Thursday, November 22, 2007

It's a sham. It's a sham with yams. It's a yam sham!
(Actually, it's just a genre link round-up.)

A brief Turkey Day round-up for y'all:
At Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer discusses Peter S. Beagle's A Fine and Private Place.

Tandem Insights (a new blog discovery) revisits Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass.

Sara's Holds Shelf looks at Scott Westerfeld's Extras.

French skiffy site ActuSF has a new interview with Tad Williams, en anglais.

At Fantasy Magazine, lots of new things: K. Tempest Bradford interviews Carole McDonnell (Wind Follower) and Alaya Dawn Johnson (Racing the Dark) as well as an earlier interview with Cat Valente (In the Cities of Coin and Spice). There are reviews of David Marusek's Getting to Know You and Natasha Mostert's Season of the Witch; reviews of Elizabeth Hand's Generation Loss and Ellen Klages Portable Childhood; reviews of Emma Bull's Territory and After the War by Tim Lebbon; and lastly, reviews of Ellen Datlow's Inferno and Margo Lanagan's Red Spikes.

SFF World has much new goodness: reviews of The Electric Church by Jeff Somers, I Am Legend by Richard Matheson, and Ilse of Swords by Wayne Thomas Batson, and interviews with Hal Duncan, Alan Dean Foster, Philip Palmer and George R.R. Martin.

Fantasy Book Critic reviews Terry Goodkind's Confessor.

Vector Magazine interviews Richard K. Morgan.

Many new reviews at Fantasybookspot: Reviews of Faith Hunter's Host, George R.R. Martin's Inside Straight, Sharon Shinn's Reader and Raelynx, Jon Courtenay Grimwood's Stamping Butterflies, John Levitt's Dog Days, Sherwood Smith's Inda, Michael Jasper's The Wannoshay Cycle, Tobias Buckell's Ragamuffin, and Troon Harrison's The Separated.

Grasping for the Wind looks at R.A. Salvatore's The Orc King.

And there's a fun new SF/F blog out there: SpecLit - check it out!

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