Book Trailer: The Unnoticeables by Robert Brockway

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The Unnoticeables by Robert Brockway

From Robert Brockway, Sr. Editor and Columnist of Cracked.com comes The Unnoticeables, a funny and frightening urban fantasy.

There are angels, and they are not beneficent or loving. But they do watch over us. They watch our lives unfold, analyzing us for repeating patterns and redundancies. When they find them, the angels simplify those patterns and remove the redundancies, and the problem that is “you” gets solved.

Carey doesn’t much like that idea. As a punk living in New York City, 1977, Carey is sick and tired of watching strange kids with unnoticeable faces abduct his friends. He doesn’t care about the rumors of tar-monsters in the sewers or unkillable psychopaths invading the punk scene—all he wants is to drink cheap beer and dispense ass-kickings.

Kaitlyn isn’t sure what she’s doing with her life. She came to Hollywood in 2013 to be a stunt woman, but last night a former teen heartthrob tried to eat her, her best friend has just gone missing, and there’s an angel outside her apartment. Whatever she plans on doing with her life, it should probably happen in the few remaining minutes she has left.

There are angels. There are demons. They are the same thing. It’s up to Carey and Kaitlyn to stop them. The survival of the human race is in their hands.

We are, all of us, well and truly screwed.

Preorder The Unnoticeables today:
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On the Road: Tor/Forge Author Events in July

Time Salvager by Wesley ChuThe Unnoticeables by Robert BrockwayThe Suspicion at Sanditon by Carrie Bebris

Tor/Forge authors are on the road in July! Once a month, we’re collecting info about all of our upcoming author events. Check and see who’ll be coming to a city near you:

Carrie Bebris, The Suspicion at Sanditon

Friday, July 24
Books & Co.
Dayton, OH
7:00 PM

Saturday, July 25
Ohio State Barnes & Noble
Columbus, OH
2:00 PM

Tuesday, July 28
Joseph-Beth Books
Cincinnati, OH
7:00 PM

Thursday, July 30
The Booksellers at Laurelwood
Memphis, TN
6:30 PM

Alex Bledsoe, Long Black Curl

Friday, July 10
Arcadia Books
Spring Green, WI
6:30 PM

Saturday, July 18
Parnassus Books
Nashville, TN
2:00 PM

Sunday, July 19
Eagle Eye Bookshop
Decatur, GA
3:00 PM

Robert Brockway, The Unnoticeables

Thursday, July 16
Mysterious Galaxy
San Diego, CA
7:30 PM

Friday, July 17
University Bookstore
Seattle, WA
7:00 PM

Saturday, July 18
Copperfield’s Books
Petaluma, CA
7:00 PM

Sunday, July 19
Borderlands Books
San Francisco, CA
3:00 PM

Wednesday, July 22
Powell’s City of Books
Portland, OR
7:30 PM

Wesley Chu, Time Salvager

Tuesday, July 7
The Last Bookstore
Los Angeles, CA
7:00 PM

Sunday, July 12
Mysterious Galaxy
Also with Carrie Patel and Scott Sigler
San Diego, CA
2:00 PM

Wednesday, July 15
Elliott Bay Book Company
With Ramez Naam
Seattle, WA
7:00 PM

Thursday, July 16
Powell’s at Cedar Hills Crossing
Beaverton, OR
7:00 PM

Saturday, July 18
Borderlands Books
San Francisco, CA
3:00 PM

Sunday, July 19
Uncle Hugo’s
Minneapolis, MN
3:00 PM

Monday, July 20
A Room of One’s Own
Madison, WI
7:00 PM

Tuesday, July 21
Boswell Book Company
Milwaukee, WI
7:00 PM

Thursday, July 23
Schuler Books and Music
Lansing Charter Township, MI
7:00 PM

Friday, July 24
Book People
Austin, TX
7:00 PM

William S. Cohen, Collision

Wednesday, July 1
Books-a-Million
South Portland, ME
7:00 PM

Thursday, July 2
Politics and Prose
Washington, D.C.
7:00 PM

Carolyn Ives Gilman, Dark Orbit

Wednesday, July 15
Barnes & Noble
Washington, D.C.
6:00 PM

Saturday, July 18
Fountain Bookstore
Richmond, VA
2:00 PM

Max Gladstone, Last First Snow

Tuesday, July 28
Oxford University Press Book Club in Bryant Park
New York, NY
12:00 PM

Neal Griffin, Benefit of the Doubt

Sunday, July 26
Carlsbad City Library
Carlsbad, CA
7:00 PM

Kristen Simmons, The Glass Arrow

Thursday, July 23
Sundance Books and Music
Reno, NV
6:30 PM

Anne A. Wilson, Hover

Saturday, July 25
Payson Book Festival
Gila Community College
Payson, AZ
9:00 AM

Also, don’t miss the Big Summer Road Trip Tour! To celebrate the 2015 releases from some of our Northeastern authors, Tor Books is excited to send Elizabeth Bear (Karen Memory), James Cambias (Corsair), Max Gladstone (Last First Snow), and Brian Staveley (The Providence of Fire) on tour in the New England region. Check out the dates and locations.

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Presenting the Big Summer Road Trip Tour!

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To celebrate the 2015 releases from some of our Northeastern authors, Tor Books is excited to send Elizabeth Bear (Karen Memory), James Cambias (Corsair), Max Gladstone (Last First Snow), and Brian Staveley (The Providence of Fire) on tour in the New England region!

Tuesday, July 14
Harvard Book Store
Cambridge, MA
7:00pm

Thursday, July 16
Pandemonium Books and Games
With a special live game of Pathfinder, with GM David Montgomery!
Cambridge, MA
7:00pm

Friday, July 17
Odyssey Bookshop
South Hadley, MA
6:00pm

Saturday, July 18
Friends of the Simsbury Library
Simsbury, CT
1:00pm—3:00pm

Sunday, July 19
Bank Square Books
Mystic, CT
1:00pm

Monday, July 20
Ferguson Library
Stamford, CT
7:00pm

Wednesday, July 22
Towne Book Center
Moderated by Chris Urie from Geekadelphia
Collegeville, PA
7:00pm

Friday, July 24
Northshire Books
Saratoga Springs, NY
6:00pm

Saturday, July 25
Everyone’s Books
Brattleboro, VT
6:00pm

Sunday, July 26
Phoenix Books
Burlington, VT
Hosted by Geek Mountain State
2:00pm

The Edge of Reason eBook is Now on Sale for $2.99

The Edge of Reason by Melinda SnodgrassThe ebook for The Edge of Reason by Melinda Snodgrass is now on sale for $2.99!*

About The Edge of Reason: Since the dawn of consciousness, a secret war has been fought between the forces of magic and religious fanaticism, and the cause of reason, understanding, and technology. On one side are the Old Ones, malign entities that feed on the suffering of mankind. On the other are the Lumina, an ancient order dedicated the liberation of the human spirit.

Officer Richard Oort of the Albuquerque Police Department is caught in the middle of this primal battle when he rescues a mysterious teenage girl from a trio of inhuman hunters. Recruited by the Lumina to serve as their latest paladin, Richard ends up fighting beside a handful of unlikely allies, including an adolescent sorceress, an enigmatic philanthropist, a sexy coroner, and a homeless god with multiple personalities.

The Old Ones and their mortal pawns are determined to destroy Richard-or subvert him to their cause. And they have all powers of magic and organized religion at their disposal. As the gates between the universes shred apart, it may be up to Richard to save humanity from the endless horror of a new Dark Age.

Provocative as The Golden Compass or the Illuminatus! trilogy, The Edge of Reason dramatizes the fundamental conflict behind the hot-button issues of today…and the future of the human race.

Buy The Edge of Reason today: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

*sale ends July 31

Goodreads Sweepstakes: End Time by Keith Korman

End Time by Keith KormanAbout End Time: What is happening to the country—and the planet?

A government bio-lab experiment goes hideously wrong, infecting people with scientifically-programmed madness . . .

Random kidnappings of women and girls proliferate throughout the land . . .

Some people suddenly succumb to horrifically-virulent viruses while others become able to read minds . . .

Mysteriously summoned to confront these frightening questions, three people are thrown together on a bizarre cross-country quest: Cheryl Gibson, an LA cop; Billy Howahkan, a Lakota Sioux with seeming supernatural gifts; and Bhakti Singh, a distinguished space scientist. This unlikely group must track down a pair of children with extraordinary powers, children who will determine humanity’s fate—obliteration or salvation.

As the three set out across America, a blood-dimmed tide is unleashed. Anarchy, terror, and death stalk the land in Keith Korman’s End Time.

Enter for a chance to win here!

(Ends July 28)

Also, don’t forget to check out our other sweepstakes!

The Nightmare Affair eBook is Now on Sale for $2.99

The Nightmare Affair by Mindee ArnettThe ebook for The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett is now on sale for $2.99!*

About The Nightmare Affair: Sixteen-year-old Dusty Everhart breaks into houses late at night, but not because she’s a criminal. No, she’s a Nightmare. Literally.

Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for magickind, and living in the shadow of her mother’s infamy, is hard enough. But when Dusty sneaks into Eli Booker’s house, things get a whole lot more complicated. He’s hot, which means sitting on his chest and invading his dreams couldn’t get much more embarrassing. But it does. Eli is dreaming of a murder. Then Eli’s dream comes true.

Now Dusty has to follow the clues—both within Eli’s dreams and out of them—to stop the killer before more people turn up dead. And before the killer learns what she’s up to and marks her as the next target.

Buy The Nightmare Affair today: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

*sale ends July 31

Agent to the Stars eBook is Now on Sale for $2.99

Agent to the Stars by John ScalziThe ebook for Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi is now on sale for $2.99!*

About Agent to the Stars: The space-faring Yherajk have come to Earth to meet us and to begin humanity’s first interstellar friendship. There’s just one problem: They’re hideously ugly and they smell like rotting fish.

So getting humanity’s trust is a challenge. The Yherajk need someone who can help them close the deal.

Enter Thomas Stein, who knows something about closing deals. He’s one of Hollywood’s hottest young agents. But although Stein may have just concluded the biggest deal of his career, it’s quite another thing to negotiate for an entire alien race. To earn his percentage this time, he’s going to need all the smarts, skills, and wits he can muster.

Buy Agent to the Stars today: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

*sale ends July 31

Sneak Peek: The Edge of Dawn by Melinda Snodgrass

The Edge of Dawn by Melinda SnodgrassWhat do you do when the Earth is under assault from monstrous creatures by alternate dimensions and you’re the only person who can wield the weapon that can destroy them?

From the American southwest to a secret society in Turkey, the paladin Richard Oort and his ward Mosi try to stay in front of their enemies, but the world is at stake—and time is running short. We hope you enjoy this excerpt from The Edge of Dawn by Melinda Snodgrass.

Chapter One

Mosi Tsosie was scared.

The family had moved their flock of sheep to BIA land near the edge of Chaco Canyon and built a hogan. Grandfather was very traditional and refused to let them use a prefab building. They did carry the logs in the bed of the pickup because trees were scarce to nonexistent out by the canyon, but the sod was cut from the earth, and the logs were chinked with that same soil, and it had five sides and a door facing east as was proper.

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New eBook Novella: To Stand or Fall by John Scalzi

The End of All Things #4: To Stand or Fall by John ScalziThe final episode from John Scalzi’s To Stand or Fall is now available!

About To Stand or Fall: Back on Earth, the beginning and end of all things. The nations of humanity’s home planet have parted ways with the starfaring Colonial Union, the human interstellar empire originally established to keep the home planet free. The Union needs to regain Earth’s trust. The alien races of the Conclave have their own hard choices to face. All of these threads culminate in this, Part Four of the four parts of The End of All Things, John Scalzi’s conclusion to the Old Man’s War tale that began with The Human Division.


Buy To Stand or Fall today: B&N Nook | eBooks.com | Google Play | iBooks | Kindle | Kobo

The complete hardcover edition of The End of All Things will be available August 11th.

New Releases: 6/30/2015

Alice in the Country of Hearts: Junk Box by Quinrose; by Mamenosuke FujimaruAlien Hunter: Underworld by Whitley StrieberAmerican Craftsmen by Tom DoyleArtemis Invaded by Jane LindskoldBuffalo Wagons and Cloudy in the West by Elmer KeltonDeadout by Jon McGoranThe Hollow Queen by Elizabeth HaydonThe House of the Four Winds by Mercedes Lackey and James MalloryNew Frontiers by Ben BovaNon Non Biyori Vol. 1 by AttoThe Philosopher Kings by Jo WaltonMargaret Truman’s Undiplomatic Murder by Margaret Truman and Donald BainSevered Souls by Terry Goodkind

See upcoming releases.