The Week in Review
Welcome to the week in review! Every Friday, we comb through the links and images we found and shared this week, and pull the very best for this post. Consider it concentrated genre goodness from all around the web.
- Buzzfeed has The Ultimate Science Fiction and Fantasy Showdown. They’ve got some interesting match-ups, but really, of course Cylons are scarier than Daleks!
- The io9 Book Club is meeting next week to discuss Jo Walton’s Among Others.
- What’s better than this Game of Thrones as a rom-con trailer? Game of Thrones political attack ads!
- Mary Robinette Kowal has revealed the cover for her next novel, Without a Summer, and it’s gorgeous.
- There’s a wonderful interview between J. A. Pitts and Alyx Dellamonica over on Tor.com, talking about the personal choices that determined the narratives of their books.
- You can read the first chapter of Carrie Vaughn’s next Kitty Norville novel, Kitty Steals the Show, on her website.
- Download free wallpaper from the ebook cover of The Path of Daggers.
- Lit Reactor has a list of Five Fabulous Female Fantasy Forces. What do you think? Who are they missing?
- Tor.com’s Irene Gallo continues her Solstice celebration with a look at great summer art.
- Principal photography on the Ender’s Game movie has finished!
- Artist Anders Ramsell is doing a water color version of the film Blade Runner, and it’s absolutely beautiful.
- Tor Books is pleased to announced Girls’ Nightmare Out!
And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes and sales we have going on!
- We have a collection of YA ebooks on sale for $2.99 for a limited time!
- The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan (Ends 6/22)
- Earthseed by Pamela Sargent (Ends 6/22)
- Blackmail Earth by Bill Evans (Ends 6/25)
- The Lincoln Letter by William Martin (Ends 6/25)
- June #TorChat Sweepstakes (Ends 6/27)
- Summer Manga Sweepstakes (Ends 7/1)
- An Echo Through the Snow by Andrea Thalasinos (Ends 7/9)
- The Eye of the World Graphic Novel: Volume 2 by Robert Jordan (Ends 7/13)