From Hugo-nominated editor Bryan Thomas Schmidt and Nebula nominated author Robin Wayne Bailey, here are nineteen top-notch science fiction stories guaranteed to make you think –and- laugh, featuring such major writers as Robert Silverberg, Mike Resnick, Allen M. Steele, Esther Friesner, Elizabeth Moon, Seanan McGuire, Jody Lynn Nye, James Gunn, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and many more.
When Little Green Men Attack, It’s All-out Laugh Warfare
From the far reaches of outer space they come—inscrutable aliens, malicious invaders, wacky tourists from another planet—to conquer, study, and tickle us. From the battlefields of the Ozarks to the marble halls of the Boston Library, from Central Park to the skies above Washington, on the moon and in the seediest bars of Kansas City— they’re here. But do they really know who they’re up against? Not hardly!
COMPLETE AUTHOR LIST: Mike Resnick, Kristine Kathryn, Dantzel Cherry, Ken Scholes, Jody Lynn Nye, Seanan McGuire, Martin L. Shoemaker, Steven H. Silver, Selina Rosen, Beth L. Cato, Peter J. Wacks & Josh Vogt, Allen M. Steele, Elizabeth Moon, Esther M. Friesner, K.C. Ball, James Gunn, Bryan Thomas Schmidt & Alex Shvartsman, Robert Silverberg, Robin Wayne Bailey
About Little Green Men—Attack!:
“Hard science fiction, time travel, urban fantasy, space opera and the downright weird. . . . Its 20 stories will all make you laugh and provide a break from earthbound cares.”—The Daily News of Galveston County
About Mission: Tomorrow, edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt: “This themed anthology . . . will appeal to a wide range of readers, who will appreciate the diversity of stories . . . a solid introduction to a classic genre.”—Kirkus
“Editor Schmidt adds grandmasters to a mix of newer established names and balances the tragic with the humorous.”—Publishers Weekly
About Shattered Shields, edited by Jennifer Brozek and Bryan Thomas Schmidt: “In this well-built anthology, seventeen original stories cut to the heart of military fantasy, diving directly into the most exciting moments of dramatic bravery, grand battles, and life-changing heroism. . . . Readers who prefer to cut straight to the action, but want more depth than pure hack-and-slash, will find these offerings appealing.”—Publishers Weekly
“An inventive and thought-provoking set of tales that capture the bravery and terrors of battle. Carries the banner of military fantasy proudly.”—John Marco, author of The Bronze Knight Series
About The Raygun Chronicles, edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt: “Fans of sf should enjoy this stylistically varied homage to a genre as old as the fiction . . . ”—Library Journal
About Beyond the Sun, edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt: “Beyond the Sun mixes courage, redemption, and stark terror in tales of distant worlds. Buckle in.”—Jack McDevitt, author of Firebird