It’s a bumper day for Solaris, with two massive releases released out into the wild today: Paul Kearney’s beguiling fantasy The Wolf in the Attic, and the Jonathan Strahan edited anthology The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year Volume Ten.
What a day! We’re incredibly proud of both titles, and cannot flippin’ well wait for you to read them.
Paul has been celebrating The Wolf in the Attic with blogs at the likes of Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist and SF Bulletin, where he’s talking about using historical figures in fiction, not to mention an interview over at Rising Shadow.
There have been plenty of glowing reviews, too:
- Living for Books said “Anna is a wonderful character, and as the story develops you can’t help but be sucked into the mythology and the wonders of such an adventure.”
- My Life, My Book, My Escape said: “There is no way you will not fall in love with Anna.”
- Lipstick and Libraries said: “historical fiction, high fantasy, fairy tale inspired works, magical realism, tragic turn-of-the-century tales… it’s got a little something for everyone.”
- Bastian’s Books said: “It’s clever and interesting and has a lot to recommend it.”
- Queen of Blades said: “Anna is the perfect protagonist for this beautiful tale.”
- Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing said: “the Wolf in the Attic cast an hypnotic spell.”
- Book Haunt said: “The Wolf in the Attic is book of many delights… a good read for those of you who love fairy tales.”
Meanwhile, The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year Volume Ten has been impressing reviewers too:
- The Reading Desk called it “an anthology of tales that amaze, excite and kindle thought. The line-up of featured authors is impressive, and they do not disappoint.”
- Sci-Fi and Fantasy Review lauded “a collection of ideas, an anthology of thought, of exploration – looking at who we are, how we got here, and where we’re going.”
- Speculition was keen to pick out favourite stories – “Wilson, Ings, Malik, and Sulway wrote stories that can be read several times.”