Blue Gold
Unshelved strip for 4/23/2014

Field Bag

Intellectual Freedom Fighter field bag

Our Intellectual Freedom Fighter messenger bag is beloved around the world, and rightly so. That revolutionary red star is actually a list of frequently banned books. And yes, it did take me all day to design that.

But some folks (including me) prefer the look and feel of a classic satchel. Enter our brand new field bag. Same great distressed design, more compact size, different style, lower price. Your choice!

P.S. Our badges look great ironed onto these bags.

Spring Books by Annick Press

Blue Gold Outlaws, Spies, and Gangsters Secrets Underground Not My Girl

This week's sponsor is Annick Press, "recognized as one of the most innovative and cutting-edge publishers of fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults". They'd like you to hear about their new books for Spring 2014. Please thank them for supporting Unshelved by checking them out!

Science Fiction and Fantasy Reviews

Oops, this blog post was meant to go up on Friday! Better late than never!

Unshelved Book Club

In this week's Unshelved Book Club you'll find science fiction and fantasy books about a conflict between Mars and the asteroid belt, a ten-year-old boy who trains to become a weapon of the Faith, wizards who can animate chalk drawings, a unicorn who thinks he's great, teens who take on ghosts, the rebirth of the Earth Empire, a Viking warrior raised from the dead, and the multiverse,

Now in Blue

Shopping Bag Shopping Bag

We introduced our Never Forget compact reusable shopping bags just a few months ago, and it quickly became our best selling product. We sold out of our first print run, but the next batch just arrived, this time in dark blue. Have at them!

Jack of Spies ARC and Poster giveaway

Jack of Spies

These days I get very excited when something new comes out from Soho Press. I have yet to be anything less than thrilled with their books. Next up is Jack of Spies by David Downing. If you think you know what spy novels are like, think again. This one takes place before WWI, before there was an intelligence community. There are no safe houses, there are no dead drops, there is no tradecraft. There's just a guy named Jack McColl with a talent for languages, improvising his way around a rapidly changing world, trying to learn anything he can to help the Royal Navy.

Sign up today for a chance to win an ARC and/or poster!

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