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.
- Finshed the prologue of A Memory of Light? Well, we’ve got you covered: now you can read Chapter One, “Eastward the Wind Blew,” on Tor.com!
- The very first review of A Memory of Light is online now. Check out Jason Denzel’s heartfelt (and spoiler-free) letter to Robert Jordan upon finishing the final book of The Wheel of Time.
- Over on our Facebook page, check out what released this week!
- Alex Bledsoe is doing a sort of video diary about the life of a writer. Check out his third video, about the revision process.
- Tor.com finishes up their series of picturing the seasons with some beautiful Autumn themed paintings.
- Did you watch the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony? You absolutely should. There are some really fun, ridiculous scientific discoveries.
- This week was the 25th Anniversary of one of the greatest movies ever made, The Princess Bride. Check out some little-known facts about the film.
- Various genre authors weigh in on the differences between science fiction and fantasy on io9.
And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes and sales we have going on!
- Graphic Novel Collection Sweepstakes (Ends 9/30)
- Immortal Surrender by Claire Ashgrove (Ends 10/5)
- The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan (Ends 10/5)
- Crown of Vengeance by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory (Ends 10/19)
- Renegade by J. A. Souders (Ends 10/19)