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Cover Spotlight and Giveaway: Incarnate by Anton Strout

Cover Spotlight and Giveaway: Incarnate by Anton Strout

INCARNATE, the third book in The Spellmason Chronicles by Anton Strout will be out in September, and we wanted to spotlight the cover and also offer a giveaway of the first book in the series, ALCHEMYSTIC!

Interview (& Giveaway): Katherine Addison, author of The Goblin Emperor

Interview (& Giveaway): Katherine Addison, author of The Goblin Emperor

Please welcome Katherine Addison (aka Sarah Monette) to the blog! Her brand new book, THE GOBLIN EMPEROR, just came out, and not only did she answer a few of my questions about it, but we’ve got 2 copies to give away to a couple of lucky winners! Will you tell us a bit about your new book, THE GOBLIN EMPEROR, and what inspired you to write it? I wanted to … Continue reading

2014 Hugo Award nominees

2014 Hugo Award nominees

The 2014 Hugo Award announcements were made at Loncon3 on Saturday, and here they are! Note that SF Signal is on there for Fancast, so that’s especially notable for me. Congrats to all of the nominees! Best Novel Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (Orbit US/Orbit UK) Neptune’s Brood, Charles Stross (Ace / Orbit UK) Parasite, Mira Grant (Orbit US/Orbit UK) Warbound, Book III of the Grimnoir Chronicles, Larry Correia (Baen Books) … Continue reading

Kickstarter: Aghast – A Journal of the Darkly Fantastic

Kickstarter: Aghast – A Journal of the Darkly Fantastic

There’s about 7 days to go in the Kickstarter for Aghast, and thought a few of you might want to get in on this before it wraps up! They’re fully funded, but there are some awesome stretch goals ahead… About the magazine (from press release): Aghast – Α Journal of the Darkly Fantastic is an illustrated, bi-annual journal of horror and dark fantasy short fiction. It will be available online, … Continue reading

May 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction and Fantasy

May 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Here are the  books that I’m especially looking forward to in SFF for May (click on the covers to pre-order)! Note I took out the Top 10, because I never (ever) can keep it to just 10. These are in no particular order.  Gemsigns by Stephanie Saulter (Jo Fletcher Books-May 6th) Synopsis-Starburst magazine raved that Gemsigns, the first novel in a series, is “a fascinating and compelling read, exploring the … Continue reading

Interview: Donna Glee Williams, author of The Braided Path

Interview: Donna Glee Williams, author of The Braided Path

Please welcome Donna Glee Williams to the blog! She was kind enough to stop by and talk about her book, THE BRAIDED PATH, so give her a warm welcome! Donna, will you tell us a little about The Braided Path and the story “Limits”’ from which it originated? Sure, Kristin. I was staying down at The Hambidge Center in the hills of north Georgia. Your readers who write should know … Continue reading

SF and Fantasy Kindle Deals (under $5!!)

SF and Fantasy Kindle Deals (under $5!!)

Happy Friday! All of these Kindle titles are under $5! Get ‘em while they last!

Apex Operation Fourth Story: A Roundtable with AC Wise, Lisa McCurrach, and Russell Dickerson

Apex Operation Fourth Story: A Roundtable with AC Wise, Lisa McCurrach, and Russell Dickerson

We’ve got another fun post today in honor of Apex Magazine’s Operation Fourth Story. I asked a question, and AC Wise, Lisa McCurrach, and Russell Dickerson answered. If you’d like to support Apex, or, of course, subscribe, head on over to their website for more details! Here’s my question: What have been the most rewarding/challenging aspects of writing SFF, what do you love most about the genre, and what do … Continue reading

The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher

The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher

The Oversight by Charlie Fletcher (Orbit, May 6, 2013)-The Oversight is one of those books that, about two pages in, I knew I was in for something good. It begins with an excerpt from The Great and Hidden History of the World by Rabbi Dr. Hayyim Samuel Falk, detailing the function of the Free Company known as The Oversight of London, specifically in protecting innocent humans from the actions of … Continue reading

Interview: Cassandra Rose Clarke, author of The Wizard’s Promise

Interview: Cassandra Rose Clarke, author of The Wizard’s Promise

It’s always a pleasure to have Cassandra Rose Clarke on the blog, and I’m thrilled that she’s here to talk about her upcoming novel, THE WIZARD’S PROMISE, which will be out on May 6th from Strange Chemistry! Congrats on the new book! Merboys and lady pirates? I’m there. Will you tell us a little about THE WIZARD’S PROMISE and what inspired you to write it? The Wizard’s Promise is a … Continue reading

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