S&L Podcast – #193 – Kiss from a Queen (on the Face)

In Neil Gaiman’s new book, The Sleeper and the Spindle, Sleeping Beauty gets woken by a Queen’s kiss. And there’s pictures so it did happen. Fictionally speaking. We also discuss The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan, and find out people are pleasantly surprised by the techno-thrilling coming of age fantasy that is Alif the Unseen. 

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Neil Gaiman’s upcoming children’s book, The Sleeper and the Spindle 
Winners of the 2014 Aurora Awards for best Canadian SciFi    
Mark wrote:  “In partnership with Ideate Media, IDW Publishing is proud to announce that Dirk Gently will be appearing in his first-ever comic-book series in 2015, helping to prove the interconnectedness of all things, the precept by which Dirk Gently, Douglas Adams’ beloved fictional “holistic detective” lives. Written by Chris Ryall with art by Tony Akins. A cover for issue #1 is by Chew co-creator Rob Guillory.”

Book Discussion: The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan suggested by Vaughn.     

Next time we’ll discuss The Many-Coloured Land by Julian May suggested by Ralff Windwalker. Post your thoughts to the thread and we’ll discuss more about them next time!   
Find more upcoming releases at swordandlaser.com/calendar    
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It’s the end of the world as we know it    
Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson    
AtU: Religion in AtU – Net Positive or Negative by Hack    
AtU: The character of Vikram (spoilers) by Joanna    
AtU: Finished and Pleasantly Surprised? by Buzz    

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