Howdy! Hope you guys are having a good Sunday and that spring (or fall, depending) has arrived safe and sound!
The winner of a copy of The Last Policeman and Countdown City is
Kyla Alyanna Fontalva
Congratulations! You know the drill – send us an email (contact at thebooksmugglers dot com) with your snail mail address, and we’ll get your winnings out to you ASAP!
Check these out:
So last week we wrote an epic, loooooong, joint review of The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A Heinlein. We weren’t impressed. If you missed it, go HERE to read it, the comments are still going strong and are for the most part, thoughtful and interesting.
Our Old School Wednesdays Readalong: April Poll is still open for voting. We chose the titles for this one very carefully and it’s likely to be the most difficult decision you will ever make EVER.
Andrea K Höst Week:
Rachel Neumeier (one of our fave authors) is celebrating the works of Andrea K Höst (another one of our fave authors) with a week-long series of guest posts from authors and readers alike. Including us! Go over there, check all the posts and learn why you should REALLY be reading Andrea K Höst’s books.
You guys! Nomination deadline for this year’s Hugo Awards is approaching! You have until Monday, March 31 at 11:59 pm PDT to fill out your nomination form. Don’t forget! This is what our ballots are looking like at the moment.
This Week on The Book Smugglers:
Tomorrow we kick off the week with Ana’s review of Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi (this time, for reals)
On Tuesday, we post this month’s SFF in Conversation. We are chatting with Gene Luen Yang about his graphic novels, Speculative Fiction, Avatar: The Last Airbender and more
On Wednesday, it’s time for your monthly Old School Wednesdays Realong. This month we are reading Robin McKinley’s Spindle’s End
Then on Thursday, Thea reviews Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Finally, on Friday, we review The Goblin Emperor (OMG WE CAN NOT WAIT) by Katherine Addison. Over at Kirkus, Thea reviews Divergent The Movie (will it live up to Thea’s hopes?).
And that’s it from us today. As usual, we remain…
~ Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Smugglers