OSIRIS review round-up:
“A fantastic blend of worldbuilding, excellent storytelling and complex characters.” – this review at SF Signal made my week!
LA Review of Books
A detailed, in-depth review by Strange Horizons editor-in-chief Niall Harrison:
Staffers Book Review
The Cleveland Plain Dealer describes OSIRIS as ”a terrific debut”
And finally… Library Journal Reviews listed OSIRIS as their Sci Fi/Fantasy Debut of the Month for July – very cool indeed.
On Saturday I dropped in on the small press expo at Forbidden Planet, picked up a lovely signed copy of Jurassic London’s Pandemonium: Stories of the Smoke, and was thrilled to discover OSIRIS on the shelves! Obligatory photo:
OSIRIS in the wild… in Forbidden Planet!
Some good news this week and a few links – firstly, I’m very happy to announce that Audible have bought the rights to publish OSIRIS in audible format (US). Details of publication dates and further information to follow when available.
The Qwillery very kindly had me over for an interview posted on 9 June 2012, which you can read here:
Also at The Qwillery, you can vote for the OSIRIS cover with its gorgeous artwork by Sparth, in the 2012 Debut Author Cover Wars Challenge for June. 4 days left to vote!
Finally, I’ve missed posting a few Night Bazaar posts over the last couple of weeks, so a few back links:
Week 10′s discussion topic was “Anti-hero doesn’t mean bad guy!”:
Week 11′s discussion topic was “Writing on cultures that are not your own”:
And this week’s discussion topic is “Comics: tights vs existential angst”. I know very little about comics, but happily I remembered Michael Chabon’s wonderful The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Klay which provided some much needed inspiration for this post:
And as usual, there are lots of great posts from the other Night Bazaar writers on the same topics. Only one week left for me at the Night Bazaar – next week we’ll be discussing “Managing promotion vs writing vs your personal life” – on which I’m sure there will be plenty to discuss…