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New Lindholm story Generations coming in June

21 Apr, 2020 filed under: Megan Lindholm, US

The next Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine will feature a brand new Megan Lindholm story titled Generations. This is the July/August 2020 issue, and it will be on sale on the 16th of June in both print and digital formats. If you aren’t currently a subscriber, you can also pick up single issues through various ebook sellers.

This is the fifth time a Megan Lindholm story has had its first appearance in the Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. You can find out about the previous publications in the wiki.

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New edition of Wizard of the Pigeons

1 Jan, 2020 filed under: Megan Lindholm, England/UK

A new paperback edition of the old Megan Lindholm story Wizard of the Pigeons is set to be published on the 19th of March 2020 in the UK. The cover art is by Jackie Morris and the book is already available for pre-ordering (UK amazon or bookdepository with free worldwide shipping).

Originally published in 1986 and set in Seattle, Wizard of the Pigeons has been described as an early example of the urban fantasy genre. It won the Imaginales best fantasy novel prize in 2004 after being translated to French as Le dernier magicien.

A complete publication history and all the translations of this title can be found at the wiki.

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Illustrated Assassin’s Apprentice launch event

10 Sep, 2019 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

Official launch of the new illustrated 25th anniversary edition of Assassin’s Apprentice will be held at the University Book Store in Seattle on October the 1st at 7pm. Robin will be attending and signing copies of the book.

If you can’t get to the event, you can order a signed copy through their event page, just remember to request a signed copy in the comment! They ship internationally.

This new special hardcover edition features 10 full-colour illustrations by Magali Villeneuve and a new foreword from the author. The publisher plans to follow it up with illustrated editions of Royal Assassin and Assassin’s Quest.

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New editions of Cloven Hooves

31 May, 2019 filed under: Megan Lindholm, England/UK, France

A new paperback edition of the classic Megan Lindholm story Cloven Hooves is set to be published in August in the UK. The cover art has finally been made public, and the book is available for preordering (UK amazon, or bookdepository with free worldwide shipping).

Cloven Hooves is “contemporary” fantasy (although set several decades in the past at this point) and takes place in the US northwest. It was originally published in 1991 and the English language editions have been out of print for a long time. It was first published in French in 2004 as Le Dieu dans l’ombre—this June sees its third edtion in French with a new paperback from ActuSF.

A complete publication history and all the translations of this title can be found at the wiki.

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The Illustrated Assassin’s Apprentice

28 Feb, 2019 filed under: Robin Hobb, US

A new US hardcover edition of Assassin’s Apprentice will be published later this year! This is a special illustrated edition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beginning of Fitz’s tale. The publisher is DelRey and the book will feature 10 full-colour illustrations by Magali Villeneuve. This special edition will also feature a new foreword from the author. It is schedule to be published the 1st of October 2019 and is already available for preodering.

Preorder from bookdepository, amazon.co.uk, amazon.com.

All the various special (and regular!) editions of Assassin’s Apprentice are listed at the wiki.

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