Tags: Excerpts
  • Sunshine by Robin McKinley Excerpt: Sunshine by Robin McKinley

    Eight books by award-winning fantasy author Robin McKinley will be published as ebooks on November 18. These books include her Newbery Award-winning book The Hero and the Crown, as well as her other beloved young adult fantasies Beauty and Rose Daughter. Also included is Sunshine, recipient of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature—and I’m delighted to have an excerpt from this novel to share with you today to celebrate its upcoming ebook release! About Sunshine Winner of the Mythopoeic […]

  • The Wurms of Blearmouth by Steven Erikson Giveaway & Excerpt: The Wurms of Blearmouth by Steven Erikson

    Today I have an excerpt from Steven Erikson’s new novella The Wurms of Blearmouth—and three copies of it to give away! I haven’t read this book yet, but I have read and enjoyed the first two novellas set in the universe of Malazan Book of the Fallen. I hope you enjoy the excerpt, and you can fill out the form at the end to enter to win a copy! The Wurms of Blearmouth By Steven Erikson Excerpt: Pages 7-10   […]

  • The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin: Excerpt & Ebook Giveaway

    Ursula K. Le Guin’s science fiction novel The Lathe of Heaven was released as an ebook for the first time last month, and today I have an excerpt from chapter one to share with you as well as a chance to win the ebook! Like many of Ursula Le Guin’s novels, The Lathe of Heaven is an award winner: it won the Locus Award for Best Novel in 1972, and it also had the distinction of being nominated for both […]

  • 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!