Dec 192018

Publisher’s Weekly: [A] riveting near-future debut… This claustrophobic, horror-leaning tour de force is highly recommended for fans of Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation and Andy Weir’s The Martian.

Dec 112018

Debut authors Wendy Trimboli and Alicia Zaloga’s THE RESURRECTIONIST OF CALIGO, in which a down-on-his-luck body snatcher and a rebellious princess are forced together despite their tumultuous history, and must navigate their conflicting views on magic, medicine, and social strata in order to stop a murderer whose experiments could upend their entire country, to Marc Gascoigne at Angry Robot, by Caitlin McDonald.

Dec 052018

Congratulations to all the DMLA authors who made the B&N’s Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of 2018!

  • The Only Harmless Great Thing by Brooke Bolander
  • Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett
  • Temper by Nicky Drayden
  • Witchmark by C.L. Polk
  • The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
Nov 302018

Russian rights to Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka’s ALWAYS NEVER YOURS and IF I’M BEING HONEST, to AST, in a two-book deal, at auction, by Igor Korzhenevski at Alexander Korzhenevski Agency on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier.

Latvian rights to Martha Wells’ Nebula and Hugo Award-winning The Murderbot Diaries series (ALL SYSTEMS RED, ARTIFICIAL CONDITION, ROGUE PROTOCOL, and EXIT STRATEGY), to Prometejs AB, by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava i Prevodi in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Czech rights to debut author Caitlin Starling’s THE LUMINOUS DEAD, to Pavel Dobrovsky , by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava I Prevodi, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Caitlin McDonald.

Thai rights to Nnedi Okorafor’s WHO FEARS DEATH, to Amarin, by Itzel Hsu at The Grayhawk Agency on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier.

German rights to Robert McCammon’s MISTER SLAUGHTER, Book 3 of the Matthew Corbett series, to Luzifer (Germany), by Kathrin Nehm at Thomas Schlueck Agency on behalf of with Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.

Portuguese rights (Portugal only) to New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s WILD COUNTRY, a novel of the Others, to Saída de Emergência, by Maru de Montserrat at International Editors Co. in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Polish rights to New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s THE PILLARS OF THE WORLD, the first book in the Tir Alainn Trilogy, to Initium, by Milena Kaplarevic at Prava i Prevodi in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.

Nov 202018

Congratulations to all the DMLA authors who made Reviewers’ Choice: The Best Books of 2018.

  • The Only Harmless Great Thing by Brooke Bolander
  • Witchmark by C.L. Polk
  • Deep Roots by Ruthanna Emrys
  • The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
Nov 072018

DMLA congratulates its authors whose work made Publishers Weekly’s Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Books of 2018 list:

  • Temper by Nicky Drayden
  • The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Witchmark by C.L. Polk
Oct 092018

Cover of Witchmark by C.L. Polk.NYT Book Review: Witchmark is thoroughly charming and deftly paced… [It] sticks its landing while opening up intriguing possibilities for a sequel.

This is an accomplished and enjoyable debut.

Oct 032018

photo of author A.J. Hackwith/Ada HarperAuthor A.J. Hackwith’s fantasy debut THE LIBRARY OF THE UNWRITTEN, the first in a trilogy about a librarian who preserves and protects the Library of Unwritten Books, which exists in the same realm as Hell but maintains independence. When she is assigned to track down a powerful missing codex, she is led on a dangerous hunt that will take her across realms accompanied by her ex-muse assistant, a rogue book, and a handful of Hell’s most unlikely escorts, with only her knowledge of books and stories as her weapons.

The series was sold to Rebecca Brewer at Ace, in a three-book deal, by Caitlin McDonald. The first book is planned for publication in February 2020.

Hackwith also writes science-fiction romances under the name Ada Harper, the second of which—A TREASON OF TRUTHS—was released by Carina Press on October 1st.

Oct 022018

Cover of Make a Nerdy Living: How to Turn Your Passions into Profit, with Advice from Nerds Around the Globe by Alex Langley.Turn your obsession into your profession! This funny, information-packed guide shows you how to transform your nerdy passion into a lucrative career . . . and satisfying life.

“How can I make a living at this?” Many nerds ask themselves this question—and now they have an answer. Filled with humor and real-life advice, this entertaining guide explores how you can actually get paid for nerdy passions that range from live-streaming video and prop making to writing and cosplay. Along with general tips for newcomers and in-depth advice for the more experienced, interviews with stars reveal how geeks, gamers, and fans successfully turned their dreams into reality.

Oct 022018

Cover of Star Wars: Lando's Luck (Star Wars: Flight of The Flacon) by Justina Ireland.An all-new adventure starring Lando Calrissian and L3-37 onboard the Millennium Falcon!

When Lando Calrissian gets caught smuggling on the planet Hynestia, the queen agrees to let him go if he delivers something called the Solstice Globe to the Empire on her behalf. Lando is relieved that his punishment is a simple delivery mission—but he soon discovers things are not as simple as they seem. The queen’s daughter, Princess Rinetta, has stowed away on the Millennium Falcon and demands Lando and L3-37 take the globe back to its home planet, which needs the globe to survive. Now Lando has to choose: Do what’s right, or do what’s best for Lando. But if he’s lucky enough, he just might be able to do both….