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Fiction and Excerpts [38]

Dragons Remember, and Do Not Forget: Revealing Dragonfall by L. R. Lam

We’re thrilled to reveal the cover of bestselling author L.R. Lam’s new epic fantasy, Dragonfall, coming in May 2023 from DAW / Astra. Long-banished dragons, revered as gods, return to the mortal realm in the first book of this riveting trilogy. Long ago, humans betrayed dragons, stealing their magic and banishing them to a dying world. Centuries later, their descendants worship dragons as gods. But the “gods” remember, and they do not forgive…

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Pirates, Magic, and A Daring Rescue: Revealing The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty

There’s always risk in wanting to become a legend… and the price might be your very soul.

We’re thrilled to share the cover and preview an excerpt from The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi, the start of a new fantasy trilogy from author Shannon Chakraborty—publishing March 7, 2023 wth Harper Voyager. For updates, sign up for the author’s newsletter here.

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Get in the Robot: Revealing The Archive Undying

When an AI dies, its city dies with it…

We’re thrilled to reveal the cover of The Archive Undying, the first volume of Emma Mieko Candon’s Downworld Sequence, a sci-fi series where AI deities and brutal police states clash, wielding giant robots steered by pilot-priests with corrupted bodies. Coming June 27, 2023 from Tordotcom Publishing.

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Announcing the 2022 British Fantasy Awards Winners

The winners of the 2022 British Fantasy Awards were announced this weekend during FantasyCon, the Society’s annual gathering, which this year took place in Heathrow.

Shortlists for the awards are voted on by members of the society and FantasyCon, who can each nominate up to six finalists in each category. The winners are chosen by a jury made up of writers, booksellers, and publishing employees.

Congratulations to all the winners!

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Be Unbowed, Unseemly, Ungovernable: Revealing S.L. Huang’s The Water Outlaws

In the jianghu, you break the law to make it your own...

We’re thrilled to reveal the cover of SL Huang’s The Water Outlaws, a queer epic fantasy full of bandits, heroes, and revolution, inspired by the Chinese classic Water Margin—available on May 9, 2023 from Tordotcom Publishing.

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Announcing the 2022 Hugo Award Winners

The winners of the 2022 Hugo Awards, Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book, and Astounding Award for Best New Writer have been announced! You can read the full list below; winners appear in bold.

The awards were presented September 4, 2022, at the 80th WorldCon—called ChiCon 8—in Chicago, IL, in a ceremony hosted by Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz.

Congratulations to the finalists and winners!

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