Two new sci fi gems were released recently, and it would be a crying shame not to represent, so here are the latest releases from Brandon Sanderson and M. Pax. Man, I can't wait to get my hands on these!
Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics.
But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills.
Nobody fights the Epics... nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them.
And David wants in. He wants Steelheart—the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father. For years, like the Reckoners, David's been studying, and planning—and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience.
He's seen Steelheart bleed. And he wants revenge.
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For two years Craze’s dear friend, Lepsi, has been missing. The murmurings of a haunted spaceship might be a message and may mean his old pal isn’t dead. The possibility spurs Craze and Captain Talos to travel to uncharted worlds, searching. Out there, in an unfamiliar region of the galaxy beyond the Backworlds, they stumble upon a terrible truth.
Meanwhile, Rainly remains on Pardeep Station as acting planetlord, dealing with the discovery of her lover’s dark and brutal past. Alone and questioning her judgment, her introspection unlocks more than heartache. Latent protocols in her cybernetics activate, forcing her to face a sinister secret of her own.
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If you don't already know, the movie adaptation of Ender's Game releases this week (been tough finding good seats to pre-order)!
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Update: I have posts lined up for this week, so it'll look like I'm here, but I won't be. A new member in the family requires an adjustment period, so I'm taking a complete break from the norm this week (no work, no writing, no social networking - nada), focusing solely on family time. Yes, that even means I may not make it to Ender's Game this week. No movie is more important than caring for a new child.
However, I'd appreciate it if you zoomed by this Wednesday for the knighting of a new Cosmic Table member and Friday for the release of The Spirit of Christmas anthology Blog Hop. I'll bring eggnog!
Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you have a great week.
Don't those books look awesome? Are you seeing/not seeing Ender's Game this weekend? Did you know Steve Jablonsky did the score?
I'm David, and do Formics dream of electric arthropods?