Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to let readers share their excitement for books coming out soon, and the novel I’m eagerly awaiting is . . .


the book of swordsThe Book of Swords edited by Gardner Dozois

Genre: SFF

Series: Anthology

Publisher: Bantam (October 10, 2017)

Length: 544 pages

In the Book of Swords, acclaimed editor and bestselling author Gardner Dozois presents an all-new anthology of original epic tales by a stellar cast of award-winning modern masters—many of them set in their authors’ best-loved worlds. Join today’s finest tellers of fantastic tales, including George R.R. Martin, K.J. Parker, Robin Hobb, Ken Liu, C.J. Cherryh, Daniel Abraham, Lavie Tidhar, Ellen Kushner, and more on action-packed journeys into the outer realms of dark enchantment and intrepid derring-do, featuring a stunning assortment of fearless swordsmen and warrior women who face down danger and death at every turn with courage, cunning, and cold steel.

– The Best Man Wins by K.J. Parker
– Her Father’s Sword by Robin Hobb
– The Hidden Girl by Ken Liu
– The Sword of Destiny by Matthew Hughes
– “I Am a Handsome Man”, Said Apollo Crow by Kate Elliott
– The Triumph of Virtue by Walter Jon Williams
– The Mocking Tower by Daniel Abraham
– Hrunting by C.J. Cherryh
– A Long, Cold Trail by Garth Nix
– When I Was a Highwayman by Ellen Kushner
– The Smoke of Gold Is Glory by Scott Lynch
– The Colgrid Conundrum by Rich Larson
– The King’s Evil by Elizabeth Bear
– Waterfalling by Lavie Tidhar
– The Sword Tyraste by Cecelia Holland
– The Sons of the Dragon by George R.R. Martin

Purchase the book at Amazon.

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  1. Bookstooge says:

    Awwww man. I thought this was going to be a review of Saberhagen’s series 😦
    I shall go drown my sorrows in energy drink!


  2. Love some of the authors in this. But I am horrible at actually reading anthologies


  3. Tammy says:

    Great lineup! Should be an awesome anthology:-)

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Adam Weller says:

    A motley crew of quill-wielding wordsmiths! Does anyone know if the Scott Lynch story is new?

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Seems like i have to get this for the robin hobb story 🙂 maybe it’ll motivate me to finish ‘rogues’ before!

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