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The Illustrated Assassin’s Apprentice

1 Mar, 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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Reserve your Second Chances for March

11 Feb, 2019 filed under: Megan Lindholm, US

Unfettered III will be published on the 19th of March and with it there will be a new Megan Lindholm story. Second Chances is a dark ghost story set in the world of Reality TV. You can read an excerpt at tor.com.
The publisher of Unfettered III, Grim Oak Press, recently mentioned on a blog post that the first printing of the trade hardcover edition is set to 7500 copies and most of those are already reserved through various booksellers. Preordering now is wise if that’s the edition you want to own. Details on all the editions are listed at the wiki page. You can preorder from the publisher or from most major booksellers.

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The Book of Magic is out next week

8 Oct, 2018 filed under: Megan Lindholm, England/UK, US

The fantasy anthology titled The Book of Magic that was edited by the late Gardner Dozois will finally be published next week. Included is a story by Megan Lindholm called Community Service. This will be our first meeting with Celtsie, a new protagonist who seems to be the one keeping Robin busy at the moment—one of her recent blog entries even mentions Celtsie in relation to writing a novel and planning a map of her world.

Here are the important details: the US edition (amazon, book depository) will be out on the 16th of October.
The UK edition (amazon, book depository) will be out on the 18th of October.
Both geographical editions will be available in hardcover, ebook and audio.
For even more information, visit the wiki page for The Book of Magic.

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A new Megan Lindholm story announced

29 Sep, 2018 filed under: Megan Lindholm, US

A new short story by Megan Lindholm is set to be included in Unfettered III, an upcoming fantasy anthology edited by Shawn Speakman. The title has not been revealed yet, but it is described as a “ghost story”. The book is scheduled to be published on the 19th of March 2019. Visit the Unfettered III wiki page for all the details on different editions.

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Preorder the colouring book now + go vote for AF!

29 Apr, 2018 filed under: Robin Hobb, England/UK, US

If you preorder the Farseer colouring book from Dabel Brothers before the end of April, you get a free poster with your order. Preorder here! Note that this is a different poster from the one that was available at Emerald City Comic Con. And yes, they do ship overseas.

The Gemmell Awards have moved to the shortlist round of voting, and Assassin’s Fate is a finalist in two categories: for the Legend award for the 2017 best fantasy and for the Ravenheart Award, which is given to the best cover illustration. You can vote here until the first of June—but why not do it right away?

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