The Clakker: a mechanical man, endowed with great strength and boundless stamina — but beholden to the wishes of its human masters. But one audacious Clakker, Jax, can no longer bear the bonds of his slavery. He will make a bid for freedom, and the consequences of his escape will shake the very foundations of the Brasswork Throne.
Surviving an assassination attempt, Suyana, Face of the United Amazonia Rainforest Confederation, goes on the run with an undercover paparazzi who witnessed the first shot that hit her, and they must keep one step ahead of a killer to secure the future of her young country and get the real story.
The world is going to end next Saturday, just before dinner, but it turns out there are a few problems — the Antichrist has been misplaced, the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles and the representatives from heaven and hell decide that they like the human race.
When the myriad tribes in the miniscule world of Carpet are threatened by the destructive forces of Fray, two brothers embark on a perilous adventure to combat power-hungry mouls and save their people. This is a revised edition of the Terry Pratchett's original work, which was published in 1971, including updated text, original color and black-and-white illustrations and an exclusive story.
Reluctantly drawn into the politics of her world when war breaks out between dragons and humans, Seraphina seeks out other half-dragons like herself while outmaneuvering a terrifying half-dragon who wields mind-controlling powers.
A tale set during the partnership between Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine finds them negotiating a sensitive political treaty that is challenged by an insurgent uprising on an inhospitable planet where the pair are forced to overcome mutual distrust in order to survive.
As the wars that have ravaged Britain fade into the past, Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, set out on a journey to find the son they have not seen in years, and are joined in their travels by a Saxon warrior, his orphaned charge and a knight.
An anthology of African American fantasy, science fiction, and speculative fiction features some forty short stories by Octavia E. Butler, Samuel R. Delany, Tananarive Due, Walter Mosley, Ishmael Reed, Steven Barnes, and others.
Journeying to the central United States city of Bellona, where all have fled save madmen and criminals, a poet and adventurer known only as the Kid wonders at the strange portents that appear in the city's cloud-covered sky.
Brilliant and beautiful, independent sixteenth-century sea captain Skye O'Malley flees an unwanted, abusive marriage and sails her own fleet of ships around the world, stopping only to match wits with royalty and explore her sensual and passionate nature.
Serving as an ambassador of his own world while carrying messages to parallel-universe Londons with respective magical abilities and conflicts, Kell hides his secret smuggling activities only to be set up with a forbidden object from a dark dimension.
Enduring a nomadic existence in the aftermath of a disease that kills all humans once they reach the age of twenty, fifteen-year-old Ice Cream Star risks her freedom and life to travel dangerous territory in search of a cure.
Neil Gaiman's latest collection includes previously published short fiction as well as a new tale that revisits the world of Gaiman's 2001 novel American Gods.
As a teen in Mexico City, Meche and her friends discover how to cast spells using music with hopes of changing their social status and fixing their broken families. 20 years later, Meche returns to her hometown for her estranged father's funeral, reviving old childhood memories.
Randy Henderson's fantasy debut follows the experiences of Finn Gramaraye who, after enduring a long, wrongful exile for dark magic, struggles to identify a powerful adversary who would prevent his return to the mortal world.
Two children are swept up in an imaginative quest to save the king and his realm from dark forces when the king emerges from a magical door at the park and presses a map and strange objects into their hands before being captured and disappearing.
The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when it discovers that a 10-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret, about a spring of magical water that prevents the drinker from ever growing any older.