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.
- That’s right, the Khaleesi has a theme song. Thank you so much, io9, for finding this for us! My life is definitely better for having heard it. And no, I’m not being sarcastic.
- File this one under cautiously optimistic: the Syfy channel is making mini-series of both Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End and Larry Niven’s Ringworld.
- The 2012 Locus Magazine Poll and Survey is now open! Cast your vote for your favorite sci-fi and fantasy published in 2012 on the Locus website.
- Want to learn Wheel of Time trivia and have access to special content from The Rithmatist? Sign up for our mobile alerts, or text “EPIC” to 555111!
- The final episode of John Scalzi’s The Human Division published this week! Have you read “Earth Below, Sky Above” yet? What did you think of the end of the season? Also, The Human Division has been renewed for a second season!
And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes and sales we have going on!
- Fantasy Collection Sweepstakes (Ends 4/30)
- Goodreads First Reads: The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson (Ends 4/16)
- Goodreads First Reads: The Human Division by John Scalzi (Ends 4/17)
- Goodreads First Reads: Mending the Moon by Susan Palwick (Ends 4/17)
- Goodreads Giveaway: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (Ends 4/24)
- eBook Sale: Three A.M. eBook is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 4/24)
- Goodreads First Reads: The Planet Thieves by Dan Krokos (Ends 4/24)
- Goodreads Giveaway: Necessary Evil by Ian Tregillis (Ends 4/30)
- eBook Sale: Flying in Place eBook is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 5/1)
- eBook Sale: Bitter Seeds eBook is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 5/1)
- eBook Sale: The Way of Kings eBook is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 5/1)
- eBook Sale: Wide Open eBook is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 5/1)
- eBook Sale: Kings of Vice eBook is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 5/1)
- 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 Scholast in the Low Waters Kingdom, " a space opera story about interstellar diplomacy from @maxgladstone… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 6 hours ago
- Nuclear disaster strikes Pennsylvania in #Fallout by Wil Mara. Start reading here: bit.ly/2o4rqoS https://t.co/wNTe1Ya5Sw 7 hours ago
- Author @iannmcdonald returns to the harshest mistress in LUNA: WOLF MOON. Read @BoingBoing's review:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago
- RT @tordotcom: How would you like a chance to win a pretty pile of books from @R_Emrys @casskhaw @victorlavalle @auntbeast & more? https://… 13 hours ago
- Head to @LightspeedMag to read an interview with #Binti: Home author @Nnedi: bit.ly/2oasHic https://t.co/rQseK9CS1y 13 hours ago
- A Good Horror Story Hinges on Sincerity
- It’s Time to Light The Lights: The Unrepeatable Magic of the Theater
- Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: “The Pirates of Orion”
- Tor.com’s Lovecraftiana Sweepstakes!
- Are You Ready to Float? Check Out the New Trailer for Stephen King’s IT
- How “Tallyho!” is Not Always Applicable to Airship Battles
- H.P. Lovecraft and the Chamber of Secrets: Lovecraft and William Lumley’s “The Diary of Alonzo Typer”
- Why the Next SpaceX Launch Is Important
- If You Love Game of Thrones, What Science Fiction Books Would You Like?
- Take a Peek at This Sumptuous Trailer For Luc Besson’s Valerian