Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash & News

Hello everyone, and Happy Sunday! This week, Thea is preparing for Ana’s visit to NYC, so let’s dive right in, shall we?

Around the Interwebs:

Charlie Jane Anders Mahvesh Murad

Charlie Jane Anders named Editor in Chief for io9 – Last week, Annalee Newitz, former Editor in Chief for io9 announced that she would be heading up the “Future Initiative” – a project to more closely align io9 with sister sites, Gizmodo and Sploid (among others). As part of this new initiative, Newitz is assuming the role of Editor in Chief for Gizmodo while longtime managing editor Charlie Jane Anders would take the helm at io9.

Mavesh Murad to edit The Apex Book of World SF 4 – Taking over from Lavie Tidhar, Mahvesh Murad is the new editor of the fourth volume of the critically acclaimed Apex Book of World SF. For the last 7 years, Murad produced and hosted the Pakistan’s only book show, 89Chapters, on commercial radio, and she writes regularly for local literary magazine Books & Authors, for Tor.com and for Pornokitsch. She’s also the host of new podcast Midnight in Karachi on tor.com.

Hugo & Campbell Award Nominations are Open for 2015 – This year’s Worldcon in Spokane, WA (aka “Sasquan”) has officially opened up for nominations for the 2015 Hugo and Campbell Awards! Anyone who is or was a voting member of the 2014, 2015, or 2016 Worldcons by the end of the day (Pacific Time/GMT – 8) on January 31, 2015 is eligible to nominate.

This Week on The Book Smugglers:

On Monday, we kick off the week with a giveaway of 6 Candlewick Press titles that appeared on the The Times list of best must-read YA.

Giveaway

On Tuesday, hold on to your hats because we do a joint review from the page to the screen of All You Need Is Kill (manga adaptation by Takeshi Obata) and The Edge of Tomorrow.

All You Need is Kill

Wednesday, Ana takes over OSW with a review of The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper.

The Dark is Rising

On Thursday, we round up our Hugo Award nomination short list!

The Hugo Award

And on Friday, we close out the week with Thea’s review of Golden Son by Pierce Brown.

Golden Son

It’s a busy week! Until tomorrow we remain…

NASA Travel Posters

NASA Travel Posters

~ Your Friendly Neighborhood Book Smugglers

You Might Also Like

4 Comments

  • Bookgazing
    January 26, 2015 at 6:26 am

    Your Hugo list – excited!

  • Smugglers’ Stash and Information | TiaMart Blog
    February 1, 2015 at 4:06 pm

    […] Smugglers’ Stash & News […]

  • chief anthony
    February 16, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    CHIEF TITTLE
    Hello, Am chief Mr. Anthony I just want to give out information to those who are interested of the chief title. My great king of the land and my following chiefs have decided to give out this chief title to different people from different countries, because then the chief title was giving to many white men in different countries
    The chief title is giving to those who are qualify of having it . It gives more respect in the society, it gives comfort
    Before this title can be giving out you have to have this qualification
    AGE 50 above
    You must have good occupation
    You must have a family
    You must be a man/woman with experiences
    if you have interested contact Dr.chiefanthony@gmail.com

Leave a Reply