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
- Don't miss out on this chance to win an advance reading copy of @scalzi's #CollapsingEmpire! bit.ly/2iVNeDP https://t.co/8cku7Ygl80 9 hours ago
- Join #LadyTrent, the premier dragon naturalist! Here's a chance to win the first book by @swan_tower:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 1 day ago
- Read "The City Born Great," an urban fantasy story by @nkjemisin about the birth of New York City:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 days ago
- Jacqueline Carey stops by @unboundworlds to talk Shakespeare, love, and her new novel MIRANDA AND CALIBAN:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 days ago
- Who would be in your #dreamcast adaptation of @larazontally's #Amberlough? @BookRiot puts Baz Luhrmann in charge!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 2 days ago
- Try A Short Fiction Tasting Flight with Nerds of a Feather’s Monthly Round!
- Holy Rewatch Batman! “The Funny Feline Felonies” / “The Joke’s on Catwoman”
- Emma Newman Prize Pack Sweepstakes!
- The Time Museum
- Doom and Gloom Metal: The Stigma
- Neil Gaiman’s Next Novel Will Be a Sequel to Neverwhere
- 5 SFF Love Stories About Overcoming a Language Barrier
- This American Afterlife: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
- Nigerian Production Company Fiery Film Options Nnedi Okorafor’s Short Story “Hello, Moto”
- Beyond Han and Chewie: Cassian Andor, Sacrifice, and Redemption