John Joseph Adams



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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2018

    Today’s readers of science fiction and fantasy have an appetite for stories that address a wide variety of voices, perspectives, and styles. There is an openness to experiment and pushing boundaries, combined with the classic desire to read about s...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2017

    Science fiction and fantasy can encompass so much, from far-future deep-space sagas to quiet contemporary tales to unreal kingdoms and beasts. But what the best of these stories do is the same across the genres -- they illuminate the whole gamut of t...

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    Action Adventure

    Apr-2017

    A collection of original, epic science fiction stories by some of today’s best writers -- for fans who want a little less science and a lot more action -- and edited by two-time Hugo Award winner John Joseph Adams. Inspired by movies like The Gu...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2016

    Fear of the unknown--it is the essence of the best horror stories, the need to know what monstrous vision you're beholding and the underlying terror that you just might find out. Now, twenty authors have gathered to ask--and maybe answer--a question ...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2016

    From quiet, elegiac, contemporary tales to far-future, deep-space sagas, the stories chosen by series editor John Joseph Adams and guest editor Karen Joy Fowler for "The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016" demonstrate the vast spectrum of...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2015

    Science fiction and fantasy enjoy a long literary tradition, stretching from Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne to Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, and William Gibson. In "The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy" award-winning editor Jo...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-2015

    Collected by the editor of the award-winning Lightspeed magazine, the first, definitive anthology of climate fiction -- a cutting-edge genre made popular by Margaret Atwood. Is it the end of the world as we know it? Climate Fiction, or Cli-Fi, is ...

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    Dark Fantasy

    Feb-2015

    AFTER THE APOCALYPSEPrescient tales of Armageddon and its aftermath, by twenty-two of today’s finest writers, including:Paolo BacigalupiNeal Barrett, Jr.Tobias S. BuckellCory DoctorowDavid GriggNancy KressJack McDevittMary RickertDale Bailey Eliza...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2014

    Famine. Death. War. Pestilence. These are the harbingers of the biblical apocalypse, of the End of the World. In science fiction, the end is triggered by less figurative means: nuclear holocaust, biological warfare/pandemic, ecological disaster, or c...

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    Historical Romance

    May-2014

    HOW THE WEST WAS WEIRD!  From a kill-or-be-killed gunfight with a vampire to an encounter in a steampunk bordello, the weird western is a dark, gritty tale where the protagonist might be playing poker with a sorcerous deck of cards, or facing an al...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2013

    Since the landmark Wastelands anthology was published, apocalyptic fiction of all types have exploded in the popular consciousness. Wastelands 2 will focus on fiction published subsequent to the first book. It will feature stories by some of the most...

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-2013

    From Victor Frankenstein to Lex Luthor, from Dr. Moreau to Dr. Doom, readers have long been fascinated by insane plans for world domination and the madmen who devise them. Typically, we see these villains through the eyes of good guys. This anthology...

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    Action Adventure

    Feb-2013

    Ever since Edgar Rice Burroughs published A Princess of Mars in 1912, fans of all ages have marveled at the adventures of John Carter, an Earthman who suddenly finds himself in a strange new world. A century later, readers can enjoy this compilation ...

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    Epic Fantasy

    Oct-2012

    There is a sickness in the land. Prophets tell of the fall of empires, the rise of champions. Great beasts stir in vaults beneath the hills, beneath the waves. Armies mass. Gods walk. The world will be torn asunder.Epic fantasy is storytelling at its...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2012

    Celebrate 100 years of John Carter of Mars with this all-new collection of original stories and art! Readers of all ages have read and loved Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Barsoom series since the first book, A Princess of Mars, was published in 1912. No...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2011

    Lightspeed is the critically acclaimed, online science fiction magazine edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams.Lightspeed: Year One collects all of the fiction published during Lightspeed’s first journey around the sun: Nebula Award fi...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2011

    From Huxley's Brave New World, to Orwell's 1984, to Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, dystopian books have always been an integral part of both science fiction and literature, and have influenced the broader culture discussion in unique and permanent way...

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    Fantasy

    Nov-2010

    Power. We all want it, they've got it — witches, warlocks, sorcerers, necromancers, those who peer beneath the veil of mundane reality and put their hands on the levers that move the universe. They see the future in a sheet of glass, summon fantas...

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    Fantasy

    Sep-2009

    The game is afoot! Night Shade Books is proud to present the fantastic adventures of the world's greatest detective — mystery, fantasy, science fiction, horror, no genre can escape the esteemed detective's needle-sharp intellect and intuition.This ...

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    Horror

    Aug-2009

    From Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer; from Castlevania to Tru Blood, the romance between popular culture and vampires hearkens back to humanity's darkest, deepest fears, flowing through our very blood, fears of death, and life, and insatiable hun...

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    Science Fiction

    May-2009

    Edited by John Joseph Adams, editor of Wastelands and The Living Dead. From Star Trek to Star Wars, from Dune to Foundation, science fiction has a rich history of exploring the idea of vast intergalactic societies, and the challenges facing those liv...

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    Horror

    Sep-2008

    When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth!" From White Zombie to Dawn of the Dead, Resident Evil to World War Z, zombies have invaded popular culture, becoming the monsters that best express the fears and anxieties of the modern...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2008

    Imagine the moment when the present ends, and the future begins - when the world we knew is no more and a brave new world is thrust upon us. Gathering stories by nine of today's most incisive minds, Seeds of Change confronts the pivotal issues facing...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-2008

    Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon — these are our guides through the Wastelands... From the Book of Revelations to The Road Warrior; from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, stor...

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    General Fiction

    What if you could not only travel any location in the world, but to any possible world?We can all imagine such “other worlds”--be they worlds just slightly different than our own or worlds full of magic and wonder--but it is only in fiction that w...

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