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    JAB Clients on Locus’s 2023 Recommended Reading List!
    At the beginning of February, Locus released their 2023 Recommended Reading list, and we were thrilled to see how many of our incredibly talented JABberwocky authors made it onto this year’s list. For full length novels, seven amazing books made the cut. Perennial bestsellers Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Grady Hendrix were both featured in the horror
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    JABberwocky Wrapped: 2023 in Review
    Hello readers, writers, and lovers of books! It’s the most wonderful time of the year: our JABberwocky end-of-year wrap-up post. We love celebrating the hard work of our clients and our employees, and it was hard to narrow down this year to just the highlights. Buckle up: this year’s JAB Wrapped is a long one!
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    JABberwocky is going to Dragonsteel 2023!
    Longtime JABberwocky client and internationally bestselling author, Brandon Sanderson, is hosting his third annual Dragonsteel convention to celebrate the release of DEFIANT, the fourth book in the Skyward series—and JABberwocky Agency will be there to celebrate! Joshua Bilmes, James Farner, and Valentina Sainato will all be flying out to Salt Lake City to man the
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    Rivers Of London TV Series Assembles Writers
    The bestselling Rivers of London series by Ben Aaronovitch is getting an exciting new TV adaptation, and today Broadcast reports that the 6-person writing team is being assembled, with an eye towards diversity in experience and background.  John Jackson, who previously wrote for hit TV series Being Human and The Gentleman, is the lead writer
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    MEXICAN GOTHIC Listed in TIME’s 100 Best Mysteries & Thrillers of All Time
    We’re thrilled to see that Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Mexican Gothic has been included in TIME Magazine’s 100 Best Mysteries & Thrillers of All Time! Since its release in summer 2020, Mexican Gothic has consistently remained a bestseller, hitting #9 on the New York Times Bestseller List for fiction and #5 on the Washington Post bestseller list while also running for 31
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    Lilliam Rivera Named MacDowell Fellow for Forthcoming Book TINY THREADS
    Congratulations are in order for JABberwocky author Lilliam Rivera, who has been awarded a MacDowell Fellowship, a highly prestigious artist residency program! This excellent news is followed by another exciting announcement: Lilliam’s first adult book, Tiny Threads, will be published from Del Rey! Tiny Threads is a dark supernatural thriller that follows a young woman
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    Jordan Joins JABberwocky!
    JABberwocky Literary Agency is pleased to announce that Jordan Hamessley has joined as a literary agent. Jordan Hamessley has had a distinguished career in publishing for the past fifteen years, beginning in editorial at Penguin Books for Young Readers’ Grosset & Dunlap division and Egmont USA to heading the Adaptive Books imprint of Adaptive Studios.
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    Aurora Teagarden Returns to Hallmark in New Prequel
    EDIT: The air date for the new Aurora Teagarden prequel have been announced! The first movie, “Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Something New” will air Friday, June 9th, at 9/8 c on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Young Aurora returns home to Lawrenceton after college to pursue her post-grad degree and finds herself embroiled in a mystery involving
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    Please welcome, Dan Koboldt!
    Hello World, We are excited to announce the latest addition to the JABberwocky family, veteran author and co-creator of the #SFFpit Twitter challenge: Dan Koboldt!  Dan is the author of the Gateways to Alissia trilogy (Harper Voyager), the Build-A-Dragon Sequence (Baen), and Silver Queendom (Angry Robot). He is also the editor of Putting the Science in Fiction and Putting the Fact in Fantasy (Writer’s Digest), and the
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    HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE Will Be Adapted into a Film
    Roll out the red carpet — Pupkin’s here and ready to play. HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE, the latest and greatest by JABberwocky client Grady Hendrix, is being adapted for film! Variety shared the news today that Legendary Entertainment, the studio behind Dune (2022), acquired the film/tv rights for the novel. Also attached to
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    JABberwocky has moved!
    On Wednesday (4/19/2023) JABberwocky permanently relocated its office to a new space at: 49 West 45th Street, Suite #5N New York, NY 10036 If that looks rather familiar that is because we are staying in the same building, just moving out of our old location on the 12th floor. The new office is larger and
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    Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Lilliam Rivera Make PW’s Summer Reads 2023 List
    It’s never too early to plan your summer reading, if you ask us… and if you ask Publishers Weekly, they’ll recommend Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Silver Nitrate and Lilliam Rivera’s Barely Floating as 2023 Summer Reads! The editors at PW select titles in different categories each year, recommending the books they think stand out in their respective
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    A Disturbance in the Force Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2023
    UPDATE: A Disturbance in the Force documentary has gained many positive reviews during its premiere at SXSW! According to Variety, “[Jeremy] Coon and [Steve] Kozak do a first-rate job of placing the “Star Wars” special in context,” noting that the documentary “elicits full-throated guffaws” and is a must-see whether or not you’re a Star Wars
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    True Blood to Air on Cable TV
    Great news for Sookie Stackhouse fans! HBO’s original series True Blood, based on the bestselling books by longtime JABberwocky client Charlaine Harris, is rerunning on cable TV starting this weekend. The Southern Vampires Mysteries — the inspiration for the show — is the #1 New York Times bestselling series following Sookie Stackhouse, a waitress and
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    Wolf Pack Premieres on Paramount+
    Prey for survival — the first episode of Wolf Pack is now available to stream on Paramount+, based on the book by JABberwocky client, Edo van Belkom! The show revolves around four teens who find themselves drawn together after a raging wildfire releases a supernatural creature. Teen Wolf creator Jeff Davis teamed up with renowned
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    Error in THE RED SCHOLAR’S WAKE paperback edition
    Dear JAB Ebook readers, We were notified last week of an error in our print-on-demand/paperback edition of THE RED SCHOLAR’S WAKE by Aliette de Bodard that caused an entire chapter to be left out of the book. Specifically, Chapter #16 and we believe this affected all sales of the print-on-demand/paperback that were sold up through
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    JABberwocky Wrapped: 2022 in Review
    Hello readers and writers! It’s once again time for an end of year wrap-up post from yours truly here at JABberwocky Literary Agency. We love celebrating the hard work of our clients and our employees, so we’ve got some fun highlights to share from 2022. This year, Brandon Sanderson has been busier than ever, with
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    THE DAUGHTER OF DOCTOR MOREAU Is One of Time’s 100 Must-Read Books of 2022!
    JABberwocky has a lot to be thankful for heading deeper into November: Silvia Moreno Garcia’s THE DAUGHTER OF DOCTOR MOREAU, was just named to Time Magazine’s 100 Must Read Books of 2022! TIME editor Angela Haupt had this to say about Silvia’s latest: “The deeply atmospheric novel blends horror, science fiction, and historical events, successfully
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    JABberwocky is going to Dragonsteel 2022
    Longtime JABberwocky client and internationally bestselling author, Brandon Sanderson, is hosting his second annual Dragonsteel convention to celebrate the release of MISTBORN: THE LOST METAL — and JABberwocky Agency will be there to celebrate! Joshua Bilmes, James Farner, and Valentina Sainato will be at Salt Lake City manning the JABberwocky Agency booth, which will have
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    MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM is Now Streaming on Prime Video
    As we head into the throes of spooky season, we’ve got a frightfully fun film to add to our watch list: MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM is now available to watch on Prime Video! Adapted from Grady Hendrix‘s hugely popular 2016 novel, MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM takes place in 1988 and follows high school sophomores Abby
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    Exciting News From San Diego Comic-Con
    San Diego Comic Con 2022 just started and JABberwocky has already seen some exciting news come out of it!  We’re pleased to share that The Wheel of Time is getting a third season on Prime Video! Long-time JAB client Brandon Sanderson not only took over the book series after Robert Jordan passed away in 2007, but
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    JABberwocky Wrapped: 2021 in Review
    Hello readers, writers, and book-lovers! We at JABberwocky wanted to try something new as 2021 comes to a close. This is an overview of the amazing work our clients have put out into the world this year and the exciting things our JAB agents have been working on all year! In 2021, we’ve had over
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    Ellery Queen TV Series in Development
    We’re thrilled to share that Incendo and BlackBox Multimedia have optioned the TV adaption rights to the Ellery Queen novels and short stories starring the eponymous detective, with the intent to co-develop and co-produce a high-end scripted series, which will feature Ellery Queen reimagined as a female lead. We at JABberwocky are very excited to
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    UNEARTHED: A Jessica Cruz Story chosen as a “Best Graphic Novel of 2021” by School Library Journal!
    As we put a wrap on November, School Library Journal has released their “Best Graphic Novels of 2021” list. We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that Lilliam Rivera’s UNEARTHED: A JESSICA CRUZ STORY has been selected! In UNEARTHED, the heroic team of acclaimed author Lilliam Rivera and artist Steph C. reimagine one of DC’s
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    DISRUPTION by Aki Peritz named a “Best American History of 2021” by Kirkus Reviews!
    Just in time for turkey week, we have an exciting bit of news to sink your teeth into! Kirkus Reviews released its “Best American History of 2021″ list, and Aki Peritz’s DISRUPTION has been selected! This deep dive into the largest counterterrorism investigation in history delves into the aftermath of 9/11 as a new mega-plot in
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    Our 2021 Goodreads Choice Award Nominees
    RESULTS UPDATE: The votes are in, and we’re thrilled to announce that Grady Hendrix’s THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP has won for Best Horror! Grady locked his victory with over 45,000 votes from Goodreads users, even beating out the horror heavy hitter, Stephen King. This is the second year in a row one of Grady’s
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    Happy book birthday, WINDERS!
    Today is a very good day! WINDERS, the debut novel from award-winning actor/writer/producer Ryan O’Nan officially hits shelves today! A joint effort between Recorded Books and JAB Books, this action-packed science fiction debut is available in audio, hardcover, and ebook formats at your favorite retailers. Set in contemporary New York City, Charlie comes into powers
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    New Hires at JABberwocky
    JABberwocky is charging into its 28th year, on in years but still young enough to have a growth spurt. We’re adding two new people to our team, which includes a brand-new position, and now have eleven people on staff. Christina Zobel is our new Subsidiary Rights associate. She joins us from Harlequin Books, where she was
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    THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP: Charlize Theron, Andy & Barbara Muschietti Sign on
    Update: Grady Hendrix’s THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP has fought its way straight to the top of the charts! It hit bestseller lists at #11 on the New York Times, #8 on IndieBound, #36 on USA Today, and #22 on the UK sales numbers for Hardcover Fiction. Keep your wits about you as Grady Hendrix‘s latest
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    Our 2021 World Fantasy Award Finalists
    This week of wonderful awards continues with JABberwocky’s finalists for the 2021 World Fantasy Awards! This year’s theme for the convention is “Fantasy, Imagination, and the Dreams of Youth.” Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s highly-acclaimed MEXICAN GOTHIC is vying for a spot in the Best Novel category. This nomination follows on the heels of grabbing a spot on
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    Our 2021 Locus Awards Finalists!
    Updated 6/28/21: Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the winner of the 2021 Locus Award for Best Horror Novel! This week is starting on a high note for JABberwocky — the 2021 Locus Awards shortlists were announced and seven of our clients were nominated! It may surprise no one that both Grady Hendrix and Silvia Moreno-Garcia are on
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    Elsie Fisher & Amiah Miller Will Star in MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM film
    The Hollywood Reporter has announced that the leading cast for the film adaption of Grady Hendrix‘s thrilling horror novel, MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM! Elsie Miller, who turned heads in Eighth Grade, will be starring as Abby while Amiah Miller, from War for the Planet of the Apes and The Water Man, will be playing Gretchen
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    Mexican Gothic Bram Stoker Finalist/LA Times Bestseller!
    JABberwocky is so thrilled to announce that Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s latest novel, MEXICAN GOTHIC, is a finalist for the 2020 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Novel! MEXICAN GOTHIC follows Noemí Taboada who heads to High Place, a distant mansion in the Mexican countryside, after a desperate letter from her cousin. Though Noemí seems like
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    JAB Clients on Locus’ Recommended Reading List!
    February brings some annual traditions, including the Locus Magazine Recommended Reading List. This year, we have multiple authors featured on the 2020 list! For full-length novels, we have many wonderful clients featured! Suzanne Palmer’s DRIVING THE DEEP, the long-awaited sequel in the Finder Chronicles, was included as a must-read for the Science Fiction genre. Walter Jon Williams’
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    MEXICAN GOTHIC on Publisher’s Lunch Top 10 Books of 2020!
    2020 has been terrible for many reasons, but we’re thankful to be ending the year on a high note. Publisher’s Lunch just dropped their Final, Very Best of the Best Books of 2020 this morning, and Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s MEXICAN GOTHIC made it on the list! MEXICAN GOTHIC is tied at 10th place among the excellent
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    Charlaine Harris named the 2021 Grand Master for the Mystery Writers of America!
    We could not be more proud to announce that #1 bestselling author long-time JABberwocky client, the one and only Charlaine Harris, was named the 2021 Grand Master for the Mystery Writers of America! Charlaine, alongside Jeffrey Deaver, will receive the MWA Grand Master award during the 75th annual Edgar Awards Ceremony on April 29, 2021.
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    ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Is Being Adapted As A Series!
    Update: Upon publication, THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP fought its way straight to the top of the charts! It hit bestseller lists at #11 on the New York Times, #8 on IndieBound, #36 on USA Today, and #22 on the UK sales numbers for Hardcover Fiction. We could not be more excited to announce that
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    The Starred Reviews Are Bright for Ellery Queen
    Not one, not two, but four (!) Ellery Queen mysteries reissued as part of the American Mystery Classics series by Penzler Publishers have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly. Ellery Queen was on the inaugural list for this spiffy new line and has risen to the occasion, with every single Queen book so far earning
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    Our New Website Is Here!
    Hello world! JABberwocky’s home on the web has received a make over. We hope that everything you would want to know about our agency, our agents, our authors, and our business partners is easy to find. We couldn’t have made this happen without the incredible web expertise of Clare Marion Design. If you have any
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    New Website Coming Soon!
    Hello World! We wanted to let you know that, after many glorious years of service, JABberwocky will be retiring the rather classic-looking version of its website that you currently see before you. On August 31st (aka next Monday) we will be replacing it with a new and improved version that we think will both look
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    Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos to Produce MEXICAN GOTHIC for Hulu!
    JABberwocky is delighted to announce that, after a competitive situation, MEXICAN GOTHIC is being produced as a limited series! Hulu has put it in development with Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Milojo Productions and ABC Signature. Milojo acquired the rights to MEXICAN GOTHIC shortly after Kelly Ripa personally recommended the book to her Instagram followers, even buying two versions
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    Top 100 Fantasy Books of Our Century: JABberwocky Titles!
    What’s better than having a JABberwocky title hit BookNest’s list of the Top 100 Fantasy Books of Our Century? Having eight titles make the list! You can check out our list of notable authors of the century below: Peter V. Brett’s THE WARDED MAN Marie Brennan’s A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS Mitchell Hogan’s A CRUCIBLE
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    Coming Soon! New JABberwocky Books Publishing July 31st
    We’re pleased to welcome the publication of several new JABberwocky books this Friday, July 31st. TALES FROM THE FOLLY JABberwocky is incredibly excited to be working with Ben Aaronovitch, the Sunday Times #1 bestselling author of Rivers of London, to publish the very first short story collection set in the same world! Collected together for
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    MEXICAN GOTHIC is a NYT bestseller!
    JABberwocky is so thrilled to announce that Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s latest novel, MEXICAN GOTHIC, is #9 on the New York Times Bestseller List for fiction! But wait, there’s more — It’s also #5 on the Washington Post bestseller list, is a featured title for Book of the Month Club, and is one of this summer’s most anticipated
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    An update from Joshua Bilmes regarding Myke Cole
    I and Myke Cole have parted ways. I founded JABberwocky with the goal of doing right by the clients — all of the agency’s clients — and of doing right by the staff that have come to be part of the JABberwocky team. No one can be more important than that goal. I will ensure that
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    We believe it is our responsibility to make sure all voices are heard, not just those of our colleagues or figures with power in our industry. While we determine next steps, please know that you can speak to our agents via email or through Direct Message on Twitter. We will listen and respect your privacy/confidentially.
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    Gil Griffin interview on Sirius XM Radio!
    Sports fans, rejoice! We’re so excited to announce that our author Gil Griffin will be doing an interview on Sirius XM! This Thursday, June 26th, at 6pm ET, Gil will be a featured guest on the show Aussie Football Rules America, hosted by Eddie McGuire on Sirius XM, the leading audio platform in the US.
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    Book Expo Middle Grade Book Buzz: Kate Alice Marshall
    Kate Alice Marshall’s upcoming middle grade horror novel THIRTEENS was chosen as a Middle Grade Buzz Finalist! Marshall was featured on a virtual Book Expo panel for the Buzziest Books Coming in 2020 to discuss THIRTEENS. During her section of the panel she talks about the story, its inspiration, and her plans for the future.
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    JABberwocky’s 2020 Locus Award Finalists
    We’re so pleased to announce that several members of the JABberwocky family have been nominated for the prestigious Locus Award in the following categories. Check it out: Mallory O’Meara’s THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON has been nominated for Best Non-Fiction Novel! Desirina Boskovich’s LOST TRANSMISSIONS: THE SECRET HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY has
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    Grady Hendrix’ THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB’S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES continues to slay! In addition to hitting #14 on the New York Times bestseller list (as well as a half-dozen regional bestseller lists), THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB has been chosen to launch blogger Genevieve Padalecki‘s Now & Gen Book Club! Set in the 1990’s, THE
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    New Year, New Subsidiary Rights Director: Susan Velazquez
    JABberwocky is pleased to announce that Susan Velazquez is, effective immediately, taking the new position of Subsidiary Rights Director at JABberwocky Literary Agency with a primary focus on audio and foreign rights marketing (where she is replacing Adriana Funke).  Going forward, please reach out to Susan (at susan@awfulagent.com) and Karen Bourne (at karen@awfulagent.com) with any questions about
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    Treat Yourself to an Aurora Teagarden eBook this Month
    Two of Charlaine Harris’s Aurora Teagarden mystery novels are Kindle Monthly Deals for all of January!  If you happen to be a fan of the Aurora Teagarden movies on Hallmark Mystery & Movies Channel, now’s a good chance to check out the books that inspired the movie series. Dead Over Heels: $2.49 at Amazon Aurora
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    Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW Is NPR Favorite
    Congratulation to GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW by Silvia Moreno-Garcia for being named an NPR Favorite Book of 2019! This is Silvia’s second time on the list and it also marks the seventh consecutive year in which a JABberwocky client has been included in NPR’s annual list of Favorite Books. Set in 1920s Mexico, GODS
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    Sanderson’s Starsight Hits #1 on the New York Times!
      Book 2 of Brandon Sanderson’s scifi YA series, STARSIGHT, had a phenomenal debut across formats, hitting #1 on the NY Times Hardcover Fiction list, #1 on the Audible list, #4 on the Washington Post Bestseller List, #7 on the USA Today Bestseller List and #1 on the Amazon Chart. This title has received lovely
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    JABberwocky’s “Best Of” Bonanza 2019
    This was an exciting year for us here at JABberwocky! We want to say congratulations to our authors whose amazing titles made it onto ‘Best Of’ lists in 2019! Silvia Moreno-Garcia, GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW (Del Rey) NPR’s “Favorite Books of 2019“ Amazon’s “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019” Tor.com’s “Best Books
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    Kobo Sale in the UK, Australia and New Zealand this Weekend
    Beginning today, Kobo is holding a Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale for readers in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. Included are some great JABberwocky eBooks from the likes of Brandon Sanderson, Aliette de Bodard, Elizabeth Moon, and Mallory O’Meara. The sale runs through Monday, December 2nd. UK: £0.99 (£3.99) AU: $1.99 ($6.99) NZ: $2.99 ($6.99)
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    RULES FOR VANISHING Optioned for Film & Television!
    Film rights for Kate Alice Marshall’s RULES FOR VANISHING have been optioned by Rob Friedman (Ascendant Entertainment) and Patrick Wachsberger (Picture Perfect Federation)! Friedman and Wachsberger previously worked together on franchises like Twilight, The Hunger Games, and Divergent during their time as co-chairmen of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group. We’re thrilled that Marshall’s YA horror novel has captured their
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    JABberwocky’s 25th Anniversary
        To commemorate the 25th anniversary of JABberwocky Literary Agency Inc., we hosted a party honoring all the wonderful people who made it possible. Our clients, the backbone of our agency, the editors who polish manuscripts until they shine, and everyone else whose hard work and dedication lets us work with the books we
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    October’s Start a New Series Pick
    For October’s Start a New Series Pick, we’re making the first book in Julie Dean Smith’s Caithan Crusade series free to download. Dive into some epic fantasy with CALL OF MADNESS—it’s available as a free download through October 13th here: Amazon | Apple Books | Google Play Magic has been forbidden in Caithe for 200
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    Now Available: THE DARKEST GATEWAY by Jeri Westerson
    “Westerson’s fourth and final Booke of the Hidden romantic urban fantasy neatly ties up the loose ends… [and] generously parcels out the heroics among a diverse group of folks who undercut their stereotypes…Readers who have followed Kylie’s saga get a satisfactory finale.” —Publishers Weekly   With Halloween just a week away, tea-shop proprietor Kylie Strange
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    Officer-Cadet by Rick Shelley is Free this Weekend!
    “Rick Shelley was a soldier at heart, and his books were written from the heart. They carry the real feel of the sweat, blood, and camaraderie of those on the front lines.” —Jack Campbell, author of the bestselling Lost Fleet series. This weekend, we’re giving away free eBook editions of the first book in the
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    The Steel of Raithskar Giveaway this Weekend!
    This weekend, we’re giving away free eBook editions of the first book in the Gandalara Cycle, Randall Garrett and Vicki Ann Hedron’s epic fantasy series. THE STEEL OF RAITHSKAR is available as a free download from the following retailers: Amazon | Kobo | iTunes | Google Play The last thing terminally ill language professor Ricardo
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    JABberwocky Humble Bundle Wrap-Up
    Last week saw the conclusion of the JABberwocky-curated Science-Fiction and Fantasy book bundle at Humble Bundle. We’d be remiss to go without mentioning our appreciation for the more than 3,000 readers who bought a bundle. Your support worked to raise over $8,000 for two great charities: the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and Girls Who
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    JABberwocky Authors Coming Soon to TV
    JABberwocky authors Myke Cole and Charlaine Harris are coming to the small screen in August. Myke will be featured on Discovery Channel’s new series, Contact, in which a group of highly trained investigators strive to determine whether extraterrestrials have made contact on Earth. Led by Myke, a former CIA targeting officer, and conflict analyst Dr.
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    Catherine Hardwicke to Direct HEATHEN Comic Adaptation
    Director Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight, Red Riding Hood, Thirteen) has signed on to helm the motion picture adaptation of Vault Comics‘ best-selling epic feminist comic book series HEATHEN for Constantin Film and Prime Universe Films. Kerry Williamson has also signed on to write for the film. Williamson previously penned the Tyler Perry-starring “Alex Cross” and most
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    Get Fair Coin by E. C. Myers for $0.99!
    For a limited time, the eBook edition of E. C. Myers‘ Andre Norton Award-winning young adult novel, FAIR COIN, is available for just $0.99! The book follows Ephraim, a teenager who discovers a strange coin that makes his wishes come true each time he flips it. Before long, he’s wished his alcoholic mother into a
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    Myke Cole Investigates in New Discovery Channel Series ‘Contact’
    We’re over the moon to announce that JABberwocky author Myke Cole will be featured on Discovery Channel’s new series, Contact, in which a group of highly trained investigators strive to determine whether aliens have made contact on Earth. Led by former CIA targeting officer Myke Cole and conflict analyst Dr. Michael Livingston, this series features
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    JABberwocky Humble Book Bundle Starts Today!
    We’re incredibly excited to announce today’s launch of our Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Bundle with Humble Bundle, which runs until July 31st. With Humble Bundle, you choose the price and increase your contribution to upgrade your bundle. You’ll also be able to choose to support two great organizations with your purchase: the Comic Book
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    AFTER THE FALL National Bestseller List
      Exciting news! RWBY, Book #1: AFTER THE FALL is a national bestseller, debuting at #22 on the Publishers Weekly Bestseller List for Children’s Frontlist Fiction! This book comes from JABberwocky’s Nebula and Andre Norton Award-winning author E.C. Myers and RWBY’s head writers, Kerry Shawcross and Miles Luna: In this first novel based on the
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    3 Great JAB eBooks are Kindle Monthly Deals
           Three great JABberwocky eBooks are Kindle Monthly Deals for July. From today through the end of the month, these page-turners are just $0.99: Real Murders by Charlaine Harris: $0.99 at Amazon The first book in the Aurora Teagarden series. Just in time for August and Aurora Teagarden month!  Troubled Bones by Jeri Westerson:
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    August is Aurora Teagarden Mysteries Month
    Hallmark Mysteries and Movies Channel has announced that 3 brand-new Aurora Teagarden movies. A Game of Cat and Mouse, An Inheritance to Die For, and A Very Foul Play will premiere on August 4th, 11th, and 18th. These movies will be featured on SIGNATURE MYSTERY, the premiere Sunday night destination on television for thrilling mysteries.
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    The Bronze Lie Sold to Osprey
      We’re thrilled to share that Myke Cole’s newest work of nonfiction, THE BRONZE LIE: SHATTERING THE MYTH OF THE SPARTAN WARRIOR SUPREMACY, has been sold to Osprey! Myke’s first nonfiction title, LEGION VERSUS PHALANX, was described as “highly entertaining” (The Armourer) and “the most accessible introduction to ancient warfare that I’ve ever read” (Adventures
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    WASTE TIDE is ‘Best of the Month’ by Apple Books and Kobo for May!
    If you are still looking for a good book for the month of May, Apple Books and Kobo have both selected WASTE TIDE by Chen Qiufan as a Best of the Month book pick. WASTE TIDE follows Mimi, a migrant waste worker on Silicon Isle, a small island off the coast of China where towering
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    Vagrant Queen TV Series!
    VAGRANT QUEEN is going live-action! SYFY announced they’re picking up the series for a 10-episode TV series adaptation. This breakout graphic novel series from Vault Comics debuted in February 2018. Written by Eisner and GLAAD Media Award-nominated author Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim, Eternity Girl, Transformers vs. Visionaries), and illustrated by Jason Smith, this exciting,
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    Aliette de Bodard — Nebula Winner!
    Festivities are in order! Back in February, we put up a congratulations post to Aliette de Bodard for being nominated in this year’s Nebula Awards. Now we’re over the moon to announce that Aliette’s THE TEA MASTER AND THE DETECTIVE has has officially won the 2019 Nebula Award for Best Novella! This is extraordinary news and we
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    Welcoming JABberwocky’s newest employee: Bridget Smith
    Five years ago JABberwocky had a total of 6 employees and was still settling into its new office space in Midtown Manhattan. We had moved out of our old space in Long Island City in March 2014 because the agency had continued to grow in size (in both its number of employees and its number
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    Two New Books by Jeri Westerson
    Jeri Westerson has two brand new books in the offing this month. First up, next week marks the publication of the third novel in Jeri BOOKE OF THE HIDDEN series, SHADOWS IN THE MIST. The book is currently available for pre-order in paperback and ebook editions. EBook: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo |
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    JABberwocky Locus Award Finalists
    We’re so pleased to announce that several members of the JABberwocky family have been nominated for the prestigious Locus Award in the following categories. Check it out: Lavie Tidhar‘s UNHOLY LAND has been nominated for Best Science Fiction Novel! Ben Aaronovitch‘s LIES SLEEPING has been nominated for Best Fantasy Novel! Grady Hendrix‘s WE SOLD OUR
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    Charlaine Harris’s Small Kingdoms Arrives May 28
    A new collection of linked short stories from Charlaine Harris, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse books, the basis for HBO’s True Blood, and the Midnight Crossroad series, the inspiration for Midnight, Texas on NBC. Available for pre-order in paperback and ebook editions. Digital review copies are available at NetGalley and Edelweiss. EBook: Amazon | Barnes
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    Aliette de Bodard: Multi-Hugo Nominee!
    The good news just keeps coming. Right off the heels of her Nebula nomination and being announced as a finalist for prestigious Lambda Literary Award, congratulations are once again in order for Aliette de Bodard. This time we’re thrilled to announced that Aliette has been nominated for not one, but two Hugos! We’re so pleased
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    Aliette de Bodard is a finalist for the Lammy Awards!
    Words words words Congratulations are in order for Aliette de Bodard! IN THE VANISHER’S PALACE is a finalist for the prestigious Lambda Literary Award under the LGBTQ SF/F/Horror category! The Lambda Literary Award is the most prestigious LGBTQ book prize in the world, with over 1,000 submissions this year alone. “From the award-winning author of
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    Aliette de Bodard Receives a Nebula Nomination
    wordy wordy wordy Congrats are in order for Aliette de Bodard! THE TEA MASTER AND THE DETECTIVE has been nominated for Best Novella in this year’s Nebula Awards! The novella was published last year by Subterranean Press in the US and Canada. It’s available outside North America via JABberwocky in eBook and paperback editions. North
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    JABberwocky’s “Best Of” Bonanza 2018
    This was an exciting year for us here at JABberwocky! We want to say congratulations to our authors whose amazing titles made it onto ‘Best Of’ lists in 2018! Simon R. Green, NIGHT FALL (Ace) Kirkus’ “Best Science Fiction And Fantasy titles for 2018” Charlaine Harris, AN EASY DEATH (Saga) USA TODAY‘s “Best-Selling Books” Barnes &
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    Daniel José Older, Aliette de Bodard, and E.C. Myers Are All A Best of 2018, NPR Streak Triples
    Congratulations to Daniel José Older, Aliette de Bodard, and E.C. Myers for all being named to NPR’s Best Books of 2018! This also marks the sixth consecutive year in which a JABberwocky client has been named to NPR’s Best Books of the Year and the first year in which three (!) JABberwocky clients have made the
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    The Great (and forthcoming) JABberwocky Makeover
    Stop us if you’ve seen this movie before, but JABberwocky will soon be taking off its thick-framed glasses and undoing its ponytail. By which we mean that the awfulagent.com website that you used to sit next to in high school English class will soon be undergoing a major redesign. Our agency has hired Claire Marion
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    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
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    Go SKYWARD, See the Stars
    The 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
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    2018 Dragon Awards
    JABberwocky 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
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    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
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    Congratulations to Suzanne Palmer, newly-minted Hugo Award-winner!
    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
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    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
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    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
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    Midnight, Texas season 2
    NBC 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
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    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
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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
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    Brandon Sanderson’s DARK ONE
    Deadline 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,
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    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
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    THE CORE is a #1 German bestseller!
    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
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    YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten list
    ALL 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,
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    New Peter V. Brett trilogy announced!
    We’re excited to share news about I Am Olive, Peter V. Brett‘s new trilogy! 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
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    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
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    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
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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
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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
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    We Put Our Best Books Forward in 2017
    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
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    THE CORE hits #2 on German bestseller list!
    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
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    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,
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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
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    Welcome Elaine Viets, JABberwocky’s newest fiction author!
    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.
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    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
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    Seven Spooky Reads on Sale for Halloween
    We’ve added two classic horror anthologies to our Ebook collection just in time for Halloween next week. DARK DELICACIES and DARK DELICACIES III: HAUNTED join the previously available DARK DELICACIES II: FEAR in our catalog, and for one week only we’re dropping the books’ prices from $9.99 to $2.99. If you crave a few extra
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    THE CORE hits #7 on UK bestseller list!
    Congratulations to Peter V. Brett for hitting #7 on the UK’s Sunday Times bestseller list during the launch week of THE CORE! His fifth and final Demon Cycle book, THE CORE is now available in the UK and the US. Look for translations to be released soon in German, French, Chinese (Taiwan), Polish, Russian, Czech,
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    Nebraska versus the Evil Librarians
    We’re thrilled to announce that the state of Nebraska has chosen Brandon Sanderson’s ALCATRAZ VS. THE EVIL LIBRARIANS as their “One Book” for all Nebraska elementary school kids to read in 2017! The Nebraska Library Commission & the Regional Library Systems have developed the “One Book” program so that kids across the state can read and discuss
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    Ellery Queen’s ‘Calamity Town’ named influential title
    The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books, by Martin Edwards, was recently released, detailing the 100 books Mr. Edwards deems the most timeless and influential in the genre, from Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles, to Agatha Christie’s works, to Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train. Included among these great works is CALAMITY TOWN, one of
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    Books To Read At Midnight
    The series premiere of Midnight, Texas is nearly here! NBC’s television adaptation of Charlaine Harris’s book series of the same name, which includes Midnight Crossroad, Day Shift, and Night Shift. The first episode airs Monday, July 24, 2017 at 10:00 pm EST. Here’s a little more about to what to expect from the show for those
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    Sci-Fi Classics on Sale for UFO Day
    World UFO Day, dedicated to spreading the truth about the existence of Unidentified Flying Objects and extra-terrestrial life, is this Sunday, July 2nd. To celebrate the occasion, we’re sharing some of our favorite science-fiction books from our eBook collection. These five classics are on sale from June 30th to July 5th at the perfect price to
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    A BUNDLE OF TROUBLE Hallmark Movie Premiere
    On Sunday, May 21st, A BUNDLE OF TROUBLE will make its premiere on the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel! The sixth installment of the Aurora Teagarden series, which is based on its respective novel, A FOOL AND HIS HONEY by Charlaine Harris, continues the exploits of small town librarian and sleuth Aurora “Roe” Teagarden. After agreeing
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    All Rights Reserved an Indies Introduce Selection
    Twice a year, the American Booksellers Association selects 10 adult titles and 10 children’s titles as the top US debuts in the upcoming publishing season. The ABA has just announced the Summer/Fall 2017 line-up, and we’re honored to have our very own Gregory Scott Katsoulis‘ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED on this highly selective list! Congratulations, Greg!
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    Shadowshaper film option takes shape
    We are thrilled to announce that Daniel Jose Older’s SHADOWSHAPER has been optioned for TV/film! Older’s debut YA title, SHADOWSHAPER was a New York Times Notable Book of 2015 and also won the 2016 International Latino Book Award. Tony-winning actress Anika Noni Rose has now optioned the rights through her production company, Roaring Virgin Productions. “Shadowshaper
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    Welcome Mallory O’Meara, JABberwocky’s newest non-fiction author!
    If you’ve not yet had a chance to view today’s Publishers Marketplace announcement (4/26), then you might have missed the news that JABberwocky has added and sold the first book by a debut non-fiction author! A horror filmmaker and writer living in Los Angeles, Mallory O’Meara has long been fascinated with all things that go
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    The Memory Thief heads to Fox Animation
    We have some great news on the film rights front, as Bryce Moore’s THE MEMORY THIEF is headed to development as a live-action/animated movie. The Stranger Things team at Shawn Levy’s Fox-based 21 Laps is working with Adaptive Books to adapt for Fox Animation. From Variety: “21 Laps produced ‘Arrival,’ which was nominated for eight Academy
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    Visit Midnight, Texas this summer on NBC!
    We’re very excited to announce we finally have a premiere date for NBC’s Midnight, Texas! On Tuesday, July 25, at 10 p.m., the latest Charlaine Harris adaptation will be hitting the small screen. Here’s a little more about to what to expect from the show for those who haven’t read the books yet: From the visionary director
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    Dead Over Heels Hallmark Movie Premiere
    Mark your calendars! On Sunday, March 19th, DEAD OVER HEELS will be making its premiere on the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel! The fifth installment of the Aurora Teagarden series, and based on the book of the same title, DEAD OVER HEELS continues the (mis)adventures of small town librarian and real crime buff Aurora “Roe” Teagarden.
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    Shadowshaper named the 2017 #ReadBrave book
    Congratulations to Daniel Jose Older, whose debut YA has already received considerable attention since its release in 2015, and now SHADOWSHAPER has been named the #ReadBrave book in the Saint Paul Public Library for the year of 2017! The Saint Paul library also has a monthly teen book club, called the Teens Reading Bravely Book Club. The Read
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    NBC will produce ‘Redliners’ based on works by Charlaine Harris!
    Not only has NBC picked up Charlaine Harris’s Midnight, Texas series, they will produce a new series called Redliners, based on Harris’s short story “Small Kingdoms.” The story, one of Harris’s bestselling short stories, was originally published in the November 2013 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and then was included in The Best American Mystery Stories
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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
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    Hunted, featuring Myke Cole, premieres on CBS to 11 million viewers
    HUNTED, a new reality show on CBS, premiered last night after the AFC Championship Game. A total of 11.83 million viewers watched the premiere, according to Variety. The show follows nine pairs of Fugitives as they attempt to evade capture for a month while being tracked by an elite team of Command Center investigators and
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    MGM acquires film rights to ‘Snapshot’ by Brandon Sanderson
    Film rights to Brandon Sanderson’s latest novella Snapshot (forthcoming in April from Vault Books) were sold this week to MGM! A science fiction detective story, Snapshot follows Anthony Davis, a cop who must solve a horrific crime in a world where “snapshots” allow characters to relive an entire day – for the purposes of investigation, of course. Broken Road Productions
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    K.C. Alexander co-writes Mass Effect novels
    Titan Books and BioWare will publish original novels set in the MASS EFFECT: ANDROMEDA universe, and the first is co-written by JABberwocky’s own K.C. Alexander! The novels will be directly woven into the action and adventure of the game—one of the most anticipated games of 2017—and will add depth to the MASS EFFECT saga. The
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    Mike Grosso DRUMS Up State Reading Award
    Drumroll please . . . Wait for it . . . Congratulations are in order for Mike Grosso, whose debut, I AM DRUMS, is an Illinois Reads selection for 2017! I AM DRUMS is a contemporary middle grade novel that tells the story of twelve-year-old Sam, whose dreams of becoming a drummer come up against hard
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    CERTAIN DARK THINGS a Best of 2016, NPR Streak Grows to Four
    Congratulations to Silvia Moreno-Garcia on CERTAIN DARK THINGS’ being named to NPR’s Best Books of 2016! This is just the latest in a string of accolades for the buzzed-about book. Earlier this fall, it’s been: Selected as one of Publishers Weekly‘s “Top 10 for Fall 2016“ Named an “All New Scifi and Fantasy Book You
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    INFOMOCRACY is a Best Book of 2016
    Malka Older’s debut science-fiction novel INFOMOCRACY was listed as a best book of 2016 by Kirkus, Washington Post, and Barnes & Noble! Kirkus called it “timely and perhaps timeless” in its Best Fiction of 2016 list, and according to Barnes & Noble’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2016 list, “Older’s fierce imagination and eye
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    Six JAB eBooks on sale until November 17!
    We’ve decided to put some books on sale from $0.99-2.99 that highlight some of the wonderful books in our eBook program. All of these titles feature kickass heroines, LGBTQ, people of color, or disabled characters. Pick them up now at your e-tailer of choice! Daniel José Older‘s anthology SALSA NOCTURNA deluxe edition includes two new
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    Jabberwocks on the Goodreads Choice Award shortlist!
      Four books by two different JABberwocky authors have been shortlisted for the Goodreads Choice Awards! THE BANDS OF MOURNING by Brandon Sanderson and AGE OF MYTH by Michael J. Sullivan are both contenders for the Best Fantasy award. Also by Brandon Sanderson, CALAMITY (the third book in the Reckoners trilogy) is shortlisted for Best Young Adult
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    Silvia Moreno-Garcia wins World Fantasy Award!
    Congratulations are in order to Silvia Moreno-Garcia, as her SHE WALKS IN SHADOWS just won the 2016 World Fantasy Award for best anthology! The anthology compiles stories by women who delve into Lovecraftian depths to write women who are monsters and mothers, heroes and devourers. “What I love more than anything about this collection, and which I think blows
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    Brandon Sanderson’s ‘Cosmere’ universe to be adapted to the screen!
    We’re excited to announce that DMG Entertainment has bought the film and licensing rights to Brandon Sanderson’s “Cosmere” universe in one of the largest literary deals of the year! Though his books unfold in different worlds and time periods, the “Cosmere” universe links most of Sanderson’s writing through an intricate system of magic. “Sanderson’s library of
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    Watch the official trailer for Midnight, Texas
    From Niels Arden Oplev (the visionary director of Mr. Robot) and Charlaine Harris, the author behind HBO’s True Blood, comes a new series based on her best-selling trilogy Midnight, Texas. NBC held an exclusive viewing of the pilot episode at New York Comic Con earlier this month, and you can now watch the official trailer! The cast of
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    ALL THE LITTLE LIARS rises on the New York Times bestseller list!
    New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris’s latest release, ALL THE LITTLE LIARS, was #19 on the New York Times bestseller list for the week of October 8th. Thirteen years after the release of POPPY DONE TO DEATH, the previous Aurora Teagarden book, Aurora is back with a new mystery in ALL THE LITTLE LIARS. Harris’s well-loved
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    A Burst of Sunshine for Silvia Moreno-Garcia
    Congratulations to award-winning author Silvia Moreno-Garcia on her new honorific—SIGNAL TO NOISE is the recipient of the Copper Cylinder Award (as seen here at left)! The Copper Cylinder Award is presented every year by the Sunburst Award Society. From the Society’s page: The Copper Cylinder Award is an annual award for Canadian literature of the fantastic,
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    Demon Cycle by Peter V. Brett optioned for film by New Harlem
    We are excited to announce that Spike Seldin and Hans Futterman of New Harlem Partnership have acquired the film rights to Peter V. Brett’s THE WARDED MAN, the first book in the bestselling Demon Cycle series. THE WARDED MAN (also called THE PAINTED MAN in the UK edition) has been published in 25 territories. Peter V. Brett will adapt
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    Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine
    We are excited to announce the upcoming exhibition on the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine at Columbia University’s Butler Library! The exhibition will kick off with the EQMM 75th Anniversary Symposium on September 30. This is shaping up to be a great event! We are proud to represent Ellery Queen and we’re proud to have had
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    Daniel José Older wins International Latino Book Award!
    Congratulations are in order for Daniel José Older, as his Shadowshaper just won the International Latino Book Award for Best YA novel (link)! The awards ceremony took place at California State University—Dominguez Hills on September 8th. We were also excited to see a recent interview of Young People’s Poet Laureate Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming, Another Brooklyn) in the New
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    A Dragon with Calamitous Intent
    Our pyroclastic congratulations go out to Brandon Sanderson, as CALAMITY, the #1 bestselling finale to the Reckoners trilogy, has been shortlisted for the inaugural Dragon Award for Best Young Adult/Middle Grade Novel! The Dragon Awards are open to public voting (you can vote here!), and winners will be announced at Dragon Con, held in Atlanta, GA
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    First glimpse of MIDNIGHT, TEXAS on NBC!
    NBC has released a poster for the upcoming MIDNIGHT, TEXAS series at San Diego Comic Con! The television series, which will premiere in late 2016 or early 2017, is led by Executive Producer/Writer Monica Owusu-Breen (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), and Executive Producers David Janollari (Six Feet Under) and Niels Arden Oplev (Mr. Robot). The cast includes Dylan Bruce
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    SHE WALKS IN SHADOWS is a finalist for the World Fantasy Award!
    Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s anthology SHE WALKS IN SHADOWS has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award! This collection of short stories, penned entirely by women, takes a new look at the worlds of HP Lovecraft. Mad Scientist Journal wrote, “Several of the stories stuck with me long after I finished reading the anthology, and some may linger in my
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    WHITE SAND on the New York Times Bestseller List!
    We are happy to announce another new JABberwocky title is on the New York Times bestseller list this week! Brandon Sanderson’s WHITE SAND hit #2 on the graphic novel bestseller list. WHITE SAND is a graphic novel adaptation of a previously unpublished work by Sanderson, set in the Cosmere universe. Pick up your copy of
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    Signal to Noise is a Finalist for the British Fantasy Award! (Update: And the Sunburst Award!)
    Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s SIGNAL TO NOISE is a finalist for the British Fantasy Award for Best Novel, on top of all her other accolades! The award is presented every year by the British Fantasy Society at Fantasycon, to be held in Scarborough this coming September. Update: Silvia was also just longlisted for the Sunburst Award in Canada for SIGNAL TO
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    Marie Brennan wins the Prix Imaginales Award!
    Big congrats to Marie Brennan, whose novel, A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS, won the 2016 French Prix Imaginales award, for the best translation! This book is the first in Brennan’s Memoirs of Lady Trent series, and has had great acclaim both in France and in the U.S. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly raved: “Brennan’s world-building
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    Scott Mackay wins Best Short Story at the Arthur Ellis Awards!
    Congratulations to Scott Mackay on his win last night at the Arthur Ellis Awards! “The Avocado Kid,” published in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, took the prize for Best Short Story. This is Scott’s second win, as he previously won an Arthur Ellis Award for his mystery short story “Last Inning.” Scott is the author of
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    SHADOWSHAPER on the New York Times Bestseller List!
    We are very happy to announce another JABberwocky title on the New York Times bestseller list this week! Daniel José Older‘s SHADOWSHAPER hit #5 on the YA ebook bestseller list! SHADOWSHAPER has been incredibly well received, appearing on a great deal of Best of the Year lists and garnering five starred reviews. This book, which Kirkus
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    NIGHT SHIFT Hits the New York Times Bestseller list!
    NIGHT SHIFT, the third book in Charlaine Harris‘s Midnight, Texas series hit #19 on the combined print/ebook New York Times bestseller list! Following the smash success of the Sookie Stackhouse series—which inspired HBO‘s True Blood—Charlaine has created yet another incredible series. Publishers Weekly calls it “irresistible,” and RT Book Reviews praised its “unique and fascinating characters.”
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    JABberwocky Authors are 2016 Locus Award Finalists!
    Update 5/4/16: We are happy to share that Daniel José Older’s SHADOWSHAPER and Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s SIGNAL TO NOISE have made it to the second round of nominations, and have been selected as one of the top five novels in the Best Young Adult Book and Best First Novel categories.  Be sure to vote if you have
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    Perfect State is a Hugo Award Finalist!
    Perfect State, by Brandon Sanderson, was recently nominated for the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novella! This thrilling novella about privilege, culture clash, and expectations, also won Reddit‘s 2015 Stabby Awards, and Fantasy Literature raved: “Perfect State is the kind of story that pushes all the right buttons.” Brandon Sanderson also won the Hugo Award for Best Novella in
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    The Wait is Over: THE PIRATES OF PACTA SERVANDA is Available Now!
    Good news, everybody–Jack Campbell’s THE PIRATES OF PACTA SERVANDA is here! Book four of the Pillars of Reality series keeps getting better and better, so pick up Mari and Alain’s story as they head towards the kingdom of Tiae in their quest to save the world of Dematr from the coming storm. You can read
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    Blaylock’s RAINY SEASON named a Best of Orange County!
    JABberwocky eBook alum James P. Blaylock’s novel RAINY SEASON has been named in a list of Orange County Magazine’s ten essential novels that showcases Orange County, California’s literary best. Publisher’s Weekly called RAINY SEASON an “elegant, accomplished contemporary ghost story…that stands on very solid ground,” while Kirkus called it, “[A] seamlessly produced… intriguing and absorbing work
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    Signal to Noise is a Finalist for the Aurora Award!
    Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s SIGNAL TO NOISE was recently nominated for the 2016 Aurora Award, in the Best English Novel category. The award is presented every year by the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association to honor the best work done by Canadians. The award will be announced in August. In addition to this nomination, Moreno-Garcia’s novel
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    Aliette de Bodard Twice Golden at the British Science Fiction Awards
    In an unprecedented victory, The House of Shattered Wings author Aliette de Bodard won two British Science Fiction Association awards, making her the first person since 1976 to win two awards in one year. Aliette won best novel for The House of Shattered Wings, (Ace/Roc in the US, Gollancz in the UK) and best short
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    Jon Sprunk Joins JABberwocky’s eBook Program!
    We’re super excited to announce that the first two books Jon Sprunk’s the Book of the Black Earth series are now available as eBooks worldwide. BLOOD AND IRON and STORM AND STEEL are published by Pyr in the US and Canada, and are now available to international readers through the JABberwocky eBook program, featuring appropriately
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    Hold On To Your Meatbag
    It’s with great excitement that we announce our most recent addition to the JABberwocky list, K. C. Alexander and her cyberpunk novel, NECROTECH, forthcoming from Angry Robot this September!  It’s a transhumanist masterpiece of cyberpunk and technology run amok, complete with an in-your-face female lead who doesn’t take no sh*t from nobody. K. C., who
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    The Dragons of Dorcastle Sale!
    Normally, one must beware the ides of March, but if you haven’t started Jack Campbell’s Pillars of Reality series yet, today is the perfect day! Book one in the fantastically reviewed steampunk fantasy series, THE DRAGONS OF DORCASTLE, is a Nook Daily Find today and is on sale for $1.99! As a bonus, Amazon has
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    JABberwocky eBooks now available through Baen!
    We’re very excited to announce that we have partnered with Baen Books to make many of our eBooks available through the Baen eStore. Baen eBooks are DRM-free and compatible with Kindle, Apple, Nook, Android, and other popular eReaders. We currently have over seventy titles available on sale, with more to come! Many of our beloved JABberwocky
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    Simon R. Green Sale!
    Good news, everyone! The eBook editions of BLOOD AND HONOR and DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN from Simon R. Green’s Forest Kingdom series are on sale until March 31, 2016, for $2.99. The Forest Kingdom books are full of wit and charm, with quirky characters and plenty of humor. In BLOOD AND HONOR, The Great
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    Charbonneau, van Belkom featured in Kobo Chilly Thrillers Sale!
    It’s the end of February, so now is the perfect time to abandon the hope that Spring will ever come and curl up with a terrifying tale. Kobo agrees, which is why they’ve put Chilly Thrillers on sale until Monday 2/29! We’re thrilled that titles by both Louis Charbonneau and Edo van Belkom are featured
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    Midian Unmade is a Stoker Award Finalist!
    We are pleased to announce that MIDIAN UNMADE, edited by Del Howison and Joseph Nassise, is a finalist for the 2015 Bram Stoker Award. This original horror anthology, inspired by Clive Barker’s NIGHTBREED, has been nominated in the Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection category. The first book in Del Howison’s previous anthology series, DARK
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    SHADOWSHAPER Adds Nebula to Constellation of Award Noms
    Congratulations are in order for Daniel José Older! His YA debut, SHADOWSHAPER (reviews|buy), is a finalist for the Andre Norton Award! Winners will be announced at the Nebula Awards in Chicago May 14th. Previous winners include JABberwocky client E.C. Myers, whose FAIR COIN won the award in 2013. This latest nomination for SHADOWSHAPER comes on the heels of the book’s
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    E.L. Tettensor’s Lenoir Novels Now Available as eBooks in the UK!
    We’re very excited to announce that E.L. Tettensor’s fantastically reviewed Nicolas Lenoir novels, DARKWALKER (a 2015 Compton Crook finalist!) and MASTER OF PLAGUES have joined the JABberwocky eBook program! Both eBooks will be available for our readers outside of North America.* Featuring brand new dark and evocative cover art, DARKWALKER and MASTER OF PLAGUES are
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    Janci Patterson Reissues Debut Novel with a New Title!
    We’re very excited to announce that SKIPPED (originally published as Chasing the Skip) by Janci Patterson, author of Giftchild, has been reissued! A coming-of-age YA novel, SKIPPED’s protagonist is a fifteen-year-old girl named Ricki, who has been abandoned by her mother into the care of her dead-beat, bounty hunter father. Now Ricki is along for
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    Darkwalker Now $1.99 Until February 21st!
    E.L. Tettensor’s DARKWALKER, starring police inspector Nicolas Lenoir, is available for $1.99 for two weeks only! This fantastically reviewed paranormal mystery is the first in the Nicolas Lenoir mystery series. When Lenoir’s young informant and friend, Zach, is kidnapped in a disturbing series of child abductions, Lenoir must race against the clock to solve the
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    The Bands of Mourning on the New York Times Bestseller List!
    We are very happy to announce that THE BANDS OF MOURNING, Brandon Sanderson‘s Mistborn: Wax and Wayne novel, hit the New York Times Best Seller List! The title was #6 in hardcover fiction, #3 in ebook, and #3 in print and ebook combined. SHADOWS OF SELF, the previous book in the Wax and Wayne series,
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    Midnight Texas gets the pilot green light from NBC, to be directed and produced by Niels Arden Oplev!
    UPDATE 2/5/16: Niels Arden Oplev, of Mr. Robot, has signed on to direct and executive produce the pilot. Niels has successfully directed numerous pilots, and we are looking forward to watching it this Fall!   1/25/16: Good news for Charlaine Harris fans! NBC has given a pilot green light to Midnight Texas, which will be
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    Sing the Four Quarters Reissued as a Paperback!
    We’ve talked about how much we love Tanya Huff’s Sing the Four Quarters on here many times, so it should come as no surprise to anyone that we’ve decided to reissue this classic fantasy novel as a Paperback! Featuring the beautiful cover art from our recently published eBook, Sing the Four Quarters is a novel
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    STEELHEART On Sale and Featured at Amazon, Apple, and Barnes & Noble!
    Brandon Sanderson’s #1 New York Times bestselling novel STEELHEART is receiving multiple features right now and is available as an eBook for $1.99 for a limited time! On Amazon Kindle, STEELHEART has been chosen as part of Kindle’s Select 25, which will run for two weeks until February 12. Barnes & Noble has chosen it
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    Massive 50% Off Sale at Kobo!
    Kobo is offering a massive 50% off sale for every book published via Kobo Writing Life until Sunday, January 31! Readers can get 50% off any title using the promo code JAN1650! The code can be used an unlimited number of times, so you can grab as many discounted ebooks as your virtual cart can
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    When Werewolves Attack: Updated for 2016 and now a Paperback!
    When Werewolves Attack is full of humor from Del Howison, a Shirley Jackson and Bram Stoker award winner and finalist for Best Anthology. Featuring a brand new chapter and updates from the author, When Werewolves Attack is a “field guide” for saving yourself (and your friends and family) in the event you should encounter a
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    eBook Reissues of Aliette de Bodard’s Obsidian and Blood Trilogy!
    We’re excited to announce that The House of Shattered Wings author Aliette de Bodard has joined the JABberwocky eBooks lineup with her critically acclaimed Obsidian and Blood trilogy. SERVANT OF THE UNDERWORLD, HARBINGER OF THE STORM, and MASTER OF THE HOUSE OF DARTS are historical noir fantasies set in the incredible setting of Tenochticlan, the
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    Tanya Huff’s THREE QUARTERS Now Available!
    Rejoice! Tanya Huff’s beloved Quarters universe is back in eBook format with three short stories collected together for the first time in THREE QUARTERS. The anthology features fan-favorite sibling assassins Vree and Bannon as well as a new foreword and story introductions by the author. The gorgeous cover art not only coordinates perfectly with the rest
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    WINDSWEPT nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award!
    Great news for Adam Rakunas! We are pleased to announce that WINDSWEPT–which The Seattle Review of Books described as “a classic noir story shot full of space-rum and rocketed into the future”–is nominated for the 2016 Philip K. Dick Award. This award is presented each year for the best science fiction original paperback. JABberwocky has had
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    Michael Cobley, Epic SFF Writer, is Back
    Michael Cobley has just released Ancestral Machines, a new standalone epic space opera, set in the same world as the Humanity’s Fire trilogy. If you’re a fan of Cobley’s science fiction novels, be sure to check out his unconventional dark fantasy series, Shadowkings, where he also uses his epic world building skills to great effect.
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    Attention Authors: Our Venerable Founder is Open to Queries
    Our President and head JABberwock, Joshua, is open to unsolicited queries. This is the first time in a long time that he’s been open to unsolicited queries and possibly only until February 14th. Joshua has groomed many of our top authors and has personally sold dozens of first novels. Joshua is looking for Sci-Fi/Fantasy, mysteries,
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    GEMINI CELL by Myke Cole is now available for $1.99 in eBook format at Amazon, Kobo, Google Play, and iBooks! A mix of magical fantasy and military sci-fi, SFF World writes, “Myke has given readers perhaps the most brutally honest and naked look in (fantasy) fiction at the effect of a life of war on
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    Simon R. Green eBook Releases!
    We’re excited to announce the release of four classic Simon R. Green titles for the first time in the UK as JABberwocky eBooks! We’ve released The Guards of Haven and The Swords of Haven, two Hawk & Fisher omnibuses featuring six tales of the crime fighting duo, with beautiful new cover art. Swords of Haven
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    SHADOWSHAPER shortlisted for the 2015 Cybils Award!
    We are pleased to announce that Daniel José Older‘s SHADOWSHAPER is a finalist for the 2015 Cybils Award. According to their website, The Cybils Award “aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal.” The winner will be announced on February 14th. SHADOWSHAPER was
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    Best-of Lists and Awards Update!
    Now that awards season is upon us, we’ve been receiving a great deal of good news for our JABberwocky authors!   Five JABberwocky authors appeared on Buzzfeed’s recent “32 Best Fantasy Books of 2015″ list! Buzzfeed highlighted Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s SIGNAL TO NOISE, calling it a “charming debut”; Daniel José Older‘s HALF-RESURRECTION BLUES, the “engaging beginning
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    Welcome Nancy Farmer and Scott Meyer!
    We are pleased to welcome two incredible new clients to the JABberwocky family! Nancy Farmer is the National Book Award-winning author of THE HOUSE OF THE SCORPION, A GIRL NAMED DISASTER, THE EAR, THE EYE, AND THE ARM, The Sea of Trolls trilogy, and more. With THE HOUSE OF SCORPION, she won both the National
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    Don’t Miss Simon R. Green’s THE DARK SIDE OF THE ROAD as a $2.99 Kindle Daily Deal!
    Simon R. Green’s THE DARK SIDE OF THE ROAD is a Kindle Daily Deal today, so don’t miss this locked-room Christmas mystery with a supernatural twist that Publisher’s Weekly called ““[A] brisk, breezy first in a new mystery series.”  It’s perfect for a holiday read or as a gift to the mystery lovers on your
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    SHADOWSHAPER is New York Times Notable
    Daniel José Older’s SHADOWSHAPER has been receiving a lot of great buzz lately, and has gathered quite the list of “best of” mentions and awards. Most recently, New York Times picked SHADOWSHAPER for its “Notable Children’s Books of 2015” list, calling it “magnificent.” Older’s novel, an action-packed urban fantasy, filled with street art, Brooklyn house
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    Huff, Campbell part of Kobo’s Black Friday Super Sale
    Through Monday November 30, you can get two of our top e-books as part of a Black Friday “Buy Two Get Third Free” weekend special on Kobo. The first of our two promo titles is Tanya Huff’s Sing The Four Quarters, which is the first in Huff’s Quarters series.  The book is one of Joshua’s personal favorite
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    Celebrate Turkey Day with Jack Campbell and Toni L. P. Kelner Holiday Releases from JABberwocky!
    We’re extremely excited to announce that we have made Jack Campbell’s THE ASSASSINS OF ALTIS and Toni L. P. Kelner’s CROOKED AS A DOG’S HIND LEG available for the first time as paperback books just in time for the holiday season. THE ASSASSINS OF ALTIS is the third installment of New York Times bestselling author Jack
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    Discover DEATH BY COFFEE for $0.99 (A Kindle Daily Deal!)
    Alex Erickson’s cozy mystery, DEATH BY COFFEE, is available as a Kindle Daily Deal–pick it up for $0.99 today! Follow Krissy Hancock, a bookstore owner and amateur sleuth. When she named her new bookstore cafe “Death by Coffee,” she didn’t know how well that name would fit! Open Book Society called DEATH BY COFFEE “a
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    Discover DEATH BY COFFEE for $1.99
    Alex Erickson’s cozy mystery, DEATH BY COFFEE, is on sale this month–pick it up for $1.99 for the rest of November! Follow Krissy Hancock, a bookstore owner and amateur sleuth. When she named her new bookstore cafe “Death by Coffee,” she didn’t know how well that name would fit! Open Book Society called DEATH BY
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    The Wait is Over: THE ASSASSINS OF ALTIS is here!
    THE ASSASSINS OF ALTIS, book 3 of the Pillars of Reality series by Jack Campbell, New York Times bestselling author of the Lost Fleet and Lost Stars series, is now available as an ebook at all major e-tailers! For those that prefer other formats, Audible has published a fantastic audiobook, while the paperback edition is
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    Goodreads Choice Nominations!
                              11/17/15: ** Brandon Sanderson’s SHADOWS OF SELF and FIREFIGHT are still in the final round. Voting ends 11/23. Go vote today!     11/10/15: ** Brandon Sanderson and Peter Brett are still semi-finalists in the second round. Go vote today! **  
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    Brandon Sanderson Sells Over 7 Million Copies!
                               We are thrilled to announce that Brandon Sanderson has officially sold over 7 million copies worldwide! Brandon’s works have been translated into 25 different languages, and his books have graced multiple “Best Of” lists, including lists by Library Journal, Barnes and Noble,
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    Sing the Four Quarters is a Kindle Daily Deal!
    Rejoice, Kindlers! Book one of Tanya Huff’s classic fantasy Quarters series, SING THE FOUR QUARTERS, is being featured as an Kindle Daily Deal today! If you’ve been holding out on picking the ebook up, this sale is for you. In case you didn’t already know, all four of the Quarters books are now available as
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    Daryl Gregory wins the 2015 World Fantasy Award!
    We are thrilled to share that Daryl Gregory‘s WE ARE ALL COMPLETELY FINE has won the 2015 World Fantasy Award for Best Novella! Gregory’s novella, which features a group of likely-insane, horrific outcasts, also won the 2015 Shirley Jackson Award, and was a finalist for the Nebula, Locus, and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Awards. It was
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    STEELHEART picked for new NYC Reads 365 initiative
    We are happy to share that Brandon Sanderson‘s STEELHEART has been chosen by the new NYC Reads 365 program for the 9th and 10th grade reading list. NYC Reads 365 is an independent initiative which encourages students to read for fun all year long. NYC Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña summed up their intent: “Reading
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    Charlaine Harris’s MIDNIGHT, TEXAS books in development at NBC!
    We are thrilled to announce that Charlaine Harris‘s Midnight, Texas series is currently in development as a new drama for NBC! Written/executive produced by Monica Owusu-Breen (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) and executive produced by David Janollari (Six Feet Under). Janollari says of Charlaine’s series: “It’s where humans and the supernatural co-exist, and where everyone has a secret. . .It’s equal
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    Massive 50% Off Sale at Kobo!
    This week, Kobo is offering a massive 50% off sale for every book published via Kobo Writing Life! Readers can redeem the 50% off any title using the below promo codes — and be sure to note the different codes for the different territories! Each code can be used an unlimited number of times, so
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    Bestsellers of SELF!
    Our hearty congratulations to Brandon Sanderson, whose newest novel SHADOWS OF SELF has landed on the New York Times bestseller lists this week! This book is the first installment in Brandon’s newest Mistborn trilogy and it landed on the New York Times‘ Hardcover list at #8, their ebook bestseller list at #5, and the combined
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    Top Books to Read in a Lifetime!
    We are excited (although not surprised!) to see both Brandon Sanderson’s THE WAY OF KINGS and Elizabeth Moon’s THE SPEED OF DARK on Amazon’s 100 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books to Read in a Lifetime list. THE WAY OF KINGS is the first book in Sanderson‘s Stormlight Archive series,  one of the defining epic fantasy
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    Three Fantastic Ebooks on Sale This Weekend!
    In celebration of Columbus Day in the US and Thanksgiving in Canada*, why not pick up a great book for your ebook reader? Tanya Huff’s SING THE FOUR QUARTERS, Jack Campbell’s DRAGONS OF DORCASTLE, and Charlaine Harris’s SWEET AND DEADLY are all on sale for $2.99 this weekend at Kobo! SWEET AND DEADLY is a
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    Crispin Guest Returns in THE SILENCE OF STONES!
    We’re excited to announce that THE SILENCE OF STONES, book # 7 in Jeri Westerson’s Crispin Guest medieval mystery series, will be released by Severn House in the UK on October 30th, 2015. For those unfamiliar with Westerson’s series, lovers of the award-nominated and fantastically reviewed series are enraptured by its mix of medieval history,
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    And then there were nine!
    Eeyore is eternal, but some of the other faces at JABberwocky are new this week! Tae Keller has joined us as our new Foreign Rights assistant. While attending college at Bryn Mawr on Philadelphia’s Main Line, she discovered the joys of Hope’s chocolate macadamia cookies, and also interned at Puffin, Norton, and Writers House. She’ll
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    Great News for SHADOWSHAPER
    We are pleased to announce that Daniel Jose Older’s SHADOWSHAPER has been nominated for the ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults list. This list is created once a year to provide school librarians with a resource to collect the best books for teens. SHADOWSHAPER is an action-packed urban fantasy, filled with street art, Brooklyn house
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    SHERWOOD NATION named a 2016 Silicon Valley Reads pick
    Silicon Valley readers are in for a treat: Benjamin Parzybok‘s SHERWOOD NATION (buy|reviews) has been named a Silicon Valley Reads pick for 2016, alongside Emmi Itäranta’s Memory of Water.   The theme for the year is “Chance of Rain?” and we think SHERWOOD NATION is a perfect fit. The novel deals with the aftereffects of a severe
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    THE SKULL THRONE is a Bestseller in Germany!
    We are thrilled to share that THE SKULL THRONE, Peter V. Brett‘s fourth Demon Cycle novel, is #4 on the Der Spiegel bestseller List in Germany! This is one spot higher on the list than his previous Demon Cycle novel, THE DAYLIGHT WAR. This is Peter’s third book to appear on the Der Spiegel List, after
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    STALK is now available on NetGalley!
    STALK by Louis Charbonneau was originally published in 1992 by Donald I. Fine, the premier thriller editor of his generation. Once named “old pro Charbonneau” by Booklist, Louis Charbonneau became one of the core thriller authors on the Donald I. Fine list, writing many novels alongside his contemporary thriller authors such as Ken Follett, Elmore
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    JABberwocky Welcomes K. Eason!
    Hailing from the Golden State, K. Eason is the newest debut author on our client list. ENEMY and its sequel OUTLAW have sold to 47North! With the cheeky opening words “Mighty Agent, Architect of My Future,” there was never any doubt that this query would lead to something special. And it didn’t disappoint! ENEMY is
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    Looking Ahead to the Next WorldCons (now with 100% more W.J.W.)
    Congratulations to everyone who went home with a newly-minted Hugo Award this weekend following this year’s World Science Fiction convention in Spokane! Cixin Liu, Ken Liu, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, and Lia Belt were just a few of the honorees. In addition to announcing the Hugo Award winners, we have also learned that WorldCon 2017 is going
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    Summer’s Google “Play”-list
    Like most ebook stores, the Google Play store has a variety of categories and features to help readers discover new and exciting ebooks in their favorite genres. One feature Google Play runs regularly to help readers discover new books and authors is their “Start a New Series” promotion, which conveniently features the first title in
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    JABberwocky Award Winners and Finalists!
    JABberwocky clients always rack up the award wins and nominations, and 2015 is proving to be no different! First, Brandon Sanderson is the winner of the David Gemmell Legend Award for Best Novel for WORDS OF RADIANCE. This is the second time Brandon has won the award, after winning it in 2010 for the first Stormlight
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    The Assassins of Altis Featured in Audible’s July Customer Favorites
    Audible.com has completed their July Customer Favorites round-up, and we’re proud to see that THE ASSASSINS OF ALTIS, the third novel in the Pillars of Reality series by New York Times bestselling author Jack Campbell, is one of them! The Pillars of Reality steampunk/fantasy series is an Audible bestseller, and some of the fastest-selling Audible
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    Jabberwocky and Sasquatch! Together At Last: Our Sasquan 2015 Schedule
    It’s that time of year again! WorldCon 2015 – this year held in beautiful Spokane, Washington! Two from JABberwocky will be in attendance along with a gaggle of our clients. Joshua’s full schedule can be found on his blog (here) but here are the highlights: Understanding Contracts (panel) Wed Aug 19, 1pm Convention Center, Room
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    Picking up “steel” in Hollywood
    As we may have mentioned before, STEELHEART and the Reckoners series by Brandon Sanderson have been optioned by 20th Century Fox to develop into the next blockbuster film. Shawn Levy, of Night at the Museum fame, is slated to direct the project and we’ve just found out that they’ve attached Carter Blanchard as the screenwriter!
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    Best of the Year, Halfway through the Year
    We’re roughly halfway through 2015, and as we hit midsummer, we’ve had a number of clients pop up on best-of lists and receive special accolades and call-outs. That number? A lot: First up, congratulations are in order for Daniel José Older! He and co-editor Rose Fox have been nominated for the World Fantasy Award for
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    Forthcoming eBook Editions of Tanya Huff’s Quarters Novels!
    UPDATE 10/6/15: NO QUARTER is now available at all major e-tailers for your reading pleasure on your Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iOS, and Android devices! We’re thrilled to announce that Tanya Huff‘s Quarters series (Sing the Four Quarters, Fifth Quarter, No Quarter, and The Quartered Sea) will soon be available as ebooks for the very first
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    Pick up a phenomenal SciFi novel by Louis Charbonneau!
    Louis Charbonneau has written a prolific collection of novels that span the Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, Eco-Thriller, and Suspense Genres. This week, we want to bring your attention to his amazing Science Fiction collection. Much of Charbonneau’s Science Fiction centers around dystopian worlds, and has a deep rooted thriller quality to it that leads to a truly immersive
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    The Hidden Masters of Marandur and a Giveaway
    We’re thrilled to announce that THE HIDDEN MASTERS OF MARANDUR, the second book in Jack Cambpell‘s epic fantasy Pillars of Reality series, is available today in ebook format! THE HIDDEN MASTERS OF MARANDUR picks up directly after the events of The Dragons of Dorcastle. Their victory at Dorcastle is short-lived, however. In addition to dodging
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    Sweet & Deadly Kobo Deal
    Kobo readers, rejoice! SWEET & DEADLY by Charlaine Harris is today’s Kobo Daily Deal, for just $1.99! Originally published in 1981 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, SWEET & DEADLY launched the career of this beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author. Birmingham News called it “a home run the first time out,” and Macon Telegraph and News added that
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    ¡Special Kindle Gold Box promo for LIBRIOMANCER!
    For today and today only, Jim Hines’s critically-acclaimed LIBRIOMANCER will be only sale in a Kindle Gold Box promotion for just $1.99! Cancel any other plans you made for today and click here to pick up your copy of the book that Wired Magazine called “a love letter to science fiction and fantasy” and that
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    SF Medical Thriller by William C. Dietz
    Dietz’s “… portrayal of ordinary people fighting for their lives and freedom is a touching tribute to the human spirit, demonstratin g that life goes on and love doesn’t die.” —Romantic Times William C. Dietz is a former marine corps officer turned fiction writer. His vast collection of over 40 novels, including a large array of
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    Awards and Nominations for Brandon Sanderson!
    We are thrilled to share that Brandon Sanderson has won the 2015 Audie Award for Best Fantasy for his second Stormlight Archive novel, WORDS OF RADIANCE! The audiobook was read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading WORDS OF RADIANCE (read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading) has also been nominated for The David Gemmell Legend
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    An Aurora Nomination for Huff!
    Tanya Huff‘s latest Enchantment Emporium novel, THE FUTURE FALLS, has been nominated for the 2015 Aurora Award for Best Novel! The Aurora Awards are the top award for Fantasy and Science Fiction in Canada. THE FUTURE FALLS, the third Enchantment Emporium novel, was released in 2014 to glowing reviews, including one from Publishers Weekly, which
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Michael J. Sullivan!
    JABberwocky is incredibly honored to announce that bestselling fantasy author, Michael J. Sullivan, is our latest addition to our client list! The author of the beloved Riyria Revelations, Michael became a phenomena in the self publishing world before joining Orbit Books. Not content to stay in fantasy, his science fiction debut, HOLLOW WORLD, was published
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    2 Charlaine Harris Novels Are NOOK Daily Finds!
    We’re excited to announce that not one, but two Charlaine Harris novels are NOOK Daily Finds today! The first Daily Find is for SWEET AND DEADLY, her debut mystery novel. Like her other novels, SWEET AND DEADLY explores the secrets of small Southern towns. Washington Post Book World called it “A first-rate mystery with special character…as
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    In her debut speculative fiction trilogy, The Osiris Project, E.J. Swift explores a post-apocolyptic world of isolated communities that know little of how the rest of the world fared in the Great Storm. Set around four hundred years in the future, against the backdrop of a world radically altered by climate change, swathes of land
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    Golden Torc at Golden Price
    THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN TORC, the first novel in Simon R. Green‘s New York Times bestselling Secret Histories series, is currently available for just $1.99! Complete with James Bond-esque excitement and gadgets, it’s no surprise that this paranormal mystery series is so popular. The Bookseller called it “fresh and original” and sure to “appeal
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    UPDATE! Peter V. Brett’s THE SKULL THRONE lands at #13 on the NY Times and #5 on the Sunday Times lists!
    Demons couldn’t keep the fans away! UPDATE (4/15/15) – Incredible news – THE SKULL THRONE has landed at #5 on the Sunday Times Bestseller list in the United Kingdom! That brings a total English language combined sales of over 25,000 copies in its first weeks on sale. Simply astounding. Congratulations Peter on all the hard
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    Hot Blood Horror eBook Anthologies
    We are thrilled to introduce you to four of the well-loved, bone-chilling books in the Hot Blood series! After its first volume was published in 1989, the thirteen-book Hot Blood series quickly became one of the most successful fiction anthology series of all time. Edited by Jeff Gelb and Michael Garret, its list of contributors contains some of the most
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    Megan O’Keefe is Also a Robot, Angry
    Good news everyone! In as many months, we have our second debut novelist finding a home at Angry Robot! Megan O’Keefe’s STEAL THE SKY will published January 2016 and we can’t wait for you to read this incredible fantasy trilogy. STEAL THE SKY has everything you could possible want in a book – shape-shifters, exploding gas,
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    DARKWALKER is a Compton Crook Award Finalist!
    Some very exciting news today in the JABberwocky office! E. L. Tettensor‘s debut novel, DARKWALKER, is a finalist for the 2015 Compton Crook Award! This award was created by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc., to honor the best first novel of year (in this case, published in 2013) written by an individual author in
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    Special Price: DAUNTLESS by Jack Campbell
    We are excited to announce that DAUNTLESS,the first book in Jack Campbell’s bestselling Lost Fleet series, will be available for just $1.99 on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and iBookstore until April 12th! Analog Magazine called the action-packed Lost Fleet series “Real science fiction, as filling and nutritious as a meal of your favorite comfort food,” and Publishers Weekly praised it for
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    The Dragons of Dorcastle Coming to an eReader Near You
    We’re pleased to announce that THE DRAGONS OF DORCASTLE, the first book in the Pillars of Reality epic fantasy series from New York Times bestselling author Jack Campbell, will be available in ebook format on April 3rd, 2015! In just a few short weeks, readers will be able to experience the masterful worldbuilding and fully-realized characters audiobook listeners
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    A JABberwocky Guide to Romance
    In addition to selling a record-number of debut science fiction and fantasy novels over the last year, we’re excited to announce our very first romance sale! A LADY’S GUIDE TO RUIN by Kathleen Kimmel is an amazing Regency debut, sold to Julie Mianecki at Berkley in a two-book deal. Featuring a jewel thief who impersonates
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    Mayer Alan Brenner’s featured Dance of Gods Series
    “For those who like their fantasy with plenty of adventure and a dollop of humor, I recommend The Dance of Gods… non-stop action, highly entertaining … an intriguing and delightfully funny series.” -Locus At the intersection between Glen Cook, Terry Pratchett, and Charles Stross, the four volumes of Mayer Alan Brenner’s Dance of Gods series follow a sprawling
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    Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines is a Kindle Daily Deal!
    Today, and today only, LIBRIOMANCER by our Hugo Award-winning Jim C. Hines is a Kindle Daily Deal! Now is the perfect time to pick up the first book in his Magic Ex Libris series for a mere $1.99. LIBRIOMANCER is a fun, action-packed romp of an urban fantasy.  io9.com called it “[a] love letter to
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    Featured eBook Author Sarah Ash
    Fantasy Book Critic touts Sarah Ash’s writing as “lyrical and lucid, and often featur[ing] a vast array of characters that showcase the whole spectrum of humanity.” That description rings true when it comes to this week’s featured eBooks. Known best for her Tears of Artamon Trilogy, Ash’s fans will enjoy taking a step back and
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    Award Nominations, Foreign and Domestic
    It’s always great to start the week by sharing recognition for our authors! First up, Peter V. Brett is a finalist for the Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire Award, which is the French-language equivalent of the Hugo or Nebula. Peter’s Demon Cycle series has been nominated in the category for Roman etranger (foreign novels translated into French), and
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    A Magdalene Short Story eCollection by Tanya Huff
    Tanya Huff’s beloved character Magdalene, the most powerful wizard in the world, has previously appeared in various magazines and collections. This year, Magdalene makes the jump to digital for the first time in Tanya Huff’s latest short story collection, Third Time Lucky: And Other Stories of the Most Powerful Wizard in the World. There’s a
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Mystic Author Jason Denzel
    It’s time to issue a warm JABberwocky welcome to Jason Denzel! Jason must be a Mystic (hence the ambiguity in the post’s title), because he’s pulled off something special—his debut novel, which was acquired by Tor Books on an exclusive submission, will come out this fall! The road to acquisition to publication can often take
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    Adam Rakunas is Now a Robot, Angry
    Good news everyone! WINDSWEPT by Adam Rakunas, his debut novel, has been sold to Angry Robot! After reading this book, you’ll understand why we’re celebrating this two book deal with friend-of-the-agency Captain Morgan. We discovered Adam the “old fashioned” way. After rum-maging through “Fantasy and Science Fiction” we asked if he had a novel and
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    Hollywood Comes Knocking for Sanderson and Older
    We’ve had a lot of Hollywood-related excitement the last couple weeks, and now have big news to report: Both Brandon Sanderson and Daniel José Older have new option deals! Brandon Sanderson’s #1 NYT bestselling Reckoners series (STEELHEART, FIREFIGHT, and the forthcoming CALAMITY) has been picked up by Twentieth Century Fox, for Shawn Levy’s Fox-based 21
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    Another #1 NYT Bestseller for Brandon Sanderson!
    It’s already a very exciting start to 2015 for JABberwocky: FIREFIGHT debuted this week at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list! This long awaited second installment in Brandon Sanderson‘s Reckoners series is also a #9 USA Today bestseller, and a #14 Indie Children’s bestseller. FIREFIGHT is #3 on Bookscan’s juvenile list and #23
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    2014 – Another Great Year for JABberwocky Clients!
    As 2015 begins, we’d like to reflect on the past year, which was a fantastic one for our clients! Myke Cole has once again received superb recognition across the board. BREACH ZONE, the third and final installment in his Shadow Ops series, was picked as a top book of the year by the Qwillery, Only the
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    Boskone Bound!
    What better way to kick off the New Year than to look ahead to all of the upcoming conventions? Joshua is doing just that, and his schedule for Boskone 52 has just been confirmed! Below is a copy of his scheduled panels for the convention and you can check out all of the JABberwocky agents’
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    JABbermas eBooks
    A festive JABbermas to our wonderful ebook readers! Until New Year’s Eve, six of our ebooks are on sale! For only $2.99, you can explore the wide variety of novels and genres JABberwocky is honored to make available as ebooks. Science Fiction OFFICER-CADET by Rick Shelley is a military science fiction classic. Rick Shelley was
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    Hark! An Elizabeth Moon Short Story Collection
    Elizabeth Moon fans, rejoice! Elizabeth has collected eight short stories into a new collection, Deeds of Honor: Paksensarrion World Chronicles, and JABberwocky is honored to make it available as an ebook. The eight stories in this collection feature characters familiar to readers of the Deed of Paksenarrion series and the Paladin’s Legacy series, as well
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    Aurora Teagarden Premiering on Hallmark on April 4th 2015!
    As we announced earlier in the year, the Hallmark Movie Channel picked up Charlaine Harris’s series as part of their Movies & Mysteries franchise. Hallmark has recently announced that the first movie in the Aurora Teagarden series, A Bone to Pick, will premier at 9pm EST on April 4, 2015!  More information can be found on
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    NPR Loves JABberwocky
    NPR recently released their Best Books of 2014 list, and two of our clients make an appearance! Included on this year’s list is THE TROPIC OF SERPENTS by Marie Brennan, the second novel in the Memoirs of Lady Trent series. Book critic K. Tempest Bradford says of SERPENTS: “Marie Brennan expertly weaves together fantasy and
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    Black Friday / Cyber Monday Audible Deals
    The anthology Dead But Not Forgotten: Stories from the World of Sookie Stackhouse, edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner, is available from Audible at a special Black Friday/Cyber Monday price! Beginning on Black Friday (the 28th), you can pick up your copy for only $4.95, a fantastic price for 15 stories set
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    UPDATE: WORDS OF RADIANCE on The Der Spiegel Bestseller List!
    We are thrilled to share that WORDS OF RADIANCE, the second installment in Brandon Sanderson’s #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive series, is #42 on the Der Spiegel Bestseller List in Germany! Last week it debuted at #48 and this week moved up six spots on the list. Der Spiegel is a weekly German
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    YALSA Names The Rithmatist and Steelheart to Their Top Ten!
    We are thrilled to share Brandon Sanderson‘s most recent recognition: YALSA has chosen not one, but two of Brandon’s titles for their Teens’ Top Ten List! THE RITHMATIST was selected for the #3 spot and STEELHEART was chosen as #8. YALSA, the Young Adult Library Services Association, is a national group of librarians and advocates
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    Have Agent, Will Travel
    Lisa will be attending the New Jersey Romance Writers Put Your Heart in a Book Conference in Iselin, New Jersey, this weekend! She’ll be taking pitches Saturday morning and participating in the Editor/Agent Panel in the afternoon. She’ll also be making an appearance at the Literacy Book Fair and Author Signing, hosted by NJRW, which
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    Ad Astra Available in Print
    This is a very special weekend in JABberwockyland! Not only is it the 20th anniversary of JABberwocky being in business, but we’ve just made available the very first print edition of any JABberwocky ebook! That honor goes to AD ASTRA by Jack Campbell (AKA John G. Hemry), a collection that gathers together 11 short stories
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    New Additions to the JABberwocky eBook Program
    We’re honored to include in our ebook program two standalone mystery novels by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris! Best known for her Sookie Stackhouse series, Charlaine made her debut with these first-rate small town Southern mysteries. SWEET AND DEADLY features newspaper reporter Catherine Linton, who’s returned to her hometown Lowfield, Mississippi, certain
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    An Update, An eBook, and THE WAY OF KING(Job)S
    Exciting news for those with Apple™ addictions, there is a new version of iOS for those with the latest versions of the gadgets pioneered by Steve Jobs. According to the news sources the iOS8 update will also include a bundle of updates for their app suite include a new version of Apple’s e-reader: iBooks. For
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    The Midnight Queen
    It’s been two weeks since Sylvia Izzo-Hunter’s debut novel THE MIDNIGHT QUEEN hit shelves, and the incredible reviews have been pouring in! Sylvia was even chosen for an author spotlight by Romantic Times, who called the book “creative and suspenseful — and never predictable…a novel that readers will be unable to put down.” THE MIDNIGHT
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    JABberwocky’s New Partnership with Tachyon!
    We are excited to announce our new partnership with Tachyon Publications! Tachyon is an award-winning publisher of smart science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. Tachyon’s critically acclaimed authors and editors include Peter S. Beagle, Joe R. Lansdale, Patricia McKillip, Tim Powers, Nancy Kress, Charles de Lint, Ellen Datlow, Michael Moorcock, Kage Baker, James Morrow, Cory
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    A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS wins the Chesley Award!
    Huge congratulations to Todd Lockwood, who won the Chesley Award for his brilliant cover art for Marie Brennan’s World Fantasy Award-nominated A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS! The Chesley was handed out at LonCon 3, and we think it was richly deserved. Here, for your admiration, is the cover:
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    Drinking Midnight Wine Comes to an eReader Near You
    It is our great pleasure to announce that Simon R. Green’s novel DRINKING MIDNIGHT WINE is once again available as an ebook! It’s one of his few standalone titles, and he packs in a whole series worth of adventure, action, and wise-cracking fun. Complete with angels, gods, and monsters, it’s been compared to Neil Gaiman’s
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    It’s now just a few short weeks — i.e., Pretty Darn Quick — before thousands of sf/f writers, fans, publishers, editors, etc. will be heading out on the Docklands Light Railway to Loncon 3 at London’s Excel. Here’s Joshua’s schedule: Kaffeeklatsch Thursday 13:00 – 14:00, London Suite 5 (ExCeL) Joshua Bilmes (not sure if writer
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    More JABberwocky Travel: Lisa Rodgers At Cascade Writers Workshop
    While Sam is living it up at NAFiC in Detroit, Lisa Rodgers (@_LisaRodgers) will be attending Cascade Writers Workshop in Kent, WA! That’s just south of Seattle, for those not familiar with the Pacific Northwest. Cascade Writers is a weekend-long workshop that brings together writers from a variety of genres and in various stages of
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    World Fantasy Award Finalist: Marie Brennan’s A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS!
    We’re pleased to announce that the first book in Marie Brennan’s Lady Trent series, A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS, is a finalist for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel! She’s in good company on the shortlist with titles like Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane. It’s been a stellar year
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    Finally Official: Aurora Teagarden is Coming to Hallmark!
    With True Blood’s last season coming to a close, we are thrilled to finally announce that another of Charlaine Harris’s series is making its way to the small screen! The rights for her eight-book Aurora Teagarden series have been picked up by Hallmark and the books are now being adapted into a movie series as part of
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    Best So Far of 2014!
    Just past the halfway point of 2014, our authors are beginning to receive recognition for their newest releases! Myke Cole‘s BREACH ZONE has been listed on “Best Books From The First Half of 2014” by The Founding Fields, “Provisional Speculative Fiction Top 5 of 2014” by Pat’s Fantasy Hot List and “Books I Enjoyed Most
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    Mark Hodder Named a Sidewise Award Finalist (Again!)
    Our congratulations go out to Mark Hodder today, in this timeline and hopefully many others, as his book, THE SECRET OF ABDU EL-YEZDI (buy from an indie), has been named a finalist for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History! The winners will be announced in London at Loncon 3, the 72nd Annual World Science Fiction Convention,
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    JABberwocky’s Memorial Day Travels
    This Memorial Day weekend is going to be a busy one for JABberwocky. Both Joshua Bilmes and Sam Morgan (on Twitter @SamRoebuck) will be attending Balticon 48 in Balitmore, MD this weekend, where Brandon Sanderson will be the guest of honor. Also at attending the convention will be Myke Cole, who was 2013’s Compton Crook Award-winner and
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Mike Grosso!
    We’ve been drumming up some new business on the children’s side of things, and JABberwocky is delighted to welcome Mike Grosso! Mike’s debut, I AM DRUMS, recently sold to Jordan Hamessley at Egmont USA. It’s a contemporary middle grade, and tells the story of 12-year-old Samantha, whose dreams of playing the drums run up against
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    MIDNIGHT CROSSROAD is a New York Times Bestseller!
      We’re excited to announce that Charlaine Harris’s newest novel, MIDNIGHT CROSSROAD, debuts at #12 on the New York Times hardcover bestsellers list! It is also #19 for the ebook list, and #17 for the combined fiction list. In addition to the New York Times, MIDNIGHT CROSSROAD is also #12 on the Barnes and Noble fiction bestsellers list!
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Alison Wilgus!
    In the first of three new non-fiction deals for the agency this spring (stay tuned for other announcements to come), we’re thrilled to finally, formally welcome the multitalented, NYT-bestselling author/artist Alison Wilgus! Her forthcoming book, THE MARS CHALLENGE, is a non-fiction graphic novel that explores the technical and political obstacles that stand between us and
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    New Office, New Logo, and 20 Years of JABberwocky!
    In case you missed our earlier tweets, emails, and posts: JABberwocky has officially moved its offices from Long Island City to Manhattan! Below is all of our new information, including our new phone and fax numbers: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. 49 W. 45th St., 12th Floor New York, NY 10036-4603 Phone: 917-388-3010 Fax: 917-388-2998 In
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    For Preservation Purposes
    We recently noticed that there are still some vestiges of www.awfulagent.com Version 1.0 still lurking on the internet. Fortunately, these were easy to hunt down and re-code in order to make them redirect to the fantastic WordPress layout that you see before you now; A.K.A. www.awfulagent.com Version 2.0. While we do appreciate the older website
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    For This Week Only: $1.99 eBooks of DAUNTLESS by Jack Campbell!
    Available this week only, the first title in Jack Campbell’s New York Times bestselling Lost Fleet series, DAUNTLESS, can be purchased as an ebook for the low, low price of $1.99 via Amazon and Kobo. This military science-fiction novel is the first in a six-book series that has continued to grow in popularity among readers with each
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    In less than three weeks, MIDNIGHT CROSSROAD, the first installment in Charlaine’s big new series, will be on sale! It’s already gotten great buzz, with reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and most recently, Library Journal, who gave it a starred review: “As intimate and deep as the Stackhouse novels, but with a lighter load of gore and death,
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    The awards keep rolling in for Brandon Sanderson’s THE RITHMATIST! The latest trophy this NYT Bestselling young adult book has taken home is the AML for a YA Novel – Speculative Award. The AML (Association of Mormon Letters) promotes the production and study of Mormon literature, film, and drama, and their enjoyment by all. Brandon
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    Audible Daily Deal: DOWN HOME MURDER
    Cozy mystery and audiobook fans, rejoice! Audible has selected DOWN HOME MURDER by New York Times bestseller Toni L. P. Kelner as today’s Daily Deal! It’s the first in Toni’s sharp, witty mystery series featuring amateur sleuth Laura Fleming and her large — and extremely Southern — family. And what family gathering isn’t complete without
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    WORDS OF RADIANCE: A #1 New York Times Bestseller
    We have some amazing news to share this morning: WORDS OF RADIANCE debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list! And we don’t just mean the hardcover list: it’s also #1 on the e-book bestseller list and the combined print and e-book bestseller list. Across the pond, it also debuted at #2 on the
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    Lord Darcy now coming to the UK!
    We mentioned late last year when the ebooks became available in the US that Randall Garrett’s LORD DARCY would soon be available in the UK, but we didn’t know exactly when that would be. Today, we are pleased to announce, is that day! As part of their Fantasy Masterworks series, Gollancz UK has gorgeously repackaged two
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    Tor Books notices Robert Brockway!
    Good news everyone! Tor Books has bought, at auction for six-figures, THE UNNOTICEABLES and its two sequels by Robert Brockway! As you can see from the photo, this deal was destined from the beginning. After being out on submission for only eight days, there was an offer. That first offer alone would have netted Brockway
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    Two Sequel Tuesday: Words of Radiance and Tropic of Serpents On Sale Today
    Two long-awaited sequels hit the shelves today: Brandon Sanderson’s WORDS OF RADIANCE and Marie Brennan’s TROPIC OF SERPENTS. Both of these titles were listed on several most-anticipated lists at the end of 2013 and, more recently, featured on Kirkus’ “Best Bets for Speculative Fiction” for March 2014. In addition, both authors are embarking on book
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Several New Faces!
    Though 2014 is barely out of its infancy, the pace of business at JABberwocky is far from crawling. Over the past few weeks the agency has been busy finalizing the details of its upcoming move from Long Island City into Manhattan, and we somehow found the time to add three new authors to our incredibly
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    3/18/14: WE HAVE MOVED! After an awe-inspiring post-St. Patrick’s Eeyore Day Parade (photo gallery link to come shortly) we have settled in our new Manhattan offices. Effective immediately, our new contact details are: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. 49 W. 45th St., #12th Floor New York, NY 10036-4603 Phone: 917-388-3010 Fax: 917-388-2998 2/28/14: Construction on JABberwocky’s
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    Librarians recommend A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS
    We are excited to share this great news: Marie Brennan’s A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS has been short-listed by the RUSA, a division of the American Library Association, for their 2014 Reading List. RUSA, the Reference and User Services Association, is made up of librarians and library staff in various fields and genres. This list
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    CEMETERY GIRL: #1 New York Times Bestseller
    CEMETERY GIRL: THE PRETENDERS, the new graphic novel by Charlaine Harris and Christopher Golden, illustrated by Don Kramer, is #1 on the New York Times Graphic Novel Bestseller’s List this week! CEMETERY GIRL, which was just published by InkLit on January 7th, is the first foray into original graphic novels for Harris. She originally envisioned
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    Let the Recognition Roll
    We’re two weeks into the new year, but the Best-of-2013 lists haven’t stopped! Our authors have earned even more recognition: Only the Best Science Fiction & Fantasy featured more than one of our authors in their “Top Ten New Releases of 2013,” with Myke Cole‘s SHADOW OPS: FORTRESS FRONTIER at #5 and Peter V. Brett‘s
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    STEELHEART on NYT Bestseller List for 13th Week
    We are thrilled to announce that STEELHEART is on the New York Times YA Bestsellers list for the 13th week! Not only is STEELHEART tremendously successful in the U.S., it has also been our fastest selling title in foreign markets. It has been sold in Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Israel, Spain,
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    Starting Strong in 2014
    As JABberwocky greets the New Year, many of our clients are still being met with end-of-2013 acclaim! Here is yet another summary of all of the wonderful things that people have been saying about our clients: Tanya Huff‘s THE SILVERED garnered a Top 5 spot on Fantasy Book Cafe‘s “Best of” list and also received
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    The Internet Agrees: Myke Cole is the Best for 2013!
    It has been quite the year for Myke Cole! Earlier this year, he won the Compton Crook Award, and now that the year is ending, he has received even more recognition. His latest book and the second title in his Shadow Ops Trilogy, FORTRESS FRONTIER is #11 on Fantasy Faction‘s Best Fantasy Books of 2013,
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    Our eBook Program is Growing! Part 4
    The JABberwocky eBook Program has grown by leaps and bounds over the last year! We’ve been featuring some of the titles newly available, just in time for your last-minute Christmas shopping. With our final installment, we have a number of horror novels and dark fantasies for those who always preferred Krampus to Santa Claus. For something
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    Our eBook Program is Growing! Part 2
    The JABberwocky eBook Program has grown by leaps and bounds over the last year! Between now and December 24th, we’ll be featuring some of the new content, just in time for your last-minute Christmas shopping. For today’s installment, we have a number of fantasy books for you magic-wielding fans. 1. Zeno Agency client Sarah Ash
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    End of Year Update: Jabberwocky Clients Still the Best!
    As the year comes to a close, we have even more exciting news to share! THE DAYLIGHT WAR by Peter V. Brett is on the ibooks Best of 2013 list in the UK! After recently being named a finalist for the 2013 German Leserpreis, this is even more great recognition for Brett to finish out the year.
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    Our eBook Program is Growing! Part 1
    The JABberwocky eBook Program has been growing by leaps and bounds over the last year! Between now and December 24th, we’ll be featuring some of the new content, just in time for your last-minute Christmas shopping. For today’s installment, we have a selection of new books by Simon R. Green, James P. Blaylock, and Tanya
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    Tis the Season: Best of Lists and More Awards
    Just when you thought award season was over, we’re excited to announce that Brandon Sanderson‘s STEELHEART was chosen by Audible’s listeners as the Best Audiobook of 2013! A Memory of Light, the final Wheel of Time book that Brandon completed for Robert Jordan, was the first runner up. Audible had only lovely things to say
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    Paksenarrion Marches On to New Audiences!
    SF Signal has just featured a beautiful new review of Elizabeth Moon‘s classic epic fantasy trilogy, The Deed of Paksenarrion. For long-time fans and those just discovering Elizabeth Moon, this feature provides a great overview of what makes this trilogy so enduring and captivating. Here’s a small sample of the extensive review: “For my reading sensibilities, the
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    Lord Darcy Now Available as eBooks
    We’re very excited to be able to make Randall Garrett’s collection Murder and Magic, the novel Too Many Magicians, and the collection Lord Darcy Investigates available as ebooks! The JABerwocky editions are currently available to readers in the United States and Canada; the SF Gateway editions will soon be available to those in the UK.
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    Notable Rithmatist Found in NYC
    The New York Times has just announced their list of notable children’s books of 2013, and we are thrilled that THE RITHMATIST by Brandon Sanderson is on their handful of top YA titles for the past year. THE RITHMATIST has also just been picked for the Kirkus Best of 2013 List! These titles are selected
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    See Brandon Sanderson in NYC this weekend!
    Brandon Sanderson fans in the New York area, the 92nd Street Y is the place to be this Saturday, November 16! Brandon will be there, along with fellow YA authors Christopher Paolini and James Dashner, to discuss the fantasy genre. The event begins at 3 PM and copies of STEELHEART will be available for purchase and signing
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    After Dead – a #2 New York Times Bestseller!
    A joyous announcement from us here at JABberwocky: Charlaine Harris‘s Sookie Stackhouse coda, AFTER DEAD, debuted at #2 on the New York Times bestseller list! We’re pleased but not surprised: even though the series has concluded, the passion for Sookie Stackhouse and the world Charlaine has created continues on – and so do the New
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    Tor Acquires Two More Mistborn Novels!
    Brandon Sanderson fans can rejoice: Tor has announced a two-book, seven-figure deal for two more Wax & Wayne Mistborn books! These books will function as sequels to THE ALLOY OF LAW, which takes place in the same world but 300 years after the original trilogy. The second book, currently titled Shadows of Self, is tentatively
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    THE SPEED OF DARK e-book only $2.99 on Amazon!
    E-book readers: haven’t had a chance to read Elizabeth Moon‘s Nebula award-winning novel, THE SPEED OF DARK? Now is the perfect time to pick it up, as it’s on sale for $2.99 until December 1 through Amazon’s Kindle Store. Here’s a peek at the plot: In the near future, disease will be a condition of the
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    JABberwocky welcomes Silvia Moreno-Garcia!
        On this most austere of holiday occasions, we’re delighted to welcome our newest client, Silvia Moreno-Garcia! Silvia’s debut novel, SIGNAL TO NOISE, recently sold to Solaris, with an anticipated publication date of Fall 2014. It’s a work of literary fantasy, set between the Mexico City of the 1980s and the 2000s, where music
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    James P. Blaylock WFC eBook Promotion
    The World Fantasy Convention in Brighton, England, is in full swing this weekend! James P. Blaylock (represented by the Zeno Agency, our sister agency in the UK) is attending, and to celebrate his first trip to the UK in years, we thought it’d be nice to offer both THE ELFIN SHIP and THIRTEEN PHANTASMS at
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    Announcing Even More Lady Trent Memoirs!
    Exciting news for fans of A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS and Marie Brennan: two more Lady Trent memoirs sold to Tor, bringing the number of books under contract in this series to a total of five! This is a huge deal for Marie Brennan, as the advance for these books is three times the size
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    The Silvered takes the Gold – Huff wins Aurora
    Congratulations to Tanya Huff, who has just been announced as the winner of the Aurora Award for Best Novel for The Silvered! The Aurora is the biggest award in Canada for sf/fantasy, and this year it goes to one of the very best novels by an author who has been nominated for The Aurora on several
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    Steelheart Soars to #1
    a #1 New York Times bestseller! Brandon Sanderson has his first solo #1 book on the New York Times bestseller list, with STEELHEART soaring to the top spot on the YA list in its first week on sale.  It’s also #21 on the USA Today all-category all-format bestseller list, and #11 on the Indie Bestsellers
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    Michael Schiefebein E-books now available!
    We’re pleased to share that Michael Schiefelbein’s Vampire series is now available through our e-book program! On his page, you can find links to his books through Kindle, Kobo, and iBooks. You can also find links to his excellent reviews, so be sure to click through and check them out!
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    A SKELETON IN THE FAMILY, a Mysterious Galaxy Book Club pick!
    We’re excited to announce that A SKELETON IN THE FAMILY, Toni Kelner‘s new cozy mystery written under the pseudonym Leigh Perry, was chosen by the Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore for their Fantastic Firsts Cozy Mystery Series book club! This book club is devoted to bringing readers only the latest and greatest reads in the cozy mystery genre. The books
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    Brandon Sanderson Wins The Hugo!
    Brandon Sanderson won not one but two Hugo Awards at LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention. His novella THE EMPEROR’S SOUL (Tachyon) will almost certainly be the first of many winners by Brandon of the most important awards in sf/fantasy, and he was also part of the team behind Writing Excuses, winner of
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    Infinity Blade: Redemption available for Pre-Order!
    Calling all Brandon Sanderson and Infinity Blade fans! ChAIR Entertainment, a division of Epic Games, has officially announced the upcoming release of INFINITY BLADE: REDEMPTION, the sequel to Infinity Blade: Awakening! Here’s a peek at the plot: INFINITY BLADE: REDEMPTION delves deeper into the fantastical world of Infinity Blade, a world of mystery and intrigue where
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    Brandon Sanderson, a World Fantasy Finalist and IndieNext Pick!
    Great Brandon Sanderson news, everyone! Brandon’s novella, THE EMPEROR’S SOUL, is a finalist for this year’s  World Fantasy Award! The winners will be announced at the World Fantasy Awards Banquet on Sunday, November 3, in Brighton, UK. This is just the latest recognition of Brandon’s incredible talent, as the novella is also a finalist for the
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    JABberwocky welcomes William C. Dietz!
    We are excited to announce that JABberwocky has added New York Times bestselling author William C. Dietz to our client roster! Bill is the author of over 40 titles and is best known for his military science-fiction series: Legion of the Damned. The second book in the prequel series, ANDROMEDA’S CHOICE, will be released this
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    FAIR COIN to be featured at this year’s Dragon*Con
    Every year at Dragon*Con (the world’s largest fantasy/SF convention held in Atlanta, GA), YA Lit chooses a single novel to feature in its book club panel; and this year we are excited to learn that FAIR COIN by E.C. Myers is their 2013 selection! Prior to the start of Dragon*Con, YA Lit will announce their selection
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    HBO’s True Blood returning for a seventh season!
    We’re very excited to share that True Blood, the television series based on the #1 NY Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris, has been picked up for a seventh season! This comes as no surprise to JABberwocky, as the series remains one of HBO’s top-rated shows, drawing over 10 million viewers a week. The popularity of
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    World War Z is for Zombie
    With so many people heading off to see World War Z at the multiplex we’d like to draw your attention very quickly to Adam-Troy Castro and Johnny Atomic’s Z IS FOR ZOMBIE.  Sardonic and fun, this richly illustrated and richly invented book is an alphabet primer to the Zombie Apocalypse.  It’s the book where “X
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    Mark Hodder, A Finalist for the Sidewise Award for Alternate History!
    Greetings everyone! As you know, the past couple of months have seen JABberwocky clients become finalists and award winners left and right, and July looks to be no different! We are very pleased to announce that Mark Hodder is a finalist for the 2012 Sidewise Award for Alternate History! The third book in his Burton
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    E.C. Myers, A 2013 British Fantasy Award Finalist!
    Smashing news! E.C. Myers‘ debut novel, FAIR COIN, has just been nominated for a British Fantasy Award! This book, which has not yet been published in the UK, has made a huge splash with British readers through word of mouth alone and is now a finalist in the “Best Newcomer” category. The winners will be
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    Rochelle Staab Nominated for Daphne Du Maurier Award!
    Another day, another award nomination for a JABberwocky author! We are very proud to announce that Rochelle Staab has been nominated for a Daphne du Maurier Award.  BRUJA BROUHAHA, the second novel in her bestselling Mind for Murder Mystery series is one of the nominees for “Best Mainstream Mystery/Suspense Novel.” This award, given out by the
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    2013’s Summer Reading: THE SPEED OF DARK by Elizabeth Moon
    Ten years after its publication, Elizabeth Moon‘s Nebula award-winning novel, THE SPEED OF DARK, is still being recognized for its incredible literary merit. Joshua has always said this is the novel he’s most proud to represent, and after receiving the 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novel, it’s clear the world agrees. THE SPEED OF DARK
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    Myke Cole nabs the 2013 Compton Crook Award!
    Even though it won’t be officially announced until this weekend, JABberwocky has received advance notice that Myke Cole‘s SHADOW OPS: CONTROL POINT has won the 2013 Compton Crook Award! Presented to a single author, the Compton Crook Award celebrates the best debut novel written each year. When CONTROL POINT was first published by Ace in
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    Brandon Sanderson chalks up a #6 New York Times Bestseller with THE RITHMATIST!
    Exciting news everyone! We just found out that THE RITHMATIST landed at #6 on the New York Times Bestseller list! This is the highest debut placement for an original work of fiction by Brandon Sanderson. This is his first young adult novel and it has already sold incredibly well prior to last week’s publication in
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    E.C. Myers wins Andre Norton Nebula Award!
    Our heartiest congratulations to E.C. Myers, whose debut novel FAIR COIN has just been awarded the Andre Norton Nebula Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.  It’s one of the most esteemed awards in SF/F, voted on by the author’s peers in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and was announced at
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    Internationally DEAD EVER AFTER!
      As of today, JABberwocky is excited to announce that DEAD EVER AFTER is currently the #1 bestselling book in not one, not two, not even three, but four countries! News of Sookie’s global domination is soon to be printed by the New York Times in the United States, the Sunday Times in the UK, the Toronto Star
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    Light of the Aurora Shines on Tanya Huff
    JABberwocky is delighted to congratulate Tanya Huff, whose The Silvered is now a finalist for the 2013 Aurora Award for Best Novel – English Language.  Given for over 30 years by the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association, the Aurora recognize achievement by Canadian writers of sf/f, and the winners will be announced at Canvention
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    Scott MacKay Nabs Arthur Ellis Nomination!
    The Crime Writers of Canada have just announced their nominations for the 2013 Arthur Ellis Award and Jabberwocky is excited to announce that Scott MacKay has once again been nominated in the short story category! The prestigious award chose “Cruel Coast” which appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine last July. This is MacKay’s second nomination
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    Midnight is Coming
    JABberwocky is pleased to announce our latest client – Sylvia Izzo Hunter! Sylvia has already made quite a splash – her debut trilogy, Midnight’s Daughters, sold to Ace following a three week auction! Publishers Weekly has the scoop, here. This was the agency’s biggest debut deal since Peter V. Brett sold The Warded Man. The first book, THE
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    Ari Marmell Lands Scribe Nomination!
    We at JABberwocky are proud of the vast array of genres our authors represent and an oft overlooked category is the tie-in material. It’s rather remarkable that an author can take plots, characters, canons, etc. and turn it into wholly original stories that easily stand in their own. And Ari Marmell is one of the
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    Two awards for Bryce Moore’s VODNÍK!
    Praised by Kirkus as “a compelling fantasy adventure… [and a] surprisingly witty debut,” VODNIK, Bryce Moore’s first novel, has just received two very nice fiction awards The Association for Mormon Letters (AML) announced on March 30th that VODNÍK has won its literary award in the Young Adult category. Bryce is in good company, as Elantris by Brandon Sanderson has
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    Fifty Pages of DARK
    Every Friday Suvudu.com hosts a 50 page excerpt from a selected work of fiction, and this week they chose THE SPEED OF DARK by Elizabeth Moon! Originally published in 2003, this Nebula Award-winning novel has been re-released in a special Ballantine Readers edition to commemorate its 10th anniversary. The new SPEED OF DARK release also coincides with National
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    Unending DAYLIGHT in Germany!
    THE DAYLIGHT WAR, the third book in Peter V. Brett’s Demon Cycle series, hit shelves in German bookstores one month ago this week. In its first week on sale, the book landed at the #5 spot on the Der Spiegel bestseller list. His previous novel, The Desert Spear, topped out at #16 in 2010. Now in its
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    The Deadlocked Septet
    The mass market of Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris came out last week, and rocketed to #6 on the NY Times mass market paperback bestseller list, which will appear in the NY Times Book Review for April 14.  With the final Sookie Stackhouse book, Dead Ever After, slated to release in a month, and season 6
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    Hugo Nomination for Brandon Sanderson!
    JABberwocky Literary Agency congratulates Brandon Sanderson on his first (certainly not the last!) fiction Hugo Award nomination, for his novella THE EMPEROR’S SOUL. If you haven’t read EMPEROR’S SOUL, you simply must.   Take advantage of the handy links on Brandon’s website.  We at JABberwocky knew is was an award-caliber piece of fiction the moment
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    Rochelle Staab Nabs The Watson!
    A hero is nothing without a trusty sidekick. Where would Sherlock be without Watson? Batman without Robin? Sidekicks are essentials. Which is why we’re excited to announce that Rochelle Staab’s BRUJA BROUHAHA was awarded The Watson – the Left Coast Crime Award for Best Sidekick! Check out Rochelle’s reaction as her name was read: We expect
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    Publisher’s Weekly Stars The Rithmatist!
    Publisher’s Weekly gave Brandon Sanderson’s debut novel for the young adult audience, THE RITHMATIST, a starred review! They said: “Featuring ingenious magic (complete with profuse chalk drawing–style diagrams and illustrations from [illustrator Ben] McSweeney), feisty characters, and a complex plot likely to unwind over several volumes, this high-spirited, exciting story will appeal to readers of
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    Compton Crook Award Double Play!
    Jabberwocky had a double dose of good news when we found out that not one, but two, of our authors have been nominated for the Compton Crook Award! The Baltimore Science Fiction Society selected SHADOW OPS: CONTROL POINT by Myke Cole and FAIR COIN by E.C. Myers as finalists for their award which celebrates debut
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    A California Award in Vodnik’s Court
    Debut novel VODNIK by Bryce Moore (Tu Books) is one of the winners for the 2013 Westchester Fiction Award for Exemplary YA Fiction.  This is the first award for this wonderful first novel, and we’re certain it will be the first of many accolades for its author.  Brandon Sanderson said of VODNIK “compelling, interesting and
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    Germany Sees Daylight (UPDATED)
    Peter Brett got a surprise during this week’s tour of Austria and Germany, his newest novel THE DAYLIGHT WAR made the German bestseller lists even before it was officially on sale. And not only that, it was his highest-ever placement on the German bestseller lists as well, getting to #6 on the Der Spiegel paperback
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    Derringer takes aim at Apple for the Creature
    The Short Mystery Fiction Society has announced the finalists for the 2013 Derringer Awards for mystery short fiction, and the “Best Novelette” category includes two stories from AN APPLE FOR THE CREATURE, edited by our clients Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner.  The nominated stories are Iphigenia in Aulis by Mike Carey, and “Pirate
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    Stormlight Archive 2 title revealed!
    The second book in The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson finally has an official title! WORDS OF RADIANCE is tentatively scheduled for publication this fall by Tor Books. Sanderson fans, rejoice! Tor.com and the Gollancz blog simultaneously revealed this wonderful news this morning. They also talk a bit about how the title was selected, including the humorous title
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    Audie Award Nominations
    We are happy to announce that two Jabberwocky clients have been nominated for Audie Awards for 2013. Simon R. Green‘s final Nightside title, THE BRIDE WORE BLACK LEATHER, published in audio by Audible, has been nominated in the Paranormal category. Jack Campbell (aka John G. Hemry)’s INVINCIBLE, the second in his Lost Fleet: Beyond the
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    FAIR COIN Shortlisted for the Andre Norton Award
    We at Jabberwocky are incredibly proud to announce that E.C. Myers is a finalist for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction for FAIR COIN! The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America have released the nominees for the 2012 Nebula Awards and FAIR COIN joins a prestigious list of nominees. The awards ceremony
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    THE DAYLIGHT WAR hits the Sunday Times of London bestseller list!
    Peter V. Brett’s THE DAYLIGHT WAR will debut at #3 on the UK’s Sunday Times bestseller list this Sunday! We are all so excited.This is Peter’s best UK debut yet–not too shabby for only his third novel. On top of the great sales, THE DAYLIGHT WAR has been getting great reviews, and his tour events
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    New short story collections from Jack Campbell
    We’re delighted to be publishing three brand-new short story collections by Jack Campbell (also known as John G. Hemry). AD ASTRA is a collection of eleven military and far-future sf stories, exploring different questions about what our future might look like. (Kindle | Nook | iTunes | Kobo | Sony) BORROWED TIME is a collection
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    Fantastic Book Launch For Peter V. Brett’s THE DAYLIGHT WAR!
    There aren’t wards powerful enough to keep from fans from gobbling up Peter V. Brett’s latest – THE DAYLIGHT WAR! Peter and the Jabberwocky team celebrated the highly anticipated book with a launch at Brooklyn’s Singularity and Co. The book is already #91 in Kindle Books and tune in next week to find out where
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    Classic Ellery Queen Mysteries Now Available as eBooks
    As of yesterday, Open Road Media published a dozen novels from the great Ellery Queen collection for the first time as eBooks and are available for purchase wherever eBooks are sold. Including such classics as Cat of Many Tails and The Dutch Shoe Mystery, what once was old is new again and available for another
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    PW is rather excited for A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS
    Marie Brennan‘s A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS has popped up as one of three science fiction and fantasy titles on Publishers Weekly‘s “Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2013” list. Here’s what PW has to say: This book has been getting a ton of anticipatory attention, and rightly so. This memoir of a Victorian lady’s adventures
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    Sookie Unchained
    According to an article in Daily Variety on Monday January 7, HBO programming head Michael Lombardo thinks there’s still a lot of creative potential in True Blood, and doesn’t see the series coming to an end in the near future. That’s a great way to start what promises to be a big year for Charlaine
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    Hanging Out with the Best, Pt IV (A New Hope)
    2013 is still off to a great start as the ‘Best of 2012’ accolades continue to roll in for several of our authors. The Ranting Dragon chose Brandon Sanderson, Myke Cole, and Tanya Huff’s latest releases for their “Top 20 Best Speculative Fiction Novels of 2012” and did they ever have great things to say
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    Hanging Out with the Best (of the Best), Pt 3
    First things first: Joshua, Eddie, Jessie, Brady, Sam, & Lisa would like to wish everyone a happy and healthy 2013! Now on to new business: JABberwocky is a literary agency and therefore isn’t in the business of bragging. But if we were in the business of bragging, even Nate Silver wouldn’t be able to estimate
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    OSAMA is still a hit with critics
    The Los Angeles Review of Books has some lovely things to say about Lavie Tidhar’s OSAMA, including: “Osama is a work of art. And Tidhar is a word-painter, constructing vibrant and poetic landscapes of narrative in spite of the novel’s dark and brooding subject matter.” And: “Osama is the narrative symphony Philip K. Dick wished
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    Hanging Out with the Best, Pt 2
    Happy holidays, everyone!  JABberwocky is looking forward to the arrival of 2013 next week but, before we say goodbye to 2012, we wanted to reflect on just how good a year it has been for our authors. Jim Hines published LIBRIOMANCER this August (his first ever hardcover release) and the book was celebrated by fans
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    JABberwocky welcomes Benjamin Parzybok
    JABberwocky is delighted to welcome Benjamin Parzybok into the ranks today! His second novel, SHERWOOD NATION, just sold to Small Beer Press, who published his debut COUCH to considerable acclaim. On top of everything else, COUCH was named an Indie Next List pick. SHERWOOD NATION is planned for publication in 2014. It tells the story
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    Hanging Out with the Best, Pt 1
    It’s that time of year when the annual lists are starting to come out, and the world reinforces that we get to hang out with the best darned authors! On a forward-looking basis: Fantasy Faction has Peter V. Brett’s The Daylight War as their most anticipated Fantasy Title of 2013, Brandon Sanderson is at #7
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    A World Fantasy Award Winner
    We’re very proud to share that Lavie Tidhar’s OSAMA has won the World Fantasy Award! Lavie is a client of our sister agency in the UK, the Zeno Agency, and OSAMA is available in ePub format through Jabberwocky’s e-book program. Find it on iTunes, Nook, and coming soon to Kobo!
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    The SandYs of Times
    Once upon a time, Sandy used to be the bus you took to get to the Portland airport! Now it will be the hurricane that made life interesting for JABberwocky for a week, happily not as interesting for us as for some other people, but very interesting nonetheless.  Our office is in an area that
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    The Art of Bookselling
      Individual booksellers can make a huge difference, and that point was recently re-made to us at JABberwocky, emphatically so. !ndigo, Canada’s leading bookstore chain, has a program called the “CEO 100” where a bookseller can choose a book they love, order in 100 copies of it, and if they can sell through that stock
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    Lavie Tidhar’s OSAMA comes to Barnes & Noble, Kobo, & iTunes
    We’re lucky to have the rights (via the Zeno Agency) to make Lavie Tidhar’s OSAMA available as an ePub file for Nook & iTunes around the world, with Kobo coming soon. Lavie’s been nominated for a World Fantasy Award, a Campbell Award, and the BFSA Award for this book, and with so many award committees
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    Awarding Companionship Twice Over
    We are delighted to report that Charlaine Harris just moments ago won the Macavity Award for Best Mystery-Related Non-fiction for The Sookie Stackhouse Companion. Just out in Ace trade paperback after a 2011 hardcover release (also available on audio and from the SF Book Club), this Sooke compendium includes Charlaine’s all-new Sookie novella “Small Town
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    Read, Gustav, Read!
    James Patterson’s ReadKiddoRead is giving away ten signed copies of Adam-Troy Castro’s GUSTAV GLOOM AND THE PEOPLE TAKER! To enter, check out http://www.readkiddoread.com/uploads/gustavsweeps.php. Entries will be accepted until November 4th, and you can get full sweepstakes details through the link. If you’d rather not wait that long, you can always buy your copy now! Castro will
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    Pulitzer Winner Heaps Praise on Tobias Buckell
    In case you missed it, this week Wired Magazine sat down with Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author Junot Diaz on their Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast. In the interview, when the author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao was asked who some of his favorite contemporary authors are, chief among them
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    On the Case with Ellery Queen
    As of this April, Jabberwocky now has the privilege  of representing the complete works of Ellery Queen, the mystery writer and American detective extraordinaire. Ellery Queen is the creation and nom de plume of mystery writers Frederic Dannay and Manfred B. Lee. Writing for over 40 years, the character of Ellery Queen became one of the
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    JABberwocky Welcomes T.C. McCarthy!
    We’re delighted to say that we’ve taken on the charming and talented T.C. McCarthy as our newest client. T.C. has three books currently available from Orbit, and we’re looking forward to many more.
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    The Legend of Jim Hugoslayer
    What a thrilling Sunday night at Chicago’s Chicon 7 for all of us at JABberwocky as our client Jim C. Hines won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer !!! For those of you who don’t know, the Hugo Awards are the biggest to be had in the sf/fantasy field, voted on by thousands of
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    A Feast for the Blood Gods and Mark Hodder Fans Alike!
    io9.com just released their list of “Must-Read Science Fiction and Fantasy Books” for Fall 2012, and representing the best and brightest in autumnal literature  is Jabberwocky’s very own Mark Hodder! Coming out in December from Pyr, A RED SUN ALSO RISES is Mark’s first standalone novel after his Philip K. Dick Award-winning Burton & Swinburne Adventures
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    Crispin Guest Continues to Entertain the Critics
    The fifth book in Jeri Westerson’s Crispin Guest series, BLOOD LANCE, is due out in the U.S. on October 16th, but those fortunate enough to have received advance review copies already have great things to say about it! Kirkus Reviews says BLOOD LANCE is “a lively tale of historical interest smoothly combined with a worthy
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    Jim Hines’s Best Launch Week Ever!
    Summer 2012 has been a great one for Jabberwocky and, with the children now heading back to school, we are sad to see it go. But like the closing ceremony of the London Olympic Games, this season went out with a bang. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you LIBRIOMANCER by Jim Hines! Hitting shelves earlier
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    Congratulations to Lt. Cole!
    On Monday, author Myke Cole was officially promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves. The ceremony took place early in the morning at the USCG base on Staten Island. In attendance were many fellow members of the Coast Guard along with Myke’s friends and family. Congratulations to Lt. Cole on
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    Gustav Gloom is the Book of the Month
    We’ve just gotten some great news — Adam-Troy Castro’s middle-grade debut, GUSTAV GLOOM AND THE PEOPLE TAKER (pre-order) has been named an Amazon Book of the Month pick for August! This is fantastic news, and we’re already seeing pre-orders shoot up in its wake. Way to go, Adam!
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    The Steelheart Engine Rolls On!
    Film Engine yesterday announced their option on film rights to the big new Brandon Sanderson series Steelheart, which has sold to Delacorte Press in the US, Orion in the UK, and to Audible for audio rights, for combined advances into seven figures. This is going to be big, really really big, and we’re excited to
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    True Blood – Back for More
    HBO announced on Tuesday that is has renewed True Blood, based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris, for a 6th season.  The show continues to be the most-watched on HBO, and is usually atop the 18-49 ratings for summer TV shows even though HBO is in far fewer homes than the TV networks.
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    Recommended Reading
    It’s been a wonderful last few days at JABberwocky with great reviews and recommended reading list mentions flooding in from all over. Wired Magazine came out with a summer reading list of new sf books and 3 of the 11 are from JABberwocky clients, a ratio we’d happily take every time one of these lists
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    Speed of Dark Anniversary Edition!
    Joshua says on his bio that The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon, which won the Nebula Award for Best Novel, is the book he’s proudest of from his quarter century in the business, so we are all extremely delighted to announce that plans are afoot for a Ballantine Reader Circle 10th anniversary edition to
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    Two (Ma)Cavities!
    The big week at JABberwocky continues, with news that two of our clients are up for the 2012 Macavity Award, Charlaine Harris for The Sookie Stackhouse Companion for Best Mystery-Related Nonfiction, and Jeri Westerson for the Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award for the latest Crispin Guest mystery, Troubled Bones.  This is the third award nomination
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    There’s a New Kid in Town
    JABberwocky Literary Agency today announced the arrival of Brady McReynolds to head up our growing foreign rights department.  We met Brady through his work at the Penguin publicity department, where he spearheaded the launch campaign for Shadow Ops: Control Point by Myke Cole, hailed far and wide as a clear contender for best debut novel
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    Simultaneous releases have gone out today from Random House/Delacorte in the US and from Orion/Gollancz in the UK to announce major new deals for Brandon Sanderson‘s YA trilogy, Steelheart, which is also already sold to Fantasy Foundation in Taiwan.  Total advances are already into seven figures, and we’ve been hearing from our global partners all
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    Sookie’s Friend, Anthony
    We’re delighted to announce that The Sookie Stackhouse Companion edited by Charlaine Harris is a finalist for the Anthony Award for Best Critical Nonfiction Book.  Named for the noted writer Anthony Boucher, the awards are presented annually as part of Bouchercon, the world mystery convention, to be held this year in Cleveland the first weekend
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    The Title is Type O fficial
    Over the weekend, Dead Ever After was officially revealed as the title of the 13th and concluding Sookie Stackhouse novel, which will go on sale on May 7, 2013. The first official word came from our friends at Orion/Gollancz in the UK, as part of a series of newsletters going out on the 13th of
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    It’s Official!
    JABfriends, we are happy to announce that we’ve completed our move into our shiny new office. Our phone line has been transferred over to the new space, so you can call us at the usual number–in case you forgot, it’s (718) 392-5985–and we’ll answer in the usual way. We have a new fax number, so
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    Double – O – One !!
    WIth Deadlocked, Charlaine Harris was not only once again a #1 bestseller in the US and UK for her debut week, but in the UK, she had the fastest-selling hardcover so far this year in the UK. She also hit her highest ever ranking in Ireland at #3. Charlaine also reports in with some very
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    Get Shorty
    Our long-time client Scott Mackay is once again a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award. Given by the Crime Writers of Canada, the Arthur Ellis is the Edgar equivalent for our friends up north, and this year Scott contends in the Best Short Story category for “The Girl with the Golden Hair,” a Doctor Deacon
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    On the Move
    We’re scheduled to move during the week of May 7.  If all goes well, packing and phone installation occur on the 7th, physical moving on the 8th, internet installation on the 9th, and we’ll just be all beautifully and wonderfully up and running on the 10th.  Any bets on the “all goes well” part?  The
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    Hugo Excuses
    Not to make Writing Excuses, but Brandon Sanderson is part of the team behind the 2012 Hugo-nominated podcast Writing Excuses, along with Jordan Sanderson, writers Dan Wells and Mary Robinette Kowal, cartoonist Howard Tayler. This weekly podcast is a must for the aspiring writer, with weekly topics that cover the craft of writing, the business
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    Hugo By Association
    We’re tempted to break into song — this song in particular — to celebrate our client Jim C. Hines, who is a 2012 Hugo Nominee for Best Fan Writer. On Live Journal and mirrored on his blog (check both to catch all the robust comments), Jim maintains a robust and diverse web presence. His “First
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    Reckoning with the Bestseller List
    The paperback edition of Dead Reckoning, the 11th Sookie Stackhouse novel by Charlaine Harris, was released on March 28, and  quickly headed to the highest echelons of the NY Times paperback list, debuting at #4.  The list will be published in the Sunday NY Times Book Review on April 15. Charlaine also cracked the Top
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    Mistborn Video Game to Come in 2013
    Our biggest news since True Blood! Now that the press release has gone out and the website has gone live, we’re delighted to finally share the big news: Brandon Sanderson and Little Orbit have teamed up to create a video game set in the world of Sanderson’s NYT bestselling Mistborn novels. The all-new story, penned
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    Moon’s Paks Books Hit New NY Times High
    Echoes of Betrayal (reviews/buy) by Elizabeth Moon, the newest novel in the Paladin’s Legacy series which continues the story of Moon’s enduring fantasy classic The Deed of Paksenarrion, hit #22 on the NY Times Hardcover Bestseller List, for launch week sales thru February 25.  This is the highest-ever NY Times placement for a Paks book,
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    Brandon Sanderson in Taiwan!
    Brandon went to Taiwan in January and had an awesome visit. (Read his recap here.) Our Taiwanese subagent, Gray Tan of the Grayhawk Agency, shared this lovely photo, and we wanted to share it with you! Back row from the left: Oz Chang (editor), Vivi (editor), Sherry Wang (Brandon’s editor), Evanna Hsu (rights manager), Fanny
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    Charlaine Harris & Jeri Westerson Vie (not against each other) for the Agatha Award
    We’re delighted to congratulate Charlaine Harris and Jeri Westerson on their Agatha Award nominations! Charlaine has been nominated in the Nonfiction category for 2011’s THE SOOKIE STACKHOUSE COMPANION, and Jeri has been nominated in the Historical Mystery category for THE TROUBLED BONES. We’re glad they’re nominated in different categories, since we would have a tough
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    Adam-Troy Castro Is a Bram Stoker & Nebula Finalist
    Big congrats are due to Adam-Troy Castro, who has made the short list for both the Bram Stoker Award and the Nebula Award. His short story “Her Husband’s Hands” (Lightspeed Magazine) has been nominated for both the Bram Stoker and Nebula Awards, and his novella “With Unclean Hands” (Analog) is a Nebula finalist. These are
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    Rick Shelley Makes his Facebook Debut
    Jabberwocky loves Twitter so much that we’re branching out into new social media … we’re finally on Facebook! The project kicks off with a page for Rick Shelley, a Jabberwocky client whose deep backlist we’ve been making available as ebooks. Like his page to stay up to date on all the latest happenings. You can
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    Westerson Nominated for Bruce Alexander Award!
    Book for book, Jeri Westerson and her Crispin Guest Medieval Noir series are the most accoladed author and series of any of the JABberwocky list. That amazing run over four books in the series and counting continues with the great news that Troubled Bones (reviews/buy) is a Finalist for the Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery
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    Alcatraz Smedry Is Notable – But We Knew That!
    The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), which is part of the American Library Association, has just released their list of 2012 Notable Children’s Recordings, and leading the list (well, because it’s an alphabetical list, but still, it’s leading) is the Recorded Books version of Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians (reviews/buy in print/download audio)
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    Bulgarian Honors for Simon R. Green
    We’ve just gotten word that the Bulgarian Fantasy & Horror Club has awarded Simon R. Green its “Author of the Year” prize in something of a landslide, while his 11th Nightside novel A Hard Day’s Knight (reviews/buy) was the winner in a close race for International Hit of the Year for 2011.  We believe these
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    A Reckoning in France
    Charlaine Harris has once again hit the French bestseller lists, with the translation of Dead Reckoning (J’ai Lu) reaching #7 on the Livres Hebdo list in the 20 January issue of that magazine, the French equivalent of Publishers Weekly.  The first printing is reported at 70,000 copies.
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    T Minus 28 Days at the Control Point
    There are so many good reviews coming in as we head toward the on-sale for Myke Cole’s debut novel Shadow Ops: Control Point (on sale from Ace on Jan. 31) that tweeting the links doesn’t seem quite sufficient.  Here’s a round-up of some: Civilian Reader, we had to underline almost the entire review for the
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    Sanderson, Sprunk Nominated for Gemmell
    Great news from the UK this morning: Brandon Sanderson and Jon Sprunk have been longlisted for the David Gemmell Legend Award! Sanderson was nominated for THE ALLOY OF LAW (reviews | buy), and Sprunk for SHADOW’S LURE (reviews | buy). This is the third consecutive year for Sanderson, who won last year for THE WAY OF
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    Three for All
    It’s a great month for the JABberwocky list in Taiwan, with Brandon Sanderson debuting last week at #3 on the Eslite foreign literature bestseller list (Eslite is Taiwan’s leading bookstore chain) with his Mistborn: The Alloy of Law, which appeared in a stunningly gorgeous package from Fantasy Foundation, and now this week his #3 spot
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    A STRANGE AFFAIR with Goodreads in January
    Fast on the heels of all the other great Goodreads news, we at JABberwocky have just learned that for steampunk month in January 2012, the 6,500+ member sf/f book club has chosen Mark Hodder’s THE STRANGE AFFAIR OF SPRING HEELED JACK (reviews | buy) as its sf pick! Now you too can join in the
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    Sanderson, Hemry, Sprunk on Year’s Best lists
    Over at Barnes & Noble, Jack Campbell’s Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Dreadnaught is on the Honorable Mention for their Year’s Best, putting it as one of the top 25 titles of 2011. Mistborn: The Alloy of Law from Brandon Sanderson is on the 2011 Year’s Best SF/Fantasy list from January Magazine, and Jon Sprunk’s Shadow’s Lure was
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    It’s a RPG!
    JABberwocky is delighted to announce that  a role playing game, Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn Adventure Game, is just out from our friends at Crafty Games.  It’s the first RPG to be based on a JABberwocky property, which makes this, as Dean Wormer might say, double secret exciting.  You can buy it as a deluxe hardcover, a
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    Jabberwocky Welcomes Ari Marmell
    This has been in the works for a while now, but now it’s website-official: we are delighted to announce that we’ve conquered Ari Marmell, author of THE CONQUEROR’S SHADOW and other illustrious works. We are big fans of his books, and looking forward to getting started on the latest.
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    Graphic Blood (& Honor) is a Good Thing!
    We have a lot of our clients on Graphic Audio and couldn’t be prouder or happier to relay the good news that their edition of Simon R. Green’s Blood & Honor has just taken honors from AudioFile Magazine as one of the ten best Full Cast audio of 2011.  The production was directed by Terence
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    Reckoning We’re the Best!
    Congratulations to Charlaine Harris, whose Dead Reckoning has made the Amazon UK list of the best sf/fantasy titles of 2011.  We’re pleased Dead Reckoning was a #1 bestseller, and super proud to have this recognition for the 11th Sookie Stackhouse novel.
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    Two Finalists for Goodreads Best of 2011!
    A JABberwocky salute today to Charlaine Harris and Jack Campbell (aka John Hemry), both of whom are nominees for the Goodreads polling for the best books of 2011.  Charlaine contends in the Paranormal Fantasy category for Dead Reckoning, the 11th Sookie Stackhouse novel.  In the sf category, Campbell’s Lost Fleet Beyond the Frontier: Dreadnaught, which
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    Enlightening, Perhaps; Mellifluous, Perhaps Not
    Joshua would never say he has a voice just waiting for a radio show; nonetheless people sometimes want to interview him.  You can click here to find an interview he did with Moses Siregar III at World Fantasy for the Adventures in SciFi Publishing podcast.
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    Westerson Kicks off Awards Season
    It’s hard to believe another season of year-end lists and 2012 awards is rolling around, but yet it is! And it’s kicking off in style for Jeri Westerson, whose TROUBLED BONES (reviews/buy), the newest Crispin Guest medieval noir historical mystery is a finalist for the Romantic Times 2011 Award for Best Historical Mystery. This is
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    Myke Cole Presents Penguin Editor Anne Sowards with the Patriot Award
    This week, Jabberwocky client and Coast Guard Reserve Officer Myke Cole presented his editor, Anne Sowards, with the ESGR Patriot Award. The Patriot Award honors employers who support employees participating in the National Guard and Reserve. Congratulations to Anne! You can read Myke’s blog post on the award here.
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    Towers of Midnight a NYT Bestseller — Again!
    Congratulations are in order for Brandon Sanderson! We received the great news today that Towers of Midnight, written by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, debuted on the New York Times mass market fiction bestseller list at #11. This is the highest mass market debut for any book in the Wheel of Time series (there have
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    GoodReads Falls into Shadow
    We have just learned that Jon Sprunk’s SHADOW’S SON (reviews | buy) has been chosen as the October 2011 fantasy selection by GoodReads! The GoodReads sf/fantasy book club (now 5,500 members strong) will be reading and discussing the book throughout the month. Now is the ideal time to read Sprunk’s action-packed, award-nominated debut, especially if you’re
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    Sookie Stackhouse Hits the Bestseller List Again!
    This time, it’s the SOOKIE STACKHOUSE COMPANION (buy! | reviews!) that’s rocketed to the top of the list, debuting as the #2 New York Times hardcover bestseller. It’s not quite a Sookie Stackhouse novel, but it might be as good: the latest title from Charlaine Harris features an all-new novella, “Small Town Wedding,” as well
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    Keeping Score in Veridon
    For the second time, Heart of Veridon (reviews/buy) by Tim Akers has made a Top 20 Steampunk list, this time from Ranting Dragon, which calls the novel “imaginative and absorbing.”  The previous time ’round it was Library Journal that gave the honors to the book.  We couldn’t be more delighted for Tim, whose other work
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    Painted Down Under
    Congratulations to Peter V. Brett, whose debut novel THE PAINTED MAN (known in the US as The Warded Man) has been chosen for Australia’s 2011 Get Reading: 50 Books You Can’t Put Down.  This is the largest country-wide reading program in Australia, we were there a year ago when Charlaine Harris’ Dead Until Dark was
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    Building a Bestseller
    We’re delighted to announce that Home Improvement: Undead Edition, the 4th anthology edited by Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner, debuts at #28 on the NY Times Hardcover Fiction bestseller list for the week ending August 6.  We tip our hammers to Charlaine and Toni and to all the contributors, with a special shout out
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Joshua Palmatier!
    [Updated] We are delighted to welcome DAW fantasy author Joshua Palmatier as the newest addition to the JABberwocky list. Palmatier’s written under both his own name with The Skewed Throne, The Cracked Throne and The Vacant Throne, and most recently as Benjamin Tate, whose debut novel Well of Souls is just out in DAW mass
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    We are delighted to announce that preorders are now being taken for the Mistborn Role Playing Game, soon to be released from Crafty Games and based on the bestselling Mistborn series by Brandon Sanderson It’s the first JABberwocky title to be adapoted into an RPG, which is just super nifty, the game book includes an original
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    Electrons Welcome, Just Don’t Tell Protons or Muons
    The 104 degree temperatures in NYC on Friday, the highest reading since 1977 and in the entire 25 year history of Joshua’s agenting career, must have gotten to us. Because we’re officially open to electronic submissions, per the updated Submissions tab that you can happily click atop the page. Eddie and Jessie each have dedicated
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    Rick Shelley’s DMC Series Now Available as Ebooks
    A new set of Jabberwocky ebooks have gone live. The Dirigent Mercenary Corps books are military SF classics, available for the first time in years. Keep an eye out for many more books coming from Rick Shelley …
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    Peter V. Brett Hits Taiwanese Charts
    Great news from Eslite, the biggest bookstore chain in Taiwan, which is reporting that Peter V. Brett’s Warded Man (reviews/buy ) debuts on their foreign literature chart  at #4, behind books from Japan, Korea and Jo Nesbo.  Simon Green, Brandon Sanderson and Charlaine Harris have all made the Eslite lists, but none starting as quickly
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    NY Times Gears up for True Blood Season 4
    August 2008 Joshua was excited to see the first articles on True Blood, the HBO series based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels,  several weeks ahead of the series launch, today he’s going gaga over the June 19 Arts & Leisure section in the NY Times. Here’s your link to an article on Sookie Stackhouse
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    Sanderson’s Way of Kings Wins Gemmell Award
    Good things always happen on Friday the 17th.  This year, the exciting news that Brandon Sanderson won the David Gemmell Award for Best Fantasy Novel of 2010.  There was some stiff competition, not only Brandon himself for his Wheel of Time collaboration The Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, but The Desert
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    A new Simon Green!
    Simon Green’s latest, FOR HEAVEN’S EYES ONLY (get it here!), is on shelves now! FOR HEAVEN’S EYES ONLY is the fifth in Simon’s Eddie Drood/Secret Histories series. It’s also (drumroll please) his 40th novel. If you’re a fan of Simon’s enormous backlist, be sure to check out the books we’ve made available as ebooks here.
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    The Way of Bestsellers – The Bestseller of Kings
    Congrats again to Brandon Sanderson as the mass market release of The Way of Kings (reviews/buy) has debuted at #25 on the NY Times Mass Market Fiction bestseller list.  The hardcover release was #7 on the NY Times hardcover list, and Brandon’s been #1 on the hardcover list and also on the mass market list
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    Traveling with Alcatraz in the Sunshine State
    Congratulations to Brandon Sanderson, whose Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians has made the list for the Sunshine State Young Readers Awards, Grades 6-8. This is the third state where Brandon’s Alcatraz Smedry has been making friends in the past several weeks, following the Nene Award voted on by Hawaiian schoolchildren and the Battle of the
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    DEAD RECKONING Tops the Bestseller List Once More!
    Charlaine Harris’s latest DEAD RECKONING has gone into its second week as #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Charlaine’s previous book, DEAD IN THE FAMILY, also spent two weeks at #1 on the hardcover list, and this week will be #15 on the mass market bestseller list. Congratulations, Charlaine! This is wonderful news.
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    DEAD RECKONING Debuts at #1 on New York Times Bestseller List
    Charlaine Harris’s latest, DEAD RECKONING, will debut at #1 on the New York Times hardcover bestseller list. This is the third in the series to debut at #1, after DEAD IN THE FAMILY and DEAD AND GONE. DEAD RECKONING is the 11th book in her Sookie Stackhouse/Southern Vampire Mysteries series, which is sold in 35
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    Charlaine Harris is the Fourth Author to Join the Kindle Million Club
    With the release of her latest book, DEAD RECKONING (book #11 in the Sookie Stackhouse series; get it in print | for Kindle), Charlaine Harris has sold over a million copies for Kindle, reports Amazon. She is only the fourth author to have done so, joining fellow publishing phenomena Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, and Nora
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    1 Reckoning to Rule Them All
    UK numbers are in today for last week’s global English language launch of Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris.  Not only is it #1 on the Sunday Times of London bestseller list to appear on the 14th, which uses the Nielsen UK Bookscan numbers, but it’s #1 with a box of bullets.  Reported sales of 24,000
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    John Hemry’s latest is a New York Times bestseller!
    Big congratulations are in order for John Hemry: his latest book, DREADNAUGHT (buy it! | reviews), has hit #15 on the New York Times bestseller list! DREADNAUGHT is the first book in a new series, The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, published under the pen name Jack Campbell. Beyond the Frontier picks up where the
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    JABberwocky Legends
    The shortlist for the David Gemmell Legend Award went up last week, and we’re proud to say that two JABberwocky clients (and three JABberwocky books!) are on it. Peter V. Brett‘s sophomore novel THE DESERT SPEAR, second in his Demon Cycle, is shortlisted. So is Brandon Sanderson‘s THE WAY OF KINGS, the opening of his
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    Mark Hodder Wins Philip K. Dick Award
    Congratulations are in order for Mark Hodder!  His debut, THE STRANGE AFFAIR OF SPRING HEELED JACK (reviews | buy), won the 2010 Philip K. Dick Award, presented at Norwescon on April 22nd. Here’s a shot of Mark’s US editor Lou Anders (at left) accepting on his behalf at the convention:   You can also read Mark
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    DEAD IN THE FAMILY Mass Market Hits the New York Times List
    Congratulations are in order: the mass market release of DEAD IN THE FAMILY (get it here!), book #10 in Charlaine Harris‘s Sookie Stackhouse series, debuted at #3 on the New York Times mass market bestseller list last week. The hardcover edition was the #5 bestselling hardcover fiction title in 2010, according to figures released by
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    Alcatraz Picks a Side in North Carolina’s Battle of the Books
    We’re pleased to announce that Brandon Sanderson‘s ALCATRAZ VS. THE EVIL LIBRARIANS (get it here!) has been included in North Carolina School Library Association’s Battle of the Books. ALCATRAZ will be read alongside classics by Robert Louis Stevenson and Elizabeth George Speare. Congratulations, Brandon! We’re excited to have so many students in North Carolina reading
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    Charlaine Harris is a Bestseller Abroad, Too
    While we were off at the London Book Fair, Charlaine Harris was hitting the charts around the world. Here’s the international bestseller roundup: In Germany, DEAD IN THE FAMILY, the 10th in the Sookie Stackhouse/Southern Vampire Mysteries, debuted at #43 on the Der Speigel Online paperback bestseller list. In France, A TOUCH OF DEAD, the
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    Sanderson’s Alcatraz Contends for a Nene!
    Brandon Sanderson is a finalist for the 2012 Nene Award, for his novel Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians.  For this delightful prize where the nominees and winners are selected by school children themselves in the state of Hawaii, who’ll be reading the short list over the course of 2011.  Go Alcatraz, conquer Hawaii, and the
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    Another Award Nom for Adam-Troy Castro
    We’ve just gotten the great news that Adam-Troy Castro is a finalist for the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis 2011, the major German awards for sf/fantasy which were established in 1980.  Bestes ausländisches Werk zur SF for his concluding Andrea Cort novel War of the Marionettes is the category in.  He’s the first JABberwocky client to be nominated for
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    Elizabeth Moon’s KINGS OF THE NORTH hits the NY Times bestseller list
    A heart congratulations are due to Elizabeth Moon! Her latest novel, KINGS OF THE NORTH (get it now!), will debut at #29 on the New York Times hardcover fiction list. KINGS OF THE NORTH, the follow-up to the critically lauded OATH OF FEALTY, is the latest installment in the world of THE DEED OF PAKSENARRION,
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    PW posts their 2010 Overall Bestsellers
    … And Charlaine Harris is on the list! DEAD IN THE FAMILY (get it here!), book #10 in the Sookie Stackhouse/Southern Vampire Mysteries series, was Publishers Weekly‘s #11 bestselling fiction hardcover for 2010. The book hit the #1 spot on the NY Times bestseller list the week of its release, held onto the top spot
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    More Ebooks Up and Running
    We’re pleased to announce that we’ve posted four fantasy titles from Mayer Alan Brenner that together make up the Dance of Gods series. They’re live for Amazon Kindle as of this writing, and will be available for B&N, Kobo, and iBooks throughout the coming week. Check out some links here. Thanks for following along!
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    Peter V. Brett and Jon Sprunk Among Fantasy Book Critic’s Best of 2010
    Congratulations (again!) to Peter V. Brett and Jon Sprunk. Fantasy Book Critic reviewer Mihir Wanchoo named Brett’s THE DESERT SPEAR (reviews | buy) #6 in his top ten fantasy novels of 2010, and Jon Sprunk’s SHADOW’S SON (reviews | buy) comes in at #2 in the list of top ten fantasy debuts. Way to go, guys!
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    Brett, Moon, Sanderson, Sprunk Longlisted for Gemmell Awards
    We’ve learned that four JABberwocky clients have been nominated for the David Gemmell Legend Award this year: Peter V. Brett for THE DESERT SPEAR (reviews | buy) Elizabeth Moon for OATH OF FEALTY (reviews | buy) Brandon Sanderson for THE WAY OF KINGS (reviews | buy) Jon Sprunk for SHADOW’S SON (reviews | buy) You
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    Jon Sprunk Named Compton Crook Award Finalist
    Congratulations are in order for Jon Sprunk! His debut, SHADOW’S SON (reviews | buy | preview), was just named a finalist for the Compton Crook Award for best first novel.  The award is voted on by members of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society (the deadline is midnight on April 8, 2011), and will be presented
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    The JABberwocky Ebook Adventure Continues!
    The Hot Blood Series, edited by Jeff Gelb and Michael Garrett, are now available in electronic form for the Kindle and the Nook (with more options coming soon)! The series of erotic horror anthologies is the original: with thirteen books published over the course of two decades, it’s safe to say that these books truly
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    The Alchemist and the Executioness an Audie finalist
    We just got word this afternoon that client Tobias Buckell and his partner-in-crime Paolo Bacigalupi (represented by Martha Millard) have been nominated for an Audie in the Original Work category for their fantasy novellas “The Executioness” (Buckell) and “The Alchemist” (Bacigalupi).   The winners will be announced at a banquet in NYC on May 24.
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    Joshua’s 25th Anniversary!
    This time, congratulations are in order for Joshua Bilmes! Our fearless leader is celebrating his 25th anniversary as an agent today, and as part of our celebrating this milestone, we thought it would only be appropriate to do so with his favorite Drake’s Cakes (Yodels, pictured above). Want to offer your own well wishes?  Join
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    Adam-Troy Castro named a Nebula finalist
    Congratulations are in order for Adam-Troy Castro!  His story, “Arvies,” has been named a finalist for the Nebula Award, marking the sixth time he has been nominated for a Nebula.  His stories and novels have been nominated for two Hugos, two Bram Stokers, and won both the Seiun (with Jerry Oltion) and Philip K. Dick
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    2010 RT Award Nominees Announced
    We’d like to congratulate Jeri Westerson, whose third novel, THE DEMON’S PARCHMENT (get it here), was nominated for the best Historical Mystery of 2010, and Simon R. Green, who was nominated for the Career Achievement Award for Paranormal and Urban Fantasy. Simon’s latest release is New York Times bestseller A HARD DAY’S KNIGHT (get it
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    Locus Recommended Reading List Round-up
    Locus has published their 2010 “Recommended Reading List”, an annual compilation of the best SF/F of the year, and several JABberwocky clients have made the list! Peter V. Brett‘s THE DESERT SPEAR was one of Locus‘s favorite fantasies of 2010, John Hemry‘s novella “The Rift” was listed, and Tobias Buckell‘s “A Jar of Goodwill” was
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    David Louis Edelman Tops Another Best-Of-2010 List
    Elitist Book Reviews has posted their list of 2010 favorites a little belatedly, but we don’t mind–they’ve named David Louis Edelman‘s GEOSYNCHRON to the very top of their list of the year’s 10 best, and Brandon Sanderson‘s THE WAY OF KINGS was a runner-up. Congratulations to both!
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    Tim Akers and HORNS OF RUIN win Rising Star Award
    The UK’s SciFi Now has chosen Tim Akers and his second novel, THE HORNS OF RUIN, as the winner of their Rising Star Award for 2010. SciFi Now says, “We expect big things from him over the next few years.” Congratulations, Tim!
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    JABberwocky Titles Abound in Goodreads Favorites
    Goodreads has released their full listing of Favorite Books of 2010, and clients Brandon Sanderson, Elizabeth Moon, Peter V. Brett, and Charlaine Harris are all on there. TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT, co-written by Sanderson and Robert Jordan, is the Favorite Fantasy of the year, with THE WAY OF KINGS, written exclusively by Sanderson, following close on
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    Jeri Westerson Nominated for the Bruce Alexander Memorial Award
    Congratulations are in order for Jeri Westerson. THE DEMON’S PARCHMENT (reviews | buy), her third medieval noir featuring Crispin Guest, has just been nominated for the Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award, to be handed out at Left Coast Crime’s The Big Chile in Santa Fe in March. Making this doubly exciting is the fact
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    Simon R. Green Titles Now Available for B&N’s Nook
    Hello, everyone, Jessie here again. I’ve mentioned here before that we’re starting to post some backlist titles as ebooks through various channels, and we’ve started expanding our program. The Simon R. Green titles we made available on Kindle a few weeks ago are now up and running for Barnes and Noble’s Nook–that’s the three Forest
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    Charlaine Harris Has Two of 2010’s Bestselling Books
    Congratulations are due to Charlaine Harris. USA Today has posted their 2010 list of the year’s bestsellers, and Charlaine has two books on the list. The first is DEAD IN THE FAMILY, book #10 in the Sookie Stackhouse series, which hit the list at #37. DEAD AND GONE, book #9 in the series, is holding
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    Simon R. Green’s Latest Is a New York Times Bestseller
    Simon R. Green‘s A HARD DAY’S KNIGHT, book #11 in Green’s bestselling Nightside series, will appear at #34 on the New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller list on January 23. A HARD DAY’S KNIGHT (get it here!) is Green’s 40th published novel. Congratulations, Simon–what fantastic news!
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    Peter V. Brett, Brandon Sanderson Are in Ranting Dragon’s Top Ten
    Peter V. Brett‘s hotly anticipated second novel THE DESERT SPEAR has come in at #2 on Ranting Dragon‘s list of 2010’s best fantasy. And in the #4 spot? Brandon Sanderson‘s THE WAY OF KINGS, the first installment in his epic Stormlight Archive. We’re excited about both of these nods. Way to go, Peter and Brandon!
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    David Louis Edelman is one of B&N’s best SF of 2010
    Paul Goat Allen at B&N Book Club has named his “Best Science Fiction of 2010”, and David Louis Edelman‘s GEOSYNCHRON is on the list. Allen describes the list as books that “succeeded in not only entertaining me but illuminating me as well.” Bravo, David!
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    Goodreads Picks Charlaine Harris, Brandon Sanderson for Best of 2010
    User-driven book site Goodreads.com has released their list of favorites for 2010, and JABberwocky clients are at the top of the list. Readers have chosen Charlaine Harris‘s DEAD IN THE FAMILY as the best paranormal novel of 2010, and TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT, co-written by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson, as their best fantasy. Well done,
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    DEAD IN THE FAMILY was the #5 bestselling adult hardcover of 2010!
    2010 was a great year for Charlaine Harris. Her tenth Sookie Stackhouse novel, DEAD IN THE FAMILY, was an immediate bestseller all over the world, hitting bestseller lists from France to Australia. DEAD IN THE FAMILY was one of only six books this year to hold the top spot on the New York Times bestseller
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    JABberwocky Clients Top SFFWorld’s Best-Of List
    SFFWorld has just posted their Review of the Year, including their picks for the best of 2010. We’re pleased to announce that JABberwocky clients have taken the #1, #2, and #3 spots on Rob’s “Best of Fantasy” list. Peter V. Brett‘s second novel THE DESERT SPEAR came in at the top spot, followed closely by
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    Fantasy Faction Loves JABberwocky Clients
    Fantasy Faction has named Peter V. Brett‘s THE DESERT SPEAR the #1 book of 2010. Way to go, Peter! Fantasy Faction also loved Brandon Sanderson‘s THE WAY OF KINGS, which followed close on Brett’s heels in the #2 spot. Well-deserved honorable mentions went to TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT, co-written by Brandon Sanderson and Robert Jordan, and
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    Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist Loves JABberwocky Clients
    Pat of Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist has named two Jabberwocky books to his “Best of 2010” list: David Louis Edelman‘s GEOSYNCHRON came in at #4, and Brandon Sanderson‘s THE WAY OF KINGS is at #18. TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT, co-written by Brandon Sanderson and Robert Jordan, also made the list at #11. Congratulations to both!
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    Simon R. Green Turns in His 40th Novel
    Congratulations are due to longtime JABberwocky client Simon R. Green, who turned in his 40th novel at the tail end of 2010. We’re all very proud to be working with such a beloved and prolific author. Well done, Simon!
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    JABberwocky Welcomes E.C. Myers
    Good news, everyone!  We at JABberwocky are pleased to welcome author E.C. Myers. Eugene’s debut, FAIR COIN, is a YA SF novel that will be published by Pyr Books.  (Star Trek fans will know Eugene from his and Torie Atkinson’s popular and long-running rewatch of the original series, available on theviewscreen.com.) Congratulations Eugene, and welcome aboard!
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    Akers, Edelman, Moon Among Best of 2010
    A couple weeks ago, we started relating some of the best-of news we’d been receiving of late.  Well, with 2010 now ended and 2011 firmly underway, we’ve got even more great news! First up, congratulations are in order for David Louis Edelman.  GEOSYNCHRON, the conclusion to his highly-regarded Jump 225 trilogy, about an aggressive entrepreneur
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    Website Up and Running
    If you’ve been to the website in the last week, you’ve probably noticed it was down. Our apologies; we had some hacker trouble, followed by further trouble with one of the MySQL databases. But, as you can see, we are at last up and running. And to avoid any ambiguity, we are very much open
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    An Epic Ebook Adventure
    We’re excited to announce that we’ve soft-launched an e-book program we’ve been working on for a while now, starting with Simon R. Green‘s BEYOND THE BLUE MOON. At the moment, we’re just on Kindle, and we’ve just got the one book up, but we think it’s a strong opening: BEYOND THE BLUE MOON is the
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    A Holiday Buying Guide
    In the spirit of the season, we have updated our website. Our gift to you, dear reader, is a new Buying Guide. See that new tab, there, just above? If you click on it, it will tell you all you need to know about where best you can find that copy of THE HORNS OF
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    All the Best-Of Lists
    There are Jabberwocky clients all over this year’s round of best-of lists. Here’s the tally so far: Goodreads.com has nominated Charlaine Harris‘s DEAD IN THE FAMILY for the Best Novel of 2010, and the novel’s Sookie Stackhouse and her lover Eric Northman are nominated for Favorite Heroine and Favorite Hero, respectively. Elizabeth Moon‘s OATH OF
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    DEAD IN THE FAMILY Hits #5 on French Bestseller Lists
    We’d like to congratulate Charlaine Harris on conquering another bestseller list–this time in France. DEAD IN THE FAMILY, published in France by J’ai Lu, debuted at #5 on the French lists. J’ai Lu shipped 45,000 copies in its first week, with a total of 80,000 copies in print. Way to go, Charlaine! This is great
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    GRAVE SECRET is #23 on NY Times Mass Market Bestseller List
    Two weeks after its mass market release, Charlaine Harris‘s GRAVE SECRET–book #4 in the Harper Connelly series–has climbed to #23 on the New York Times mass market bestseller list. We’re looking forward to more great things from the Harper Connelly series! See what all the fuss is about and order a copy here. Congratulations, Charlaine!
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    Peter V. Brett Sells Three More in Demon Cycle
    BIG NEWS: We at Jabberwocky are very excited to announce that Peter V. Brett has sold books #4-6 in the Demon Cycle to Del Rey (print) and Recorded Books (audio) in the US and to Harper Voyager in the UK, for significant advances. The first three Demon books have sold in 18 territories worldwide. Congratulations,
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    Brandon Sanderson and Robert Jordan Take Top Spot on Times List
    We are excited to announce that book #13 in the Wheel of Time series, TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT by Brandon Sanderson and Robert Jordan, will be #1 on the New York Times bestseller list on Sunday, November 21st. It is also currently the #2 bestseller in the UK. Last year’s THE GATHERING STORM also took the
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Myke Cole
    We’ve known client Myke Cole for a few years now, and we’re excited to announce that his debut military fantasy, LATENT CONTROL POINT, has just sold to Ace in a three-book deal. Big congratulations, Myke! This success is well deserved.
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    Harris and Sanderson Among Amazon’s Editors Picks
    Amazon has just released their list of Editors Picks for 2010, and Jabberwocky clients are dominating! Brandon Sanderson‘s THE WAY OF KINGS hit the list at #73, and Charlaine Harris is close on his heels with DEAD IN THE FAMILY at #80. DEAD IN THE FAMILY also hit the #4 spot on the Amazon bestseller
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    World Fantasy, and a Jabberwocky Dinner
    Eddie and Jessie were at the World Fantasy Convention in Columbus, OH last weekend, and so were a lot of Jabberwocky clients and friends. We had a big, delicious dinner on Saturday night at Marcella’s on High Street, and here’s the evidence: From left: Jabberwocky friends Peter Ahlstrom and Alaya Johnson, digital rights manager Jessie,
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    Big Week for New Releases
    This week is shaping up to be a particularly big one for JABberwocky authors, as three new books went on sale Tuesday. First up, the mass market edition of Charlaine Harris‘s NYT bestselling GRAVE SECRET is out now. With a Harper Connelly TV series planned, now’s the perfect time to get acquainted with these four
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Bryce Moore
    We at JABberwocky are delighted to welcome author Bryce Moore!* Bryce’s debut, the YA fantasy VODNIK, sold just before the World Fantasy Convention to Stacy Whitman at Tu Books. Congratulations, Bryce, and welcome aboard! * in particular because Bryce is the first JABberwocky client, at least in Eddie’s tenure, to take full advantage of the
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    A New Website for Simon Green!
    Ladies and gentlemen, it’s true: Simon R. Green has an official web presence at http://www.simonrgreen.co.uk. The website includes information about his published books (in print and out), upcoming projects, and forums where fans can discuss his books. Congrats on the gorgeous new site, Simon!
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    Charlaine Harris Moves to the Small Screen… Again
    We are very excited to finally announce something that’s been in the works for a while: a new TV series, based on Charlaine Harris‘s Harper Connelly books, is in development at CBS, with Law & Order: SVU‘s Kam Miller writing and Tony and Ridley Scott’s Scott Free production company attached, as well as CSI‘s Naran
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    Charlaine Harris Hits 20M Books Sold Worldwide
    We at Jabberwocky are both proud and excited to announce that Charlaine Harris has, as of this year, sold over 20 million copies worldwide, including over 17 million in the US. Sales are also strong internationally, and DEAD IN THE FAMILY, the latest in Charlaine’s Sookie Stackhouse series, captured the top spot on bestseller lists
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    THE WAY OF KINGS Bows at #7 on the NYT Bestseller List
    We are enormously proud to announce that Brandon Sanderson’s epic THE WAY OF KINGS, the first volume in THE STORMLIGHT ARCHIVE, will debut at #7 on the New York Times bestseller list on September 19th. This success is richly deserved–congratulations, Brandon! UPDATE: THE WAY OF KINGS will hold strong at #11 the week of September
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    Joshua Blogs on Ebooks for Clarion
    JABberwocky President Joshua Bilmes is guest blogging for the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop! Check out his post on the e-book revolution here. And if you like what you see, don’t forget to check out Joshua’s own Brillig blog for his insights on agenting, sf&f, movies, and more.
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    Peter V. Brett Is a Bestseller in Germany
    UPDATE: THE DESERT SPEAR is officially on sale in Germany, and debuted at #16 on the Der Spiegel bestseller list. Way to go, Peat! We are enormously pleased to announce that Peter V. Brett’s THE DESERT SPEAR, book #2 in the Demon Trilogy, reached #40 on the Der Spiegel bestseller list when Amazon.de pre-orders shipped–before
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    DEATH’S EXCELLENT VACATION, edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner, was the #8 bestselling hardcover fiction title this week. DEATH’S EXCELLENT VACATION (get it here!) will appear on the New York Times bestseller list the week of August 22. Congratulations, Charlaine and Toni! This is wonderful news, and we’re delighted to hear it!
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    Charlaine Harris Is an Inkpot Awardee
    Charlaine’s been awarded the ComicCon Inkpot Award for achievement in Science Fiction and Fantasy. A photo of the winner with her trophy: Congratulations, Charlaine! A shout-out to all our Jabberwocky clients who are out in San Diego right now. Hope you’re all enjoying yourselves!
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    True Blood Renewed for a Fourth Season
    It’s official: True Blood has been renewed for a fourth season! The TV series, based off Charlaine Harris‘ #1 NYT bestselling Sookie Stackhouse novels, began its third season recently, to wonderful reviews and a huge viewing audience. Congratulations to Alan Ball, the cast and crew of True Blood, and to Charlaine!
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    Charlaine Harris Tops London Times Bestseller List
    Charlaine’s latest Sookie Stackhouse book, DEAD IN THE FAMILY (get it here!), has been listed as the #1 bestselling book for adults on the Sunday Times of London hardcover fiction list. DEAD IN THE FAMILY also topped bestseller lists across Australia and is going on six weeks in the top 6 on the New York
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    True Blood Season 3 Now Airing in the US
    Season 3 of True Blood, based off of Charlaine Harris’ chart-topping Sookie Stackhouse series (whose celebrity admirers include Snoop, above), debuted in a big fashion June 14th.  HBO had a wonderful premiere (which Joshua and Charlaine attended), that by all accounts was even bigger and better than last year’s premiere. So, if you haven’t tuned
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    Jeri Westerson’s SERPENT IN THE THORNS a Macavity Finalist
    Congratulations are in order for Jeri Westerson! SERPENT IN THE THORNS (reviews | buy), the second novel in her Crispin Guest medieval noir mystery series, has been named a finalist for the Macavity Award, to be awarded at Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, in October. This is fantastic news, and it’s worth noting that this
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    Charlaine Harris’ DEAD IN THE FAMILY a #1 NYT Bestseller
    Charlaine Harris’ DEAD IN THE FAMILY, book #10 in the wildly popular Sookie Stackhouse series, is #1 on the New York Times bestseller list this week. This is the book’s second week on the bestseller list. DEAD IN THE FAMILY (buy it here!) sold more copies in its first day than the last book, DEAD
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    ENCHANTMENT EMPORIUM in Booklist Top 10
    Jabberwocky and Booklist agree: Tanya Huff is one of the best sf/f writers writing today. Booklist has named her latest standalone fantasy novel, the ENCHANTMENT EMPORIUM (get it here!), one of the 10 Best SF/F of the last year. Congrats, Tanya!
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    Jack Campbell a VICTORIOUS #10 NYT Bestseller
    Jack Campbell has once again hit the NYTimes bestseller list–this week, his latest LOST FLEET novel reached #10! VICTORIOUS (get it here!) is the sixth and final novel in his phenomenally successful Lost Fleet series. First week sales were up by 20% from the release of book #5, which were themselves up 20% from the
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    Charlaine Harris Wins RT Award, Sanderson, Hines Nominated
    Congratulations are in order for Charlaine Harris! Romantic Times has just announced that Charlaine is the winner of the Romantic Times Award for Career Achievement, Urban Fantasy, at this week’s Romantic Times convention. Three different JABberwocky authors are up for 2009 Romantic Times Awards in five different categories: Charlaine Harris — Career Achievement, Urban Fantasy
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    JABberwocky Welcomes Janci Patterson
    We at JABberwocky would like to officially welcome author Janci Patterson aboard! Janci’s debut, the YA novel SKIPPED, sold in a pre-empt to Christy Ottaviano for her eponymous imprint at Henry Holt, just before the London Book Fair. Congratulations, Janci!
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    Brandon Sanderson Duly Nominated for Gemmell
    Great news! We’ve just learned that Brandon Sanderson has been named a finalist, not once, but twice for the David Gemmell Legend Award! Brandon has been nominated, both for his NYT-bestselling standalone WARBREAKER (reviews | buy), and the #1 bestselling THE GATHERING STORM, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. Congratulations, Brandon! This is wonderful recognition
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    Peter V. Brett a Sunday Times Bestseller
    Peter V. Brett is officially a Sunday Times bestseller! Peter’s second novel, The Desert Spear (buy: US | UK) debuted at #9 on the Sunday Times hardcover list last Sunday, a tremendous feat for a genre novel. Plus, we’ve just learned that the novel has earned a place on next Sunday’s list as well. Congratulations,
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    Tanya Huff’s Smoke Series Heads to the Small Screen
    Great news for Tanya Huff fans! Kaleidoscope Entertainment and The Fremantle Corporation today announced that vampire Henry Fitzroy is returning to action in an all-new series based on the ‘Smoke’ books by Tanya Huff whose ‘Blood’ novels were turned into the series Blood Ties. We at JABberwocky are excited at the news, and greatly look
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    Charlaine Harris a Bestseller in France
    More big news abroad for Charlaine Harris! Last week, she hit the charts in the UK, and this week the French edition of DEAD AND GONE has debuted at #13 on the bestseller list of Livres Hebdo, the French version of Publisher’s Weekly. Big congratulations, Charlaine! And back at the ranch, we’re getting ready for
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    Charlaine Harris a Sunday Times Bestseller
    Charlaine Harris is officially a Sunday Times bestseller! After conquering the NY Times list in 2009 with DEAD AND GONE (reviews | buy) , Charlaine and her smash Sookie Stackhouse series have now crossed over into the UK, with spectacular results. DEAD AND GONE (reviews | buy) is now the #10 selling hardback novel in
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    Brett, Sanderson Nominated for the Grand Prix de L’Imaginaire
    We have just learned that Peter V. Brett and Brandon Sanderson have been nominated for the Grand Prix de L’Imaginaire! The Grand Prix de L’Imaginaire is the French-language equivalent of the Hugo or Nebula, and both have been nominated in the category for Roman etranger (foreign novels translated into French). The books nominated were Brett’s
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    Tobias Buckell is Locus Recommended Reading
    Locus loves Tobias Buckell! His new short story collection, TIDES FROM THE NEW WORLDS, is on the Locus Recommended Reading list for 2009. Congratulations, Toby!