All the Birds in the Sky
|Author:||Charlie Jane Anders|
Childhood friends Patricia Delfine, a witch, and Laurence Armstead, a mad scientist, parted ways under mysterious circumstances during middle school. But as adults they both wind up in near-future San Francisco, where Laurence is an engineering genius and Patricia works with a small band of other magicians to secretly repair the world's ever growing ailments. But something is determined to bring them back together - to either save the world, or end it.
Interviews and features in sci-fi and entertainment magazines. Reviews in national newspapers. Blog tour across sci-fi and books blogs. Promotion on titanbooks.com. A deeply magical, darkly funny examination of life, love, and the Apocalypse by the editor-in-chief of io9.com. Charlie Jane Anders won the Prestigious Hugo Award for her novelette "Six Months, Three Days" in 2012, which was optioned for TV by NBC in 2013. The blend of SFF and literary fiction will appeal to fans of both genres; the author has been compared favourably to David Mitchell and Ursula K. Le Guin.
"In All the Birds in the Sky, Charlie Jane Anders darts and soars, with dazzling aplomb, throwing lightning bolts of literary style that shimmer with enchantment or electrons." - Michael Chabon
Charlie Jane Anders is the editor-in-chief of io9.com, the extraordinarily popular Gawker Media site devoted to science fiction and fantasy. Her Tor.com story "Six Months, Three Days" won the 2013 Hugo Award and was subsequently picked up for development into a NBC television series. She has also had fiction published by Tin House, Asimov's Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy Science Fiction and McSweeney.