July 15th, 2010

Book/Swanson

Book Giveaway! Etc.


I am giving away a signed copy of my latest book project, the deluxe illustrated edition of Baron de la Motte Fouqué's masterpiece The Magic Ring (hardcover, with over forty new illustrations by fantasy artist Jef Murray, published June 2010), through the Goodreads: First Reads giveaway program. This giveaway is open to readers in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany. From now through August, you can enter here for the chance to win this book.

And in other news...

* From Publishers Weekly: "Terror Eternal: The Enduring Popularity of H.P. Lovecraft."

* Paul Di Fillippo has reviewed the new translation of Jules Verne's The Castle in Transylvania.

* Apex Book Company is having a storewide 40% off sale through July 23. This applies to all of Apex's current publications, including the wonderful Apex Book of World SF.

* Congratulations to the winners of this year's Mythopoeic Awards.

* Happy early birthday to ithildyn, melissagay, and faramirgirl. May each of you enjoy a wonderful day and a fantastic year to come.


"Summer has set in with its usual severity."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge