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Subject: Science Fiction/Fantasy

The Schrödinger Girl

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When a young woman appears to split into four different versions of herself, protagonist and behavioral psychologist Garrett Adams must decide what is vision, what is science, and what is delusion.

The Five Books of (Robert) Moses

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A dramatic, playful, brutal, sweeping, and always entertaining reimagining of New York City history, presaging today’s political tyranny.

*While supplies last, books ordered through the website will be SIGNED by Arthur Nersesian!

The Freedom Artist

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An impassioned plea for freedom and justice, set in a world uncomfortably like our own, by the Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri.

Game World

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Launching Akashic’s new Black Sheep YA imprint, an adventure novel in a video game turned reality, with giant spiders, malevolent hummingbirds, a not-quite-yellow-brick road, and preteen children learning how to be heroes!

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Strays

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Book II in The Primal Age Chronicles will leave you questioning everything you know about surviving in the modern world.

We Are All Crew

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A satirical adventure story featuring two young teens, in the style of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.

Forthcoming Titles

Speculative Los Angeles

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Forthcoming: 2/2/21

The debut title in a new city-based anthology series featuring all-new stories with speculative, sci-fi, and paranormal themes—each using distinct neighborhood settings as a launching pad.

A River Called Time

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Forthcoming: 4/6/21

A monumental speculative fiction story of love, loyalty, politics, and conscience, set in parallel Londons.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before April 6, 2021.