9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music

Translating one medium into another is tricky. Music is music and art is art and dance is dance; to try to convey the power of another art in fiction is its own sleight-of-hand. My own first novel takes on that challenge. In A Song For A New Day, musician Luce Cannon was on the cusp […] The post 9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories about Music appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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The 20 Best Books of a Decade That Unmade Genre Fiction

Two related events shaped the last 10 years in science fiction and fantasy—the most transformative we've seen in the history of the genres. Continue reading at Wired

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The best YA fantasy to read now

Rainbow Rowell has released a long-awaited sequel, and Kiersten White puts a spin on Arthurian legend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PW’s 10 Most-Read Religion Stories of 2019

The deaths of Brian Hampton and Rachel Held Evans, books undergoing big-screen adaptations, and LifeWay’s closure are some of PW’s top religion stories of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Zuiker Helps Teens Tell Their Stories In Print

A series of works of graphic memoir by Zuiker Press offers true stories on a range of modern social issues faced by teenagers and told by teens themselves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mining for Truth: An Indie Success Story

A BookLife Prize finalist discusses her newly published historical fiction novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Need a New Perspective? Try Historical Fiction.

An author and teacher says reading historical fiction is one way for adolescents to see beyond the present. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Telling the Story of Hong Kong, by Will Hagle

Cultural Cross Sections Will Hagle Photo courtesy of the author Following decades of British colonial rule to the rapidly tightening grip of mainland China and all the stories told about that chunk of land along the way, Hong Kong has grown accustomed... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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A Magic Beyond: A Guide To Harry Potter Music

Here's all you need to know about Harry Potter music, including who wrote it, where you can buy it, and where to see it live. Continue reading at Book Riot

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2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction longlist unveiled

The 16-strong longlist of books contending for the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF), has been revealed, featuring nine countries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Profile signs non-fiction from poet Cathy Park Hong

Profile Books will publish a “fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits” by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4 of the Best Free Holiday Short Stories Online About Season’s Drama

If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Top 10 Library Stories of 2019

PW takes a look back at some of the library stories that captivated the publishing world in 2019, and examines what they portend for 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction Novel Not Set in WWII

It can seem like every historical fiction read focuses on one event, but we've got historical fiction novels not set in WWII for the Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Cotton and Hodder's Aspinall join HQ fiction team

Cicely Aspinall is leaving Hodder to join HQ as senior commissioning editor for fiction, while HarperFiction’s Finn Cotton has also been appointed to the team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Electric Lit’s 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2019

Is your attention span ravaged by living in our hellscape of a modern era? Good news: 2019 brought us plenty of brilliant short fiction. We polled current and former Electric Lit staff and contributors about their favorite collections of the year, and their picks include debuts, National Book... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin

Today, we present an excerpt from a debut novel that earned praise from Victor LaValle, who called it a "gripping and moving book." The post ‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Katy Loftus promoted to publisher as Viking expands fiction publishing

Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from HQ. Loftus, previously editorial director of Viking, is now publisher for the imprint with responsibility for a team dedicated to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Four short links: 9 December 2019

Learning from Incidents — super useful articles on doing what it says on the box. (via duckalini) Say Goodbye to the 10-digit ISBN — ISBNs started out using a 10-digit number, but later transitioned to 13-digit numbers as the supply of unused numbers ran low. It has been standard up to this... Continue reading at O'Reilly Radar

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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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