You’ve made it through another week, and we’re here to celebrate with you. We’re giving away four sets of New York Times bestselling author Robin Hobb’s Rain Wilds Chronicles books. You might lose one hour worth of reading time this weekend, but you’ll be so absorbed in this acclaimed fantasy series you won’t even notice.
We’ll be giving four lucky winners the first three books of the series:
CITY OF DRAGONS
And one lucky winner will receive the complete set of The Farseer Trilogy: ASSASSIN’S APPRENTICE, ROYAL ASSASSIN, ASSASSIN’S QUES.
Enter to win by leaving a comment below, or RT us on Twitter: @HarperVoyagerUS! The giveaway ends today at 7 p.m. EST. Good luck! The winners will be selected at random and contacted directly.
This is open to the US only.
Happy Friday! Today we are giving away books from some of the best Raymond Feist series. This is a fantastic opportunity to dive into this bestselling author’s extensive backlist, and explore some of his finest works.
You have the opportunity to win:
Legends of the Riftwar: Books 1 and 2
Conclave of Shadows: Books 1-3
The Serpentwar Sage: Books 1-4
The Riftwar Legacy: Books 1-3
The Demonwar Saga: Books 1 and 2
The Darkwar Saga: Books 1-3
Enter to win by leaving a comment below, or RT us on Twitter: @HarperVoyagerUS! The giveaway ends today at 7 p.m. EST. Good luck! The winners will be selected at random and contacted directly. This is open to US only.
RT Magazine has announced this year’s Reviewer’s Choice Awards, and two Harper Voyager authors – Kim Harrison and Robin Hobb – have been nominated! The Reviewer’s Choice Awards honor the best books of 2013, and the winners and nominees are selected by the RT Magazine staff of more than 50 reviewers.
Kim Harrison has been nominated for the Urban Fantasy Career Achievement Award for her fabulous work with the Hollows series! This is Kim’s fourth time to be nominated for this career achievement award; two of her books (FOR A FEW DEMONS MORE and DEAD WITCH WALKING have won RT Magazine awards; and two of her books (EVERY WITCH WAY BUT DEAD and A FISTFUL OF CHARMS) were nominated for awards in the past. Kim is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, and her latest Hollows book EVER AFTER came out in paperback on Oct. 29.
Robin Hobb has been nominated for the 2013 Epic Fantasy Novel for BLOOD OF DRAGONS, book four of her Rain Wild Chronicles series. RT Magazine says in its review of the book, “The rich drawing of characters is fabulous and never does it seem incongruous.” This is Robin’s second Reviewer’s Choice award nomination. BLOOD OF DRAGONS is the final volume of the Rain Wild Chronicles, and is available in hardcover now.
Congratulations to both Kim and Robin for their nominations!
War is coming from another world.
Read an extract of the first book in the Riftwar Cycle and discover the most epic series in fantasy today.
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At Crydee, a frontier outpost in the tranquil Kingdom of the Isles, an orphan boy, Pug, is apprenticed to a master Magician – and the destinies of two worlds are changed forever.
Suddenly the peace of the Kingdom is destroyed as mysterious alien invaders swarm the land. Pug is swept up into the conflict but for him and his warrior friend, Tomas, an odyssey into the unknown has only just begun.
Tomas will inherit a legacy of savage power from an ancient civilization. Pug’s destiny will lead him through a rift in the fabric of space and time to the mastery of the unimaginable powers of a strange new magic.
And so the Riftwar begins.
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We loved seeing this kind of sharp, thoughtful analysis of Beguilement, the first book in Hugo Award-winner Lois McMaster Bujold’s The Sharing Knife series.
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While you’re on your The Sharing Knife kick, keep in mind that the Volume Three: Passage E-Edition is selling at a special low price through December 24th. This holiday season, give yourself the gift of fantasy!
The second book in the Broken Empire series, Lawrence takes his young anti-hero one step closer to his grand ambition.
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To reach greatness you must step on bodies, and many brothers lie trodden in my wake. I’ve walked from pawn to player and I’ll win this game of ours, though the cost of it may drown the world in blood…
The land burns with the fires of a hundred battles as lords and petty kings fight for the Broken Empire. The long road to avenge the slaughter of his mother and brother has shown Prince Honorous Jorg Ancrath the hidden hands behind this endless war. He saw the game and vowed to sweep the board. First though he must gather his own pieces, learn the rules of play, and discover how to break them.
A six nation army, twenty thousand strong, marches toward Jorg’s gates, led by a champion beloved of the people. Every decent man prays this shining hero will unite the empire and heal its wounds. Every omen says he will. Every good king knows to bend the knee in the face of overwhelming odds, if only to save their people and their lands. But King Jorg is not a good king.
Faced by an enemy many times his strength Jorg knows that he cannot win a fair fight. But playing fair was never part of Jorg’s game plan.
Out 16/08/2012 (UK)
Tomorrow, February 7th at 10pm EST, New York Times bestselling author Robin Hobb–author of the upcoming CITY OF DRAGONS—will be chatting live from University Books in Seattle! Join the event to ask Robin a question:
Join Robin Hobb’s Livestream Event
If you can’t tune in live, don’t worry—post your question below and we’ll pass it along in advance! And be sure to check out CITY OF DRAGONS, which goes on sale tomorrow (US/AUS) and April 23rd (UK).
Can’t wait to keep reading Robin Hobb’s upcoming new novel CITY OF DRAGONS? You’re in luck — Chapter 2 is now available!
City of Dragons, Chapter 2
And if you haven’t read the Prologue or Chapter 1 yet, now’s the time to catch up:
City of Dragons, Prologue
City of Dragons, Chapter 1
To read the whole book, pre-order CITY OF DRAGONS, on sale next Tuesday, February 7th!!
You’ve read the prologue–now here’s chapter one of Robin Hobb’s upcoming new novel CITY OF DRAGONS! The book is on sale February 7th, but we couldn’t wait to share the first few chapters with all of you. Enjoy the prologue and chapter one, then check back next week for chapter two!
City of Dragons, Prologue
City of Dragons, Chapter 1
To read the whole book, pre-order CITY OF DRAGONS, on sale February 7th (US/AUS) and April 23rd (UK)
We know you’ve been waiting for it: volume three of Robin Hobb’s Rain Wilds Chronicles: CITY OF DRAGONS! On sale February 7. Can’t wait another minute to read it? You’re in luck! We’ve got the first chapter here for you to preview! Check back next week for another chapter too!
Dragons once again inhabit the world of the Rain Wilds. But unlike their ancestors, these creatures are half-formed, flightless, and unable to feed or care for themselves. Their only hope for survival is to return to Kelsingera, their ancient, mythical homeland. Helpless to make the dangerous trek along the toxic and inhospitable Rain Wild River alone, the dragons are accompanied by a rag-tag group of human keepers. Overcoming tragedy, hardship, fear, and mistrust, the dragons and humans form deep, abiding bonds that unite them in unexpected ways.
But those bonds will be severely tested during the journey’s final days. The lost city can only be reached by flight—a test of endurance and skill beyond the strength of these stunted creatures. Desperate and losing hope, they must search the depths of their ancestral memories for the knowledge that might save them. But time is running out, not only for the dragons, but for their human keepers as well.
City of Dragons – Prologue
To read the whole book, pre-order CITY OF DRAGONS, on sale 7/2/2012 (US/AUS) and 23/04/2012 (UK)!