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.
- A Memory of Light released this week, so we’re all Wheel of Time, all the time! Now that the book’s out, it’s safe for some of you to read Leigh Butler’s spoiler-filled review.
- And, now that the book is out, Tor.com has assembled their emailed Memories of Light and explained each one. See if your guesses and speculation were correct!
- Need another Brandon Sanderson fix? Check out an excerpt of his upcoming young adult novel, The Rithmatist.
- Sarah of Bookworm Blues was one the driving forces behind a newly-released anthology, Triumph Over Tragedy. It’s now available, the sales of the book will go to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
- Paul Goat Allen, of the B&N Explorations blog, has put together a list of great sf/f novels that he’d love to see as movies. What books do you think would make great movies?
- Tor.com has released a free ebook with some of their best short stories of 2012. Check it out!
- Last but definitely not least, Hugo Award Nominations are now open. Details of how to nominate, plus details of what can be nominated, on their website.
The Tor/Forge newsletter went out this week! Check out these fascinating articles from our authors:
- Reading the Final Scene of the Wheel of Time by Brandon Sanderson
- Computers Made It Easier by Harriet McDougal
- The Wheel of Time: Legacy
- A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: The Eye of the World Graphic Novels
- The Turning of an Age, plus… Haiku by Jason Denzel
- Channelling Saidar by Jennifer Liang
And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes and sales we have going on!
- Waiting on Wednesday: Breaking Point by Kristen Simmons (Ends 1/15)
- Goodreads First Reads: Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination edited by John Joseph Adams (Ends 1/16)
- Goodreads First Reads: Breaking Point by Kristen Simmons (Ends 1/16)
- Goodreads First Reads: Blood’s Pride by Evie Manieri (Ends 1/31)
- Goodreads First Reads: Firebrand by Gillian Phillip (Ends 1/31)
- eBook Sale: A Trace of Smoke by Rebecca Cantrell is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 2/6)
- eBook Sale: Titan and Venus by Ben Bova are now on sale for $2.99 each (Ends 2/6)
- 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 Key to the Coward's Spell", an Eddie LaCrosse story by @AlexBledsoe: bit.ly/2bH0sO5 https://t.co/HH35vy5zjD 24 minutes ago
- Need more of George RR Martin’s #WildCards in your life? Join @tordotcom for an official reread!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 4 hours ago
- RT @bnappleton: The final chapter of @veschwab Shades of Magic series is finally here. Who else plans to pick up a copy this week? 🙋 #vesc… 5 hours ago
- CROSSROADS OF CANOPY author @ThoraiyaDyer shares her 5 favorite Australian bush fruits: bit.ly/2kW5HNP https://t.co/tecxrjVjx9 7 hours ago
- Congratulations to the 2016 #NebulaAward nominees! bit.ly/2kUYxJJ https://t.co/kZ0isuED6q 10 hours ago
- Congratulations to Our 2016 Nebula Award Nominees!
- Close Encounters of the Fifth Kind: Supergirl, “Mr. and Mrs. Mxyzptlk”
- Revealing The Cocktail Guide to the Galaxy
- Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “The Time Trap”
- Margaret Atwood’s Angel Catbird Sweepstakes!
- The Wheel of Time Reread Redux: The Fires of Heaven, Part 1
- Check Out the First Cast Photo from the Han Solo Film
- Rereading Frank Herbert’s Dune: Dune, Part Thirteen
- Sleeps With Monsters: Queens of Ice and Fire