Featuring new fiction by Seanan McGuire, Kat Howard, Maurice Broaddus, Mary Robinette Kowal, Cassandra Khaw, and T. Kingfisher, reprinted fiction by Aliette de Bodard, essays by Sarah Gailey, Dimas Ilaw, Sam J. Miller, and Alasdair Stuart, poetry by Joyce Chng, Shveta Thakrar and Sara Cleto, Chloe N. Clark, and Rose Lemberg, interviews with Maurice Broaddus and Mary Robinette Kowal by Julia Rios, a cover by Kirbi Fagan, and an editorial by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas.
Featuring new fiction by N.K. Jemisin, Fran Wilde, C. S. E. Cooney, Catherynne M. Valente, Vina Jie-Min Prasad, and Delia Sherman, reprinted fiction by Malinda Lo, essays by Sophie Aldred, Cecilia Tan, Sarah Kuhn, Sam J. Miller and Jean Rice, and Sabrina Vourvoulias, poetry by Jo Walton, Brandon O'Brien, Ali Trotta, and Gwynne Garfinkle, interviews with C. S. E. Cooney and Delia Sherman by Julia Rios, a cover by Ashley Mackenzie, and an editorial by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas.
We have always fought. War is the furnace that forges new technologies and pushes humanity ever onward. We are the children of a battle that began with fists and sticks, and ended on the brink of atomic Armageddon. Beyond here lies another war, infinite in scope and scale.
But who will fight the wars of tomorrow? Join Elizabeth Bear, Indrapramit Das, Aliette de Bodard, Garth Nix and many, many more in an exploration of the furthest extremes of military science fiction…
Featuring new fiction by Sam J. Miller & Lara Elena Donnelly, Karin Tidbeck, Sarah Monette, Tina Connolly, Troy L. Wiggins, and Tansy Rayner Roberts, reprinted fiction by Zen Cho and Rachel Swirsky, essays by Dimas Ilaw, Tim Pratt, Mallory Yu, Mari Ness, and Natalie Luhrs, and poetry by Nin Harris, Sharon Hsu, Sara Cleto & Brittany Warman, Betsy Aoki, Cassandra Khaw, Valerie Valdes, Millie Ho, and Dominik Parisien, interviews with Sam J. Miller & Lara Elena Donnelly and Tansy Rayner Roberts by Shana DuBois, a cover by Julie Dillon, a guest editorial by Julia Rios, and an editorial by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas.
"A mini-masterpiece of portal fantasy — a jewel of a book that deserves to be shelved with Lewis Carroll's and C. S. Lewis' classics" —NPR
Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children
Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere... else.
But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children.
Nancy tumbled once, but now she's back. The things she's experienced... they change a person. The children under Miss West's care understand all too well. And each of them is seeking a way back to their own fantasy world.
But Nancy's arrival marks a change at the Home. There's a darkness just around each corner, and when tragedy strikes, it's up to Nancy and her new-found schoolmates to get to the heart of things.
No matter the cost.
The Wayward Children Series
Book 1: Every Heart a Doorway
Book 2: Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Book 3: Beneath the Sugar Sky
Book 4: In an Absent Dream
PRAISE FOR EVERY HEART A DOORWAY
"Seanan McGuire has long been one of the smartest writers around, and with this novella we can easily see that her heart is as big as her brain. We know this story isn't true, but it is truth." — Charlaine Harris, New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series (TV's True Blood)
"Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire is one of the most extraordinary stories I've ever read." — V. E. Schwab, New York Times bestselling author of A Gathering of Shadows
"Seanan McGuire once again demonstrates her intimate knowledge of the human heart in a powerful fable of loss, yearning and damaged children." — Paul Cornell, author of London Falling and Witches of Lychford
"So mindblowingly good, it hurts." — io9
"With Every Heart a Doorway, McGuire has created her own mini-masterpiece of portal fantasy — a jewel of a book that deserves to be shelved with Lewis Carroll's and C. S. Lewis' classics, even as it carves its own precocious space between them." — NPR
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