Daily Archives: September 18, 2015

New Books and ARCs, 9/17/15

As we head off into the weekend, here’s this week’s new books and ARCs that have arrived at the Scalzi Compound. Which speaking to you? Tantalizingly? Tell me in the comments.

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Why Is This Woman Smiling

Possibly because she’s holding the last mortgage check she’ll ever write. And no, I’m not taking over the mortgage-check-writing responsibilities. It’s the last mortgage check. Wheee! When people ask me what inspires me to write, I frequently say “my mortgage.” I’ll have to think of some new smart-ass response. In any event, if you’ve ever […]

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Where I Will Be in October

October is a busy month for me! Here are the places you can see me then. Oct 2-3: Iowa City Book Festival, Iowa City. I arrive on Friday and will be loitering about, but my events will be on Saturday. I’m doing a reading and (I think!) a signing. More details soon. Nevertheless — I’ll […]

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The Big Idea: Seth Dickinson

In this Big Idea for The Traitor Baru Cormorant, author Seth Dickinson wants you to give up a cheer for the villain. Will you? I’ll let him try to convince you. SETH DICKINSON: My master plan would’ve changed the course of history! I put my life into this — I leveraged politicians, I conjured up shell corporations, I […]

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