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Title: No Good Deed Author: Kara Connolly Genre: Speculative Fiction, Historical, Young Adult Publisher: Delacorte Press Publication date: July 2017 Hardcover: 352 pages Fans of Dorothy Must Die will love this reimagining of the legend of Robin Hood. Girl power rules supreme when a modern girl finds herself in the middle of a medieval mess […]
It’s Friday, which means we are over at Kirkus for our regular weekly column! It’s Thea’s turn this Friday, as she tackles Paper Girls volume 1–the newest ongoing monthly comic from Brian K. Vaughan, with art from Cliff Chiang. The year is 1988, and four newspaper delivery girls go about their routes on the morning […]
SFF in Conversation is a new monthly feature on The Book Smugglers in which we invite guests to talk about a variety of topics important to speculative fiction fans, authors, and readers. Our vision is to create a safe (moderated) space for thoughtful conversation about the genre, with a special focus on inclusivity and diversity […]
In which we showcase the cover (with a giveaway) of Zetta Elliott’s The Door at the Crossroads. Today we are thrilled to unveil the cover and synopsis for The Door at the Crossroads, Zetta Elliott’s long awaited sequel to A Wish After Midnight. Without further ado, behold! The smugglerific cover! About the Book: Do you […]
The Time Travel Project is a new regular feature in which Ana reads Time Travel novels, new and old. More on the feature here. Title: The Girl from Everywhere Author: Heidi Heilig Genre: Speculative Fiction, YA, Time Travel Publisher: Greenwillow Publication Date: February 16 2016 Hardcover: 464 Pages It was the kind of August day […]
The Time Travel Project is a new regular feature in which Ana reads Time Travel novels, new and old. More on the feature here. Passenger is the first in a duology by Alexandra Bracken and Ana’s first official read for The Time Travel Project. Title: Time Traveling with a Hamster Author: Ross Welford Genre: Speculative […]
The Time Travel Project is a new regular feature in which Ana reads Time Travel novels, new and old. More on the feature here. Passenger is the first in a duology by Alexandra Bracken and Ana’s first official read for The Time Travel Project. Title: In the Garden of Iden Author: Kage Baker Genre: Speculative […]
Passenger by Alexandra Bracken, is the first review of The Time Travel Project.
Introducing a new regular Book Smugglers feature! The other day I was wondering about what new features I could introduce in 2016 that would be simultaneously cool and comforting. The answer, went it came to me, was pretty obvious: a time travel project. I love time travel. Together with unreliable narrators and epistolary narratives, it […]
It’s Friday, which means we are over at Kirkus for our regular weekly column! Today Thea talks about a(nother) book she picked up and had autographed at San Diego Comic Con this year: The Fold by Peter Clines. The Fold is a scifi thriller in the vein of Stargate, meets Michael Crichton, meets Bugs Bunny. […]
Hello everyone! For this edition of From the Page to the Screen, we will discuss All You Need is Kill / Edge of Tomorrow. The official timeline: 2004: the book, All You Need is Kill, a Japanese science fiction light novel written by Hiroshi Sakurazaka with illustrations by Yoshitoshi ABe is first published in Japan […]
We’re reviewing a double-dose of Kate Milford’s Aracana Project – two novellas set in the same world as her awesome full-length novels The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands. Yesterday (Part I) we reviewed The Kairos Mechanism; today we review Bluecrowne. Title: Bluecrowne Author: Kate Milford Genre: Historical Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Kate Milford (Kickstarter-Funded) Publication […]
We’re reviewing a double-dose of Kate Milford’s Aracana Project – two novellas set in the same world as her awesome full-length novels The Boneshaker and The Broken Lands. Today’s review (Part I) is for The Kairos Mechanism; tomorrow we review Bluecrowne. Title: The Kairos Mechanism Author: Kate Milford Genre: Historical Fantasy, Horror, Middle Grade/Young Adult […]
It’s Friday, which means we are over at Kirkus! Today, Ana reviews All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill, one of the YA Buzz titles from BEA. Go HERE to see what she thought.
Title: Viral Nation Author: Shaunta Grimes Genre: Apocalypse, Dystopia, Horror, Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction Publisher: Berkley Trade Publication Date: July 2013 Paperback: 320 Pages After a virus claimed nearly the entire global population, the world changed. The United States splintered into fifty walled cities where the surviving citizens clustered to start over. The Company, which […]
Old School Wednesdays is a weekly Book Smuggler feature. We came up with the idea towards the end of 2012, when both Ana and Thea were feeling exhausted from the never-ending inundation of New and Shiny (and often over-hyped) books. What better way to snap out of a reading fugue than to take a mini-vacation […]
Title: The Cydonian Pyramid Author: Pete Hautman Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Candlewick Publication date: May 2013 Hardcover: 368 pages The much-anticipated sequel to The Obsidian Blade transports readers to the terrifying and thrilling world of Lah Lia, the enigmatic girl who changed Tucker Feye’s life. More than half a millennium in the future, […]
Hello everyone, from BEA! While the both of us are at the show and are pushing through the pain (literal pain – blistered feet, tired muscles, bicep and shoulder workouts thanks to all the books), today we are thrilled to share the love and run a giveaway of a truly awesome book: the paperback edition […]
Welcome, everyone, to a brand new weekly Smugglerific feature: Old School Wednesdays! We came up with the idea towards the end of last year, when both of us were feeling exhausted from the never-ending inundation of new and shiny (and often over-hyped) books. And what better way to snap out of a reading fugue than […]
Title: Crow Country Author: Kate Constable Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher: Allen & Unwin Publication date: May 4 2012 Paperback: 252 pages From the author of the Chanters of Tremaris series comes a contemporary time travel fantasy, grounded in the landscape of Australia Beginning and ending, always the same, always now. The game, the story, […]
Title: A Tale of Time City Author: Diana Wynne Jones Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Firebird Publication date: This edition: 2012 / First published in 1987 Paperback: 352 pages Time City is built on a patch of time and space outside history. It is full of wonders and haunted by “time ghosts,” but it […]
Title: Singing the Dogstar Blues Author: Alison Goodman Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Firebird Publication date: April 2012 (orig Aug 1998) Paperback: 336 pages Seventeen-year-old Joss is a rebel, and a student of time travel at the prestigious Centre for Neo-Historical Studies. This year, for the first time, the Centre has an alien student: […]
Title: Mr Was Author: Peter Hautman Genre: Thriller, Time Travel, Young Adult Publisher: Simon Pulse Publication date: First published: March 1st 1996 /New edition: February 2012 Paperback: 240 pages This involving tale of destiny, passion, and death takes teenager Jack Lund from the mysterious town of Memory, Minnesota, to the steamy jungle of World War […]
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