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December 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* And so to the end of 2015, and what a year of fantastical and speculative publishing! September and October carry some big titles and a lot of, but there’s still some last great books coming your way in the final month of the year. Enjoy!

STEAMPUNK (and Associated Fantastical Anachronisms) publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Ah Steampunk – and the singular allure of Victoriana with added steam, cogs and fantastical contrivances. What’s that sir / madam? You’d like a 6 month overview of the literary diversions of the very same and associated anachronistic, retro-futuristic fiction? Well you’ve come to the right place! We have many fine articles for your perusal […]

URBAN FANTASY (and choice associated fictions) publishing Jul-Dec 15!

We love our Urban Fantasy here at Carabas and one of the sub-genre’s we particularly focus on, having appeal both to genre fans and mainstream readers. So here’s a round-up of the great UF books and graphic novels publishing from July to December 2015!

Head of Zeus – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s a look at the titles Head of Zeus have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change. *** See Other Publishers Jul-Dec 15 ***

November 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* Generally the big publishing for the year comes in September and October but November 2015 is a fine month to say the least! Don’t believe us? Read on and see why you’re very wrong… Enjoy!

October 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* Again, September and October are traditionally the months when publishers bring out their big guns ready for the festive season. Amongst other greatness in our picks of the month you’ll find mainstream blockbusters, some highly noteworthy sequels and the first of an intruigingly scheduled trilogy that will be released over the last three months […]

Extract / Preview: The Martian by Andy Weir

CHAPTER 1 LOG ENTRY: SOL 6 I’m pretty much fucked. That’s my considered opinion. Fucked. Six days into what should be the greatest two months of my life, and it’s turned into a nightmare. I don’t even know who’ll read this. I guess someone will find it eventually. Maybe a hundred years from now. For […]

Extract / Preview: The Return of the Discontinued Man by Mark Hodder

“You’re a drooling, bulge-eyed drug addict!” The  accusation,  which  Algernon  Charles  Swinburne  screeched in his characteristically high-pitched and excitable tones, caused the entire saloon bar to fall momentarily silent. Sir Richard Francis Burton glowered at his diminutive friend. “A little less volume, if you please.” “You’re hooked! An addle head! What next for you, hey? The […]

Extract / Preview: The Supernatural Enhancements by Edgar Cantero

NOVEMBER 4 , 1995 A.’S DIARY Above us lies suspended a gold-trimmed cloud the size of one of the big states (say, Arizona), threatening to plummet over Virginia. The low sun beneath casts its rays along the dirt road we travel, exalting the yellows and oranges, turning aluminum into gold and the skin on Niamh’s […]

September 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* September seems to mark endings and beginnings. Publishing from Corgi Children’s is the final Discworld novel by the great and much missed Terry Pratchett; but then there’s a new talent touted for greatness by Pratchett’s friend and co-conspirator (Good Omens) Neil Gaiman. Two trilogies end and there’s some noteworthy series beginning. In fact, given […]

August 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* The two months following August are where publishers traditionally bring out their big guns ready for a certain festive season; that said August is a pretty heavyweight month as far as we’re concerned, with some cracking mass market paperbacks, not to mention trades and hardbacks of particular note. And our top picks aren’t the […]

The Fantastical & The Speculative – Publishing July to December 2015!

Herein, via links to individual pages, lies the more-or-less complete output of UK SFF and major worldwide Graphic Novel publishers for July to December 2015! We’ve applied selection criteria with the assumption that readers with a penchant for paranormal romance and titles more for the American market will have no problem finding those elsewhere; reissues […]

Boom! Studios Graphic Novels – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s a look at the Graphic Novels Boom! Studios have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! All titles are Boom! unless noted as Archaia, another fantastic publisher / imprint that Boom! now own. At time of writing we’re still waiting for title description, covers and confirmed prices for titles publishing in the months […]

Harper Voyager – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Harper Voyager have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile […]

Tor Books – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Tor Books have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile […]

Orbit – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Orbit have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile *** *** See […]