‘Honor Among Thieves’ Interview with James S.A. Corey

March 4, 2014 at 12:03 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Interview, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | Leave a comment
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james-sa-coreyTo coincide with the release of Honor Among Thieves, we have an interview with the authors, Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (aka James S.A. Corey). We touch on the characters, approaching the project, the dialog and what they have coming out next. Click here to read the full interview.

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New Release and Review: ‘Honor Among Thieves’

March 4, 2014 at 12:02 am | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Random House, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 1 Comment
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Empire and Rebellion: Honor Among Thieves by James S.A. Corey is out today in hardcover, digital and audiobook formats. Click here to check out our review.

When the Empire threatens the galaxy’s new hope, will Han, Luke, and Leia become its last chance?

When the mission is to extract a high-level rebel spy from the very heart of the Empire, Leia Organa knows the best man for the job is Han Solo—something the princess and the smuggler can finally agree on. After all, for a guy who broke into an Imperial cell block and helped destroy the Death Star, the assignment sounds simple enough.

But when Han locates the brash rebel agent, Scarlet Hark, she’s determined to stay behind enemy lines. A pirate plans to sell a cache of stolen secrets that the Empire would destroy entire worlds to protect—including the planet where Leia is currently meeting with rebel sympathizers. Scarlet wants to track down the thief and steal the bounty herself, and Han has no choice but to go along if he’s to keep everyone involved from getting themselves killed. From teeming city streets to a lethal jungle to a trap-filled alien temple, Han, Chewbacca, Leia, and their daring new comrade confront one ambush, double cross, and firestorm after another as they try to keep crucial intel out of Imperial hands.

But even with the crack support of Luke Skywalker’s x-wing squadron, the Alliance heroes may be hopelessly outgunned in their final battle for the highest of stakes: the power to liberate the galaxy from tyranny or ensure the Empire’s reign of darkness forever.

For more information, excerpts and retailer links, head on over to Random House’s official product page for Honor Among Thieves.

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New Release: ‘Emilie & the Sky World’ by Martha Wells

March 4, 2014 at 12:01 am | Posted in Books, Fantasy, Steampunk | Leave a comment
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emilie-and-the-sky-world-by-martha-wellsOut today is Martha Wells latest book Emilie & the Sky World.

When Emilie and Daniel arrive in Silk Harbor, Professor Abindon, an old colleague of the Marlendes, warns them that she’s observed something strange and potentially deadly in the sky, a disruption in an upper air aether current. But as the Marlendes investigate further, they realize it’s a ship from another aetheric plane. It may be just a friendly explorer, or something far more sinister, but they will have to take an airship into the dangerous air currents to find out.

Emilie joins the expedition and finds herself deep in personal entanglements, with an angry uncle, an interfering brother, and an estranged mother to worry about – not to mention a lost family of explorers, the strange landscapes of the upper air, and the deadly menace that inhabits the sky world.

For more information, excerpts and retailer links, head on over to Martha Well’s official book page for Emilie & the Sky World.

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Happy Birthday, Randy Stradley

March 4, 2014 at 12:00 am | Posted in Birthday | Leave a comment
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randy-stradleyToday we wish a very happy birthday to Dark Horse Comics editor and writer Randy Stradley. May the pith be with you! Be sure to head on over to Twitter and Facebook to wish Randy a happy birthday.

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