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John Joseph Adams
John Joseph Adams is the series editor of BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY. He is also the bestselling editor of many other anthologies, such as ROBOT UPRISINGS, DEAD MAN'S HAND, OZ REIMAGINED, THE MAD SCIENTIST'S GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, EPIC: LEGENDS OF FANTASY, OTHER WORLDS THAN... show more



John Joseph Adams is the series editor of BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY. He is also the bestselling editor of many other anthologies, such as ROBOT UPRISINGS, DEAD MAN'S HAND, OZ REIMAGINED, THE MAD SCIENTIST'S GUIDE TO WORLD DOMINATION, EPIC: LEGENDS OF FANTASY, OTHER WORLDS THAN THESE, ARMORED, UNDER THE MOONS OF MARS, BRAVE NEW WORLDS, WASTELANDS, THE LIVING DEAD, THE LIVING DEAD 2, BY BLOOD WE LIVE, FEDERATIONS, THE IMPROBABLE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, and THE WAY OF THE WIZARD. He has been called "the reigning king of the anthology world" by Barnes & Noble, and he is a two-time winner of the Hugo Award (and has been nominated ten times) and a seven-time finalist for the World Fantasy Award. He is also the editor and publisher of LIGHTSPEED and NIGHTMARE, and is a producer for WIRED's THE GEEK'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY podcast. Recent anthologies include THE END IS NIGH (March 2014), THE END IS NOW (September 2014), THE END HAS COME (March 2015), LOOSED UPON THE WORLD (Saga, 2015), OPERATION ARCANA (Baen, 2015), PRESS START TO PLAY (Vintage, 2015), WASTELANDS 2 (Titan Books, 2015), and WHAT THE #@&% IS THAT? (Saga, 2016). In addition to his work in short fiction, he is now also the editor of John Joseph Adams Books, a new science fiction and fantasy imprint from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Find him online at johnjosephadams.com and on Twitter @JohnJosephAdams.

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Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Anthology. I'm going to read each author's work in this triptych. Starting with Volume 1, then Volume 2 and lastly Volume 3. I'm hoping that each story will give an extension of the beginning story. 3.79 stars average1. Bannerless by Carrie Vaughn. Fantastic story. Dystopian investigator finds out w...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Anthology. I'm going to reach each author's work in this triptych. Starting with Volume 1, then Volume 2 and lastly Volume 3. I'm hoping that each story will give an extension of the beginning story. 3.85 stars average. A lot of really great stories in this anthology1. Herd Immunity by Tananarive Du...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Anthology. I'm going to reach each author's work in this triptych. Starting with Volume 1, then Volume 2 and lastly Volume 3. I'm hoping that each story will give an extension of the beginning story. 3.89 stars average. Most of these stories were 4 or 5 stars. I would definitely recommend this book....
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 7 months ago
Ranging from irreverent humor to straight out horror, What the @#&% Is That? grew from a meme on Twitter when iconic comic book artist Mike Mignola painted a monster. Nobody knew what the F it was, but they loved it.Renowned editors John Joseph Adams and Doug Cohen then asked some of the best writer...
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JL's Bibliomania rated it 2 years ago
I heard about the short story anthologies collectively called The Apocalypse Triptich, a few months ago when I listened to the short story Enjoy the Moment by Jack McDevitt on EscapePod. From the description on the anthology website "Edited by acclaimed anthologist John Joseph Adams and bestselli...
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