The Book of Apex: Volume 3 of Apex Magazine: $4.99—15.95

by Catherynne M. Valente

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The Book of Apex: Volume 3 of Apex Magazine

ISBN: 978-1-937009-11-3

These thirty-one stories encompass all fifteen issues of Apex Magazine edited by the Hugo Award-nominated editor and author Catherynne M. Valente.

You'll encounter strange, compelling magics interwoven within a haunted book made of vegetation, cities that come to life and go to war, and surreal suburban nightmares played out through the eyes of children.

The Book of Apex: Volume 3 of Apex Magazine contains work by Seanan McGuire, Saladin Ahmed, Theodora Goss, Forrest Aguirre, Cat Rambo, Ian Tregillis, Annalee Newitz, Peter M. Ball, and many other masters of the short form.

Table of Contents
"To the Mistress of the Labyrinth Give Honey" by Heather McDougal
"I Am Thinking of You in the Spaces Between" by Shira Lipkin
"Frank" by Betsy Phillips
"Namasté Prime" by Grá Linnaea
"The Whispered Thing" by Zach Lynott
"The Tiger Hunt" by Rabbit Seagraves
"The Neighborly Thing to Do" by T.J. Weyler
"The Widow and the Xir" by Indrapramit Das
"Your Cities" by Anaea Lay
"The Doves of Hartleigh Garden" by Kathryn Weaver
"Recipe Collecting in the Asteroid Belt" by Jeremy R. Butler
"Twilight of the Eco-Terrorist" by Annalee Newitz
"Biba Jibun" by Eugie Foster
"The Eater" by Michael J. Deluca
"The Dust and the Red" by Darin Bradley
"The Speaking Bone" by Kat Howard
"Close Your Eyes" by Cat Rambo
"Langknech and Tzi-Tzi in the Land of the Mad" by Forrest Aguirre
"The Itaewon Eschatology" by Douglas F. Warrick
"The Tolling of Pavlov’s Bells" by Seanan McGuire
"Pale, and from a Sea-Wave Rising" by C.S.E. Cooney
"Radishes" by Nick Wolven
"The Faithful Soldier, Prompted" by Saladin Ahmed
"50 Fatwas for the Virtuous Vampire" by Pamela Taylor
"The Green Book" by Amal El-Mohtar
"Still Life (A Sexagesimal Fairy Tale)" by Ian Tregillis
"The Girl Who Had Six Fingers" by Brenda Stokes Barron
"L’esprit de L’escalier" by Peter M. Ball
"Portage" by An Owomoyela
"Fair Ladies" by Theodora Goss

About the Editor
Catherynne M. ValenteCatherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan’s Tales series, Deathless, and the crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Own Making. She is the winner of the Andre Norton Award, the Tiptree Award, the Mythopoeic Award, the Rhysling Award, and the Million Writers Award. She has been nominated for the Hugo, Locus, and Spectrum Awards, the Pushcart Prize, and was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award in 2007 and 2009. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with her partner, two dogs, and enormous cat. For more information visit