Book Trailer & Giveaway: ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders

I’m thrilled to host a giveaway for one my favorite books so far this year, All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders. It’s published by Tor Books and was released on January 26th, and thanks to Tor, I have one signed copy to give away to a U.S. only reader! The giveaway is at the end of this post, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to win a copy for yourself. In the meantime, here’s more about the book, and you can also watch the trailer!

All the Birds in the SkyALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY takes place in a time much like our own, with the psychological realism of Lev Grossman, the near-future savvy of Cory Doctorow and the magic of Jo Walton. It is both fantasy and tech sci-fi, a story of outcasts and insiders and of love and hate. Told in alternating chapters, the story follows the lives of Patricia, a girl who can talk to birds and who, “misplaced herself in the woods over and over, until she knew by heart every way to get lost,” and Laurence, a nerdy science geek who runs away to MIT to watch a DIY spaceship launch into orbit. Outcasts in their middle school, they rely on each other to make it through the rough world of bullies — and a potential assassin who is out to destroy them by turning them on each other.

Fast forward 10-years and we meet our wunderkinds navigating young adulthood in hip, Mission District, San Francisco. He is a rock star techno Silicon Alley prodigy, and she is a magician that secretly repairs the world’s ever-growing ailments. As Laurence and Patricia reconnect, they find themselves getting drawn into the opposite sides of a war between science and magic. Little do they realize that something bigger than either of them, something begun years ago in their youth, has brought them together to either save the world, or plunge it into a new dark ages.

ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY is a story of best friends, enemies, and lovers, as lyrical as it is enchanting. It is sure to be a tour-de-force that will go down in the annals of great genre fiction by one of the most widely read online writers today.

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About the author:

Charlie Jane

CHARLIE JANE ANDERS is the editor-in-chief of, the extraordinarily popular Gawker Media site devoted to science fiction and fantasy. Her debut novel, the mainstream Choir Boy, won the 2006 Lambda Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Edmund White Award. Her story “Six Months, Three Days” won the 2013 Hugo Award and was subsequently picked up for development into a NBC television series. She has also had fiction published by McSweeney’s, Lightspeed, and ZYZZYVA. Her journalism has appeared in Salon, the Wall Street Journal, Mother Jones, and many other outlets.

Find Charlie Jane Anders: Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Tumblr

Find the book: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound | The Book Depository | Goodreads

Read my review: All the Birds in the Sky

And now for the giveaway! Thanks to Tor Books, I have one signed copy for a U.S. only resident! Simply fill out the Rafflecopter below to enter. Good luck!

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Posted March 27, 2016 by Tammy in Book Promotion, Book Trailer, Giveaways / 18 Comments


18 responses to “Book Trailer & Giveaway: ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders

  1. Kara S

    Hi Tammy!

    A “strange and glorious story”, you say? I wish it were my autobiography — sounds like fun! Who doesn’t love the strange and glorious, especially in literary art/entertainment? My desire to read this novel is a fiery hot 9 on a scale that hits the maximum white-hot-intensity-of-1000-suns book anticipation level at 10. I was looking forward to picking up well before now, and your compelling review has me even more psyched!

    Thanks for the great review; thanks also for this present to your readership! I know I am loving this….Cheers and best wishes, Kara S

  2. margo

    Great review! All the Birds in the Sky is on my TBR already, but it would be cool to have a signed copy!

  3. Vicki Wurgler

    story of outcasts and insiders and of love and hate-book sounds great. the excitement is high

  4. This book sounds extraordinary! Magic and science battling it out, friends with issues being used against one another by bullies and villains, and other tensions bubbling beneath the surface…what could be more fun???!!!! This is something I want in my collection, and a book I’d love to have in my hands RIGHT. NOW!
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  5. BookLady

    What a fascinating book! It sounds exciting and I have added it to my tbr list. Thanks for sharing the great trailer.

  6. Anita Yancey

    I would love to read this book. it sounds amazing. Thanks for having the giveaway.

  7. holdenj

    It has been on my list, then I saw Lev Grossman give it a shout out When I was really hooked. Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. Dan Denman

    I love the book cover! I am excited about the characters and their story! I can’t wait to read this!