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The Sigil Trilogy

If you're looking for an amazing, WOW! science fiction story, check out THE SIGIL TRILOGY. This is — literally — one of the best science fiction novels I've ever read.

How to Write SF

The Craft of Writing Science Fiction that Sells by Ben Bova, best-selling author and six-time Hugo Award winner for Best Editor. (This is one of the books your ol' Critter Captain learned from himself, and I highly recommend it.) (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

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Standings for Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels

1. Dark Queen, Faith Hunter, ROC, [link][comments]

2. Trial of a Warrior, Mary Morgan, The Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
3. Oath of a Warrior, Mary Morgan, The Wild Rose Press, [link]
4. Dragonfire: Halls of Ash and Marble (Full Moon Series Book 6), P. Mattern & M. Mattern, CHBB Publishing, [link][comments]
5. The Final Flashpoint, Iona Morrison, The Wild Rose Press, [link][comments]
6. Single White Incubus, EJ Russell, Riptide, [link]
6. Power's Curse, K.J. Taylor, Burning Willow Press, [link]
6. BOB, Tegon Maus, Tirgearr Publishing, [link][comments]
7. Gateway to Elvendom, Carol Browne, Burning Willow Press, [link]
8. Champion Standing, M.A. Gardner, Bards and Sages Publishing, [link][comments]
8. The Kiss That Killed Me, Kristy Nicolle, Kristy Nicolle, [link][comments]
8. Regeneration (Arcanian Chronicles, Part 2, Kan Ingan Archives, Book 8., Toni V. Sweeney, Class Act Books, [link][comments]
9. Crimson Fury, Mirren Hogan, Burning Willow Press, [link]
10. Ascension, JL Jackola, Indie Gypsy, [link]
10. Call of the Falconer, David W. Thompson, self, [link]
10. Love Conquers Demons, Trinity Blacio, Riverdale Ave Books, [link]

11. Witchy Winter, D. J. Butler, Baen Books, [link]
11. Intro Nostra, Brantwijn Serrah, Amazon, [link]
11. Rise of the Sataners, Josh Matthews, Burning Willow Press, [link]
11. When The Gods Fell, Richard Paolinelli, Tuscany Bay Books, [link]
11. Debriefing the Dead, Kerry Blaisdell, Wild Rose Press, [link]
11. Storm Glass, Jeff Wheeler, 47North, [link][comments]
12. Walking Through Fire , Sherri Cook Woosley, Talos Press, [link]
12. The Last Encore, D. Alan Lewis, Voodoo Rumors Media, [link]
12. Asclepious Stone, Jack McNally, Burning Willow Press, [link]
12. The Road to Neozon, Anna Tambour, Obsidian Sky Books, http:/[link]
12. Chronicles of Lumis, Various, Lunar Games Inc, [link]
12. Something Haunted, Sarah Dale, Burning Willow Press, [link]
12. Revenge of Krakenstein, Kevin Candela, Kent Hill Productions, [link]
12. Semiosis: A Novel, Sue Burke, Tor Books, [link]
12. Power Surge, S.L. Perrine, Burning Willow Press, [link]
12. Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire, Kayelle Allen, Romance Lives Forever Books, [link]
12. Unbreakable Mind, Bryan Tann & Kindra Sowder, Burning Willow Press, [link]
12. The Traitor God, Cameron Johnston, Angry Robot, [link]
12. The Exile of Elindel (The Elwardian Chronicles Book 1), Carol Browne, Burning Willow Press, [link]
12. Accross Primordial Landscapes, Robert Turtle, Smashwords, [link]
12. Chasing Graves, Ben Galley, Ben Galley, [link]
12. Skyburst, John B. Rosenman, MuseItUp Publishing, [link][comments]
12. Reset, Brian Andrews, Thomas & Mercer, [link][comments]

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