Sometimes a character does stuff you hate. And that’s OK! We explain why. Plus: great space opera, women writer picks, and some guy named Tom wrote a book too.
WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Tom: Orange Juice
Veronica: Pain Killers (and not the tiki drink!)
Rob "Ars Technica has an article up about Fireside Fiction, calling it "Science Fiction's Best Kept Secret" As a SW Engineer/Git user I find the details about their use of GitHub to automate the process pretty interesting.
Lauren "Nice set of very short sci-fi and fantasy stories for International Women's Day inspired by the phrase "Nevertheless, she persisted." Lots of big names here, Seanan McGuire, Catherynne Valente, Jo Walton, etc. "
Liz "Just in case anyone missed the emails, Tor sent out its March free eBook download. This month is Shadow & Claw by Gene Wolfe."
David "Anna-Marie McLemore wins the 2016 Tiptree Award for When the Moon Was Ours"
David: "Some guy named Tom is on the Functional Nerds podcast talking about his new book, but more importantly his work as a DJ playing the Beastie Boys. "
Nokomis.FL "Nielsen survey finds UK ebook sales declined by 4% in 2016, the second consecutive year digital has shrunk as younger generations drive appetite for print "
BARE YOUR SWORD
International Women's Day 2017
Space Opera Book Recommendations
Thoughts on differences between The Magicians book and TV show
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
Check in on March Madness
Check in on March Pick: Gateway by Frederick Pohl
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