My apologies for not posting last week: a combination of a dead computer and celebrating my birthday made it very difficult to produce anything. So here is a bumper, two-week edition to compensate: enjoy!
Kristen at Fantasy Café gives an account of her experiences at the Adult Author Breakfast, the Science Fiction and Mainstream panel, the Random House Power Reader Breakfast and the New York Book Week: Science Fiction / Fantasy Event.
Here are the books that have stood out for me this week:
Anno Dracula by Kim Newman, review at the Little Red Reviewer
Cannibal Reign by Thomas Koloniar, review at My Bookish Ways & an interview with the author + Giveaway
Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey, review at Travels Through Iest
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi, review at Books Without Any Pictures
Redshirts by John Scalzi, review at Calico Reaction
George R.R. Martin Related
Beyond the Wall: Exploring George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire edited by James Lowder, reviews at Paperless Reading and Fantasy Book Critic
KMONT at Lurv A La Mode discusses strong female characters
Once Upon A Time Challenge VI Ends
Carl at Stainless Steel Droppings gives a fond farewell to the challenge.
2012 so far
Liviu Suciu at Fantasy Book Critic shares her recommendations from the new books published so far this year.