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Correction to Series Hugo and the Liaden Universe®

CORRECTION to this post.

Members of DisCon III, the previous WorldCon, may also nominate.  They may not vote unless they are members of ChiCon8.

I have amended the original post.

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Podcast up!

Griffin Barber talks to Sharon Lee and Steve Miller about Liaden Universe® Constellation, Volume Five.
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Liaden Universe® Updates

Presented in order of Temporal Proximity.

First!  We have a book coming out on May 3!  Fair Trade, the third account of the loves and adventures of Jethri Gobelyn ven’Deelin, Trader Extraordinaire, will be available in hardcover, and electronic from all of the usual vendors.  Right now, you may preorder the hardcover from those same usual suspects.

There are Notes, to wit!

Note A:  YES, you will be able to buy this novel electronically on the release date.  NO, you may not preorder it.  This is how our publisher does things, and is above our pay grade.

Note B:  If you want a signed copy of the hardcover Fair Trade, you can preorder one right here

Note B1:  Personalizations are not available this time...

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Fair Trade ebook up for preorder

For those who preorder ebooks! The ebook edition of Fair Trade, by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, publishing on May 3, may now be preordered from Amazon and BN.

No, sorry, still no news of an audiobook edition.


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New news from the Liaden Universe®

This post covers several topics, including

  1. Publication dates for upcoming Liaden Universe® novels
  2. Upcoming audio releases
  3. Lack of news re possible audio releases

Three Liaden Universe® titles to be released by Baen in 2023
Scout’s Progress will be reissued in a new mass market/ebook edition March 2023
Salvage Right* will be published in Summer 2023
Trade Lanes** will be published in Fall 2023

Liaden Universe® Constellations audiobook editions
Tantor Media will be releasing the first four Liaden Universe® Constellations, starting in June.  Go to this link, and click on the individual titles to preorder.

Trade Lanes Fair Trade audiobook edition
We are in contact with our publisher and hope to have news regarding the Trade Lanes Fair Trade audiobook edition soon...

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Fair Trade, the 24th Liaden Universe® novel

Crossposted from

Fair Trade, by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, the 24th novel set in the Liaden Universe®, a space opera geography of their own devising will be published on May 3.

What, you may ask, does this mean?

I will tell you.

It means that on May 3, the book will be simultaneously published as a hardcover and an ebook, and you — yes, you! — will able to buy it at the vendor of your choice.

Before May 3, you may:

1   Preorder the hardcover from the bookseller of your choice

1a  If you want a SIGNED copy of the hardcover, you may preorder it from Uncle Hugo’s onlyHere’s your link.

2   You may preorder the ebook edition of Fair Trade from Amazon, BN, and other ebook vendors.

None of the above precludes any of the others...

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Procrastinators take note!

In six days (US), it will be May 3.

Why do you care?

Because on that day, Fair Trade by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, the 24th novel set in their Liaden Universe®, will be published!

You are encouraged to take any — or all! — of the following actions before May 3.

1   Preorder the ebook from the vendor of your choice, and start May 3 with that little happy thrill you get when you see a new book has downloaded to your ereader.

2   Preorder a signed hardcover from Uncle Hugo’s.

3   Preorder a hardcover from the bookstore of your choice.

4   Block out time to read Fair Trade, and make sure there’s plenty of food in the fridge, favorite beverages and snacks on-hand, because once you start reading, you won’t want to stop.

Fair Trader cover art by David Mattingly

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It’s Book Day!

It’s Book Day!
Go forth, FAIR TRADE by Sharon Lee & Steve Miller, proud 24th novel in the Liaden Universe®! Go forth, and do great things!
Cover art by David Mattingly
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Chicks in Tank Tops: TOC and Cover

Yesterday on Facebook, fearless editor Jason Cordova revealed the not-quite-final cover of the upcoming Chicks in Tank Tops (Baen, January 2023), and the Table of Contents.

Lee and Miller have a story in this anthology, and so do a bunch of other talented writers, which adds up to quite a TOC.

Don’t take our word for it, though, have a look for yourself.

Chicks in Tank Tops Table of Contents:
“Gadreel’s Folly” by Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
“Hold the Line” by Kevin Ikenberry
“A Girl and Her K’t’ank” by Jody Lynn Nye
“Airborne All the Way” by David Drake
“Airborne: The Next Mission” by David Drake
“Goddess of War” by A. C. Haskins
“Barbie and Gator Ken versus the Hurricane” by Joelle Presby
“Jeanne d’Architonnere” by G. Scott Huggins
“Operation Dad Liberation” by Lydia Sherrer & David Sherrer

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Sharon Lee and Steve Miller have just submitted their one hundredth collaborative effort, novel SALVAGE RIGHT, to Toni Weisskopf, at Baen Books.


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