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Emma Newman wins Hugo Award! – BEST FANCAST “Tea and Jeopardy”

August 24th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Emma Newman wins Hugo Award! – BEST FANCAST “Tea and Jeopardy”

Congrats to Emma Newman on her big Hugo win for her podcast TEA AND JEOPARDY! Find out more about all the Hugo winners here.

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TEA AND JEOPARDY is a podcast featuring tea, cake, geekery, and mild peril co-hosted with her husband Peter. You can find this podcast on itunes, Emma’s website here, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Pub Day: A PROPERLY UNHAUNTED PLACE and I SHOULD BE WRITING

August 22nd, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Pub Day: A PROPERLY UNHAUNTED PLACE and I SHOULD BE WRITING

From National Book Award–winning author William Alexander comes a wryly humorous story about two kids who try to save their town by bringing back its ghosts.

A Properly Unhaunted Place has everything a reader could want — mystery, adventure humor, creepy ghosts, plus two brave and wonderful kid heroes at its heart. William Alexander is a master storyteller.” — Anne Ursu, author of The Real Boy

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From Award-winning podcaster Mur Lafferty comes a how-to book full of helpful advice and encouragement for the person who wants to finally write the story they’ve always dreamed of creating.

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Pub Day: SPIRIT HUNTERS by Ellen Oh

July 25th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Pub Day: SPIRIT HUNTERS by Ellen Oh

“Even more impressive than the shiver-factor is the way the author skillfully uses the compelling premise to present a strong, consistent message of not rejecting what you don’t understand.” (Booklist starred review)

“Oh has crafted a truly chilling middle grade horror novel that will grab readers’ imaginations.” (Publishers Weekly starred review)

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Dora Goss wins Rhysling Award – Long Poem for “Rose Child”

July 17th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Dora Goss wins Rhysling Award – Long Poem for “Rose Child”

Congrats to Theodora Goss on winning the Rhysling Award for her long poem “Rose Child” !!!

Find out more about all the winners Here.

 

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Pub Day: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

June 20th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Pub Day: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

Based on some of literature’s horror and science fiction classics, this “tour de force of reclaiming the narrative, executed with impressive wit and insight” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) debut is the story of a remarkable group of women who come together to solve the mystery of a series of gruesome murders—and the bigger mystery of their own origins.

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Emma Newman nominated for 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award!

May 4th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Emma Newman nominated for 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award!

Congrats to Emma Newman! Her novel AFTER ATLAS is nominated for the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Award, the most prestigious science fiction award in Britain.

 

A Publishers Weekly Best Science Fiction/Fantasy Book of the Year

“Newman writes with exquisite precision of grief, divided loyalties, and the struggle for self-actualization in this noir-inflected standalone…Gripping and sorrowful.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A detective novel on acid…Newman’s psychological insight is astute.”—The Washington Post

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Congrats to Nisi Shawl and Fran Wilde on their Nebula Nominations!

February 21st, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Congrats to Nisi Shawl and Fran Wilde on their Nebula Nominations!

Nisi Shawl’s EVERFAIR is nominated for SFWA’s 2016 Nebula for best novel.

“This highly original story blends steampunk and political intrigue in a compelling new view of a dark piece of human history.”

Publishers Weekly Starred Review

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Fran Wilde’s THE JEWEL AND HER LAPIDARY is nominated for SFWA’s 2016 Nebula for best novelette.

“Extraordinary world-building and cascading levels of intrigue make Wilde’s debut fantasy novel soar.”

Publishers Weekly

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Check out all the nominees here.

Pub Day: Who runs the world?! SQUIRRELS!

February 7th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Pub Day: Who runs the world?! SQUIRRELS!

Pub Day! Today, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale is out in the world!

“Doreen’s story offers a heroine it’s easy to go nuts for.” — Kirkus Reviews

“New readers and fans of the “Squirrel Girl” graphic novels will not be disappointed with this fun and engaging middle grade title starring a strong, positive, and utterly likable heroine.”—Marissa Lieberman, School Library Journal

 

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Pub Day: Space, mysteries, and gorillas

January 31st, 2017 | News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pub Day: Space, mysteries, and gorillas

Pub day! The following books by Mur Lafferty, Heather Vogel Frederick, and Gill Lewis are now available wherever books are sold.

 

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Kara Lareau wins a 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award!

January 24th, 2017 | News | Comments Off on Kara Lareau wins a 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award!

A big CongRATS to Kara LaReau for her 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor THE INFAMOUS RATSOS! It was written by Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers, edited by Sarah Ketchersid, and published by Candlewick Press.

 

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See the full list of 2017 ALA Children’s Award Winners here.