Every year since 2011 Tor.com, one of the top short fiction markets in the industry, has compiled a collection of some of their finest short fiction into a digital anthology. And this year they’re making the latest edition completely free on their website — but only until January 17th. Act now to grab your free copy today!
We are very excited to offer a free download of the 2016 edition of Some of the Best from Tor.com, an anthology of 25 of our favorite short stories and novelettes from the last year. The ebook edition will be available as a free download here until January 17th, it will also be made available wherever ebooks are sold for the duration of 2017.
Of course, you can always enjoy all of our free weekly short stories by visiting Tor.com’s fiction index.
These stories were acquired and edited for Tor.com by Ellen Datlow, Ann VanderMeer, Carl Engle-Laird, Liz Gorinsky, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Justin Landon, Diana Pho, and Miriam Weinberg. Each story is accompanied by an original illustration.
Here’s the complete Table of Contents.
“Clover” Charlie Jane Anders
“The Art of Space Travel” Nina Allan
“The Destroyer” Tara Isabella Burton
“Traumphysik” Monica Byrne
“The High Lonesome Frontier” Rebecca Campbell
“Lullaby for a Lost World” Aliette de Bodard
“A Dead Djinn in Cairo” P. Djeli Clark
“Breaking Water” Indrapramit Das
“Autobiography of a Traitor and a Half-Savage” Alix E. Harrow
“The City Born Great” N. K. Jemisin
“Everything That Isn’t Winter” Margaret Killjoy
“The Weight of Memories” Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu
“The Maiden Thief” Melissa Marr
“The Caretakers” David Nickle
“Your Orisons May Be Recorded” Laurie Penny
“meat+drink” Daniel Polansky
“The Three Lives of Sonata James” Lettie Prell
“The Great Detective” Delia Sherman
“Finnegan’s Field” Angela Slatter
“The Weather” Caighlan Smith
“Terminal” Lavie Tidhar
“Her Scales Shine Like Music” Rajnar Vajra
“La beauté sans vertu” Genevieve Valentine
“That Game We Played During the War” Carrie Vaughn
“A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers” Alyssa Wong
Find out too late abut the giveaway — or want one of the previous volumes? No problem! Copies are available at Amazon.com, B&N.com, and other fine sellers for just $2.99 each!
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