Tags: Excerpts
  • 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) […]

  • The Republic of Thieves Excerpt

    An excerpt from The Republic of Thieves, the next Gentlemen Bastards book by Scott Lynch is available online. However, consider yourself warned – it ends on a horrible cliffhanger and the book is not supposed to be out until next year!

  • The First Chapter of Silver Borne

    Since I just reviewed Bone Crossed, it seems like a good time to post the link to the first chapter of Silver Borne. I saw this the other day thanks to a post on Angieville, which also mentioned this would be Samuel’s book. I don’t normally read chapters online, but I did read this one (partially because I was hoping it would help me decide about my dilemma about whether or not to wait for paperback – no, still undecided). […]

  • Excerpts: The Writing of Scott Lynch

    The other night I saw on Twitter that Scott Lynch has posted some excerpts on his site, including the prologue from his forthcoming novel The Republic of Thieves. For those who read the series, this is the book in which we finally meet the mysterious Sabetha (although I haven’t read the excerpt, preferring to wait for the actual book, I heard she is in the section posted on Lynch’s site). The page containing the prologue also includes several maps, the […]