Around the Web

July 12, 2013 at 5:35 am | Posted in Around the Web, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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And here’s this week’s news.

Art

Star Wars Artist Dave Dorman is having a July sale on many of his best Star Wars prints. Pick two for $100 or go crazy and buy them all.

Books

Author Aaron Allston has finished his second short story for Time Traveled Tales which has surpassed its initial goals and almost all of its stretch goals. There’s still time to get in, so don’t hesitate to add your pledge. Aaron also teased the cover image for Five By Five 2: No Surrender which will feature short stories by him, Kevin J. Anderson, William C. Dietz, Brad R. Torgersen and R. M. Meluch. Continue Reading Around the Web…

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Our Review of Overdraft: The Orion Offensive – “Poison Pill”

July 12, 2013 at 5:33 am | Posted in Books, eBooks, Reviews, Sci-Fi, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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John Jackson Miller’s original sci-fi serial Overdraft: The Orion Offensive has finally come to an end with Episode 8 “Poison Pill.” A long story short, it was a really fun read. For the long version, check out our full review including the title to John’s sequel for the series.

And don’t forget to check out the prequel “Human Error” which is currently FREE today.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

The Awesome ‘Children of Fire’ UK Cover

July 12, 2013 at 5:33 am | Posted in Art, Books, Del Rey, Fantasy, scifi/fantasy | Leave a comment
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Star Wars author Drew Karpyshyn is stepping away from science fiction for a bit in order to dive into an original fantasy series of his own making called The Chaos Born. The first book in the series is Children of Fire which will be out August 27 in the US and September 5 in the UK. Now we’ve already gotten a look at the US cover, but now the UK cover has been revealed…and it’s gorgeous!

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Having already read an arc for Children of Fire, I can tell you this is an awesome book with some really intriguing characters, a fun spin on magic, and a captivating story. If you’re interested in pre-ordering it, you can find all the links right here. For anyone heading to San Diego Comic Con, be sure to stop by and say hello to Drew. You can find his full schedule here.

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Star Wars Reads Day Update

July 12, 2013 at 5:31 am | Posted in Books, Chronicle Books, Del Rey, DK, Events, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Reads Day has some new author and artist events lined up. Authors Troy Denning, Daniel Wallace and John Jackson Miller will be in Rosville, MN at the local Barnes & Noble. Star Wars artists Chris Trevas, Joe Corroney and Brian Rood will be in Ann Arbor, MI at Barnes & Noble. Authors Aaron Allston and Martha Wells will be in Austin, TX (also at B&N). Author Timothy Zahn will be in Portland, OR at Portland’s Woodstock Festival. And author Jason Fry will be in New York City at the Scholastic Store.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Sunweavers Contest and Sale

July 12, 2013 at 5:27 am | Posted in Books, Contest, Sci-Fi | 1 Comment
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Books one and two of the Sunweavers series is now available for purchase. Written by Carolyn Golledge, author of several Star Wars short stories, the Sunweavers is an original science fiction series set 500 years in Earth’s future. Amid food and energy crises in a warring overpopulated world, scientists genetically engineer Sunweavers…but what happens when the creations rebel?

Both books, The Brothers (Book One) and Ensnared (Book Two) are available on Amazon in hardcover and paperback formats (digital format is forthcoming). However, if you order directly from Carolyn, you can save 50% off the cover price. Just shoot her an email at carolyn.golledge(at)bigpond.com and let her know which books you’re interested in and she’ll work out the details with you. The 50% offer is only good this month, but she’ll continue to offer 25% off next month (Paypal accepted).

There’s also two giveaways. One here on Goodreads and one if you contact Carolyn directly (via the email above). Carolyn is giving away both hardcover and paperback copies, plus it’s open to international fans, so be sure to enter.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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