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.
- Have you read the prologue of A Memory of Light yet? If so, come join us on the spoiler thread on Tor.com!
- Looking for new urban fantasy recommendations? Bryan Thomas Schmidt, the man behind #sffwrtcht, gives a list of his nine favorite urban fantasy series.
- Author Jane Maxwell looks at the science of Tarzan and her new novel Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan
- Fraggle Rock is back! The Fraggles joined Ben Folds Five in a music video for their new song, “Do It Anyway.”
- Love Neil Gaiman? Love Tor.com’s rereads? Check out the brand new Magic & Good Madness: A Neil Gaiman Reread.
- Of all the pictures the Curiosity Rover has sent back, these might be my favorite. A solar eclipse from Mars.
- John Scalzi fulfils a promise to Twitter by allowing himself to be covered in frosting by roller derby girls on Neil Gaiman’s front lawn. Yes, sometimes dreams do come true.
- I love geeky crafts, don’t you? These are some fantastically geeky Dalek wedding cakes.
And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes and sales we have going on!
- The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan (Ends 9/25)
- #TorChat September Sweepstakes, featuring The Rapture of the Nerds (Ends 9/26)
- Game Over by Taylor Keating (Ends 9/27)
- Fair Game by Taylor Keating (Ends 9/28)
- Graphic Novel Collection Sweepstakes (Ends 9/30)
- Immortal Surrender by Claire Ashgrove (Ends 10/5)
- The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan (Ends 10/5)
- An Editor’s Dirty Little Secret
- On a Bus to New York
- Sister, Healer, Soldier, Spy
- Tor/Forge Blog is Moving to a New Domain
- The Week in Review
- Not at New York Comic-Con Sweepstakes
- Starred Review: Ask Not by Max Allan Collins
- New Releases: 10/8/2013
- Goodreads Sweepstakes: Watcher of the Dark by Joseph Nasisse
- Tor Books Announces Programming for New York Comic-Con 2013
- Read "The Litany of Earth", a Mythos tale from @R_Emrys featuring Aphra Marsh, one of the last children of Innsmout… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 8 hours ago
- Pyrre has one more test to pass to be a priestess of the God of Death. Start reading #Skullsworn by @BrianStaveley:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago
- Author @Paul_Cornell talks about the big idea behind his new book #Chalk: bit.ly/2o6Aj5n https://t.co/NkGnOxcwO2 12 hours ago
- The city of Philadelphia has become a monstrous hellscape. Here's a chance to win #NightMagic by @jennablack:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 16 hours ago
- Faerie in America: An Interview with @AlexBledsoe, Author of #GatherHerRound: huff.to/2o6PeML https://t.co/jBxGPhGk5V 18 hours ago
- Little Girl Meets a Water Heater, Decides It’s a Robot Friend
- Why Feminism is Still An Awkward Fit for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
- Innsmouth Legacy: “The Litany of Earth”
- Celebrate Winter Tide With Ruthanna Emrys!
- Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Dune, Part Eighteen
- Sleeps With Monsters: Gender Roles and Logan
- Middle-earth: A World on the Edge
- Peter Parker Faces a Tough Choice in the New Trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming
- Feminist High Plains Drifter …in Space! Announcing Una McCormack’s The Undefeated
- Five Books I Was Thinking Of When I Wrote The Collapsing Empire