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    The Great (and forthcoming) JABberwocky Makeover
    Stop us if you’ve seen this movie before, but JABberwocky will soon be taking off its thick-framed glasses and undoing its ponytail. By which we mean that the awfulagent.com website that you used to sit next to in high school English class will soon be undergoing a major redesign. Our agency has hired Claire Marion
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    Praise for Aliette de Bodard’s IN THE VANISHERS’ PALACE
    Today saw the publication of a new book from Aliette de Bodard, author of the Dominion of the Fallen series and winner of two Nebula Awards, a Locus Award, a European Science Fiction Society award, and three BSFA (British Science Fiction Association) Awards. A never before published novella, In the Vanisher’s Palace is a dark Beauty and
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    Go SKYWARD, See the Stars
    The first major reviews of Brandon Sanderson’s SKYWARD are here, and we are beaming! Kirkus gives this series opener a starred review, saying, “Sanderson plainly had a ball with this nonstop, highflying opener, and readers will too.” In its starred review, Publishers Weekly says, “Sanderson offers up a resourceful, fearless heroine and a memorable cast…set against the
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    2018 Dragon Awards
    JABberwocky is pleased to announce that Brandon Sanderson won two 2018 Dragon Awards! OATHBRINGER, Brandon’s third installment in the Stormlight Archive, won Best Fantasy Novel, while the first volume of WHITE SAND earned the top spot in the Best Graphic Novel category! The Dragon Awards are presented at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia. Brandon continues
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    Six Great JAB eBooks On Sale at Kobo
    To celebrate the launch of their new partnership with Walmart, Kobo is running a month-long eBook sale from August 22nd until September 18th, 2018. The promotion includes several of our favorite titles from our eBook collection. With books by Charlaine Harris, Elaine Viets, Simon R. Green, Tim Akers, Ellery Queen, and Elizabeth Moon, there’s a
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    Congratulations to Suzanne Palmer, newly-minted Hugo Award-winner!
    JABberwocky is very excited to share that Suzanne Palmer has just won the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novelette! Her story, “The Secret Life of Bots,” was published by Clarkesworld in September of 2017 where it garnered critical acclaim on Goodreads and from genre review sites such as SFF Reviews and Fantasy Literature. Suzanne Palmer‘s
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    2018 World Fantasy Award Finalist!
    JABberwocky is pleased to announce that Peter Beagle’s IN CALABRIA has been named a “Best Novella” finalist for the 2018 World Fantasy Awards! Published by Tachyon Publications in February of last year, Peter’s novella received lots critical acclaim:   “Acclaimed fantasist Beagle (Summerlong) sets this charming, lyrical tale of unicorns and love on a poor
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    Aurora Teagarden: THE DISAPPEARING GAME Premieres July 29th
    Sunday, July 29th will see the television premiere of THE DISAPPEARING GAME on the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel! The ninth installment of the Aurora Teagarden movie series continues the exploits of small town librarian and sleuth Aurora “Roe” Teagarden, and is loosely based on the novel All the Little Liars by Charlaine Harris. Aurora Teagarden
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    Midnight, Texas season 2
    NBC announced the fall premiere date for the second season of Midnight, Texas. Tune in on Friday, October 26, 2018 to catch up with Manfred and the rest of the Midnighters! Based on Charlaine Harris’ trilogy of the same name, Midnight, Texas explores a small town full of witches, angels, psychics, and vampires. Season 1 was the #1 broadcast
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    25th Anniversary of DOWN HOME MURDER
    To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the original publication date of Toni LP Kelner‘s DOWN HOME MURDER, the Kindle edition of the book will be available for free from Thursday, June 21 through Monday, June 25. Free at Amazon In the first of Toni L. P. Kelner’s smart, witty mystery series, amateur sleuth Laura Fleming finds
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    Starred Reviews for I AM STILL ALIVE!
    The first trade reviews for Kate Alice Marshall‘s debut YA novel I AM STILL ALIVE are in, and we’re seeing stars! In its starred review, Kirkus called the book “A taut, gripping page-turner with a strong female hero to root for.” Booklist was more verbose in its starred review, saying: “Marshall’s evocative, visceral language cultivates
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    Brandon Sanderson’s DARK ONE
    Deadline recently reported on DARK ONE, a new multimedia project from Brandon Sanderson! Vault Comics will publish the two-volume graphic novel series, co-written by Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Joyride, Hacktivist). Publishers Weekly reports that the first volume will be released in the Spring of 2019. FremantleMedia North American and Random House Studio will produce the TV series,
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    May eBook Round-Up
      NEW RELEASES May saw a slew of new and exciting additions to our eBook catalog—including the final volume in Jack Campbell’s Legacy of Dragons trilogy, RED SNOW (a 2018 Locus Award Finalist for Best Horror Novel), and three new additions to John Zakour and Lawrence Ganem’s genre-bending (sci-fi/pulp/comic) Nuclear Bombshell series. Destiny of Dragons
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    THE CORE is a #1 German bestseller!
    UPDATE: As of June 11, 2018, THE CORE part two has been on the Literatur Spiegel bestseller list for nine weeks! THE CORE by Peter V. Brett is a #1 German bestseller! After publishing on April 10, 2018, it debuted at the #6 spot on Literatur Spiegel and has now reached #1. This is the first #1 German bestseller
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    YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten list
    ALL RIGHTS RESERVED by Gregory Scott Katsoulis made YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten list! Titles published in the previous year are chosen by teen book groups from fifteen school and public libraries around the US. This announcement comes during National Library Week, and the winners will be chosen the week after Teen Read Week (Oct. 7-13,
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    New Peter V. Brett trilogy announced!
    We’re excited to share news about I Am Olive, Peter V. Brett‘s new trilogy! As The Bookseller reports, UK rights were sold in a high six-figure deal to HarperVoyager, and North American rights went to Del Rey in a major deal, as well. These books are in the Demon Cycle universe and share some of the same characters
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    2018 Hugo Award nominees
    Worldcon 76 announced the 2018 Hugo Award nominees, and several JABberwocky authors made the list! Best Series: The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson Memoirs of Lady Trent by Marie Brennan Best Novelette: Children of Thorns, Children of Water by Aliette de Bodard The Secret Life of Bots by Suzanne Palmer Congratulations to our authors! The
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    Mythology and Folklore eBook Sale
              In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, four of our eBooks that deal explicitly with myth and folklore will be on sale from Friday, March 16th until Monday, March 31st. The sale includes: He Said, Sidhe Said by Tanya Huff: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes Darkwalker by E.L. Tettensor: Kindle | Nook | Kobo | Google | iTunes When Werewolves Attack by
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    Pick up these Perennial Classics on sale for Groundhog Day
              It’s Groundhog day, or that time we ask a rodent to predict the weather because the lack of sun and warmth has made us all collectively lose our minds. Or it’s that movie with Bill Murray! Or…it’s February 2nd and January is finally over. Anyway. These five classics are on sale for
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    LAST SCENE ALIVE Premiere & Aurora eBook sale
    On Sunday, January 7th, LAST SCENE ALIVE will make its premiere on the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel! The seventh installment of the Aurora Teagarden movie series, which is based on the novel of the same name by Charlaine Harris, continues the exploits of small town librarian and sleuth Aurora “Roe” Teagarden. A Hollywood film crew
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    We Put Our Best Books Forward in 2017
    This was an exciting year for us here at JABberwocky! We want to say congratulations to our authors who landed on some “Year’s Best” lists with their new works: Peter S. Beagle, IN CALABRIA (Tachyon Publications) “Best Books 2017 — SF/Fantasy/Horror” from Publishers Weekly Peter V. Brett, THE CORE “Our favorite books of 2017” from Six Colors “The Best
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    THE CORE hits #2 on German bestseller list!
    UPDATE: THE CORE is now #3 on Literatur Spiegel as of January 8, 2018. Congratulations to Peter V. Brett for reaching #2 on Germany’s Literatur Spiegel bestseller list with THE CORE! The book climbed up from its debut #4 position on the list last week. THE CORE is now available in the US, the UK, and Germany. Look for
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    JABberwocky Holiday eBook Sale
    Six of our most popular eBook titles are on sale today, Wednesday, December 20th until Monday, January 15th — which leaves enough time to kick off the New Year by grabbing a good book at a perfect price. Jack Campbell‘s DAUGHTER OF DRAGONS: Kira of Pacta Servanda, the daughter of the two greatest heroes of her world,
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    Flying High with Flying Machines
    We’re flying high from all the praise Alison Wilgus’s SCIENCE COMICS: FLYING MACHINES: HOW THE WRIGHT BROTHERS SOARED is receiving! Amazon listed FLYING MACHINES in their 2017 Holiday Toy List and the National Science Teachers Association has named FLYING MACHINES as one of the Best STEM Books of 2018! The Amazon Holiday Toy List, curated annually by Amazon
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    Welcome Elaine Viets, JABberwocky’s newest fiction author!
    JABberwocky is thrilled to announce that best-selling mystery author, Elaine Viets, is our latest addition to our client list! Elaine Viets is the author of four best-selling mysteries series: the light-hearted Dead-End Job series, the cozy Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper series, the hardboiled Francesca Vierling series, and the dark police procedural Angela Richman, Death Investigator series.
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    Brandon Sanderson’s Oathbringer – Another #1 NY Times Bestseller
    Over 300,000 people purchased Brandon Sanderson’s OATHBRINGER in its global English-language launch week.  The most preordered book in Audible history (Audible’s Most Wanted 2017) had a phenomenal debut across formats, hitting #1 on the NY Times Hardcover Fiction list, #1 on the Audible list, #2 on the NY Times combined print/ebook bestseller list, #6 on the
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    Seven Spooky Reads on Sale for Halloween
    We’ve added two classic horror anthologies to our Ebook collection just in time for Halloween next week. DARK DELICACIES and DARK DELICACIES III: HAUNTED join the previously available DARK DELICACIES II: FEAR in our catalog, and for one week only we’re dropping the books’ prices from $9.99 to $2.99. If you crave a few extra
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    THE CORE hits #7 on UK bestseller list!
    Congratulations to Peter V. Brett for hitting #7 on the UK’s Sunday Times bestseller list during the launch week of THE CORE! His fifth and final Demon Cycle book, THE CORE is now available in the UK and the US. Look for translations to be released soon in German, French, Chinese (Taiwan), Polish, Russian, Czech,
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    Nebraska versus the Evil Librarians
    We’re thrilled to announce that the state of Nebraska has chosen Brandon Sanderson’s ALCATRAZ VS. THE EVIL LIBRARIANS as their “One Book” for all Nebraska elementary school kids to read in 2017! The Nebraska Library Commission & the Regional Library Systems have developed the “One Book” program so that kids across the state can read and discuss
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    Ellery Queen’s ‘Calamity Town’ named influential title
    The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books, by Martin Edwards, was recently released, detailing the 100 books Mr. Edwards deems the most timeless and influential in the genre, from Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles, to Agatha Christie’s works, to Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train. Included among these great works is CALAMITY TOWN, one of
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