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New books signed at FarmerCon
27 Jul 2016
PulpFest 2016, together with Farmercon XI, was held in the weekend of July 21-24. The newly announced books from Meteor House were released at FarmerCon, and the preordered copies were signed by the authors.

Christopher Paul Carey with Blood of Ancient Opar

Danny Adamas with Dayworld: A Hole in Wednesday

Win Scott Eckert with the chapbook Being an Account of the Delay at Green River, Wyoming, of Phileas Fogg, World Traveler, or, The Masked Man Meets an English Gentleman.

The items will be shipped to the people who preordered the books. That is also the case with Phileas Fogg and the Heart of Osra by Josh Reynolds, who signed the books in the UK before they were shipped to the US.

Go to the site of Meteor House if you want one or more of these books. They are gone before you know!
HBO with Riverworld?
7 Jul 2016
For many years fans are writing about their wishes for a decent Riverworld series. Especially after the less successful movie Riverworld (2003) and the mini series Riverworld (2010). Both were for Sci-Fi Channel, later called Syfy.
Discussions went on by fans in forums and blogs. Some wanted a new series to be done by HBO, like their very good and successful series Game of Thrones.

I for one would very much like a Riverworld series done by HBO. The series they make are of much higher quality than we ever saw on Syfy. Alas, nothing specific has been published online, that I know of, about HBO's plans for a Riverworld series.

But recently I found a review at 'Goodreads' of To Your Scattered Bodies Go, in which the reviewer Brad mentions that HBO and Showtime both optioned the novel for an ongoing series.
I'm a bit cautious, because the date of the review is April 1, 2016.
If it's true, it sounds very promising!
More from Gateway ebooks
5 Jul 2016
Gateway changed more 'covers' of their ebooks. The novels, The Lovers, The Maker of Universes, and The Unreasoning Mask show new covers in the Gateway Essentials series of ebooks.

In these cases only the price of The Maker of Universes more than doubled since the new cover. The price of the other two stayed nearly the same.

I expect more new covers from Gateway Essentials, at least of the other books in the World of Tiers series.
Many books from other authors also have new covers.
I added the new information on the page Audio Books & eBooks.
New 'covers' for Gateway ebooks
4 Jul 2016
British publisher Gateway changed some of their ebooks with new 'covers'. All five of the Riverworld books have new pictures, but also new prices. The ebooks are now called 'Gateway Essentials'.

I don't know about you, but I like these pictures a lot more than the standard yellow cover with red and black lettering.
But with the change of cover, the price (nearly) doubled in all cases.
- To Your Scattered Bodies Go - £5.52 (was £2.39)
- The Fabulous Riverboat - £5.10 (was £2.48)
- The Dark Design - £5.52 (was £2.48)
- The Magic Labyrinth - £5.56 (was £3.99)
- Gods of Riverworld - £5.56 (was £3.99).
Interview with Danny Adams: Dayworld
14 Jun 2016
The Dayworld novel A Hole in Wednesday was announced earlier. Publisher Meteor House will present this at FarmerCon XI at the end of July!

Philip José Farmer started this novel, and his grand-nephew Danny Adams completed the novel.
The novel is a prequel to the Dayworld series. What is it about?

In the interview we ask Danny Adams this and several other questions.
Cover of "Phileas Fogg and the Heart of Osra"
22 May 2016
Meteor House revealed this week the cover of the novella Phileas Fogg and the Heart of Osra, written by Josh Reynolds. It wasn't yet ready with the announcement of the novella last month.
The beautiful cover illustration is done by Amar Djouad.

See the previous entry for more information about the book.
I enjoyed the first Phileas Fogg novella by Josh Reynolds, Phileas Fogg and the War of Shadows, very much! I immediately ordered copies of the hardcover, as well of the paperback, after the announcement of this second one.
It will be a hot summer this year with the three new books from Meteor House.

Do not wait too long to preorder the 'Limited, signed hardcover edition' for $27, or the 'Limited, signed trade paperback edition' for $16.
No information yet when the novella will be released, but my guess is that it will be released at FarmerCon in July.
Phileas Fogg and the Heart of Osra
20 Apr 2016
Meteor House announced a new novella by Josh Reynolds, Phileas Fogg and the Heart of Osra. This is the second novella of the sequels to The Other Log of Phileas Fogg.

Meteor House: «Now the adventures of Phileas Fogg continue in Phileas Fogg and the Heart of Osra, a brand-new sequel novella to Phileas Fogg and the War of Shadows, chronicling the further exploits of Jules Verne’s most iconic hero.

1889. The war of shadows is over, but a new and more deadly conflict has begun in the Central European country of Ruritania. A conflict which threatens to consume the few remaining survivors of the millennia-old struggle between Eridaneans and Capelleans, including Phileas Fogg. Drawn to the city of Streslau by a mysterious letter, Fogg finds himself accused of a crime he didn’t commit and caught between old allies and new enemies in a struggle for survival. On the run and aided only by the unpredictable Count of Hentzau, Fogg must exert every iota of his famed intellect in order to unravel the mystery of the Heart of Osra – or face the utter annihilation of Eridaneans and Capelleans alike!»

Available in both a Signed Limited Edition Hardcover and a Signed Limited Edition Trade Paperback edition. As always, the print run with our Limited Editions is determined by the number of preorders.

See the website of Meteor House for odering details.
A Hole in Wednesday, covers revealed
12 Apr 2016
The covers for the new Dayworld novel, A Hole in Wednesday, are revealed by the publisher Meteor House. This novel was announced earlier, on March 18, on this site.

Hardcover art by Keith Howell Paperback art by Keith Howell

You can preorder the 'Limited, signed hardcover edition' for $35, and the 'Trade paperback edition' for $25. Do not wait too long with your preorders!
The books will be released at FarmerCon XI, July 21-24 2016.
A new Opar/Khokarsa novella!
10 Apr 2016
A new announvement from Meteor House, the publication of the novella Blood of Ancient Opar, written by Christopher Paul Carey. The novella is part of the Opar/Khokarsa series.
The books will have a great cover by Bob Eggleton.

Meteor House: «Now the epic saga of Khokarsa continues in Blood of Ancient Opar, a brand-new sequel novella to Hadon, King of Opar by Christopher Paul Carey, chronicling Hadon’s further adventures in the fallen empire’s last remaining queendom. Using Farmer’s own notes, Carey at last fills in the missing history of a civilization lost to the mists of time…»

You can preorder the 'Limited, signed hardcover edition' for $27, and 'Limited, signed trade paperback edition' for $16.
The books will be released at FarmerCon XI, July 21-24 2016.
Earlier news

New Publications
In 2016

Le Monde du fleuve

The Green Odyssey
In 2015

The song of Kwasin
hardcover & trade paperback

The Scarlet Jaguar
by Win Scott Eckert

Exiles of Kho
by Christopher Carey

Hadon, King of Opar
by Christopher Carey

Flight to Opar
(Hardcover & Trade paperback)


Rastignac the Devi

Le Cœur Noir du Temps
(The Dark Heart of Time)
In 2014


Le bateau fabuleux
(The Fabulous Riverboat)

The Evil in Pemberley House

The Maker of Universes, To Your Scattered Bodies Go, The Unreasoning Mask

Phileas Fogg and the War of Shadows
by Josh Reynolds

All New Publications in:
2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005

Forthcoming Books

A new Dayworld novel, A Hole in Wednesday, by Philip José Farmer & Danny Adams will be released by Meteor House in July 2016

Christopher Paul Carey has written Blood of Ancient Opar. This one will be published by Meteor House in July 2016.

Josh Reynolds wrote a new Phileas Fogg novella, Phileas Fogg and the Heart of Osra. Meteor House, July 2016.

Meteor House will publish The Monster on Hold, written by Farmer & Eckert, in 2017.

The Worlds of Philip José Farmer, Volume 5 will be published in 2017.

Christopher Paul Carey will write a trilogy about Kôr, son of Hadon of Opar. To be published in 2017-2018 by Meteor House.