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.
- Someone is a devoted Walking Dead fan – so much so, in fact, that they did an amazing cross stitch of an entire page from the comics. How incredible is that?
- Looking for summer reading? Jo Walton suggests eight science fiction books from the last decade that made her excited about the genre.
- Want to see some great library spaces? The Open Education Database has found 10 truly incredible ones.
- A true expression of joy: actor Clark Gregg unboxing the Agent Coulson action figure.
- Announcing Alex Bledsoe’s tour for Wisp of a Thing.
The Tor/Forge newsletter went out this week! Check out these fascinating articles from our authors:
- Postultimate Postulations by Ofir Touché Gafla
- The Writer, Not the Song by Alex Bledsoe
- Why Read Dystopian Novels? By P. J. Hoover
- Summer Grab Bag Sweepstakes
And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes and sales we have going on!
- Goodreads First Reads: Mist by Susan Krinard (Ends 6/24)
- Goodreads First Reads: Replica by Jenna Black (Ends 6/25)
- Goodreads First Reads: Storm Riders by Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes (Ends 6/26)
- Goodreads First Reads: Traveling Light by Andrea Thalasinos (Ends 6/27)
- Goodreads First Reads: Extremities by David Lubar (Ends 6/28)
- Goodreads Giveaway: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (Ends 6/28)
- Goodreads Giveaway: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (Ends 6/30)
- Summer Grab Bag Sweepstakes (Ends 6/30)
- Goodreads First Reads: Kitty in the Underworld by Carrie Vaughn (Ends 7/1)
- eBook Sale: The Affinity Bridge, by George Mann, is on sale for $2.99 (Ends 7/5)
- Goodreads First Reads: Box Office Poison by Phillipa Bornikova (Ends 7/17)
- Goodreads First Reads: Approaching the Speed of Light by Victoria Lustbader (Ends 7/18)
- 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 "Warm Up," a sci-fi novelette by @veschwab about a man who burns everything he touches: bit.ly/2amh0Kb https://t.co/5AIWypowXN 5 hours ago
- What upcoming Winter #SFF releases are you looking forward to most? @BookRiot shares their picks here:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago
- RT @a_dogs_purpose: Join us in celebrating #NationalMuttDay. Add your dog’s photo to our mosaic and share your furry friend’s story: https:… 11 hours ago
- Head over to @GooglePlay to read an interview with #ArcanumUnbounded author @BrandSanderson: bit.ly/2gv09v4 https://t.co/dabQaW1cXP 12 hours ago
- RT @BNSciFi: The best science fiction & fantasy books of December end the year on an operatic note. bit.ly/2fWIxaU https://t.co/ib… 14 hours ago
- Merriam-Webster Tackles Worldbuilding
- Fiction Affliction: Genre-Benders for December
- This Week in the Arrowverse: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
- The Lost Child of Lychford Signed Copy Sweepstakes!
- Holy Rewatch Batman! “Ring Around the Riddler”
- Your First Look at Elisabeth Moss as Offred in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale
- All the Birds in the Sky and Ghost Talkers Among the Best SFF Audiobooks of 2016
- The Horrors of Healthcare: William Woolfolk’s The Sendai
- Malazan Reread of the Fallen: Assail, Chapter Ten, Part One
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Talks to Apparate to Broadway