Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, edited by Jonathan Strahan

Award-winning Jonathan Strahan and Night Shade Books have released volume seven of their Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year ($19.99). In this hefty tome you’ll find 32 stories selected from 2012. Here are the contents – surely enough to whet your appetite:

  • “The Contrary Gardener” by Christopher Rowe
  • “The Woman Who Fooled Death Five Times” by Eleanor Arnason
  • “Close Encounters” by Andy Duncan
  • “Great Grandmother in the Cellar" by Peter S. Beagle
  • “The Easthound” by Nalo Hopkinson
  • “Goggles (c 1910)″ by CaitlĂ­n R. Kiernan
  • “Bricks, Sticks, Straw” by Gwyneth Jones
  • “A Bead of Jasper, Four Small Stones” by Genevieve Valentine
  • “The Grinnell Method” by Molly Gloss
  • “Beautiful Boys” by Theodora Goss
  • “The Education of a Witch” by Ellen Klages
  • “Macy Minnot’s Last Christmas on Dione" by Paul McAuley
  • “What Did Tessimond Tell You?” by Adam Roberts
  • “Adventure Story” by Neil Gaiman
  • “Katabasis” by Robert Reed
  • “Troll Blood” by Peter Dickinson
  • “The Color Least Used by Nature" by Ted Kosmatka
  • “Jack Shade in the Forest of Souls" by Rachel Pollack
  • “Two Houses” by Kelly Link
  • “Blood Drive” by Jeffrey Ford
  • “Mantis Wives” by Kij Johnson
  • “Immersion” by Aliette de Bodard
  • “About Fairies” by Pat Murphy
  • “Let Maps to Others” by K.J. Parker
  • “Joke in Four Panels” by Robert Shearman
  • “Reindeer Mountain” by Karin Tidbeck
  • “Domestic Magic" by Steve Rasnic Tem & Melanie Tem
  • “Swift, Brutal Retaliation” by Megan McCarron
  • “Nahiku West” by Linda Nagata
  • “Fade to White” by Catherynne M. Valente
  • “Significant Dust” by Margo Lanagan
  • “Mono No Aware” by Ken Liu

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