The second volume of Prime Books’ annual anthology series collecting some of the year’s best novella-length science fiction and fantasy. Novellas, longer than short stories but shorter than novels, are a rich… More
The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, 2016 Paula Guran
Macabre meetings, sinister excursions, and deadly relationships; uncanny encounters; a classic ghost story featuring an American god; a historical murderer revived in a frightening new iteration; innovative … More
A Natural History of Hell Jeffrey Ford
A book of fantastic stories about the hell on earth that is living.
Emily Dickinson takes a carriage ride with Death. A couple are invited over to a neighbor’s daughter’s exorcism. A country witch with a … More
This eighth volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy features over thirty stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors, including John Barnes, Elizabeth Bear, C.C. Finlay, Yoon Ha Lee, Kelly Link,… More
Cherry Crow Children Deborah Kalin
Tulliæn spans a fractured mountaintop, where the locals lie and the tourists come to die. Try the honey.
Briskwater crouches deep in the shadow of a dam wall. Ignore the weight of the water hanging overhead, and the little… More
Mortal Love Elizabeth Hand
Art, murder, love. For fans of Deborah Harkness, Diana Gabledon, and those who like to mix a little literary history into their historical novels.
Swirling between eras and continents, Mortal Love is an intense novel… More
Ghost Summer and Other Stories Tananarive Due
Whether weaving family life and history into dark fiction or writing speculative Afrofuturism, American Book Award winner and Essence bestselling author Tananarive Due’s work is both riveting and enlightening.… More
New Cthulhu 2: More Recent Weird Paula Guran
Many of the best weird fiction writers (and creators in most other media) have been profoundly influenced by the genre and the mythos H.P. Lovecraft created eight decades ago. Lovecraft’s themes of cosmic indifference,… More
Word Puppets Mary Robinette Kowal
With an Introduction by Patrick Rothfuss.
Celebrated as the author of the five acclaimed historical fantasy novels of the Glamourist series, Mary Robinette Kowal is also well known as an award-winning author of short… More
Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep Paula Guran
The sea is full of mysteries and rivers shelter the unknown. Dating back to ancient Assyria, folkloric tales of mermaids, sirens, rusalki, nymphs, selkies, and other seafolk are found in many cultures, including those… More
Warrior Women Paula Guran
From fantastic legends and science fictional futures come compelling tales of powerful women—or those who discover strength they did not know they possessed—who fight because they must, for what they believe… More
Rookwar Sunny Moraine
Casting the Bones Book Three
Turn is a member of the ancient Crow tribe, a Psychopomp in training—a guide of souls into the lands beyond death—with a bright future ahead of her, until she witnesses the suspicious … More
Fingerbones Erzebet Yellowboy
When rumors of plague swept through the country, pregnant mothers were sent to the island of ghosts, left to give birth and die alone. Not all of their babies perished, however. Nusht, one of the forgotten survivors, … More
Best Worst American Preorder Juan Martinez
February 7, 2017
Imaginary countries. Real countries. The best and worst of both in short, cutting, refreshing stories.
These are the best Americans, the worst Americans. In these stories (these cities, these people)… More
Stranger Things Happen Fiasco Bundle Benjamin Rosenbaum et al.
Fiasco is a storytelling game where players make up and tell each other stories with different playsets that allow them to bring in different elements, tropes, and tones to the stories. Benjamin Rosenbaum wrote this… More