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‘Republic of Thieves’ Author Scott Lynch on Favorite Fantasy Magic Systems


‘Republic of Thieves’ Author Scott Lynch on Favorite Fantasy Magic Systems

As a longtime fantasy fan, gamer and general explorer of hidden history and strange ideas, magical systems are near and dear to my heart. I love the imagination that authors put into constructing a “logical” system for something that is by its nature somewhat illogical. A great magic system can make a fantasy novel (or [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Poll: Would You Buy Sanctioned Fan Fiction?


icon-amazonLast week, Amazon announced Kindle Worlds, a platform for fan fiction.

Is that a good thing? A bad thing? Does it matter as long as the author condones it? Should readers care? Let’s talk about it!

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Star Wars

Poll: Where Do You Buy Your Books?


printing-press-inventionThe book had its revolution when Johannes Gutenberg created the printing press.

A few years ago, Amazon re-revolutionized the book industry by releasing the first Kindle eReader.

There’s almost six hundred years between the two, time that has led to various ways to buy books. What is your method of choice and why?

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SF & Fantasy

The Hobbit Enhanced Edition


tolkien-hobbitenhancedThere have been many editions of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien published over the years.

But there hasn’t been one like this! The evolution of the eBook continues!

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SF & Fantasy

Gifts For the Geek: Day 15


apple-ipad2There are some really cool geeky items out there and this is the season I begin thinking, “Wouldn’t it be neat if I had X or X?”

For the month of December I’ll post some of my own personal picks for holiday gifts, some of which I’m sure will also excite some of you, maybe to the point you add them to your gift lists!

Day 15: An eReader

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Paranormal

Blog Post of the Week: Kindle Daily talks A GLIMPSE OF DARKNESS


Blog Post of the Week: Kindle Daily talks A GLIMPSE OF DARKNESS

What happens when five authors try to write a single story

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Suvudu

Do Editors Dream of E(lectric) Books?


Like most affairs, I swear I never meant for it to happen. I’ve always been devoted to my books. And by books, I mean signatures of thick creamy white paper, folded together, glued between two hard binder boards, and wrapped in a beautifully designed jacket. I love books so much, in college, I signed up [...]

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Suvudu

Espresso Book, Coming Right Up!


Order a latte at your favorite coffee house, it comes right up.
Try to order an out of print book at your local bookstore, it might be coming up faster than you think!
I live in Seattle. It is easily one of the largest reader cities in the world. The gloom and gray of our [...]

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