Featured New Books
“Jane Yolen has done it again.” —Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked
In the newest short fiction collection of this World Fantasy Award-winning series, beloved fantasy author Jane Yolen’s dark side has fully emerged. Her vivid, startling, and thrilling tales and poems of the supernatural—from icy-hearted witches to sometimes-innocent shapeshifters—reveal a classic storyteller at the height of her powers.
“Captivating, cool and crazy! This story is an inspiration to us all: Be brave. Have adventures.”
—Sam Lloyd, author of Mr. Pusskins
Bestselling author Daniel Pinkwater (The Hoboken Chicken Emergency) returns in classic form with the illustrated, middle-grade adventures of one young Molly O’Malley: a dwarf (well, dwarf-ish) girl who just won’t settle for a boring life.
R. B. Lemberg
“Thoughtful and deeply moving,The Four Profound Weaves is the anti-authoritarian,
queer-mystical fairy tale we need right now.”
—Annalee Newitz, author of The Future of Another Timeline
[STARRED REVIEW] “A beautiful, heartfelt story of change, family, identity, and courage.”
Two transgender elders must learn to weave from Death in order to defeat an evil ruler—in the debut full-length work set in R. B. Lemberg’s award-winning fantasy Birdverse universe.
[STARRED REVIEW] “Exploring found family, adaptation, and hope in the face of apocalypse, Brennan imbues this high-concept fantasy with a strong emotional core. Fantasy fans will be thrilled.” —Publishers Weekly
In this first novel set in award-winning author Marie Brennan’s incomparable Driftwood fantasy universe, you will find a post-apocalyptic realm where the apocalypse has not ended, where fragments of worlds cohere into shifting myths. Yet even as everything fades, Drifters gather to tell conflicting legends of Last, the guide—the man who seemed immortal.
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“Ebenbach is more at home in the minefield of ambiguity than most of us are in our houses.”
―Roy Kesey, author of Any Deadly Thing
What happens when your dream mission to Mars is a reality television nightmare? This debut science-fiction romp with heart follows the tradition of Ray Bradbury’s Martian Chronicles, with a dash of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and a hint of Mythbusters.
“Marjorie Liu is magic! Her writing is passionate, lyric, gritty, and riveting.
She belongs high on everyone’s must-read list.”
—Elizabeth Lowell, author of Only Mine
New York Times bestselling author Marjorie Liu (Monstress) leads you deep into the heart of the tangled woods, in her long-awaited debut collection. In her dark, romantic, and spellbinding short fiction you will find dangerous magic and even more dangerous women: a body-stealing sorceress, a bone collecting apprentice-witch, a princess-turned-actress, and a warrior protecting China from her jealous ex.
Danae, a tech servant in an underwater enclave, is haunted by a grief that cannot be contained in a single body. But while she is marooned in Bloom City, her fractured self cannot be returned to the larger collective of beings to whom she once belonged. Evoking the perilous grittiness of Mad Max and the redemptive unification of Sense8, this absorbing science fiction debut by breakout author Elly Bangs is a dynamic voyage into a greater consciousness.
“It’s as if Sterling is the only writer paying attention.”
The Godfather of Cyberpunk has emerged in this new collection of Italian-themed fantasy and science fiction stories. Bruce Sterling introduces us to his alter-ego: Bruno Argento, the preeminent writer of fantascienza. Here are their visionary short stories, featuring a programmer who hacks into alternate versions of Italy; an assassin who awaits his destiny in the arms of a two-headed noblewoman. and a wandering robot-wheelchair that spurs wild controversy,
“Nucleation is an immersive tale that has the blockbuster scale and emotional story-telling you won’t soon forget.”
—Terry Matalas, showrunner, Star Trek: Picard
Helen Vectorovich holds the unique distinction of failing at first contact—and she did it in both virtual reality and outer space. In this exciting debut science fiction technothriller, a top-notch pilot encounters a disaster during the highest profile space-faring project of her career. Now she must unearth a critical truth: was her discovery due to a betrayal, a business rival, or a threat to humanity itself?
“You have been waiting for this book!”
—Seanan McGuire, author of Come Tumbling Down and Every Heart a Doorway
In the final installment of the bestselling Kitty Norville werewolf-DJ series, the paranormal escapades continue with Carrie Vaughn’s most captivating characters, including fan favorite characters like Rick the vampire and Jessi Hardin, paranormal detective, Kitty’s husband Ben, his cousin Cormac the bounty hunter, and the villainous Dux Bellorum.
How do you stage a mutiny when you’re only awake one day in a million? How do you engage an enemy that never sleeps, that sees through your eyes and hears through your ears and relentlessly, honestly, only wants what best for you? Sunday Ahzmundin is about to find out.
A long-awaited new collection from Nalo Hopkinson (Brown Girl in the Ring) who has been dubbed “one of our most important writers,” (Junot Diaz), with “an imagination that most of us would kill for” (Los Angeles Times), whose work is “stunning,” (New York Times) and “simply triumphant” (Dorothy Allison).
Shai is a Forger who can flawlessly copy and re-create any item with skillful magic. After failing to steal the emperor’s scepter, she is given one opportunity to save her life. Is it possible to create a forgery of a soul so convincing that it improves upon the soul itself? From the bestselling author of the Mistborn series comes an unforgettable tale of magic, intrigue, and ingenuity.
James Tiptree, Jr.
“There is just one great collection of Tiptree’s fiction in print…
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever from Tachyon Publications.
It contains all of her major short stories.”
—New York Times Book Review
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever is the quintessential Tiptree collection. These eighteen brilliant short stories of James Tiptree, Jr., reflect the darkly complex world of its author: exploring the aliens; our perceptions; love, sex, death; and humanity’s place in a vast, cold universe.