Blog Talk Radio has a new interactive forum for the fantasy and science fiction community called The Beyond. It hosts live talks with authors, editors, movies and TV. Archived shows include a discussion of Urban Fantasy with Kim Harrision and Neal Stephenson discussing his new novel Anathem. The next live broadcast is coming October 2 and features Battlestar Galactica.
EOS' free E-book of the month is Odalisque: Book One of The Percheron Saga by Fiona McIntosh. Odalisque is set in the famed harem of an exotic palace and infused with forbidden love, treachery, betrayal, and possession. Get the E-book here.
Free Elizabeth Bear Story at Tor.com
Newly-published on Tor.com is "The Girl Who Sang Rose Madder" an original contemporary fantasy story by Elizabeth Bear, illustrated by Brad Holland.
Drawing for Copy of The Engine's Child by Holly Phillips
To enter the drawing for an early copy of The Engine's Child send your name and address in the body of an email with the subject heading ENGINE'S CHILD by September 19th, 2008 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winners, chosen at random, will be notified by email.
This ambitious novel describes the shadowy world of the rasnan, an island afloat in a vast ocean. This island is the last refuge of mankind. But a mysterious group seeks to return to the old homeland. Three people may determine the future of humanity: Aramis, a young engineer; the Lady Vashmarna, a powerful leader with a deep secret; and Moth, a novice from the tidal flats, who holds a strange power over the fabled Engine...
Phillips' first book, In the Palace of Repose, won the 2006 Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature and was nominated for two 2006 World Fantasy Awards. She lives with her cat in British Columbia.
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon is Becoming a Graphic Novel
Check out this inside look at the new Outlander graphic novel being scripted by Diana Gabaldon and artist Hoang Nguyen.
Drawing for Dragon Wytch at Media Blvd Magazine
To win an autographed copy of Dragon Wytch, the fourth book in the Sisters of the Moon series, along with a poster of “Maggie” (one of the characters from the book series), send an email with your name and mailing address to email@example.com, with DRAGON WYTCH in the subject. The contest ends on September 15, 2008 after which the winner will be chosen randomly and notified via email. Only one entry per mailing address.
Contest for Chosen Sin by Anya Bast