We’re joined by Charlie Jane Anders to wrap up her book, All the Birds in the Sky. Did you know Kevin has a secret history? What anime inspired Ernesto? These things, as well as all the winners of all the awards on this episode.
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WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Tom: Irish Car Fuse (Carolan's Creme and Jameson's)
Veronica: James Pepper 1776 Rye
Ramez Naam's Apex Is The Winner Of The Philip K. Dick Award
Reminder: Hugo Award Nominations Close March 31st
WINNERS: 2015 Aurealis Awards
WINNERS: 2016 Ditmar Awards
WINNERS: 2015 BSFA Awards
Louie: Andy Weir wrote fan fiction* for Ready Player One, and it is now canon. You can read "Lacero" here. Although, spoilers for Ready Player One.
Joanna: The Warrior's Apprentice is being reprinted for its 30th anniversary. It came out June of 1986, which means that if you count from publish date, I'm only a week or so older. Considering that it's still my favorite all-time scifi series, this makes me happy.
This episode of Sword and Laser is brought to you by Scott Sigler and his new book ALIGHT, Book II of the Generations Trilogy. Listen to an excerpt of ALIVE, the first book in the series, and watch the book trailer!
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
BIG thanks to everybody who voted in the march madness tournament!
A Darker Shade of Magic by VE Schwab
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All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
Tom has a book on Inkshares called Pilot X!
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