fracking and ecological collapse. Learn more about the novel and check out the full cover art, designed by Julia Lloyd, below!

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Announcing the 2015 World Fantasy Winners!

The winners of the 2015 World Fantasy Awards have been announced! Check below the cut for a full list of nominees and winners in each category. The awards were given at this year’s World Fantasy Convention, held in Saratoga Springs, NY. The judges included Gemma Files, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Bénédicte Lombardo, Bruce McAllister, and Robert Shearman. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are Ramsey Campbell and Sheri S. Tepper.

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

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Bradley Beaulieu and Rob Ziegler Join the Publishing Family

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve just acquired the rights to The Burning Light by Bradley P. Beaulieu and Rob Ziegler! The book was bought by Justin Landon for The Burning Light is a science fiction novella reminiscent of Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Windup Girl and Ramez Naam’s Nexus. Humanity is networked, seeing through each others’ eyes and emoting with just a thought. It’s a stark, honest portrayal of what it’s like to be removed from what you love most, and how desperate we all are to repair that connection.

But with miniguns.


Series: Editorially Speaking

Upcoming Fiction on in November and December

Looking for original short fiction in November and December? Look no further! has four wonderful short stories coming over the course of the next two months, including a new Mongolian Wizard story from Michael Swanwick, plus other tales from Marissa Lingen, Jenna Helland, and Brian Staveley. Emigration to the Oort Cloud, cottager rebellions, and woodpile goblins abound in these stories. To keep track of our upcoming fiction, you can always check this page.

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The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps is one of PW’s Best Books of 2015!

We are thrilled to announce that Kai Ashante Wilson’s The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps has been selected by Publishers Weekly as one of their Best Books of 2015!

While we promise that we won’t gush every time one of our books gets an award or nomination (okay, okay, we may tweet enthusiastically), we’re particularly excited to see the title that launched our line receive this recognition. Congratulations to Kai, and thanks to the many readers and reviewers who have spread the word about The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps!

If you haven’t yet picked up the book, you can get started with our excerpts here. And stay tuned to all our publishing news here—we’ll have more exciting news about Kai Ashante Wilson next week!

Catch Up With Publishing Authors This Fall! Publishing is spread across the globe, and we have authors appearing at conventions and readings in New York, the U.K., and San Francisco before the year is out. Here’s everywhere you can see our authors, including Seanan McGuire, Angela Slatter, Victor LaValle, and Sylvia Spruck Wrigley this November and December! Plus catch our editor, Lee Harris, along with Angela and other members of the Publishing team at the World Fantasy Convention 2015.

Check out the full list of events below!

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Our Pop Quiz Interview with Wesley Chu, Author of Time Siege!

Welcome back to The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe, a recurring series here on featuring some of our favorite science fiction and fantasy authors, artists, and others!

Today we’re joined by Wesley Chu, a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer for his 2013 debut novel, The Lives of Tao. He is also the author of Time Salvager and its upcoming sequel, Time Siege—publishing July 2016 from Tor Books. Find out more about Time Siege below—including a look at Richard Anderson’s cover art—and get a peek inside the bizarre mind of Wes Chu!

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Series: The Pop Quiz at the End of the Universe

Wheel of Time Companion Art Shows What It’s Like to Stand at the End of the World

The story of The Wheel of Time spans fifteen books, with the final volume–A Memory of Light–concerned almost entirely with The Last Battle, a war against the Shadow fought on many, many fronts.

The Wheel of Time Companion, coming on November 3rd from Tor Books, features some interesting maps and military detail regarding The Last Battle, including this epic vista of the Valley of Thakan’dar by artist Paul Bielaczyc.

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Watch the Delightfully Retro Book Trailer for Adam Christopher’s Made to Kill!

Adam Christopher’s Made to Kill began as a joke during a Pop Quiz interview on—the author joked about discovering Raymond Chandler’s secret stash of robot detective manuscripts. Not long after, Christopher penned the novelette “Brisk Money” for, about private detective (and the last robot on Earth) Raymond Electromatic. In Made to Kill (available November 3rd from Tor Books), Ray stumbles upon a sinister plot that lurks behind Hollywood’s silver screen. And we’ve got the first look at the book trailer!

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Mistborn Novel Shadows of Self Debuts on the New York Times Bestseller List!

Congratulations to Brandon Sanderson and his team on debuting at #8 on the Hardcover Fiction New York Times Bestseller List with the latest installment in the Mistborn series: Shadows of Self!

As Mistborn fans have since discovered, Shadows of Self marries the Ol’ West shenanigans of The Alloy of Law with the deep worldbuilding of Sanderson’s initial Mistborn trilogy, resulting in some surprising new implications for the continued evolution of the world and magic depicted in Sanderson’s Mistborn books.

Those implications will be explored in the next Mistborn novel The Bands of Mourning, coming out soon on January 26, 2016. Don’t believe us? Here’s a sneak peek to prove it!

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Listen to an Exclusive Audio Extra from Cat Valente’s Radiance!

Catherynne M. Valente’s Radiance depicts a Hollywood Golden Age familiar yet very different from our own. Humanity has colonized the planets, with newsreels, magazines, and gossip columns covering the latest happenings on the settlements, from the latest wild film premiere party on the Moon (where the movie studios are located), to the Infanta Blossom harvest on Pluto, or levitator cults on Neptune. Of course, everyone eagerly awaits the latest in the ongoing radio saga, How Many Miles to Babylon

And now we too can enjoy this drama from beyond the stars… as Valente, Heath Miller, and Almanack Productions have produced this exclusive audio extra.

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