Martha Wells in conversation with Kate Elliott - Virtual Event

Martha Wells has written many fantasy novels, including The Wizard HuntersWheel of the Infinite, the Books of the Raksura series (beginning with The Cloud Roads and ending with The Harbors of the Sun), and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer, as well as YA fantasy novels, short stories, and nonfiction. Her New York Times and USA Today-bestselling Murderbot Diaries series has won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and Alex Awards

Kate Elliott has been writing science fiction and fantasy for 30 years, after bursting onto the scene with Jaran. She is best known for her Crown of Stars epic fantasy series and the New York Times bestselling YA fantasy series Court of Fives. Elliott's particular focus is immersive world building & centering women in epic stories of adventure, amid transformative cultural change. She lives in Hawaii, where she paddles outrigger canoes & spoils her schnauzer.

Martha Wells be dropping by to sign books for us, so we will have signed copies of Fugitive Telemetry as well as the previous books in the series. You can order signed copies below. Need an inscribed copy? Just include the inscription info in the order comments, and we'll get it signed for you. All orders needing inscriptions must be placed by April 27th (orders placed after the 27th will be signature only). Please note that Network Effect is available in paperback and hardcover.

Due to the volume of orders, we cannot guarantee lengthy inscriptions requests. We will pass along all requests, but can't guarantee inscription requests beyond a name.

We'll be receiving 20 Murderbot Diary diaries, and we'll be giving them away to 20 random readers who preorder a copy of Fugitive Telemetry by April 27th. (If you've already preordered your copy, we've added you to the drawing).


 


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Event date: 

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
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Fugitive Telemetry (The Murderbot Diaries #6) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250765376
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Tordotcom - April 27th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling security droid with a heart (though it wouldn't admit it!) is back in Fugitive Telemetry!

Having captured the hearts of readers across the globe (Annalee Newitz says it's "one of the most humane portraits of a nonhuman I've ever read") Murderbot has also established Martha Wells as one of the great SF writers of today.


Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries #5) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250229854
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Published: Tordotcom - March 30th, 2021

A 2021 Hugo Award Finalist!

A 2021 Nebula Award Finalist!

The first full-length novel in Martha Wells' New York Times and USA Today bestselling Murderbot Diaries series.

An Amazon's Best of the Year So Far Pick

Named a Best of 2020 Pick for NPR | Book Riot | Polygon


Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries #5) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250229861
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tordotcom - May 5th, 2020

A 2021 Hugo Award Finalist!

A 2021 Nebula Award Finalist!

The first full-length novel in Martha Wells' New York Times and USA Today bestselling Murderbot Diaries series.

An Amazon's Best of the Year So Far Pick

Named a Best of 2020 Pick for NPR | Book Riot | Polygon


Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250191854
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Published: Tordotcom - October 2nd, 2018

Martha Wells's Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, The Murderbot Diaries, comes to a thrilling conclusion in Exit Strategy.

Murderbot wasnt programmed to care. So, its decision to help the only human who ever showed it respect must be a system glitch, right?


Rogue Protocol: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250191786
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Published: Tordotcom - August 7th, 2018

Rogue Protocol is the third entry in Martha Wells's Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, The Murderbot Diaries.

Starring a human-like android who keeps getting sucked back into adventure after adventure, though it just wants to be left alone, away from humanity and small talk.


Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250186928
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Published: Tordotcom - May 8th, 2018

A USA Today bestseller

The "I love Murderbot!" Ann Leckie


Artificial Condition is the follow-up to Martha Wells's Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Award-winning, New York Times bestselling All Systems Red


All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250214713
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Published: Tordotcom - January 22nd, 2019

Now available in hardcover, All Systems Red is the first entry in Martha Wells' New York Times and USA Today bestselling science fiction series, The Murderbot Diaries.

Winner: 2018 Hugo Award
Winner: 2018 Nebula Award
Winner: 2018 Alex Award
Winner: 2018 Locus Award


"As a heartless killing machine, I was a complete failure."


Unconquerable Sun (The Sun Chronicles #1) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250197245
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Tor Books - July 7th, 2020

"Non-stop action! Space battles! Intrigue! This is the kind of space opera that I love best—but Elliott does it even better."—New York Times bestselling author Ann Leckie

New York Times bestselling author Kate Elliott brings us a thrilling new science fiction adventure set in a rich universe full of political intrigue with Unconquerable Sun.


Court of Fives Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316364300
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 12th, 2016

In this imaginative escape into enthralling new lands, World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's first bestselling young adult novel weaves an epic story of a girl struggling to do what she loves in a society suffocated by rules of class and privilege.