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Get yer free John Scalzi ebook here

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Hey, we have a John Scalzi freebie you may be interested in.

Everyone who orders a print copy of his new collection, Miniatures, direct from SubPress, will receive a free copy of the ebook on publication. As you may remember, this title spans the years from 1991 to 2016, including a quarter century of Scalzi at his briefest and best, and features four never-before-printed stories, exclusive to this collection: “Morning Announcements at the Lucas Interspecies School for Troubled Youth,” “Your Smart Appliances Talk About You Behind Your Back,” “Important Holidays on Gronghu” and “The AI Are Absolutely Positively Without a Doubt Not Here to End Humanity, Honest.”

Ain't the cat illustration grand? It's a detail from the work that Natalie Metzger is doing for Miniatures, with one cartoonish illustration per story, in addition to a full-color cover.

 

Advance praise for THE PURLOINED POODLE

The Purloined Poodle by Kevin Hearne

Kevin Hearne's The Purloined Poodle is not lacking for early praise.

Via a service called NetGalley, that makes early copies of books available to reviewers, bloggers, and librarians, we've heard the following:

“Oberon and Atticus visit the set of the 2000 Christopher Guest film Best in Show. ... Dog lovers, urban fantasy readers, and of course all the KevinHearnenistas will want to get in line behind me to enjoy this latest selection.” (Daniel Graves)

“Oberon is the star of the show. ... Think cozy mystery meets Iron Druid, but with a canine protagonist, and you won't be far wrong. Expect the usual puns, conversations, meat- and dog-focus.” (Hilary Carter)

“Kevin Hearne's Oberon's Meaty Mysteries:  The Purloined Poodle is absolute perfection. With his inability to tell the difference between an hour and a week, his love of all things meat, and his unfailing ability to charm everyone he meets, Oberon is the perfect narrator.  I only hope that Hearne will provide up with more Meaty Mysteries from Oberon.” (Bryanna Zimmerman)

“This story was fabulous and sooo funny! I really hope that we get more stories from Oberon.” (Lara Jaskiewicz)

 

Low stock alert—Joe Abercrombie

Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

We're down to our last 18 numbered and 3 lettered copies of Joe Abercrombie's Half a War.

If you've been collecting the series, these are essential volumes, the culimnation of (dare we say it) a trilogy even more impressive than his debut, The First Law trilogy. Get 'em while you can.

 

 

Fifteen copies of Caliban’s War left for preorder

Caliban's War by James S. A. Corey

Daniel Dociu has just turned in the overwhelming, epic beyond the imagination dust jacket art for James S. A. Corey's Caliban's War. The full wraparound version of the dust jacket is viewable at the bottom of the book's product page.

Only fifteen copies of Caliban remain for preorder, so feel free to pick one up now.

Limited: 574 signed numbered hardcover copies: $75

 

Announcing UNFETTERED II

Unfettered II edited by Shawn Speakman

We're pleased to be able to offer our customers copies of the huge upcoming anthology, Unfettered II. (This is not the actual cover, by the way.)

About the Book:

Unfettered II is an anthology featuring short stories by some of the best fantasy writers in the genre.

Every story in this volume is new and, like the title suggests, the writers were free to write whatever they wished. Here is the list of contributing authors for Unfettered:

  • Bradley Beaulieu (Song of Shattered Sands)
  • Terry Brooks
  • Jim Butcher (Dresden Files)
  • Rachel Caine
  • Sarah Beth Durst (The Queens of Renthia)
  • David Farland
  • Charlaine Harris
  • Mark Lawrence (Gunlaw)
  • Erin Lindsey (Bloodbound)
  • Seanan McGuire
  • Aidan Moher
  • Naomi Novik
  • Peter Orullian (Vault of Heaven)
  • J.A. Pitts
  • Anthony Ryan (Raven’s Shadow)
  • Brandon Sanderson
  • Scott Sigler
  • Shawn Speakman (Annwn Cycle)
  • Michael J. Sullivan (The Legends of the First Empire)
  • Django Wexler
  • Janny Wurts
  • Todd Lockwood (Cover Artist)
  • Don Maitz (Interior Illustrator)

Trade: Fully cloth bound hardcover edition: $35

 

Michael Bishop’s first new novel in over two decades

Joel-Brock the Brave

We're pleased to offer copies of Michael Bishop's first solo novel in over two decades. Joel-Brock the Brave and the Valorous Smalls is limited to only 300 signed numbered copies, with a full-color dust jacket and more than 60 interior illustrations. It's published by Fairwood Press.

About the Book:

Joel-Brock Lollis's family has vanished into the labyrinthine Sporangium below a curious Georgia emporium, Big Box Bonanzas. Glimpses of an older J-B Lollis of the Atlanta Braves on a BBB television suggest that Joel-Brock may never get back his parents and sister. The Valorous Smalls—almost-ten Joel-Brock, lively teen Addi, and tiny detective Valona—forge their way into the mushroom realm to change that possible future.

Limited: 300 signed numbered hardcover copies: $50

 

Preordering for Jim Butcher’s SMALL FAVOR opens

Small Favor by Jim Butcher

New Jim Butcher is coming! We're pleased to announce the signed limtied edition of Small Favor, book ten of the Dresden Files.

We've set aside copies for regular buyers of the series, but have enough copies so that anyone may order a copy at this time. If you're of a mind, there's also an option to pick up the last couple of volumes (Proven Guilty and White Night) at a special price.

The Dresden files novels are among our favorite projects to work on. We use an upgraded paper for the books, along with a full color dust jacket and b&w interior illustrations by Vincent Chong. These are defiinitely volumes for the permanent shelf.

Limited: 500 signed numbered copies, signed by the author: $85

 

Stephen King’s THE SHINING Gift Edition Available Again

The Shining by Stephen King

We've been working on inventory of late, and discovered we still have copies of the Cemetery Dance Gift Edition of The Shining available for preorder. The Shining is already sold out at the publisher; and many retailers, so this may be your best chance to pick up a copy.

We're still selling copies at the published price of $95, though not all are doing so.

Please head over to the book's product page for more information or to place you order.