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Okay...So after much consideration, and though most people are telling me that this is a major waste of time, it's time for me to own up to the challenge I issued and read the first 100 pages of a self-published speculative fiction work.The winner is J. Show More Summary
I have five copies of Jack Campbell's The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Guardian up for grabs, courtesy of the folks at Ace! For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:Admiral Geary’s First Fleet of the Alliance...Show More Summary
In hardcover:George R. R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons is down one spot, finishing the week at number 12. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson's A Memory of Light is down six positions, ending the week at number 21. Show More Summary
Eric Spitznagel from Playboy.com recently interviewed Peter Dinklage. Here's a teaser:You are aware that you're a sex symbol, right? Some might even call you a DwILF.DwILF, as in Dwarf I'd Like to Fuck? That's very clever. Honestly, I think there's an irony in all of this. Show More Summary
The organizers of Up in the Aether: The Steampunk Convention are giving away a pair of tickets for the event:Greetings, Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Heroes and Villains, Soldiers and Pirates! Welcome to Up In The Aether: The...Show More Summary
Thanks to the folks at Tor Books, our winner will receive a copy of Paul Cornell's London Falling! For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.The winner is:- Patrick Petzall, from North York, Ontario, CanadaMany thanks to all the participants!
Exile is a recurring theme in Guy Gavriel Kay's novels, and River of Stars (Canada, USA, Europe) was no exception. There is a new essay on the topic by the author on John Sclazi's Whatever. Here's a teaser:We all have our understanding of human nature and the world. Show More Summary
Three Subterranean Press limited editions by Alastair Reynolds can now be downloaded on the cheap!You can get The Six Directions of Space for 2.99$ here.Here's the blurb:What if Genghis Khan got his wish, and brought the entire planet...Show More Summary
I have a copy of Brian McClellan's Promise of Blood, the first volume in The Powder Mage trilogy, up for grabs, courtesy of the folks at Orbit. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:The Age of Kings is dead... Show More Summary
From the author's blog:(The original proof copy of the Emperor of Thorns manuscript, complete with my corrections, signed & doodled)So last year I auctioned the King of Thorns manuscript for charity. It sold for ?$400 and my daughter...Show More Summary
To help promote Ian Tregillis' Necessary Evil, I'm giving away a whole set of the Milkweed Triptych, compliments of the folks at Tor Books. As you know, I consider this to be one of the very best speculative fiction series of the new...Show More Summary
Stephen R. Donaldson's just posted a sample chapter from The Last Dark on his website! For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:Compelled step by step to actions whose consequences they could neither see nor...Show More Summary
Next Sunday can't come fast enough!!!
Thanks to the generosity of the folks at Tor UK, I have three copies of Charles Stross' The Bloodline Feud, a new omnibus edition comprised of The Family Trade and The Hidden Family, up for grabs! For more info about this title: Canada, Europe. Show More Summary
Paul Cornell is better known for his work on Doctor Who, as well as that for Marvel Comics and DC Comics. I was a bit intrigued by the premise of London Falling when I received the ARC and GRRM's blurb finally made me decide to give it a shot.Here's the blurb:The dark is rising... Show More Summary
Tom Merritt interviews Joe Abercrombie on his website. The talk about The First Law graphic novel, and here's a little taste:One of the great things about reading is the ability to visualize your favorite characters. How do you feelShow More Summary
A catchy tune to help kickstart your weekend! =)
I just finished Ian Tregillis' Necessary Evil (Canada, USA, Europe) and man it was awesome! The Milkweed Triptych is definitely one of the very best speculative fiction series of the new millennium! Great read!The trilogy begins with the excellent Bitter Seeds and is followed by The Coldest War. Show More Summary
I'm giving away the omnibus editions of Harry Turtledove's Videssos Cycle to one lucky winner! The prizepack includes: - Videssos Cycle, Volume One, which is comprised of The Misplaced Legion and An Emperor for the Legion (Canada, USA,...Show More Summary
Thanks to the generosity of the folks at Penguin Books, our winner will receive a complimentary copy Guy Gavriel Kay's River of Stars. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.The winner is:- Rocky Persaud, from Brampton, Ontario, Canada (Spacechampion on asoiaf.westeros.org)Many thanks to all the participants!