From Baen Books: The new “I Read Baen’d Books” bumperstickers are in, and they look amazing! To celebrate, we’re giving away signed books and prizes. Place your “I Read Baen’d Books” bumpersticker in the most interesting, intriguing, amazing, amusing, and not-more-than-PG-13 spot, and win! Details here.
It’s also Lois McMaster Bujold Month at Baen Books: Planet Baen celebrates the release of Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance, a new entry in the Vorkosigan Saga with special gifts, whacks, and a contest. Plus, as always: play the game, Planet Baen here.
Phoenix Pickings‘ free Ebook for November is Larry Niven’s collection Limits. The coupon code for November is 9991295 and is good from now through November 30. Link to the free download page, as usual, from the online catalogue at http://www.PPickings.com
Here is an extraordinary mix of fantasy and science fiction from one of the masters of science fiction, Larry Niven.
The stories in this collection include some collaborations with authors such as Jerry Pournelle (Spirals) and Steven Barnes (The Locusts), as well as stories written by Niven himself.
Larry Niven’s credits include the award-winning Ringworld series, his “Known Space” novels and the Man-Kzin anthologies. His collaborations with Jerry Pournelle include such titles as Lucifer’s Hammer, Inferno and The Mote in God’s Eye.
The World Fantasy Awards for 2012 were announced. Congratulations to the winners!
This week, in science is weirder than science fiction: Goalie Toilet!
And finally, it looks like I will be reading Lord of the Rings, according to your votes. I’ll keep you updated on how it is going.
Also, I put this together while watching election returns. I double checked the links so I don’t think any of them are to electoral college maps. If they are, I apologize. Let’s all come together and do the happy dance for at least one day off from election commercials.