New Books and ARCs, 8/13/21

Friday the 13th is scary for some, but here at the Scalzi Compound, it just means we have this excellent collection of new books and ARCs to peruse. See anything you’d like to have in your own hands? Share in the comments!

— JS

By John Scalzi

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19 replies on “New Books and ARCs, 8/13/21”

Best of David Brin and the Buckell for sure, maybe some of the others if I could see a blurb or cover copy. (The spine for “The Fort” looks cool but I haven’t heard of it and don’t recognize the author name.)

What percentage of ARCs and freebies do you think you actually read? Have you had to build a massive library structure on your property just to house publisher giveaways? Do you hand books out instead of Halloween candy? (Actually, that would be a really fun idea.) Just curious.

I was gonna say. Say what you will about Baen – and lord knows I have much less interest in their books than I used to, for multiple reasons – but they’ve always been really good at letting people know about their stuff.

Adrian Goldsworthy is a well-respected Roman historian who has a number of non-fiction books to his credit. He has also written the Vindolanda trilogy, set in Roman Britain around 100 AD. Both his non-fiction and fiction are very readable. The Fort appears to be the first novel of a new series set in Roman Dacia. (current day Romania). Very interested to buy the book.

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