Posts Tagged: Elizabeth Bear

2013 Juice Box Awards: Book of the Year

I read 101 books this year. 32 weren’t published in 2013, 11 were manuscripts set for publication over the next several years, leaving 58 titles from which I am drawing conclusions about the book of the year. In other words, take what I say with a grain of salt. I haven’t read everything, including what… Read more »

Duck and Covers: Another gorgeous Donato Giancola, and others

I can almost provide this cover image without comment. The third in Elizabeth Bear’s brilliant Eternal Sky trilogy, Steles of the Sky continues the story of Re Temur and the Wizard Samarkar in their fight against the Nameless Ones. It isn’t due out until next Spring, but I couldn’t resist talking about the cover. The entire… Read more »

A Tor Heavy Group of Short Review

Shattered Pillars by Elizabeth Bear Remember when I made a bit of a stink that Range of Ghosts wasn’t nominated for a Hugo? I am even more vindicated by the exceptional quality of the sequel, Shattered Pillars. The new novel picks up right where Range of Ghosts left off with a disgraced horse lord and… Read more »

2012 Juice Box Award: Book of the Year

I’m cutting it close getting this post done before my Hugo ballot is due. It’s a shame I’m only now finding the time to recognize the best books of 2012 three months in to 2013. Such is life. Last year, I gave the Juice Box to Maureen McHugh’s After the Apocalypse, a collection of her… Read more »

Find me at SF Signal today

My newest column on small presses has gone up at SF Signal. I focused the spotlight on Prime Books, a small publisher out of Maryland. I apologize for being two months behind on my column. It’s been a busy time. My wife and I found out we’re having our second child. We bought a puppy…. Read more »