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Last November, Critters turned 25 years old! Wow! Thanks so much to all of you, who've made it such a resounding success!

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The Sigil Trilogy

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Space Travel for SF Writers

Hot off the presses from ReAnimus Press! Space Travel - A Science Fiction Writer's Guide— An indispensible tool for all SF writers that explains the science you need to help you make your fiction plausible. (Also via Amazon)


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ReAnimus Acquires Advent!

ReAnimus Press is pleased to announce the acquisition of the legendary Advent Publishers! Advent is now a subsidiary of ReAnimus Press, and we will continue to publish Advent's titles under the Advent name. Advent was founded in 1956 by Earl Kemp and others, and has published the likes of James Blish, Hal Clement, Robert Heinlein, Damon Knight, E.E. "Doc" Smith, and many others. Advent's high quality titles have won and been finalists for several Hugo Awards, such as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Heinlein's Children. Watch this space for ebook and print editions of all of Advent's current titles!

Book Recommendation

THE SIGIL TRILOGY: The universe is dying from within... "Great stuff... Really enjoyed it." — SFWA Grandmaster Michael Moorcock

Announcing ReAnimus Press

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Standings for category: Young Adult Books

1. Einar and the Cursed City, Chet Gottfried, ReAnimus Press, [link] [comments]
2. The Labyrinth of Time, T.W. Fendley, Silent Partner Publishing, [link] [comments]
3. Paradox Lost: Their Path, K.C. Sprayberry, Solstice Publishing, [link] [comments]
4. Salted, Aaron Galvin, Aames & Abernathy, [link] [comments]
5. Sci-Magickal, Teel James Glenn, Gypsy Shadow Press, [link] [comments]
6. The Gryphon and His Thief, Karen Michelle Nutt, Rebecca J. Vickery Publishing, [link] [comments]
7. Owl Light, Vonnie Winslow Crist, Cold Moon Press, [link]
8. Fairy, Texas, Margo Bond Collins, Solstice Publishing, [link]
9. After, Barbara Ehrentreu, MuseItUp [comments]

10. The Whispers of the Fallen: Rebellion, J.D. Netto, Untreed Reads, [link] [comments]
11. Will The Real Abi Saunders Please Stand Up, Sara Hantz, Entangled, [link]
12. The Revenge Artist, Philip Hoy, Lycaon Press, [link] [comments]
12. Polar Opposites, Kai Strand, Whiskey Creek Press, [link] [comments]
13. After Me, Joyce Scarbrough, Buzz Books USA, [link] [comments]
13. Destiny Awaits, Jaidis Shaw, Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing, [link] [comments]
14. Kensei, Jeremy Zimmerman, DefCon One Publishing, [link] [comments]
15. The Saffron Crocus, Alison McMahan, Black Opal Books, [link] [comments]
15. The Maiden's Courage, Mary Lynne Gibbs, Dragons Roost Press, [link]
16. School of Deaths, Christopher Mannino, MuseItUp Publishing, [link]
16. An Unstill Life, Kate Larkindale, Musa Publishing, [link]
16. Side Trip, Renee Duke, MuseItup, [link] [comments]
17. Somewhere in the Middle, Linda Palmer, Uncial Press, [link] [comments]
17. Angels Dawn, Komali da Silva, Crushing Hearts & Black Butterfly Publishing, [link]
18. Emily's Stories, Malcolm R. Campbell, Vanilla Heart Publishing, [link] [comments]
18. Olde School, Selah Janel, Seventh Star Press, [link] [comments]
18. Spacedogs' Best Friend, Toni V. Sweeney, Class Act Books, [link] [comments]
19. Eagle Talons, Robert Lee Murphy, Five Star, [link]
19. Kissing Atticus Primble, Stephania Hoina, Whimsical Publications, LLC, [link]
19. Regret, Danielle Doolittle, Sweet Cravings Publishing, [link]
19. ESCAPE FROM WITCHWOOD HOLLOW, Jordan Elizabeth, Curiosity Quills Press, [link]
20. The Hidden Heart, Linda Hays-Gibbs, Amazon, [link]
20. Walled In, HL Carpenter, Musa Publishing, [link]
20. The Bloodbound, Erin Lindsey, Ace, [link] [comments]
20. My Fake Summer Boyfriend, Ann Herrick, Books We Love, Ltd., [link]
21. Sleeping Sickness, Blue Cole, Indie Gypsy, [link]
21. Future Girls, Catharine Bramkamp, Eternal Press, [link] [comments]
21. The Mall Fairies: War, Conda V Douglas, Muse It Up, [link]
21. Hollows End, Marianne Morea, Coventry Press Limited, [link]
21. Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Palomino Press (Dark Quest Books), [link] [comments]
22. Eruption: Yellowblown(TM) Series, Book 1, J. Hughey, Independent, [link]
22. Sidekicks, Linda Palmer, Uncial Press, [link]
22. The Alphabet Gang, Tara Mitchell, ASJ Publishing, [link]
22. Schooled in Magic, Christopher G. Nuttall, Twilight Times Books, [link]
22. The Princess Spy, Melanie Dickerson, Zondervan, [link]
22. The Summer I Found You, Jolene Perry, Albert Whitman & Company, [link] [comments]
22. Storm Siren, Mary Weber, Thomas Nelson, [link] [comments]
22. Shortcomings, Ginger Simpson, Books We Love, [link]
22. Gideon Lee, Lisa Orchard, esKape Press, [link] [comments]
22. Cruel Beauty, Rosamund Hodge, Balzer & Bray, [link] [comments]
22. On The Move, K.V. Flynn, WynnpixProductions, [link] [comments]
22. Random, Alma Alexander, Dark Quest Books, [link] [comments]
22. The Mark of the Dragonfly, Jaleigh Johnson, Delacorte, [link]
22. In My Own Shadow, Susan A. Royal, MuseItUp, [link]
22. The Universes Inside the Lighthouse, Pam Stucky, Wishing Rock Press, [link]
22. the sweet taste of regret, karen haber
22. Sinners Series: Branded, Abi Ketner and Missy Kalicicki , month9 boks, [link]
22. Elemental Earth, Kinsey Knight, Whimsical Publications, LLC, [link]
22. Qualify, Vera Nazarian, Norilana, [link] [comments]
22. Free Passage, J.R.McRae, Tate Publishing, [link] [comments]
22. The Raven, The Elf, and Rachel, L. Jagi Lamplighter, Palomino Press, [link]
22. This Shattered World, Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner, Disney-Hyperion, [link]

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