WWWebsday, April 17, 2013

The new teaser trailer for Catching Fire is out. I am loving that they don’t show the arena at all. People who haven’t read the books are going to be surprised!

Also, the final trailer for Star Trek: Into Darkness is out. MMMmmmm, such a pretty movie.

Are you behind on your reading? Well, here’s something else to make you fall even further behind: A serialized novel where each chapter is a different fairy tale! “Tickling Butterflies is an epic fantasy made out of 128 separate fairy tales that can be read independently (supposedly) but together weave one epic fairy tale about its main character, from his birth to his (perhaps) death,” according to Guy Hasson. You can dive in here.

Tor.uk is offering up the first few chapters of China Mielville‘s Railsea in anticipation of its paperback publication. You can go here to read them, and to enter to win postcards of his original art.

Ray Bradbury’s backlist is getting released in e-book format.

Vote here for the best science fiction and fantasy from 2012 for the Locus awards.

This graphic novel described as Dr. Seuss writing a war between insects as influenced by Charles Darwin sounds both bizarre and fascinating.

Also, Google Reader is spinning to its death. What aggregator do you use to keep up on sites from around the web?


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RUTH ARNELL is a professor of political science in Idaho. From a young age she has maxed out her library card the way some people do credit cards. Ruth started reading fantasy with A Wrinkle in Time and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe — books that still occupy an honored spot on her bookshelf today. Ruth and her husband have a young son, but their house is actually presided over by a flame-point Siamese who answers, sometimes, to the name of Griffon.

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One comment

  1. Sarah /

    The ballot has been delinked, but still an interesting list of books.

    And thanks. I really need Tickling Butterflies to get me even further behind on all the other stuff I should be reading. :)

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