Orbit is releasing the Parasol Protectorate books in trade paperback size to the US market! The first three will come out tomorrow, April 1, 2014 (Soulless, Changeless, and Blameless) and the last two on July 1, 2014.
They have done a slight makeover of the cover art as well, can you spot the differences?
Answering the inevitable questions...
- None of the text has changed. Although the "other book" samples at the end of each may be different.
- Yes, they are entirely phasing out the mass market editions. If you have been waiting to round out your MM collection or buy the boxed set I advise doing it sooner rather than later.
- Yes, we are still trying for hard cover editions of the Parasol Protectorate series, but it seems unlikely. The Omnibus from SF Bookclub really are your only choice at the moment.
- The Prudence books, however, will be released as small hard covers! Exciting. It is the binding of the future! As it were. (Speaking of which how can there be already 34 votes on Goodreads? No one, not even my editor, has seen this book yet. Ridiculous interwebs.)
GAIL'S DAILY DOSE
Your Moment of Parasol . . .
|Miss K with a red parasol.|
Your Infusion of Cute . . .
|My favorite from the Bouquets to Art at the de Young|
Your Tisane of Smart . . .
Your Writerly Tinctures . . .
PROJECT ROUND UP
Waistcoats & Weaponry ~ The Finishing School Book the Third. November 4, 2014. Cover art to come.
Manners & Mutiny ~ The Finishing School Book the Last. Finished rough draft, cutting and trimming begins in July.
Prudence ~ Custard Protocol Book the First: Delayed. Why? Rewrite begins soon, release date March 17, 2015.
Parasol Protectorate Series manga graphic novels
Audiobook of Crudrat
releasing end of April 2014. Find out more at crudrat.com
Sobre Livros (Portugal) says of Soulless: “The book is amazing, vibrant, funny ... has a wonderful tone and narrative is full of mysteries. Before I even finished the first chapter I was completely enraptured. Alexia (our Miss. Taraboti) has a strong, insightful, sardonic and very courageous temperament.”
Quote of the Day:
“Neal had a gift for making someone want to punch him just for saying hello”
~ Tamora Pierce, Page
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