Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Upcoming Books from Tachyon

Spring is here! Now's the time to turn your thoughts to sunshine (it's a little wet here, but still), long days, and the awesome books you'll be reading After the Fall, During the Fall... (see what we did there?) and in early 2013.

Wonders of the Invisible World
Patricia A. McKillip
When: October 2012
What is it?
Pass through fairy tales into the magic of invisible worlds in these opulent stories by a beloved fantasy icon, World Fantasy Award-winner, and author of the classic Riddlemaster trilogy. Patricia McKillip has inspired generations of dedicated readers with enchanting tales. Her lush, mesmerizing narratives are as deliciously bittersweet as the finest chocolate and as intoxicating as the finest wine.
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John Joseph Adams, ed.
When: November 2012
What is it?
Epic fantasy is storytelling at its biggest and best. From the creation myths and quest sagas of ancient times to the mega-popular fantasy novels of today, these are the stories that express our greatest hopes and fears, that create worlds so rich we long to return to them again and again. These stirring tales include contributions from George R. R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, Ursula K. Le Guin, Brandon Sanderson, Carrie Vaughn, Orson Scott Card, and many more.
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The Emperor's Soul
Brandon Sanderson
When: November 2012
What is it?
From the bestselling author of the Mistborn Trilogy and co-author of the final three books of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series comes the tale of a heretic thief who is the only hope for the survival of an empire.

Shai is a Forger, a foreigner who can flawlessly copy and re-create any item by rewriting its history with skillful magic. Though condemned to death after trying to steal the emperor's scepter, she is given one opportunity to save herself: Shai will attempt to create a new soul for an emperor who is almost dead from an attack by assassins.

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Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution
Ann VanderMeer, ed.
When: December 2012
What is it?
This entertainingly edgy new anthology is the third installment in the bestselling Steampunk series (Steampunk and Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded). Steampunk Revolution features a renegade collective of writers and artists including Cherie Priest, Catherynne M. Valente, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Garth Nix, Carrie Vaughn, Lev Grossman, Nick Mamatas, Vandana Singh, Bruce Sterling, Genevieve Valentine and many more who are rebooting the steam-driven past and powering it into the future.

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The Apes of Wrath
Richard Klaw, editor
When: February 2013
What is it?
In Rue Morgue, the jungles of Tarzan, the fables of Aesop, and outer space, the apes in these fantastic tales boldly go where humans dare not. With a foreword from the director of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, this provocative anthology delves into our cultural fascination with our simian cousins. Classic stories old and new explore the lighter and darker sides of apes, with tales from James P. Blaylock, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Gustave Flaubert, Karen Jay Fowler, Robert E. Howard, Joe R. Lansdale, Pat Murphy, Edgar Allan Poe, and more.
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Ellen Datlow, ed.
When: March 2013
What is it?
This spine-tingling anthology—complied by the horror genre's most acclaimed editor—collects a chilling array of ghost stories from the past twenty-five years. Our obsession with the mysteries of the afterlife is explored in these supernatural tales of haunted houses, lost souls, unexplained phenomena, and "good" neighbors. Contributors will include Neil Gaiman, Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Carroll, Peter Straub, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Kelly Link, Terry Dowling, and Elizabeth Hand.
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Anonymous Upcoming4.me Scifi Fantasy Book News, Reviews said...

Great stuff!
Reposted here:
Tachyon Publications present late 2012 / early 2013 book lineup

4/11/2012 5:26 AM  

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