Grab Bag Sweepstakes

Our bookshelves are a little overcrowded right now and we need to make room for new books arriving soon. So, we thought we’d make room by offering up books and more to you! Comment below to enter for a chance to win this prize pack: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. You must be 18 or older and a…

Summer Reading 2011 Sweepstakes

Sign up for the Tor/Forge Newsletter for a chance to win the following prize pack of mass-market books from Tor. They may not be your traditional beach reads, but we know that you’ll enjoy them all the same. About our newsletter: every issue of Tor’s monthly email newsletter features original writing by, and interviews with,…

Discord's Apple

Roots and Story

By Carrie Vaughn I used to not think too much about setting, about how a strongly anchored setting—and an author’s personal connection to a setting—could contribute to a story. Sure, there were isolated examples of writers who are so strongly linked to a setting that their writing has come to define a place and time:…

Carrie Vaughn’s Discord’s Apple gets a starred review in PW

“Brilliantly structured, beautifully written” Carrie Vaughn’s DISCORD’S APPLE receives a starred review in the May 3rd issue of Publishers Weekly! The full review is below, or you can check it out online. Discord’s Apple Carrie Vaughn. Tor, $23.99 (320p) ISBN 978-0-7653-2554-9 Taking a break from the Kitty Norville urban fantasy series, Vaughn melds a near-future…