Articles tagged "Tor.com Publishing"

Tor.com’s Spring/Summer 2017 Season

Greedy Pigs, Hungry Hippos, Demonic Deer and the Summer of Space Opera come to Tor.com Publishing!

RIVER OF TEETH by Sarah Gailey
Out: May 23
“Man-eating hippo mayhem is my new favorite mayhem. Gailey’s debut is a gift of violent, unexpected glee.” — Kevin Hearne

THE RUIN OF ANGELS by Max Gladstone
Out: September 5
The critically acclaimed epic fantasy Craft Sequence that Patrick Rothfuss called “stupefyingly good” begins anew on Tor.com Publishing, with a heist in a god-haunted desert.

THE LAMB WILL SLAUGHTER THE LION by Margaret Killjoy
Out: August 15
The Dispossessed meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this dropkick-in-the-mouth punk fantasy that Alan Moore calls “scary and energetic.”

A SONG FOR QUIET by Cassandra Khaw
Out: August 29
A subversive Persons Non Grata Lovecraftian horror novella from Cassandra Khaw, author of HAMMERS ON BONE, set in 1940s America in the grips of Jim Crow.

ALL SYSTEMS RED by Martha Wells
Out: May 2
The first novella in the Murderbot Diaries, a new science fiction action and adventure series that tackles questions of the ethics of sentient robotics, perfect for fans of Westworld and Ex Machina.

KILLING GRAVITY by Corey J. White
Out: May 9
This debut novella begins the Voidwitch Saga—a butt-kicking, mind-expanding space opera series starring a psychic supersoldier fleeing from an organization that terrorizes the galaxy.

GREEDY PIGS by Matt Wallace
Out: May 16
The fifth Sin du Jour Affair by Matt Wallace subjects the caterers of Sin du Jour to clients fouler than demons, more decadent than goblin kings, and more dangerous than anything they’ve faced before: politicians.

LIGHTNING IN THE BLOOD by Marie Brennan
Out: May 30
In the sequel to COLD-FORGED FLAME, Ree, a roaming Archeron, spirit of legend and time and physically now bound to her current form, must fully uncover her true identity.

MAPPING THE INTERIOR by Stephen Graham Jones
Out: June 20
Walking through his own house at night, a fifteen-year-old thinks he sees another person stepping through a doorway. Instead of the people who could be there, his mother or his brother, the figure reminds him of his long-gone father, who died mysteriously before his family left the reservation. When he follows it he discovers his house is bigger and deeper than he knew.

THE GHOST LINE by Andrew Neil Gray and J. S. Herbison
Out: July 11
Not all is as it seems on the Martian Queen in this haunting work of science fiction by debut authors Andrew Neil Gray and J. S. Herbison that blends the Expanse series with the grandeur of the Titanic. readmoreremove

Tor.com Winter 2017 Season

Winter is coming! Tor.com Publishing enters its second year with these familiar faces and new friends:

DUSK OR DARK OR DAWN OR DAY by Seanan McGuire
On Sale: January 10
A thrilling and atmospheric story of a ghost trying to make things right from the LibraryReads author of EVERY HEART A DOORWAY.

BINTI: HOME by Nnedi Okorafor
On Sale: January 31
The follow-up to the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning BINTI. “Okorafor’s imagination and worldbuilding are unparalleled.” — Jim C. Hines

STANDARD HOLLYWOOD DEPRAVITY by Adam Christopher
On Sale: March 7
Raymond Electromatic returns to solve a new mystery in Tinsel Town. “Robot noir in 60s Los Angeles? You had me at ‘Hello.’” — John Scalzi

CHALK by Paul Cornell
On Sale: March 21
A tale of revenge, of absolution, of mistrust and of terror from New York Times #1 bestselling author Paul Cornell. readmoreremove

Tor.com Fall 2016 Season

TordotcomF16Return to Lychford, explore new love with Kai Ashante Wilson, and explore what it means to be human in the second year of Tor.com Publishing!

HAMMERS ON BONE by Cassandra Khaw
On Sale: October 11
John Persons is a private investigator with a distasteful job from an unlikely client. Can he can take down an abusive stepdad without releasing the holds on his own horrifying potential?

EVERYTHING BELONGS TO THE FUTURE by Laurie Penny
On Sale: October 18
What happens when the rich, but only the rich, get an extra century of life?

A TASTE OF HONEY by Kai Ashante Wilson
On Sale: October 25
A new heart-rending romance from the author of THE SORCERER OF THE WILDEEPS.

THE LOST CHILD OF LYCHFORD by Paul Cornell
On Sale: November 1
Our trio of witches (they don’t approve of “coven”) are about to face their toughest battle, yet!

COLD-FORGED FLAME by Marie Brennan
On Sale: September 13
Setting off on an unexplained quest from which she is compelled to complete, and facing unnatural challenges in a land that doesn’t seem to exist, a mysterious woman will discover the secrets of herself, or die trying. readmoreremove

Tor.com Winter 2016 Season

Calling all sci-fi/fantasy readers! Here are the Winter 2016 books to look forward to from Tor.com Publishing:

THE DROWNING EYES by Emily Foster
On sale 1/12/16
The Dragon Ships took everything from Shina, but her weather magic might help win it back in this epic fantasy debut.

THE BALLAD OF BLACK TOM by Victor LaValle
On sale 2/16/16
People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn’t there. A subversive Lovecraftian tale of cosmic horror from superstar author LaValle.

THE DEVIL YOU KNOW by K. J. Parker
On sale 3/1/16
The greatest philosopher of all time is offering to sell his soul to the Devil. All he wants is twenty more years to complete his life’s work. He’s almost certainly up to something; but what?

EVERY HEART A DOORWAY by Seanan McGuire
On sale 4/5/16
Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes, and emerging somewhere…else. But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children. “Mysterious, curious, peculiar; can be read in an afternoon curled up in your papasan chair; mashes Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends and X-Men.”
Library Journal, Books for Dudes
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Tor.com Publishes Books?!

It’s TRUE! Tor.com Publishing is proud to announce its first PRINT titles for Fall 2015!

THE SORCERER OF THE WILDEEPS by Kai Ashante Wilson
On sale 9/1/15
A Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2015! “In Wilson’s lush debut, which launches the novella-focused Tor.com imprint, genre strictures are altogether overturned; magic and science and religion are one and the same, and the setting might be our world in the far future or another place altogether. This rich, delicately crafted world is stocked with vibrant characters and supports a powerful story told in a delightful series of wrenching moments.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

WITCHES OF LYCHFORD by Paul Cornell
On sale 9/8/15
Three unlikely allies band together to defeat the forces of evil that threaten to engulf their peaceful village.

SUNSET MANTLE by Alter S. Reiss
On sale 9/15/15
A wandering soldier risks all to save his adopted city from treacherous hordes in this epic fantasy.

BINTI by Nnedi Okorafor
On sale 9/22/15
A tense and intimate coming-of-age story in space about Binti, the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not share her ways or respect her customs.
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