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A glassblower of renown sees the world and more through the glass eyes of her patrons...

A woman yearns to escape her oasis city by eating reptile eggs and transforming...

A sorcerer mother must train a child raised in total isolation in order to save their homeland...

A salvager risks her life and career to visit the spaceship wreck where her daughter died...


These and other awe-inspiring stories await in The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Eight, a new anthology of sixteen stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

The Best of BCS, Year Eight features such authors as Catherynne M. Valente, K.J. Parker, Yoon Ha Lee, Aliette de Bodard, Mishell Baker, Rich Larson, Jason Sanford, and Rose Lemberg.

It includes “Blood Grains Speak Through Memories” by Jason Sanford, a finalist for the Nebula Awards, “The Limitless Perspective of Master Peek, or, the Luminescence of Debauchery” by Catherynne M. Valente, a finalist for the Eugie Foster Memorial Award, and “Foxfire, Foxfire” by Yoon Ha Lee and “A Salvaging of Ghosts” by Aliette de Bodard, finalists for the Washington Science Fiction Association Small Press Award.

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Where to Buy It

The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Eight will be available in September 2017 for only $3.99 from major ebook retailers including Kindle, Barnes & Noble, iTunes/iBooks, Kobo,, and more.

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All proceeds from the sale of The Best of BCS, Year Eight go to pay BCS authors and artists for their work. Buy a copy to read great literary adventure fantasy and support Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

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Table of Contents

The Limitless Perspective of Master Peek, or, the Luminescence of Debauchery · Catherynne M. Valente
Unearthly Landscape by a Lady · Rebecca Campbell
The Night Bazaar for Women Becoming Reptiles · Rachael K. Jones
The Three Dancers of Gizari · Tamara Vardomskaya
Geometries of Belonging · Rose Lemberg
Laws of Night and Silk · Seth Dickinson
Fire in the Haze · Mishell Baker
In Skander, for a Boy · Chaz Brenchley
The Delusive Cartographer · Rich Larson
The Mama Mmiri · Walter Dinjos
Mortal Eyes · Ann Chatham
The Sweetest Skill · Tony Pi
Told by an Idiot · K.J. Parker
Foxfire, Foxfire · Yoon Ha Lee
A Salvaging of Ghosts · Aliette de Bodard
Blood Grains Speak Through Memories · Jason Sanford