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“Recommended for fans of Richard K. Morgan’s Altered Carbon and Martha Wells’ Murderbot series.”
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. 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 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.
“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.
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“Fantastic worldbuilding, a hero you can’t help but root for, and the best sidekick this side of the galaxy.”
—Katie Slivensky, author of The Countdown Conspiracy
Can an anxious eleven-year-old find her chill and save her family from creepy aliens? Only if she’s the most awesome, super-brave astronaut since Spaceman Spiff. So take a deep breath, grab your sidekick, and blast off with Jillian to Parasite Planet!
“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 smidgeon of The Real World.
“The Tangleroot Palace is charming and ruthless.”
—Angela Slatter, author of The Bitterwood Bible
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.
“Breakneck pacing, non-stop action, and delightfully-damaged characters combine with some of the most intricate and clever worldbuilding I’ve seen in ages.”
—Sam J. Miller, author of The Art of Starving
Evoking the grittiness of Mad Max and the redemptive unification of Sense8, this absorbing sci-fi debut is a dynamic vision of the fluidity of identity. With Unity, breakout author Elly Bangs has created a prescient, moving, and unforgettable adventure that expands upon human consciousness and its possibilities.
“It’s all here, this time with an Italian flavor: the inventive tech, the meticulously detailed futures, the stylish and sardonic prose, the creative adjectival combinations.”
—Nancy Kress, author of Beggars in Spain
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.
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.