Nebula Awards Showcase 2017

Nebula Awards Showcase 2017

Also included in this volume are works by N. K. Jemisin and Ann Leckie.

Author: Julie E. Czerneda

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781633882720

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). This year's editor, selected by SFWA's anthology Committee (chaired by Mike Resnick), is Canadian science fiction and fantasy writer and editor Julie Czerneda. This year's Nebula Award winners are Naomi Novik, Nnedi Okorafor, Sarah Pinsker, and Alyssa Wong, with Fran Wilde winning the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book. Also included in this volume are works by N. K. Jemisin and Ann Leckie.
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Fourteenth Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Fourteenth Annual Collection

... edition was Nebula Awards Showcase 2017 (Pyr), edited by Julie E. Czerneda.
More specialized best of the year anthologies are Wilde Stories 2017 (Lethe
Press), edited by Steve Berman, and Transcendent 2: The Year's Best
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Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781466829534

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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From Cyberspace to outer space, from the Dark Continent to the speed of light, the dozens of stories in this terrific collection represent the year's finest offerings in imaginative fiction. Among the twenty-eight tales assembled here are: The Land of Nod, Mike Resnick's powerful tale of the orbital space colony Kirinyaga and how the old ways conflict with the new. Foreign Devils, Walter Jon Williams's exotic revision of the War of the Worlds Martian Invasion. Red Sonja and Lessingham in Dreamland, Gwyneth Jones's unpredictable venture into the frightening territory of on-line romance. Death Do Us Part, Robert Silverberg's masterful tale of love in the future. In addition, there are two dozen more stories from today's and tomorrow's brightest stars, including, William Barton, Stephen Baxter, Gregory Benford, James P. Blaylock, Damien Broderick, Michael Cassutt, Jim Cowan, Tony Daniel, Gregory Feeley, John Kessel, Nancy Kress, Jonathan Lethem, Ian McDonald, Maureen F. McHugh, Paul Park, Robert Reed, Charles Sheffield, Bud Sparhawk, Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, Steven Utley, Cherry Wilder, Gene Wolfe. Rounding out the volume are a long list of Honorable Mentions and Gardner Dozois's comprehensive survey of the year in science fiction. In all, the stories assembled here will take you as far as technology, imagination, and hope can go. Climb aboard. "Highly recommended."--Library Journal
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Fourth Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Fourth Annual Collection

... edition was Nebula Awards Showcase 2017 (Pyr), edited by Julie E. Czerneda.
More specialized best of the year anthologies are Wilde Stories 2017 (Lethe
Press), edited by Steve Berman, and Transcendent 2: The Year's Best
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Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781466829923

Category: Fiction

Page: 678

View: 732

This latest volume of The Year's Best Science Fiction carries on the proud tradition, with stories by Lucius Shepard, Orson Scott Card, Damon Knight, Pat Cadigan, Robert Silverberg, Somtown Sucharitkul, Tanith Lee, Scott Baker, Michael Swanwick, John Kessel, Richard Kearns, Greg Bear, Bruce Sterling, Jack Dann, Tim Powers, James Patrick Kelly, Connie Willis, Harry Turtledove, Howard Waldrop, Walter Jon Williams, Neal Barret, Jr., Lewis Shiner, Judith Moffett, Kim Stanley Robinson, Tom Maddox, Karen Joy Fowler, William Gibson. More than any other anthology, this volume truly is the best science fiction of the year--the single book no SF fan can be without.
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The Year s Best Science Fiction Eleventh Annual Collection

The Year s Best Science Fiction  Eleventh Annual Collection

... edition was Nebula Awards Showcase 2017 (Pyr), edited by Julie E. Czerneda.
More specialized best of the year anthologies are Wilde Stories 2017 (Lethe
Press), edited by Steve Berman, and Transcendent 2: The Year's Best
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Author: Gardner Dozois

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781466829503

Category: Fiction

Page: 593

View: 530

The dozens of delightful stories in this anthology dazzle the mind with visions of tomorrow and yesterday, of here and now. On display is the work of many of today's greatest writers--and tomorrow's--including: Brian W. Aldiss, Stephen Baxter, Neal Barrett, Jr., Pat Cadigan, Jack Cady, Greg Egan, Joe Haldeman, David B. Kisor, Nancy Kress, Ian R. MacLeod, Maureen F. McHugh, G. David Nordley, Rebecca Ore, Robert Reed, Mike Resnick, Mark Rich, Charles Sheffield, Dan Simmons, William Browning Spencer, Bruce Sterling, Steven Utley, Don Webb, Walter Jon Williams, Connie Willis. A long list of Honorable Mentions and an insightful roundup of the year in science fiction make the book indispensable for every fan of fantastic fiction. "Intriguing characters, creative settings and a certain amount of consciousness-raising are evident in many selections...Readers have a useful jumping-off point should they wish to continue their explorations of an expanding literary universe."--Publishers Weekly
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To Guard Against the Dark

To Guard Against the Dark

The final book in the hard science fiction Reunification trilogy, the thrilling conclusion to the award-winning Clan Chronicles Jason Morgan is a troubling mystery to friends and enemies alike: once a starship captain and trader, then ...

Author: Julie E. Czerneda

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698190054

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 664

The final book in the hard science fiction Reunification trilogy, the thrilling conclusion to the award-winning Clan Chronicles Jason Morgan is a troubling mystery to friends and enemies alike: once a starship captain and trader, then Joined to the most powerful member of the Clan, Sira di Sarc, following her and her kind out of known space. Only to return, alone and silent. But he's returned to a Trade Pact under seige and desperate. The Assemblers continue to be a threat. Other species have sensed opportunity and threaten what stability remains, including those who dwell in the M'hir. What Morgan knows could save them all, or doom them. For not all of the Clan followed Sira. And peace isn't what they seek.
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The Gate To Futures Past

The Gate To Futures Past

The second book in the hard science fiction Reunification trilogy, the thrilling conclusion to the award-winning Clan Chronicles Betrayed and attacked, the Clan fled the Trade Pact for Cersi, believing that world their long-lost home.

Author: Julie E. Czerneda

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698190047

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 295

The second book in the hard science fiction Reunification trilogy, the thrilling conclusion to the award-winning Clan Chronicles Betrayed and attacked, the Clan fled the Trade Pact for Cersi, believing that world their long-lost home. With them went a lone alien, the Human named Jason Morgan, Chosen of their leader, Sira di Sarc. Tragically, their arrival upset the Balance between Cersi’s three sentient species. And so the Clan, with their newfound kin, must flee again. Their starship, powered by the M’hir, follows a course set long ago, for Clan abilities came from an experiment their ancestors—the Hoveny—conducted on themselves. But it’s a perilous journey. The Clan must endure more than cramped conditions and inner turmoil. Their dead are Calling. Sira must keep her people from answering, for if they do, they die. Morgan searches the ship for answers, afraid the Hoveny’s tech is beyond his grasp. Their only hope? To reach their destination. Little do Sira and Morgan realize their destination holds the gravest threat of all....
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Shapers of Worlds

Shapers of Worlds

Ranging from boisterous to bleak, from humorous to harrowing, from action-filled to quiet and meditative; taking place in alternate pasts, the present day, the far, far future, and times that never were; set on Earth, in the distant reaches ...

Author: Tanya Huff

Publisher: Shadowpaw Press

ISBN: 9781989398081

Category: Fiction

Page:

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Within these pages lie eighteen stories, from eighteen worlds shaped by some of today’s best writers of science fiction and fantasy, all guests on the Aurora Award-winning podcast The Worldshapers during its first year. Some are international bestsellers. Among them are winners and nominees for the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Aurora, Sunburst, Aurealis, Ditmar, British Science Fiction Association, and Dragon Awards. Some have been writing for decades, others are at the beginning of their careers. All have honed their craft to razor-sharpness. A teenage girl finds something strange in the middle of the Canadian prairie. An exobiologist tries to liberate a giant alien enslaved on its homeworld by humans. The music of the spheres becomes literal for an Earth ship far from home. A superhero league interviews for new members. Strangers share a drink on a world where giant starships fall. Two boys, one a werewolf, one a mage, get more than they bargained for when they volunteer to fight an evil Empire. A man with amnesia accepts a most unusual offer. A young woman finds unexpected allies as she tries to win a flying-machine race in steampunk London . . . Ranging from boisterous to bleak, from humorous to harrowing, from action-filled to quiet and meditative; taking place in alternate pasts, the present day, the far, far future, and times that never were; set on Earth, in the distant reaches of space, in fantasy worlds, and in metaphysical realms, each of these stories is as unique as its creator. And yet, they all showcase one thing: the irrepressible need of human beings to create, to imagine, to tell stories. To shape worlds.
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This Gulf of Time and Stars

This Gulf of Time and Stars

The first book in the hard science fiction Reunification trilogy, the thrilling conclusion to the award-winning Clan Chronicles To save their world, the most powerful of the Om’ray left their homes.

Author: Julie E. Czerneda

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780698190030

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 659

The first book in the hard science fiction Reunification trilogy, the thrilling conclusion to the award-winning Clan Chronicles To save their world, the most powerful of the Om’ray left their homes. They left behind all memory of their past. Calling themselves the Clan, they settled among Humanity, hiding in plain sight, using their ability to slip past normal space to travel where they wished, using their ability to control minds to ensure their place and security. They are no longer hidden. For the Clan face a crisis. Their reproduction is tied to individual power, and their latest generation of females, Choosers, are too strong to safely mate. Their attempt to force others to help failed until Sira di Sarc, their leader and the most powerful of their kind, successfully Joined with a human, Jason Morgan, starship captain and telepath. With Morgan, Sira forged the first peace between her kind and the Trade Pact. But it is a peace about to shatter. Those the Clan have controlled all these years will rise against them. Her people dying around her, war about to consume the Trade Pact, Sira will be left with only one choice. She must find the way back. And take the Clan home.
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Doorways in the Sand

Doorways in the Sand

But after thirteen years of happy undergrad existence everything is about to change. A joy to read, Doorways in the Sand was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards for best novel

Author: Roger Zelazny

Publisher:

ISBN: 1515444988

Category: Fiction

Page: 196

View: 506

Fred Cassidy leads an idyllic life. As long as he remains a full time college student without a degree he is provided a very generous stipend from his uncle's estate. But after thirteen years of happy undergrad existence everything is about to change. A joy to read, Doorways in the Sand was nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards for best novel
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Selected Stories

Selected Stories

The seventeen tales selected for this volume showcase Leiber’s virtuoso range and unforgettable characters: from the fabled, decadent streets of god-haunted Lankhmar to the eerie underworld of a Martian gambling hall; from a sunless, ...

Author: Fritz Leiber

Publisher: Night Shade

ISBN: 1597801801

Category: Fiction

Page: 398

View: 951

Known in his lifetime primarily to readers of science fiction and fantasy, Fritz Leiber is now recognized as one of the finest writers of popular fiction of the twentieth century. An intimate of H. P. Lovecraft, Leiber crafted the twentieth century’s first great stories of urban horror, created the sword and sorcery tale almost singlehandedly, and wrote strong, resonant science fiction. Nothing less than a visionary American author, Leiber is considered by critics and fans alike to be one of our most original and versatile storytellers. The seventeen tales selected for this volume showcase Leiber’s virtuoso range and unforgettable characters: from the fabled, decadent streets of god-haunted Lankhmar to the eerie underworld of a Martian gambling hall; from a sunless, frozen Earth to the shattered, bombed, and violent wreckage of a post-atomic New York, and beyond. Edited by master anthologist Jonathan Strahan and Locus magazine founder Charles N. Brown, Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories presents a wide sampling of the grand master's best short fiction, covering all facets of his work, so that a new generation of twenty-first-century readers can continue to discover and enjoy his groundbreaking and memorable fiction.
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Lightspeed Magazine June 2014 Women Destroy Science Fiction Special Issue

Lightspeed Magazine  June 2014  Women Destroy Science Fiction Special Issue

Our cover for this issue is brand-new art from Galen Dara, who also conducted our artist showcase interview this month.Personal Essays by Seanan McGuire, E. Catherine Tobler, Brooke Bolander, Marissa Lingen, Sylvia Spruck Wrigley, O.J. Cade ...

Author: Lightspeed Magazine

Publisher:

ISBN: 1499508344

Category:

Page: 488

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LIGHTSPEED is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF-and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.This month, we present our special anniversary issue, Women Destroy Science Fiction!, an all-science fiction extravaganza entirely written-and edited!-by women.Guest-edited by long-time LIGHTSPEED assistant editor Christie Yant, our Women Destroy Science Fiction! Issue contains eleven all-new, original science fiction short stories, plus four short story reprints, a novella reprint, and for the first time ever, an array of fifteen flash fiction stories. In addition to all that goodness, we also have more than two dozen personal essays by women talking about their experiences reading and writing science fiction, plus seven in-depth nonfiction articles.Here's what we've got lined up for you in this special issue:Original science fiction by Seanan McGuire, N.K. Jemisin, Charlie Jane Anders, Maria Dahvana Headley, Amal El-Mohtar, Kris Millering, Heather Clitheroe, Rhonda Eikamp, Gabriella Stalker, Elizabeth Porter Birdsall, and K.C. Norton.Original flash fiction by Carrie Vaughn, Ellen Denham, Samantha Murray, Holly Schofield, Cathy Humble, Emily Fox, Tina Connolly, Effie Seiberg, Marina J. Lostetter, Rhiannon Rasmussen, Sarah Pinsker, Kim Winternheimer, Anaid Perez, Katherine Crighton, and Vanessa Torline.Reprints by Alice Sheldon (a/k/a James Tiptree, Jr.), Eleanor Arnason, Maria Romasco Moore, Tananarive Due, and a novella reprint by Maureen F. McHugh.Nonfiction articles by Pat Murphy, Stina Leicht, Tracie Welser, plus a roundtable interview by Mary Robinette Kowal with Ursula K. Le Guin, Pat Cadigan, Ellen Datlow, and Nancy Kress, and a feature interview with comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick by Jennifer Willis. Our cover for this issue is brand-new art from Galen Dara, who also conducted our artist showcase interview this month.Personal Essays by Seanan McGuire, E. Catherine Tobler, Brooke Bolander, Marissa Lingen, Sylvia Spruck Wrigley, O.J. Cade, Anne Charnock, Cheryl Morgan, Pat Murphy, Sheila Finch, Kat Howard, Amy Sterling Casil, Nancy Jane Moore, Liz Argall, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Anaea Lay, Helena Bell, Stina Leicht, Jude Griffin, Gail Marsella, DeAnna Knippling, Georgina Kamsika, Sandra Wickham, Kristi Charish, Rachel Swirsky, Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, Juliette Wade, and Kameron Hurley.
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