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The new post-apocalyptic collection by master anthologist John Joseph Adams, featuring never-before-published stories and curated reprints by some of the genre's most popular and critically-acclaimed authors. In WASTELANDS: THE NEW APOCALYPSE, veteran anthology editor John Joseph Adams is once again our guide through the wastelands using his genre and editorial expertise to curate his finest collection of post-apocalyptic short fiction yet. Whether the end comes via nuclear war, pandemic, climate change, or cosmological disaster, these stories explore the extraordinary trials and tribulations of those who survive. Featuring never-before-published tales by: Veronica Roth, Hugh Howey, Jonathan Maberry, Seanan McGuire, Tananarive Due, Richard Kadrey, Scott Sigler, Elizabeth Bear, Tobias S. Buckell, Meg Elison, Greg van Eekhout, Wendy N. Wagner, Jeremiah Tolbert, and Violet Allen--plus, recent reprints by: Carmen Maria Machado, Carrie Vaughn, Ken Liu, Paolo Bacigalupi, Kami Garcia, Charlie Jane Anders, Catherynne M. Valente, Jack Skillingstead, Sofia Samatar, Maureen F. McHugh, Nisi Shawl, Adam-Troy Castro, Dale Bailey, Susan Jane Bigelow, Corinne Duyvis, Shaenon K. Garrity, Nicole Kornher-Stace, Darcie Little Badger, Timothy Mudie, and Emma Osborne. Continuing in the tradition of WASTELANDS: STORIES OF THE APOCALYPSE, these 34 stories ask: What would life be like after the end of the world as we know it?Show more
Lightspeed: Year One compiles fiction published by the online science fiction magazine Lightspeed in its first year. Produced by Skyboat Media, and under the direction of Grammy and Audie Award-winning narrator and producer Stefan Rudnicki, the Lightspeed podcast features audiobook-style recordings of the stories published each month in Lightspeed. 'The Cassandra Project' by Jack McDevitt, read by Stefan Rudnicki'Amaryllis' by Carrie Vaughn, read by Gabrielle de Cuir'The Zeppelin Conductors' Society Annual Gentlemen's Ball' by Genevieve Valentine, read by Rosalyn Landor'No Time like the Present' by Carol Emshwiller, read by Judy Young'More Than the Sum of His Parts' by Joe Haldeman, read by Stefan Rudnicki'How to Become a Mars Overlord' by Catherynne Valente, read by Robin Sachs'Amid the Words of War' by Cat Rambo, read by Don Leslie'Flower, Mercy, Needle, Chain' by Yoon Ha Lee, read by Stefan Rudnicki'The Taste of Starlight' by John Fulz, read by Kristoffer Tabori'Tight Little Stitches on a Dead Man's Back' by Joe R. Lansdale, read by Stefan Rudnicki'Hwang's Billion Brilliant Daughters' by Alice Sola Kim, read by Cassandra Campbell'Standard Loneliness Package' by Charles Yu, read by Christian Rummel'The Silence of the Asonu' by Ursula K. Le Guin, read by Gabrielle de Cuir'Jenny's Sick' by David Tallerman, read by Mirron Willis'Black Fire' by Tanith Lee, read by Rosalyn Landor'Elephants of Posnan' written and read by Orson Scott CardShow more
The weird, wild west—an American frontier populated by gunslingers, rattlesnakes, outlaws, zombies, aliens, time travelers, and steampunk! Twenty-three of science fiction and fantasy's hottest and most popular authors create all-new tales, written exclusively for this anthology. Aliens and monsters, magic and science are introduced to the old west, with explosive results.Show more
From Victor Frankenstein to Lex Luthor, from Dr. Moreau to Dr. Doom, readers have long been fascinated by insane plans for world domination and the madmen who devise them. Typically, we see these villains through the eyes of good guys. This anthology, however, explores the world of mad scientists and evil geniuses - from their own wonderfully twisted point of view. An all-star roster of bestselling authors - including Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, Austin Grossman, Naomi Novik, and Seanan McGuire...twenty-two great storytellers all told - have produced a fabulous assortment of stories guaranteed to provide readers with hour after hour of high-octane entertainment born of the most megalomaniacal mayhem imaginable. Everybody loves villains. They're bad; they always stir the pot; they're much more fun than the good guys, even if we want to see the good guys win. Their fiendish schemes, maniacal laughter, and limitless ambition are legendary, but what lies behind those crazy eyes and wicked grins? How - and why - do they commit these nefarious deeds? And why are they so set on taking over the world? If you've ever asked yourself any of these questions, you're in luck: It's finally time for the madmen's side of the story.Show more
When L. Frank Baum introduced Dorothy and friends to the American public in 1900, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz became an instant, bestselling hit. Today the whimsical tale remains a cultural phenomenon that continues to spawn wildly popular books, movies, and musicals. Now, editors John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen have brought together leading fantasy writers such as Orson Scott Card and Jane Yolen to create the ultimate anthology for Oz fans. Stories include: * Tad Williams's futuristic "The Boy Detective of Oz," in which Orlando investigates the corrupt Oz simulation of the Otherland network. * Dorothy and friends plotting to escape a mental hospital in Robin Wasserman's unsettling "One Flew Over the Rainbow." * An adventurous girl, drawn to China's revolutionary protests of 1919, discovering another dimension in Ken Liu's fanciful "The Veiled Shanghai."Show more
"A Sherlockiana Primer" by Christopher Roden. © 2009 Christopher Roden. "The Horror of the Many Faces" by Tim Lebbon. © 2003 Tim Lebbon. "The Case of the Bloodless Sock" by Anne Perry. © 2001 Anne Perry. "The Adventure of the Other Detective" by Bradley H. Sinor. © 2003 Bradley H. Sinor. "A Scandal in Montreal" by Edward D. Hoch. © 2008 Edward D. Hoch. "The Adventure of the Field Theorems" by Vonda N. McIntyre. © 1995 Vonda N. McIntyre. "The Adventure of the Death-Fetch" by Darrell Schweitzer. © 1994 Darrell Schweitzer. "The Shocking Affair of the Dutch Steamship Friesland" by Mary Robinette Kowal. © 2005 Mary Robinette Kowal. "The Adventure of the Mummy's Curse" by H. Paul Jeffers. © 2006 H. Paul Jeffers. "The Things That Shall Come Upon Them" by Barbara Roden. © 2008 Barbara Roden. "Murder to Music" by Anthony Burgesss. © 1989 Anthony Burgess. "The Adventure of the Inertial Adjustor" by Stephen Baxter. © 1997 Stephen Baxter. "Mrs. Hudson's Case" by Laurie R. King. © 1997 Laurie R. King. "The Singular Habits of Wasps" by Geoffrey A. Landis. © 1994 Geoffrey A. Landis. "The Affair of the 46th Birthday" by Amy Myers. © 2009 Amy Myers. "The Specter of Tullyfane Abbey" by Peter Tremayne. © 2001 Peter Tremayne. "The Vale of the White Horse" by Sharyn McCrumb. © 2003 Sharyn McCrumb. "The Adventure of the Dorset Street Lodger" by Michael Moorcock. © 1993 Michael Moorcock. "The Adventure of the Lost World" by Dominic Green. © 2004 Dominic Green. "The Adventure of the Antiquarian's Niece" by Barbara Hambly. © 2003 Barbara Hambly. "Dynamics of a Hanging" by Tony Pi. © 2005 Tony Pi. "Merridew of Abominable Memory" by Chris Roberson. © 2008 Monkeybrain, Inc. "Commonplaces" by Naomi Novik. © 2008-2009 Naomi Novik. "The Adventure of the Pirates of Devil's Cape" by Rob Rogers. © 2009 Rob Rogers. "The Adventure of the Green Skull" by Mark Valentine. © 2008 Mark Valentine. "The Human Mystery" by Tanith Lee. © 1999 Tanith Lee. "A Study in Emerald" by Neil Gaiman. © 2003 Neil Gaiman. "You See But You Do Not Observe" by Robert J. Sawyer. © 1995 Robert J. Sawyer.Show more
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