We had SO much fun at WorldCon in Dublin. We were blown away with how many people came out to see us!! We were literally prepared with plans for if the room was empty, but no, Ireland filled our room and our hearts. We got some great conversations and book recommendations from folks in the crowd too! Go raibh maith agaibh! The craic was grand!
Thanks for the amazing adventures, GOT Direwolves!
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Veronica: Orchard Thieves Cider
The Magicians is starting over and becoming as a comic book series. The 5-issue miniseries will focus on a new class at Brakebills. It will be written by Lev Grossman, Lilah Sturges and Pius Bak. The first issue will be available November 6th digitally and in stores.
The Hollywood Reporter has more.
Barack Obama revealed the books he's been reading all summer. There's a nice variety of genres including science fiction. He recommends Exhalation: Stories by Ted Chiang. Obama says, ""Exhalation by Ted Chiang is a collection of short stories that will make you think, grapple with big questions, and feel more human. The best kind of science fiction.""
You can check out his full list on his Facebook page.
No word on what the Supreme Laser is up to.
Priscilla (link from Mark)
The multi-award-winning author of The Left Hand of Darkness is now the subject of PBS’s American Masters documentary series. ‘Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin’ explores the life and literature of the influential feminist author whose groundbreaking novels and stories brought science fiction and fantasy fiction mainstream recognition.
Gail Carriger's Reticence is out. This is the fourth and final book in the ""Custard Protocol"" series, the second generation following the five books of the ""Parasol Protectorate."""
Green Ronin will be publishing a Fifth Season RPG. N.K. Jemisin will be working along side them to bring the game to life.
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION