Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Praise for Aliette de Bodard’s IN THE VANISHERS’ PALACE

Today saw the publication of a new book from Aliette de Bodard, author of the Dominion of the Fallen series and winner of two Nebula Awards, a Locus Award, a European Science Fiction Society award, and three BSFA (British Science Fiction Association) Awards. A never before published novella, In the Vanisher’s Palace is a dark Beauty and the Beast retelling with two women and the Beast is a dragon.

The ebook is available for purchase at: Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iTunes | Google

And the paperback edition is available at Amazon.

The book has already garnered some tremendous praise from writers, artists, and critics, including:

“Gorgeously atmospheric queer fantasy (…) Like Jane Eyre if Rochester was a woman plus a dragon.”

–Zen Cho, author of The Terracotta Bride and Sorcerer to the Crown

“Another stellar offering by Bodard. Her signature intensity is on display in this tale of people (and dragons) struggling to survive in the ruins of an alien conquest. Emotionally complex relationships interweave with richly drawn and deftly nuanced world-building.”

–Kate Elliott, Author of the Court of Fives series

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Go SKYWARD, See the Stars

SkywardThe first major reviews of Brandon Sanderson’s SKYWARD are here, and we are beaming!

Kirkus gives this series opener a starred review, saying, “Sanderson plainly had a ball with this nonstop, highflying opener, and readers will too.”

In its starred review, Publishers Weekly says, “Sanderson offers up a resourceful, fearless heroine and a memorable cast…set against the backdrop of a desperate conflict,” and calls it a “pulse-pounding story.”

The first installment in this new sci-fi YA trilogy tells the story of Spensa, a girl determined to become a pilot, defeat the alien race attacking Earth, and prove her father wasn’t a coward—and neither is she. SKYWARD publishes November 6, 2018 from Delacorte, with two more books under contract.


2018 Dragon Awards

Oathbringer by Brandon SandersonJABberwocky is pleased to announce that Brandon Sanderson won two 2018 Dragon Awards! OATHBRINGER, Brandon’s third installment in the Stormlight Archive, won Best Fantasy Novel, while the first volume of WHITE SAND earned the top spot in the Best Graphic Novel category!

The Dragon Awards are presented at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia. Brandon continues to have a busy fall with the publication of the omnibus edition of his Legion novellas later this month and the launch of his new YA series, Skyward, in November.


Six Great JAB eBooks On Sale at Kobo

To celebrate the launch of their new partnership with Walmart, Kobo is running a month-long eBook sale from August 22nd until September 18th, 2018. The promotion includes several of our favorite titles from our eBook collection. With books by Charlaine Harris, Elaine Viets, Simon R. Green, Tim Akers, Ellery Queen, and Elizabeth Moon, there’s a little bit of something for everyone.

The following titles are included in the sale:

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Congratulations to Suzanne Palmer, newly-minted Hugo Award-winner!

Suzanne Palmer with her 2018 Hugo Award

JABberwocky is very excited to share that Suzanne Palmer has just won the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novelette!

Her story, “The Secret Life of Bots,” was published by Clarkesworld in September of 2017 where it garnered critical acclaim on Goodreads and from genre review sites such as SFF Reviews and Fantasy Literature.

Suzanne Palmer‘s first novel is titled FINDER is the first in a trilogy and will be published by DAW Books on April 2nd, 2019.


2018 World Fantasy Award Finalist!

JABberwocky is pleased to announce that Peter Beagle’s IN CALABRIA has been named a “Best Novella” finalist for the 2018 World Fantasy Awards! Published by Tachyon Publications in February of last year, Peter’s novella received lots critical acclaim:

 

“Acclaimed fantasist Beagle (Summerlong) sets this charming, lyrical tale of unicorns and love on a poor little hillside farm in the toe of boot-shaped Italy.”   — Publisher’s Weekly, Starred review

“[Beagle] combines earthy practicality with delight and bewildered joy, and his work usually nestles folklore and modern concerns side-by-side. In Calabria upholds that pattern.”  — N.P.R.

 

JABberwocky represents the foreign and audio rights to IN CALABRIA, and the novella has already been translated into German, Czech, Polish, and Romanian with more to come. The winners of this year’s World Fantasy Award will be announced on November 4th during the World Fantasy Convention, and JABberwocky will be crossing its fingers until then.


Aurora Teagarden: THE DISAPPEARING GAME Premieres July 29th

Sunday, July 29th will see the television premiere of THE DISAPPEARING GAME on the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel! The ninth installment of the Aurora Teagarden movie series continues the exploits of small town librarian and sleuth Aurora “Roe” Teagarden, and is loosely based on the novel All the Little Liars by Charlaine Harris.

Aurora Teagarden leaps headfirst into Lawrenceton’s latest murder investigation when her nephew Phillip and his college roommate go missing after the roommate’s girlfriend is found dead. Enlisting the help of her Real Murders pals, and the handsome college professor Nick Miller who just moved in across the street from her, Roe uncovers a kidnapping plot gone awry.

Starring Candace Cameron Bure of Full House fame, THE DISAPPEARING GAME is sure to be another exciting entry in the Aurora Teagarden series. Check out the preview for a peek at what’s in store for Roe!

Can’t wait to spend some time with Roe? We’ve got you covered. Two of our favorite books in the series are Kindle Monthly Deals for the entire month of July:

 

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Midnight, Texas season 2

Midnight, Texas season 2NBC announced the fall premiere date for the second season of Midnight, Texas. Tune in on Friday, October 26, 2018 to catch up with Manfred and the rest of the Midnighters!

Based on Charlaine Harris’ trilogy of the same name, Midnight, Texas explores a small town full of witches, angels, psychics, and vampires. Season 1 was the #1 broadcast drama series last summer in the highly competitive 18-49 demographic.

Charlaine’s new series, Gunnie Rose, kicks off in October with the release of AN EASY DEATH.


25th Anniversary of DOWN HOME MURDER

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the original publication date of Toni LP Kelner‘s DOWN HOME MURDER, the Kindle edition of the book will be available for free from Thursday, June 21 through Monday, June 25.

Free at Amazon

In the first of Toni L. P. Kelner’s smart, witty mystery series, amateur sleuth Laura Fleming finds her trip going South—in lethal ways…

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Starred Reviews for I AM STILL ALIVE!

The first trade reviews for Kate Alice Marshall‘s debut YA novel I AM STILL ALIVE are in, and we’re seeing stars!

In its starred review, Kirkus called the book “A taut, gripping page-turner with a strong female hero to root for.”

Booklist was more verbose in its starred review, saying: “Marshall’s evocative, visceral language cultivates a vivid sense of the sheer physicality of Jess’ survival, and she breathes vibrant life not only into Jess’ character but also that of her irascible, loyal dog, Bo. With masterful pacing, rich characterization, a dynamic voice, and a thrilling blend of wilderness survival and revenge, this is an engrossing read from a writer to watch.”

We’re thrilled Kate’s story of survival and revenge is starting out with such a bang!

I AM STILL ALIVE publishes July 24th, 2018, from Viking Children’s. It’s a perfect addition to your summer reading list, whether you’re poolside or tramping through the wilderness. Pre-order today from your favorite vendor, and add it on Goodreads!


Brandon Sanderson’s DARK ONE

Brandon SandersonDeadline recently reported on DARK ONE, a new multimedia project from Brandon Sanderson! Vault Comics will publish the two-volume graphic novel series, co-written by Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Joyride, Hacktivist). Publishers Weekly reports that the first volume will be released in the Spring of 2019. FremantleMedia North American and Random House Studio will produce the TV series, and a podcast of the same title will further explore the world of DARK ONE.

The project is described as “a dramatic fantasy adventure spotlighting a young man who sees visions of strange and fantastical worlds, which he is told are just hallucinations. But this dark and deadly fantasy world that keeps coming to him is actually a real vision of another world – one where he has been prophesied to become a tyrant and destroy this land of interesting creatures, sporadic electrical currents and a darkening landscape.”

Sanderson says, “I’m used to painting a picture in words. DARK ONE came to life when I freed myself to think of it as a project for actual visual media, with the setting, characters and outline all coming together.”

Sanderson is a multiple #1 New York Times bestseller and a Hugo Award winner, selling over 12 million copies of his works worldwide. The second volume of White Sand, Sanderson’s first graphic novel series, published in February 2018, with volume three under contract to Dynamite Entertainment.


May eBook Round-Up

 

NEW RELEASES

May saw a slew of new and exciting additions to our eBook catalog—including the final volume in Jack Campbell’s Legacy of Dragons trilogy, RED SNOW (a 2018 Locus Award Finalist for Best Horror Novel), and three new additions to John Zakour and Lawrence Ganem’s genre-bending (sci-fi/pulp/comic) Nuclear Bombshell series.

Destiny of Dragons
by Jack Campbell
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Red Snow
by Ian R. MacLeod
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THE CORE is a #1 German bestseller!

THE CORE volume 2

UPDATE: As of June 11, 2018, THE CORE part two has been on the Literatur Spiegel bestseller list for nine weeks!

THE CORE by Peter V. Brett is a #1 German bestseller! After publishing on April 10, 2018, it debuted at the #6 spot on Literatur Spiegel and has now reached #1. This is the first #1 German bestseller for JABberwocky. THE CORE volume one spent nine weeks on Literatur Spiegel. Peter is a New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller with over 2.6 million Demon Cycle novels sold worldwide.

Peter begins his book tour in Germany on April 24. You can find dates and locations of his book readings here.

Barren, the new Demon Cycle novella, publishes in September 2018, and Peter’s new trilogy, I Am Olive, was recently announced.

 

 

 

 


YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten list

All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott KatsoulisALL RIGHTS RESERVED by Gregory Scott Katsoulis made YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten list! Titles published in the previous year are chosen by teen book groups from fifteen school and public libraries around the US. This announcement comes during National Library Week, and the winners will be chosen the week after Teen Read Week (Oct. 7-13, 2018).

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED was also nominated for YALSA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults in 2017, and it made the Library Information Technology Association’s inaugural list in 2018 for Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction. This gripping YA sci-fi is forthcoming from publishers in Romania, Turkey, and Vietnam, and its sequel, Access Restricted, publishes August 28, 2018, from Harlequin Teen.


New Peter V. Brett trilogy announced!

We’re excited to share news about I Am Olive, Peter V. Brett‘s new trilogy!Peter V. Brett

As The Bookseller reports, UK rights were sold in a high six-figure deal to HarperVoyager, and North American rights went to Del Rey in a major deal, as well. These books are in the Demon Cycle universe and share some of the same characters as the original series, but I Am Olive is written for readers who may not have encountered a Peter Brett work before.

The first installment, THE DESERT PRINCE, takes place fifteen years after the end of the original Demon Cycle and centers on Olive Paper and Darin Bales, who were both born during The Core. I Am Olive provides another way for readers of all ages to enjoy the Demon Cycle. Brett says, “Olive Paper will be a hero unlike any other.”

The Core was a #7 Sunday Times bestseller, and in Germany the first volume of The Core spent nine weeks on the Der Spiegel bestseller list, reaching the #3 spot!


2018 Hugo Award nominees

Worldcon 76 announced the 2018 Hugo Award nominees, and several JABberwocky authors made the list!

Best Series:
The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson
Memoirs of Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

Best Novelette:
Children of Thorns, Children of Water by Aliette de Bodard
The Secret Life of Bots by Suzanne Palmer

Congratulations to our authors! The awards will be presented at the Worldcon 76 convention in San José, California, on Sunday, August 19.

Brandon won a Hugo for Best Novella in 2013 for THE EMPEROR’S SOUL, and Marie won a World Fantasy Award in 2014 for A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS. Aliette is hard at work on her next project. FINDER, Suzanne’s debut novel, is forthcoming from DAW in 2019.

Oathbringer by Brandon SandersonWithin the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie BrennanChildren of Thorns, Children of Water by Aliette de Bodard

 

 


Mythology and Folklore eBook Sale

         

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, four of our eBooks that deal explicitly with myth and folklore will be on sale from Friday, March 16th until Monday, March 31st. The sale includes:

He Said, Sidhe Said by Tanya Huff: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

Darkwalker by E.L. Tettensor: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

When Werewolves Attack by Del Howison: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

Blood Road by Edo van Belkom: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

 

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Pick up these Perennial Classics on sale for Groundhog Day

 

 

 

 

 

It’s Groundhog day, or that time we ask a rodent to predict the weather because the lack of sun and warmth has made us all collectively lose our minds. Or it’s that movie with Bill Murray! Or…it’s February 2nd and January is finally over. Anyway.

These five classics are on sale for only $2.99, the perfect price to add them to your digital library to read again and again (and again, and again, and again)… Sometimes the most comforting thing is falling over and over into a book you love. Pick them up at your e-tailer of choice and enjoy!

Lieutenant by Rick Shelley: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

Too Many Magicians by Randall Garrett: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

No Quarter by Tanya Huff: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

A Secret Rage by Charlaine Harris: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

Deathstalker Legacy by Simon R. Green:  Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

 

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LAST SCENE ALIVE Premiere & Aurora eBook sale

On Sunday, January 7th, LAST SCENE ALIVE will make its premiere on the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel! The seventh installment of the Aurora Teagarden movie series, which is based on the novel of the same name by Charlaine Harris, continues the exploits of small town librarian and sleuth Aurora “Roe” Teagarden.

A Hollywood film crew descends on the town of Lawrenceton, GA to produce a film based on a book written by Aurora’s onetime boyfriend Robin Crusoe. However, when the lead actress who is playing Aurora is killed, the real Aurora and the Murders Club must investigate a long list of suspects.

Starring Candace Cameron Bure of Full House fame, LAST SCENE ALIVE is sure a captivating addition to the previous movies in the Aurora Teagarden series. Check out the preview for a peek at what’s in store for Roe!

Coinciding with Sunday’s premiere LAST SCENE ALIVE are Kindle Monthly Deals for four Aurora Teagarden eBooks for the entire month of January at Amazon, including:

$1.84 ($4.99) $1.84 ($4.99) $3.02 ($7.99) $2.88 ($7.99)

We Put Our Best Books Forward in 2017

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam RiveraThe Core by Peter V. BrettAll Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis

This was an exciting year for us here at JABberwocky! We want to say congratulations to our authors who landed on some “Year’s Best” lists with their new works:

Peter S. Beagle, IN CALABRIA (Tachyon Publications)
“Best Books 2017 — SF/Fantasy/Horror” from Publishers Weekly

Peter V. Brett, THE CORE
“Our favorite books of 2017” from Six Colors
“The Best of 2017” from Beauty in Ruins
“Best Fantasy Books of 2017” from Fantasy Faction

Marie Brennan, WITHIN THE SANCTUARY OF WINGS
“Best Fantasy Books of 2017” from Fantasy Faction

Myke Cole, SIEGE LINE

“Top Ten SF&F novels of 2017” from Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reviews (UK)
“Speculative Fiction Top 10 of 2017” from Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist
“Best Fantasy Books of 2017” from Fantasy Faction

Gregory Scott Katsoulis, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
“Best Fiction for Young Adults Nominees” from YALSA

Daniel José Older, SHADOWHOUSE FALL
“Best Books of 2017” from NPR
“Best Books of the Year Nominees” from Kirkus

Lilliam Rivera, THE EDUCATION OF MARGOT SANCHEZ
“The 17 Best Young Adult Novels of 2017” from PopSugar
“The 17 Best Debut Novels by Women in 2017” from Bustle
“Best Fiction for Young Adults Nominees” from YALSA

Brandon Sanderson, OATHBRINGER and ARCANUM UNBOUNDED
“The Best of 2017” from The Quill to Live
“Best Fantasy Books of 2017” from Fantasy Faction

Michael J. Sullivan, AGE OF SWORDS
“Best Fantasy Books of 2017” from Fantasy Faction

Jeri Westerson, BOOKE OF THE HIDDEN
“Best Books of 2017” from Kings River Life Magazine

Alison Wilgus, SCIENCE COMICS: FLYING MACHINES: HOW THE WRIGHT BROTHERS SOARED
Chosen this year as one of the “Best STEM Books for 2018” from the National Science Teachers Association


THE CORE hits #2 on German bestseller list!

The Core, German cover

UPDATE: THE CORE is now #3 on Literatur Spiegel as of January 8, 2018.

Congratulations to Peter V. Brett for reaching #2 on Germany’s Literatur Spiegel bestseller list with THE CORE! The book climbed up from its debut #4 position on the list last week. THE CORE is now available in the US, the UK, and Germany. Look for translations to be released soon in French, Chinese (Taiwan), Polish, Russian, Czech, Portuguese (Portugal), Serbian, and Estonian!

Barren, the new Demon Cycle novella, is slated to release in 2018!

 


JABberwocky Holiday eBook Sale

Six of our most popular eBook titles are on sale today, Wednesday, December 20th until Monday, January 15th — which leaves enough time to kick off the New Year by grabbing a good book at a perfect price.

Jack Campbell‘s DAUGHTER OF DRAGONS: Kira of Pacta Servanda, the daughter of the two greatest heroes of her world, was six years old the day she stood on a battlement in Dorcastle, kept safe from the nearby crowds by bodyguards as she stared up at a statue of her mother. As the morning sun cast the shadow of Mari’s statue over Kira, she realized that she would spend the rest of her life in that shade. Then the world of Dematr learned that a new kind of ship had left the far-distant world of Urth. The ship would take just 10 years to cover the immense distances between stars. Of all the colony worlds, the ship was coming to Dematr. But for what purpose? Kira was 16 when the ship from Urth arrived, and she discovered that her world still needed heroes. CLICK HERE for a preview of the book.

Buy it now for $2.99: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

Charlaine Harris‘s A SECRET RAGE & SWEET AND DEADLY: Blending small-town Southern intrigue and harrowing suspense, these two crime novels will be sure to please fans of Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Aurora Teagarden mysteries, which have been adapted by Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and the Midnight, Texas series, recently adapted for television by NBC. Check out previews of each book: A SECRET RAGE and SWEET AND DEADLY.

Buy it now for $4.99: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

Elizabeth Moon‘s DEEDS OF HONOR: With two exclusive, never-before-published stories featuring characters from the Paladin’s Legacy series, Deeds of Honor gathers together lore and legends from Paksenarrion’s world, along with tales from the Paladin’s Legacy era, all revised and updated for this special compilation. Rich with the vivid and immersive storytelling for which Elizabeth Moon is known, the eight short stories in Deeds of Honor — collected here for the first time, with all-new author notes — are certain to please any fan of the Paksenarrion saga. CLICK HERE for a preview of the book.

Buy it now for $1.99: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

Simon R. Green‘s DEATHSTALKER: Owen Deathstalker, last of the infamous warrior Clan, always considered himself more of a writer than a fighter, preferring his history books to making any actual history with a sword. But books won’t protect him from Her Imperial Majesty Lionstone XIV, who just Outlawed and condemned Owen to death, without any explanation, reason, or warning. No wonder she’s called the Iron Bitch. If he’s to live, Owen can either run forever…or take down the corrupt Empire. To do that, he’ll need the fabled Darkvoid Device—an artifact dating back to the first Deathstalker and perhaps the only weapon powerful enough to help this ragtag rebellion win. The time has come for Owen to finally embrace his Deathstalker heritage…and all the blood and death that go along with it. CLICK HERE for a preview of the book.

Buy it now for $1.99: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

Tanya Huff‘s SING THE FOUR QUARTERS: The Bards of Shkoder hold the country together. They bring the news of the sea to the mountains, news of the mountains to the plains. They give their people, from peasant to king, a song in common. Annice is a rare talent, able to Sing all four quarters, but her brother, the newly enthroned King Theron, sees her request to study at the Bardic Hall as a betrayal. But Annice renounces her royal blood and swears to remain childless so as not to jeopardize the line of succession. Ten years later, she’s on the run from the Royal Guards with the Duc of Ohrid, the father of her unborn child, both of them guilty of treason – one of them unjustly accused. To save the Duc’s life, they’ll have to cross the country, manage to keep from strangling each other, and defeat an enemy too damaged for even a Bard’s song to reach. CLICK HERE for a preview of the book.

Buy it now for $1.99: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

John Zakour and Lawrence Ganem‘s THE PLUTONIUM BLONDE: Zachary Nixon Johnson is the last private eye on earth (long story, starts here). And in the pop culture-crazed, deco-inspired world of 2057, that makes him a bit of a celebrity. In his years as a PI, Zach has seen a lot of strange things and solved a lot of crazy cases. But when the famous BB Starr, a former exotic dancer who is now the CEO of the world’s largest corporation, hires him to find her illegal, plutonium-powered, psychotic android clone, Zach knows that the weirdness of his life is about to get a whole lot weirder. Together with his beautiful, kick-boxing surgeon girlfriend Electra, his genius inventor tech expert Randy, and his holographic, sentient super-computer sidekick HARV, Zach must find a way to unravel the mystery, find the missing android, and quite possibly save all humanity from total destruction. CLICK HERE for a preview of the book.

Buy it now for $1.99: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes

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Flying High with Flying Machines

We’re flying high from all the praise Alison Wilgus’s SCIENCE COMICS: FLYING MACHINES: HOW THE WRIGHT BROTHERS SOARED is receiving! Amazon listed FLYING MACHINES in their 2017 Holiday Toy List and the National Science Teachers Association has named FLYING MACHINES as one of the Best STEM Books of 2018!

The Amazon Holiday Toy List, curated annually by Amazon product experts, is a gift guide that lists the most sought-after products for children of all ages and interests. The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. Beginning in 2017, the NSTA has appointed a judging panel consisting of volunteer educators, identified in cooperation with the Children’s Book Council (CBC), to select an annual list of outstanding books that encourage students to develop literacy skills and learn science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) content. We’re so honored to have made both of these lists!

If you’re still looking for the perfect holiday gift for the STEM star in your life, FLYING MACHINES will take them to new heights! Grab your copy from your preferred retailer today!

Amazon | Barnes & NobleApple

 


Welcome Elaine Viets, JABberwocky’s newest fiction author!

© Elaine Viets Photo by Cristiana Pecheanu. Hair and makeup by Mario Ortega.

JABberwocky is thrilled to announce that best-selling mystery author, Elaine Viets, is our latest addition to our client list!

Elaine Viets is the author of four best-selling mysteries series: the light-hearted Dead-End Job series, the cozy Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper series, the hardboiled Francesca Vierling series, and the dark police procedural Angela Richman, Death Investigator series. Elaine is also the winner of the Anthony, Agatha, and Lefty Awards and was the Guest of Honor at the Malice Domestic 2017 conference.

In case you missed the announcement on Publishers Marketplace (12/7), JABberwocky has sold Elaine Viets’s A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL AND 13 SHORT STORIES, a collection of mystery/thriller short stories, some featuring characters from the DEAD-END JOBS, FRANCESCA VIERLING, and ANGELA RICHMAN, DEATH INVESTIGATOR series to Crippen & Landru. The collection, scheduled for publication in Spring 2018, is sure to delight readers with its bedeviling stories of murder and mystery.

You can visit Elaine’s website or follow her @evmysterywriter.

 

 


Brandon Sanderson’s Oathbringer – Another #1 NY Times Bestseller

Over 300,000 people purchased Brandon Sanderson’s OATHBRINGER in its global English-language launch week.  The most preordered book in Audible history (Audible’s Most Wanted 2017) had a phenomenal debut across formats, hitting #1 on the NY Times Hardcover Fiction list, #1 on the Audible list, #2 on the NY Times combined print/ebook bestseller list, #6 on the Sunday Times of London hardcover list in the UK, and more bestseller lists across the globe. This is shaping up to be Brandon’s biggest book yet!

Both prior books in the Stormlight Archive series, THE WAY OF KINGS and WORDS OF RADIANCE, also hit the NY Times list, Words of Radiance also at #1.  OATHBRINGER blew past both of them, with first week sales almost doubling for the hardcover.

Our heartiest congratulations to Brandon Sanderson on this major achievement — not just within the fantasy genre but amongst the entire spectrum of the fiction universe.