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  • Holiday Deadlines 2019 Wed 4 Dec 2019

    Shipping times have slowed down over the last few days due to big storms everywhere — shout out to all those shoveling snow! So here are the USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines. The Small Beer office will be closed from December 23 – January 2, 2019. It is unlikely we will ship over that period. Weightless […]

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  • Kathleen Jennings Live Sketching Wed 20 Nov 2019

    This Friday evening we’re looking forward to Grrl’s Night Out on Cottage Street in Easthampton — we’re celebrating the publication of Kathleen Jennings’s & Margo Lanagan’s chapbook, Stray Bats, with an exhibition of her original illustrations (for the chapbook & more) and an eggnog-and-snacks-fueled reception: Art Show Reception with On-the-Spot Sketching from 7 – 8 […]

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  • Stray Bats in Los Angeles Mon 28 Oct 2019

    If you are heading to LA this weekend for the 2019 World Fantasy Convention don’t miss your chance to get both Guest of Honor Margo Lanagan and Kathleen Jennings to sign your copy of their new chapbook Stray Bats. We won’t be there (cf Book Moon) but I am happy to say — and very […]

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    Half-Witch

    John Schoffstall

    Half-Witch is like The Golden Compass as written by Roald Dahl.”
    — Lauren Banka, Elliott Bay Book Company

  • Trade Paper - $17

    Taboo

    Kim Scott

    “A complex, thoughtful, and exceptionally generous offering by a master storyteller at the top of his game.” — The Guardian

  • Trade Paper - $16

    In Other Lands

    Sarah Rees Brennan

    “Blissfully entertaining reading. . . . glittering contemporary fantasy.”
    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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    Air Logic

    Laurie J. Marks

    “One of the most well-wrought and engaging fantasy worlds out there.” — Booklist (starred review)

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    Tender

    Sofia Samatar

    “These stories are windows into an impressively deep imagination guided by sensitivity, joyful intellect, and a graceful mastery of language.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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    Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea

    Sarah Pinsker

    “An exciting new voice.” — Booklist (starred review)

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    Earth Logic

    Laurie J. Marks

    “Glows with intelligence . . . though not for the faint of heart.”
    Booklist (starred review)

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    Fire Logic

    Laurie J. Marks

    Elemental Logic: Book 1
    Spectrum Award winner
    Romantic Times Reviewers Choice award nominee

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    An Agent of Utopia

    Andy Duncan

    “A raucous, fantastical treat.”
    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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    Terra Nullius

    Claire G. Coleman

    “Coleman stuns with this imaginative, astounding debut about colonization.”
    Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

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    Alien Virus Love Disaster

    Abbey Mei Otis

    “Highly recommended for anyone interested in weird fiction, sf, or just a breathtaking reading experience.”
    Booklist (starred review)

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    The Invisible Valley

    Su Wei Austin Woerner

    “An extraordinary novel.”
    — Ha Jin, winner of the National Book Award

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    Ambiguity Machines

    Vandana Singh

    Publishers Weekly Top 10 SF, Fantasy & Horror Spring 2018

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    The River Bank

    Kij Johnson

    Washington Post Notable Books
    Seattle Times Noteworthy Books of 2017
    NPR Best Books of 2017

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    Telling the Map

    Christopher Rowe

    “A clutch of complex, persuasive visions of an alternative South.”
    Kirkus Reviews

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    The Bodies of the Ancients

    Lydia Millet

    “Children, adults, and myriad creatures fight the final battle in a war over climate changey…. relationships are tender. Memorably unusual.”
    Kirkus Reviews

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    Best Worst American

    Juan Martinez

    “In his idiosyncratic approach to fiction, Martinez delivers truly new ways to read the world.” — Booklist

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    The Chemical Wedding by Christian Rosencreutz

    John Crowley

    “Crowley and his collaborators have successfully mixed together disparate elements to create a strange literary concoction that fizzes with creative energy.”
    — Michael Berry, Portland Press Herald

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    Words Are My Matter

    Ursula K. Le Guin

    “In fact, it was the mainstream that ended up transformed.”
    The New Yorker

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    A Natural History of Hell

    Jeffrey Ford

    “Seamlessly blends subtle psychological horror with a mix of literary history, folklore, and SF.”
    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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    The People in the Castle

    Joan Aiken

    One day a few years from now you’ll be busy with something and these stories will come back to you.

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    The Winged Histories

    Sofia Samatar

    Who wields the pen? A new novel from the award-winning author of A Stranger in Olondria.

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    You Have Never Been Here

    Mary Rickert

    “Beautiful, descriptive prose enriches tales of ghosts, loss, and regret in this leisurely collection.”— Publishers Weekly

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    The Entropy of Bones

    Ayize Jama-Everett

    “Rooted in Chabi’s voice, the story is spare, fierce, and rich.”
    Publishers Weekly (starred review)


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