Waiting on Wednesday: Fearsome Magics edited by Jonathan Strahan

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Fearsome Magics edited by Jonathan Strahan
Paperback, 400 pages
Expected publication: October 7th 2014 by Solaris

A cabinet of magic! A cavalcade of wonder! A collection of stories both strange and wondrous, of tales filled with wild adventure and strange imaginings. Fearsome Magics, the second New Solaris Book of Fantasy, is all these things and more. It is, we think, one of the best books you will read all year.

Award-winning editor Jonathan Strahan has invited some of the best and most exciting writers working in fantasy today to let their imaginations run wild and to deliver stories that will thrill and awe, delight and amuse. And above all, stories that are filled with fearsome magic! Authors include Garth Nix, K.J. Parker, Justina Robson, Ellen Klages, Christopher Rowe, Isobelle Carmody, Tony Ballantyne, James Bradley, Karin Tidbeck, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Frances Hardinger, Kaaron Warren, Genevieve Valentine and Robert Shearman.

Strahan always puts together a great collection of tales, and with his Fearsome Journeys having been a 5 star read for me last year, I'm really looking forward to this.


  1. Oh very nice! Totally new to me but looks really exciting!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. Great lineup of writers!
    And scary, but October isn't that far away...

  3. This looks great! Thanks for sharing :) Here is my WoW!

  4. Fearsome magic, like the sound of that :)

    My WW :)

  5. This is new to me but sounds good!

    Here's my WoW

    Xoxo. Alexis @ Lexi Swoons


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