Download E-books Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories PDF

"Chockful of gear-driven automatons, looming dirigibles, and wildly fantastic time machines . . . should still please steampunks of all ages." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Imagine another universe the place tinkerers and dreamers craft and re-craft an international of automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and different marvels that by no means have been. Visionaries Kelly hyperlink and Gavin J. provide have taken a style already wealthy, unusual, and creative and challenged fourteen masters of speculative fiction, together with photo storytellers, to embody its confirmed issues and refashion them in miraculous methods and settings. the result's an anthology that defies its style at the same time it defines it.

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Download E-books The 18th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack: 10 Classic Stories by Jerome Bixby (Golden Age of SF Megapack, Book 18) PDF

By Jerome Bixby

The Golden Age of technological know-how Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technology fiction writers who may well rather be forgotten.

Jerome Bixby was once an American brief tale author, editor and scriptwriter, most sensible recognized for his paintings in technological know-how fiction. (He additionally wrote many westerns and used the pseudonyms Jay Lewis Bixby, D. B. Lewis, Harry Neal, Albert Russell, J. Russell, M. St. Vivant, Thornecliff Herrick and Alger Rome). he's most famed for the 1953 tale It's an excellent Life which used to be the root for a 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone television sequence and Twilight sector: The Movie (1983). He additionally wrote 4 episodes for the vintage Star Trek television sequence. Bixby's ultimate paintings used to be the screenplay for the 2007 cult sci-fi movie The guy from Earth.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of booklet anthologies has proved to be one in every of our preferred endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally supply them as rates to our mailing list!) One query we retain getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place particularly credited) are a bunch attempt. each person at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and plenty of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

The Holes round Mars
The Crowded Colony
Where There’s Hope
The Slizzers
The Draw
Cargo to Callisto
The undesirable Life
It’s a superb Life

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Download E-books The Dog MEGAPACK ®: 25 Curly Canine Tales, Old and New PDF

Virtually each person likes canine, even those that desire cats as pets. So it is not dazzling that writers have dedicated loads of verbiage certainly to explain their ongoing love affair with the dogs breed. you will discover herein all types of stories targeting canine: technological know-how fiction tales, mysteries, horror stories, westerns, memoirs, funny money owed, and first-person doggie narratives. There are famous items by way of writers akin to Jack London, James Oliver Curwood, Washington Irving, Saki, E. C. Tubb, John Gregory Betancourt, Robert Hood, and Jack Dann--and tales by way of authors who're rather unknown today.

Here are twenty-five superb stories of canine and their interactions with people, plus 5 bonus poems:

"The name of the Wild," via Jack London

"My pal Bobby," via Alan E. Nourse

"Neb," via Robert Reginald

"My Friend," through nameless [poem]

"Kerfol," through Edith Wharton

"The Monster," by way of S. M. Tenneshaw

"Tinker," via E. Nesbit

"Phantom Dogs," by means of Elliott O'Donnell

"The canines of Hannoie," by means of E. C. Tubb

"Warlock," via Gordon Stables [poem]

"Spaniel and Newfoundland Dogs," through Edward Jesse

"A puppy of Flanders," through Ouida

"Guard Dog," via Robert Hood

"Rip Van Winkle," via Washington Irving

"Stories of puppy Sagacity," by means of W. H. G. Kingston

"The most sensible Friend," by way of Meribah Philbrick Abbott [poem]

"Grab a Knife and store a Life," through Mark E. Burgess

"Kazan," by way of James Oliver Curwood

"Mercy's Reward," by way of Sir Edwin Arnold [poem]

"Snap: the tale of a Bull-Terrier," via Ernest Thompson Seton

"Dogs Questing," by way of John Gregory Betancourt

"The Widow's Dog," by way of Mary Russell Mitford

"The Beast of Space," via F. E. Hardart

"Oil of Dog," through Ambrose Bierce

"Spirit Dog," through Jack Dann

"Little Doggerel," by way of Robert Reginald [poem]

"A Pilgrim," via Robert W. Chambers

"The Open Window," via Saki

"Memoirs of a Yellow Dog," by way of O. Henry

"The Sound of the Barkervilles," via Robert Reginald.

And ensure you seek this e-book shop for "Wildside Megapack" to work out extra volumes within the sequence, together with extra animal tales (like Cats), plus mysteries, event tales, westerns, ghost tales, technology fiction -- and masses, a lot more!

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Download E-books Solaris Rising: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction PDF

By Laurie Tom

Solaris Rising is the 1st in an exhilarating new sequence of anthologies which are set to reaffirm Solaris’s proud attractiveness for generating prime quality technology fiction.

Solaris emerging is the 1st in an exhilarating new sequence of anthologies which are set to reaffirm Solaris’s proud popularity for generating top of the range technology fiction.

The e-book will function all unique brief tales from many best-selling authors equivalent to Peter F. Hamilton, Alastair Reynolds, Stephen Baxter, Paul di Filippo, Adam Roberts, Lavie Tidhar, Ian Watson, Ken MacLeod, Mike Resnick, Tricia Sullivan, Eric Brown, Steve Rasnic Tem in addition to different most sensible identify authors; tales sure to shock, thrill and pleasure, demonstrating why technology fiction continues to be the main cutting edge, enjoyable, and downright fascinating style of all.

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Download E-books Chile: An Anthology of New Writing PDF

By Raul Ruiz, Pablo Neruda, Nicanor Parra, Enrique Lihn, Miller Williams, Miguel Arteche, Efrain Barquero, Rolando Cardenas, Luisa

Chosen and edited by means of miller williams; poetry in simple terms is twin language.

more consultant that "great"--so it relies on what you will have.

if you simply wish the easiest stuff, the Nicanor Parra, the Neruda, the Enrique Lihn. until you want to learn undesirable brief tales, pass the Skarmeta.

but, worthy it for the 3 poets i discussed whichever means you narrow it.

Miller Williams - creation and editor,
Miguel Arteche - poems,
Efrain Barquero - poems,
Rolando Cardenas - poems,
Luisa Johnson - poems,
Enrique Lihn - poems,
Pablo Neruda - poems,
Nicanor Parra - poems,
Alberto Rubio - poems,
Jorge Teillier - poems,
Armando Uribe Arce - poems,
Poli Delano - story,
Antonio Skarmeta - tale,
Raul Ruiz - play

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Download E-books The Collected Short Stories of Maxim Gorky PDF

Maxim Gorky remains to be considered as the best literary consultant of innovative Russia. Born of the folk, and having skilled in his personal individual their sufferings and their distress, he used to be enabled by way of his striking genius to voice their grievances and their aspirations for a greater lifestyles as no educational may perhaps.

His overseas reputation rests on a huge literary output, together with the robust play "The reduce Depths", the enormous novel of the 1905 Russian Revolution, "Mother", his important Autobiography and, after all, his brief tales. This version of "The accumulated brief tales of Maxim Gorky" contains his benchmark masterpieces "Creatures that after have been males" and "Twenty-Six males and a lady" in addition to "Chelkash and My Fellow-Traveller" between many others. the gathering represents some of the best of Gorky's genius.

For this version the popular pupil and writer Frederic Ewen has written a penetrating new advent comparing Gorky's position within the world's literary pantheon.

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Download E-books Delta Blues PDF

By Carolyn Haines, Charlaine Harris

A buck donation for each ebook offered could be given to the Rock River starting place, a charity devoted to supporting the humanities and literacy within the Delta.

Contributing to the amount are Ace Atkins, Lynne Barrett, James Lee Burke, Suzann Ellingsworth, Beth Ann Fennelly, invoice Fitzhugh, Tom Franklin, John Grisham, Carolyn Haines, Charlaine Harris, Suzanne Hudson, Alice Jackson, Dean James, Toni L.P. Kelner, Michael Lister, Daniel Martine, Mary Saums, David Sheffield, Nathan Singer, and Les Standiford.

From the advent by means of Morgan Freeman:

This number of brief fiction captures either the paintings of the story and the ability of the blues, and is a nod on the human that frequently conjures up musicians to jot down and sing the blues. those tales inform approximately undesirable males and undesirable ladies who occasionally do good—or occasionally stick with their actual nature. a few of these characters be aware of all in regards to the risks of constructing a discount with the satan. and a few be aware of the ability of redemption. those are characters who wouldn't be misplaced in a Honeyboy Edwards music, and will be correct at domestic along the desolate wail of Clarksdale, Mississippi, local Son House.

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Download E-books Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinemas, and Latin America (Routledge Advances in Film Studies) PDF

Exploring the a lot missed sector of Latin American exploitation cinema, this anthology demanding situations proven continental and nationwide histories and canons which regularly exclude exploitation cinema because of its perceived ‘low’ cultural prestige. It argues that Latin American exploitation cinema makes a massive aesthetic and social contribution to the bigger physique of Latin American cinema – usually competing with Hollywood and extra mainstream nationwide cinemas by way of recognition.

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Download E-books Poe's Children: The New Horror PDF

From the incomparable grasp of horror and suspense comes an electrifying number of modern literary horror, with tales from twenty-five writers representing today’s such a lot gifted voices within the genre.

Horror writing is mostly linked to formulaic gore, yet New Wave horror writers have extra in universal with the wildly creative, evocative spookiness of Edgar Allan Poe than with the sometimes-predictable hallmarks in their friends. Showcasing this state-of-the-art expertise, Poe’s young children now brings the easiest of the genre’s tales to a much broader viewers. that includes stories from such writers as Neil Gaiman and Jonathan Carroll, Poe’s childrens is Peter Straub’s tribute to the ingenious energy of storytelling. every one formerly released tale has been chosen by way of Straub to symbolize what he thinks is the main fascinating improvement in our literature over the past decades.

Selections variety from the early Stephen King mental mystery “The Ballad of the versatile Bullet,” within which an editor confronts an author’s trust that his typewriter is inhabited by means of supernatural creatures, to “The guy at the Ceiling,” Melanie and Steve Rasnic Tem’s award-winning surreal story of evening terrors, woven with sunlight fears that hang-out a kinfolk. different choices contain nationwide e-book Award finalist Dan Chaon’s “The Bees”; Peter Straub’s “Little Red’s Tango,” the legend of a track aficionado whose earlier is as mysterious because the ghostly viewers to his ny house; Elizabeth Hand’s visionary and stunning “Cleopatra Brimstone”; Thomas Ligotti’s awesome, mind-stretching “Notes at the Writing of Horror: A Story”; and “Body,” Brian Evenson’s anxious twist on correctional facilities.

Crossing barriers and filled with creative chills, Poe’s kids bears all of the telltale indicators of fearless, addictive fiction.

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