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The Black Tides of Heaven (Kindle Single) (The Tensorate Series Book 1) by [Neon Yang]

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"Joyously wild stuff. Highly recommended." --The New York Times

"Yang conjures up a world of magic and machines, wild monsters and sophisticated civilizations, that you'll want to return to again and again." --Ars Technica

"Full of love and loss, confrontation and discovery. Each moment is a glistening pearl, all strung together in a wonder of world-creation." -- Ken Liu, Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Award winner and author of The Grace of Kings and The Paper Menagerie

"I love Neon Yang's effortlessly fascinating world-building." --Kate Elliott, author of Black Wolves and Court of Fives

"A fascinating world of battles, politics, magic and romance." --Zen Cho, author of
Sorcerer to the Crown

"Filled with memorable characters and set in a wonderfully imaginative and original universe." --Aliette de Bodard, Nebula Award-winning author of The House of Shattered Wings

"Like a Miyazaki movie decided to jump off the screen and sear itself into prose, and in doing so became something entirely new." --Indrapramit Das, author of The Devourers

"Relentlessly captivating, heartbreaking, and powerful." --Fran Wilde, award-winning, Nebula & Hugo-nominated author of
Updraft, Cloudbound, and Horizon

"Yang's prose carries the reader along... A really good book." --
Locus

"Yang's writing is quiet, but it is the quiet of strength. It doesn't need to shout to be heard." --Michelle West for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

"Yang captures an epic sweep in compact, precise prose." --Publishers Weekly starred review

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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JY Yang bursts onto the epic fantasy scene with <i><b>The Black Tides of Heaven</b></i> and <i><b>The Red Threads of Fortune</b>,</i> standalone twin novellas that begin their silkpunk <b>Tensorate </b>Series. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B01MTMY52H
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Tordotcom (26 September 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 5157 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 258 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
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JY Yang is the author of the Tensorate series of novellas from Tor.Com Publishing (The Red Threads of Fortune, The Black Tides of Heaven, and The Descent of Monsters, coming July 31st, 2018). Their work has been shortlisted for the Hugo, Nebula, Locus and Kitschy awards, and the first two Tensorate novellas made the Tiptree Honor List.

In previous incarnations, they have been a molecular biologist; a writer for animation, comics and games; a journalist for one of Singapore’s major papers, and a science communicator with Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

JY works and lives in Singapore. They identify as queer and non-binary. Find them online at http://jyyang.com or on Twitter as @halleluyang.

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Pages are a bit wavy like the damp had got to it, and some of the corners are bent slightly which is a shame but I look forward to reading this.
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