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Cyber Monday Deals

Hi Everyone,

Happy Monday! And in this case, it’s a Cyber Monday! Woo!

I will try to keep this brief, because we all are very busy. I’d be remiss not to mention the deals we have going on at Grim Oak Press (10% off limited and trade hardcover editions) and The Signed Page (20% off all in-stock SF&F books). Click the links to view details! Some great books available, especially over at Grim Oak.

In other news, for those of you who backed my new novel’s Kickstarter or who may be interested in learning more about it, today is the last day to order your copy of The Tempered Steel of Antiquity Grey or any of the Add-On items in the BackerKit. Want to learn more about the book, which authors blurbed it, the artwork, etc.? Click HERE to visit the Kickstarter page. Already know about it but want to order it or buy some add-on merchandise? Click HERE to visit the BackerKit page.

And lastly, Grim Oak Press is working with Patrick Rothfuss on this year’s Worldbuilders charity drive to benefit Heifer International. The drive begins tomorrow. I can’t share what my part in this is yet. Needless to say, if you strike me down, I will become more powerful than you can possibly imagine. No wait… wrong movie. Let’s just say follow Worldbuilders beginning tomorrow and the days to come. Excited to share what we have going on but it will be several days yet before we do!

Be safe out there! Stay home as much as you can. Read as many great books as you can. We will overcome COVID. Know I care about all of you and let’s try to spread as much cheer as possible rather than the virus!

Best Holiday Wishes,
Shawn

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New Signings: Robin Hobb

Hi Everyone,

I am excited to announce a few different Robin Hobb books today alongside some that have been available for a while.

You can now pre-order The Illustrated Assassin’s Quest, to match up with your copies of The Illustrated Assassin’s Apprentice and The Illustrated Royal Assassin. The Illustrate Assassin’s Quest will publish March 2 and that’s when Robin will stop by to sign. Then the books will ship.

But that’s not all. I have a rare numbered trade hardcover edition of Wizard of the Pigeons signed by Megan Lindholm, who also writes as Robin Hobb. These are the first 48 copies to roll off the printing press and they shipped ahead of the copies that arrive by boat in December. Megan is willing to personalize even as she signs them. I will number them, making these special, and they will also ship this month as opposed to the copies that will ship in December. If you want to cancel your December order for one of these copies, I can do that.

Then there is the fully-illustrated Folio Society Farseer Trilogy. The signed edition from Folio sold out almost immediately. A number of The Signed Page customers asked if I would get the regular unsigned edition and have Robin sign and/or personalize. So that’s what I’m doing. It isn’t cheap, I’ll tell you that. I’m getting the three books at a cost of $250 and each set costs about $15 to get from the UK on a pallet. But people are ordering it and I can’t wait to get a copy for myself! Robin will sign all three books and they come within a slipcase.

Here are some links for you:

It’s a great time being a Megan Lindholm/Robin Hobb reader, I tell you that! If you have any questions, do let me know.

Cheers!
Shawn

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Multi-Signed Unfettered Hardcover ARCs

Emerald City Comic Con is two weeks away! It’s where I’ll be having Katherine Arden and Gwenda Bond sign their respective books for those of you who ordered them!

But I’m going to ECCC for another reason. Grim Oak Press is launching my new anthology, Unfettered III, at the convention too! It is a power-house SF&F book of short stories and novellas, filled with many authors who have signed for The Signed Page in the past.

The great thing for all of you? I am bringing our new Unfettered II and Unfettered III hardcover ARCs with me to ECCC and having multiple contributors sign them! These ARCs are limited to 250 copies, are made with high quality materials, and having them multi-signed is a dream come true!

Here are the anthologies and the authors who I’ll be chasing down at the con:

  • Unbound – Terry Brooks, Kat Richardson, Jason Hough, Shawn Speakman, Todd Lockwood
  • Unfettered II – Terry Brooks, Rachel Caine, Sarah Beth Durst, Seanan McGuire, Peter Orullian, Shawn Speakman, Todd Lockwood
  • Unfettered III – Terry Brooks, Delilah S. Dawson, Jason Denzel, Megan Lindholm (Robin Hobb), Todd Lockwood, Seanan McGuire, Peter Orullian, Cat Rambo, Shawn Speakman, Patrick Swenson, Ramon Terrell, and interior artist Kaitlund Zupanic

Click the book title above to visit Grim Oak Press and pre-order your multi-signed copies! As for that green Unfettered III that you see in the photos? It’s an Emerald City Comic Con Exclusive Edition, only being sold at the con at the Worldbuilders booth (booth MM1 & MM2). If it doesn’t sell out, we will make the remaining copies available on Grim Oak Press.

Hope you are reading something great this weekend!

Shawn