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Futuredaze 2: Reprise for Sale at Loncon 3

LONCON3_logo_270wFor those of you looking to pick up a copy of either Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction or the newly release Futuredaze 2: Reprise, both books are available at Big Green Books, which is located in the dealers room at Loncon 3.

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Available at Big Green Books in the Loncon 3 dealers’ area:

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Futuredaze 2: Reprise Released: August 2014 Edited by Erin Underwood & Nancy Holder

Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction Released: February 2013 Edited by Hannah Strom-Martin & Erin Underwood

Futuredaze: An Anthology of YA Science Fiction
Released: February 2013
Edited by Hannah Strom-Martin & Erin Underwood

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Futuredaze 2: Reprise is Now Available!

This is it! It’s book day for Futuredaze 2: Reprise! Erin Underwood and Nancy Holder are very excited about this anthology of short science fiction for young adults. Futuredaze 2: Reprise pulls together a stellar selection of reprint stories that range from SF classics to recent YA publications, which features fiction from many of today’s top SF and YA authors.

Table of contents in alphabetical order by title:

  • “The Fluted Girl” by Paolo Bacigalupi
  • “The Last Ride of the Glory Girls” by Libba Bray
  • “I Never” by Cassandra Clare
  • “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” by Neil Gaiman
  • “Deep Blood Kettle” by Hugh Howey
  • “Sweet Sixteen” by Kat Howard
  • “Valedictorian” by N. K. Jemisin
  • “Going Deep” by James Patrick Kelly
  • “The Veiled Shanghai” by Ken Liu
  • “Good Girl” by Malinda Lo
  • “The Other Elder” by Beth Revis
  • “Secret Identity” by Will Shetterly
  • “Stupid Perfect World” by Scott Westerfeld
  • “A Letter from the Clearys” by Connie Willis
  • “Wilding” by Jane Yolen

We’ll have copies of Futuredaze: 2 Reprise for sale at Loncon3 this year. However, for those of you who are unable to make it to London this weekend, here are a few links where you can purchase a copy of Futuredaze: 2 Reprise.

Erin Underwood will be attending Loncon 3 (the 2014 World Science Fiction Convention) this weekend, handing out glow-in-the-dark Futuredaze 2: Reprise writstbands. So, if you are attending the convention, be sure to say hello.

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Interesting Review from Amazing Stories Mag–Futuredaze 2: Reprise

asmAmazing Stories Magazine published a thoughtful review of Futuredaze 2: Reprise. What makes this review so interesting is the reviewer’s additional commentary on young adult fiction within the speculative fiction genre, which he weaves into his review of the anthology as a whole. It was rewarding to see that Futuredaze 2: Reprise generated such a thoughtful review that addressed more than just the stories he was reading. Thank you Amazing Stories Magazine!

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“The congruity between the two categories [adult and young adult] would suggest that books designated as “young adult” should be reviewed with the same criteria as books for adults. FutureDaze2: Reprise, an anthology of young adult science fiction edited by Erin Underwood and Nancy Holder validates this approach: it’s great reading no matter what age group the reader belongs to.” Amazing Stories Magazine, Ira Nayman

Click here to read the full review of Futuredaze 2: Reprise.

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Futuredaze 2: Reprise

edited by Erin Underwood and Nancy Holder

will be available August 12, 2014.

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