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:
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) […]
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!
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). […]
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 […]
I just saw that Lane Robins has a new website and there are excerpts from the two fantasy novels set in Antyre. Since I’ve mentioned them a lot lately, I thought I’d share them with anyone who is interested: Maledicte Kings and Assassins Although her urban fantasy written as Lyn Benedict is mentioned on the site, there is not yet an excerpt from Sins & Shadows (it is supposed to be coming soon, though!). I finished it yesterday and it […]