Our summer workshops with the Clarion Instructors draws to a close with the double-bill of spouses and editors Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer. Ann is a Hugo-award winning editor and publisher who contributed not only to a number of esteemed print publications, but is also a consulting fiction editor for Tor.com. Jeff is also an book reviewer and an author – recent projects by the a three-time World Fantasy Award winner include Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction, the world’s first full-color, image-based writing guide, and the first installment in his Southern Reach novel trilogy (...
Susan Spann returns to the world of
sixteenth-century Japan in this thrilling sequel to her debut novel Claws of
the Cat. Master ninja Hiro Hattori and Father Matteo, the Jesuit priest
Hiro has pledged to protect, are summoned to a shogun’s palace to find the
murderer of the shogun’s cousin. Susan uses
her deep interest in Asian culture and studies of Mandarin and Japanese to
bring medieval Japan to life. Susan lives in northern California with her
family where she spends time cooking Asian food, fencing, and knife and
of our favorite local authors team up to introduce a new fantasy young adult
anthology, Beyond the Pale. Henry, most known for his unique picture
books co-written with his sons, edited this collection of reprint short stories by authors MG readers know and love including author, editor, and teacher Nancy
Other authors include Heather Brewer (Vladimir Todd series), Jim Butcher
(Dresden File series), Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures series) and more. Spend
a fun Sunday afternoon expanding your readership beyond some favorite universes.
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:00am
A selection of books that go on sale this week, most on Tuesday August 5th.
Check with staff if you have questions. You can also purchase many of the below in eBook format. Just click the title to see if an eBook is available for that title. (Thanks to Kobo, most ebooks are now available for pre-sale.)
Signed titles may arrive later in the month. Contact the staff to reserve a copy.
The seventh Chet and Bernie mystery, Paw and Order,
releases the day before Spencer Quinn returns to MG. In the latest, canine
narrator Chet and PI Bernie journey to Washington, DC, where Chet sniffs around
the capital city to uncover a devilish plot while Bernie suddenly finds himself
arrested. Spencer will tell us more about the dangers of over-empowered guinea
pigs, and local organization SNAP (Save, Foster & Adopt-a-pet Program) will
be on hand with some four-legged furry friends for us to play with … or even