Tags: Excerpts
  • River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay Excerpt: River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay

    Today I’m excited to have chapter one from River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay to share with you! River of Stars, available on April 2, is set in the same world as the World Fantasy Award nominated novel Under Heaven but takes place about 400 years later. I am currently reading River of Stars, and so far I’m rather enjoying it. I hope you enjoy reading the first chapter! CHAPTER I Late autumn, early morning. It is cold, mist […]

  • Containment by Christian Cantrell Giveaway and Excerpt: Containment by Christian Cantrell

    Courtesy of 47North, I have an excerpt from the new science fiction novel Containment by Christian Cantrell and 3 paperback copies of the book to give away! About Containment: The colony on Venus was not built because the destruction of Earth was possible, but because it was inevitable… A brilliant young scientist and one of the first humans born on Venus, Arik works tirelessly to perfect the science of artificial photosynthesis, a project crucial to the future of his home, […]

  • A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin Excerpt from The Winds of Winter by George R. R. Martin

    As a Christmas gift to his fans, George R. R. Martin put up a sample chapter from The Winds of Winter. It will be at the beginning of this book, but it actually takes place before the end of A Dance With Dragons. Enjoy!

  • Miserere: An Autumn Tale by Teresa Frohock Excerpt from Miserere: An Autumn Tale by Teresa Frohock

    Today I have an excerpt for you from Miserere: An Autumn Tale by Teresa Frohock for day 15 of the Night Shade Books Countdown. For further updates, you can follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/nightshadebooks. There is also an interview with Teresa Frohock and a giveaway of Miserere: An Autumn Tale today as part of the countdown, but I’m posting those separately since putting this all in one post would end up being pretty massive. Hope you enjoy the excerpt! In […]

  • Embassytown by China Mieville Excerpt: Embassytown by China Mieville

    Yesterday Embassytown, the latest book by China Mieville, was released, and Tor.com posted an excerpt.  I’ve read the first 60 pages or so of this book, which is what I am reading now, and it’s very interesting so far. About Embassytown:

  • A Discovery of Witches Excerpt and Giveaway: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

    Courtesy of Penguin/Viking, here is an excerpt from A Discovery of Witches, an upcoming novel by Deborah Harkness. They have also provided one copy to give away to a reader in the United States or Canada. First, here’s some information on the book, which will be released in hardcover and as an e-book on February 8. From the publisher’s website: Excerpt from A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Reprinted by arrangement with Viking, a member of Penguin Group (USA) […]