Sheri S. Tepper's newest novel, THE MARGARETS, just received a starred PW review! "Full of fascinating characters and beautifully detailed settings, Tepper's complex and multifaceted far-future SF follows the many lives of Mars colonist Margaret Bain... As always, Locus Award-winner Tepper wields grand science fiction themes with skill, vision and a twist of black humor."
Plus, the fabulous Maryelizabeth Hart of Mysterious Galaxy notes that it's 'worth the wait,' among other things. Thanks M'e!!
(N.B. The back cover says that the illustration was done by Stephen Martiniere. This is an error--Stephen did the fabulous cover for THE NEW SPACE OPERA--the ever-talented [and total sweetheart] John Picacio did the great art for THE MARGARETS. Our apologies for the confusion!)
And Michael Marshall Smith's THE SERVANTS also received a starred review! "Superb, offbeat contemporary fantasy...IHG Award-winner Smith portrays a child's irrational anger with devastating accuracy, and Mark's visits to the surreal and intensely symbolic world of the servants are powerfully depicted." Eos will publish this in Fall 2008--we're thrilled to have this great author on our list (SPARES is fantastic), so this is just more icing, as far as we're concerned.
Not a starred PW review, but also very cool--Green Man Review reviews THE NEW SPACE OPERA: "If you like SF at all, The New Space Opera should be on your summer reading list. It's chock-full of top-notch stories by top-notch writers."