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Your Ragnarok Forecast


Your Ragnarok Forecast

If you haven’t heard yet, Ragnarok is tomorrow! Yes, the mythical Norse apocalypse has finally come to end this cycle on planet Earth – or Midgard as the fickle Norse pantheon knows it. Notice, however, that I’m not saying it’s the end of the world. To quote Man, Myth & Magic: Volume 6, P. 817, [...]

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Interview with Annalee Newitz, Author, ‘Scatter, Adapt, and Remember’


Interview with Annalee Newitz, Author, ‘Scatter, Adapt, and Remember’

Annalee Newitz is the author of Scatter, Adapt, and Remember. She recently took a few minutes from her busy tour schedule to discuss the predictability of catastrophic events and how we might survive them.
In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid [...]

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SF & Fantasy

‘Scatter, Adapt, and Remember’: Annalee Newitz’s Surprisingly Optimistic Look at Catastrophe


‘Scatter, Adapt, and Remember’: Annalee Newitz’s Surprisingly Optimistic Look at Catastrophe

I grew up plagued with fears about the end of the world. I was an eighties kid, and it seemed sometimes like a barrage of Soviet nuclear warheads hung over my head like the Sword of Damocles. I bet that if you asked a Russian man of my age he’d probably say the same thing [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Take Five with Peter Clines, Author, ‘Ex-Patriots’


Take Five with Peter Clines, Author, ‘Ex-Patriots’

Peter Clines is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. Clines is the author of Ex-Patriots, available now:
It’s been two years since the plague of ex-humans decimated mankind. Two years since the superheroes St. George, Cerberus, Zzzap, and [...]

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Star Wars

Suvudu May the 4th Exclusive Excerpt of STAR WARS: CRUCIBLE


Suvudu May the 4th Exclusive Excerpt of STAR WARS: CRUCIBLE

To celebrate this worldwide holiday of all things STAR WARS, we’ve posted the first chapter of the highly anticipated new novel from Troy Denning!

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SF & Fantasy

Take a Tour of Earth in Decay: Google Maps and ‘After Earth’


Take a Tour of Earth in Decay: Google Maps and ‘After Earth’

I love post-apocalyptic films, so suffice it to say that I’m pretty darn excited about the new film After Earth.
From what I’ve heard about the film, it’s set in a future where humanity has colonized the stars after Earth was rendered uninhabitable following a global cataclysmic event. One thousand years in the future, Earth has [...]

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Star Wars

Take Five with Troy Denning, Author, ‘Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse’


Take Five with Troy Denning, Author, ‘Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse’

Troy Denning is the contributor for this week’s Take Five, a regular series where we ask authors and editors to share five facts about their latest books. Denning is the author of Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse, available now:
In the stunning finale of the epic Fate of the Jedi series, Jedi and Sith [...]

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SF & Fantasy

New This Month from Del Rey Spectra: January 2013


Check out these hot new titles from Del Rey, Spectra, and Lucas Books!

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Paranormal

Want to Know When the World Will End? Apocalypse Ow, by James Dashner


Want to Know When the World Will End? Apocalypse Ow, by James Dashner

If given the chance to see the future, would you accept? James Dashner, author of ‘The Kill Order,’ weighs out the pros and cons.

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Be Grateful for Every Breath: An Interview with ‘The Dog Stars’ Author Peter Heller


Be Grateful for Every Breath: An Interview with ‘The Dog Stars’ Author Peter Heller

Peter Heller is the author of The Dog Stars, a quietly poetic post-apocalyptic novel whose themes of solitude and survival reflect the experiences of the author, An avid outdoorsman and adventure writer. Heller, spoke with me about the dogs in his life, the necessary role of of solitude in a writer’s life, and his own [...]

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