Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Wednesday night genre link round-up.

Linkity link link link link link! As La Gringa sits here waiting patiently for news about various and sundry job interviews, she may as well provide you with linkity goodness, yes?
At Chasing Ray, Colleen Mondor looks at three books about Druids: Girlwood by Claire Dean, Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay, and Triskellion by Will Peterson. She also looks at the Connie Willis novella All Seated on the Ground.

At Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer interviews Daniel Abraham, Gardner Dozois, and George R.R. Martin about their new collaborative effort Hunter's Run.

Author Jeaniene Frost has an interview with her agent Rachel Vater.

Author Rachel Caine reviews Black Magic Woman by Justine Gustainis.

A lot of new reviews at Book Fetish: Swimming Without a Net by Mary Janice Davidson, The Last Twilight by Marjorie M. Lui, Dark Hollow by Brian Keene, Once Bitten, Twice Shy and Another One Bites the Dust by Jennifer Rardin, Evermore by Lynn Veihl, Master of Shadows by Janet Lorimer, and Amberlight by Sylvia Kelso.

Bookgasm reviews Dave Keck's In the Eye of Heaven and In a Time of Treason and Firstborn by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter.

The Millions has a great post about making art out of your rejection slips. Also, a list of the best parrot books ever. (Not books about parrots; books that have parrots in them. Oh, just go read the damned thing.)

Good post at Smart Bitches about copyright infringement.

The Dabel Brothers have signed Patricia Briggs to do a four-part series of original comics based on her Mercy Thompson character (Blood Bound, Iron Kissed, et al).

Dear Author reviews Succubus On Top by Richelle Mead, Grimspace by Ann Aguirre, and an interview with paranormal romance author Shana Abe.

Monsters & Critics has a new review of Small Favor by Jim Butcher.

At Fantasy Magazine, K. Tempest Bradford interviews Ekaterina Sedia and Justine Larbalestier.

Harlequin has launched a fabulous new blog for their paranormal romance authors.

La Gringa has a fangirlie moment: Matt Stover's third Caine novel, Caine: Black Knife is FINALLY going to get published! If you haven't has a chance to read the first two, you are doing yourself a serious disservice. Start with Heroes Die. (Just ignore the hideous cover. It is possibly the worst cover in the history of SF/F. Oh, and close your eyes and flip past that one torture scene where the bad guys sew insects under the skin of Caine's leg. GAH! )

1 comment:

Larry said...

Nice timing on the Stover announcement (I read his blog last year where he said it would be 2008 for the new Caine to see the light of day, but I didn't know the exact date), as I just started my re-read of the series and am about 1/3 into Blade of Tyshalle. It's been 5 years since I've read these books and they are indeed very excellent works.