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.
- The trailer for Ender’s Game is here!
- In addition to the trailer, check out an interview with star Asa Butterfield as he talks about his space camp regimen.
- Help send David Brin to Mars!
- The Los Angeles Times blog Jacket Copy dug into their archives and found a great video featuring Harlan Ellison, Isaac Asimov, and Studs Terkel in conversation.
- I would pay money to see a full movie version of this: Star Wars Episode VII: Return of the Junior Jedi.
- The nominees for the 2012 Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced! Congratulations in particular to Tor’s own Brian Evenson and his novel Immobility.
The Tor/Forge newsletter went out this week! Check out these fascinating articles from our authors:
- Four Songs for Stealing Planets by Dan Krokos
- Changing the World by Susan Palwick
- Genre Identity Crisis by Paul Cornell
And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes and sales we have going on!
- The Ultimate Urban Fantasy Sweepstakes (Ends 5/31)
- Goodreads First Reads: Sandstorm by Alan L. Lee (Ends 5/13)
- Waiting on Wednesday: Solstice by P. J. Hoover (Ends 5/14)
- Goodreads First Reads: Requiem by Ken Scholes (Ends 5/15)
- Goodreads First Reads: The Navigator by Michael Pocalyko (Ends 5/22)
- Goodreads First Reads: The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson (Ends 5/22)
- Goodreads First Reads: Sea Change by S. M. Wheeler (Ends 5/29)
- Goodreads First Reads: Solstice by P.J. Hoover (Ends 5/29)
- Goodreads Giveaway: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (Ends 5/29)
- eBook Sale: The Hum and the Shiver, by Alex Bledsoe, is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 6/7)
- eBook Sale: Lamentation, by Ken Scholes, is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 6/14)
- eBook Sale: Building Harlequin’s Moon, by Larry Niven and Brenda Cooper, is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 6/21)
- 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
- The city of Philadelphia has become a monstrous hellscape. Here's a chance to win #NightMagic by @jennablack:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 37 minutes ago
- Faerie in America: An Interview with @AlexBledsoe, Author of #GatherHerRound: huff.to/2o6PeML https://t.co/jBxGPhGk5V 3 hours ago
- RT @tordotcom: .@Scalzi's new space opera THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE was inspired in part by works from Frank Herbert to Sheri S. Tepper https:/… 4 hours ago
- Happy New Release Day! Here’s what went on sale today: bit.ly/2n5DbOS https://t.co/bFpih6DDLR 4 hours ago
- Read "Elephants and Corpses," a story by @KameronHurley about vengeance through body-hopping:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 17 hours ago
- 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
- Charlaine Harris’ New Fantasy Book Series Splits the U.S. Six Ways
- Fighting For Utopia: Revisiting Classic ’90s RPG Phantasy Star IV