OmniJoy by Cerulean Submergence, a multipurpose Raspberry Pi powered robot controller and gamepad, funding on Kickstarter through Fri, February 2 2018 10:45 AM EST.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm -- Raleigh's Quail Ridge Books hosts Lyndsay Ely for her new young adult novel Gunslinger Girl, "a thrilling dystopian Western starring a teenage sharpshooter to rival Annie Oakley."
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 7:00pm -- Chapel Hill's Flyleaf Books hosts John Darnielle for the paperback release of his latest novel Universal Harvester. "Life in a small town takes a dark turn when mysterious footage begins appearing on VHS cassettes at the local Video Hut."
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm -- Raleigh's Quail Ridge Books hosts John Kessel for his new novel Pride and Prometheus. "Pride and Prejudice meets Frankenstein in this NCSU English professor’s literary mash-up of the classics as Mary Bennet falls for Victor Frankenstein and befriends his monstrous creature."
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- February Newsletter: Colson Whitehead, John Darnielle, John Kessel, the Playthrough Gaming Convention, and more
- The year in NC science fiction and fantasy, part 3 of 3: Beyond the Triangle
- The year in NC science fiction and fantasy, part 2 of 3: The Rest of What’s Best from the Triangle
- November newsletter: NC Comicon Bull City, Leigh Statham, Michele Tracy Berger and Nicole Givens Kurtz, Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower: The Opera, and more
- September newsletter: Scott Reintgen, Rebecca Gomez Farrell, Mur Lafferty, James Maxey, Natania Barron, Annalee Newitz, and more
Monthly Archives: September 2011
With just about 48 hours to go, the final week push continues with books from David Drake and James Maxey
Two new rewards added to the Bull Spec: Year 3 Kickstarter fundraising campaign today, in this last desperate week of trying to raise as much support as possible. The first is the 3-volume trade paperback Baen editions of Pittsboro author … Continue reading
Just added another limited, last-week award to the Bull Spec Year 3 Kickstarter fundraising campaign which ends on Friday: A complete set, signed, of the 5 hardcover Afterlife Series novellas from Durham author and podcaster extraordinaire, Mur Lafferty: Heaven, Hell, Earth, Wasteland, and … Continue reading
Well, it’s Monday of the last week for the Bull Spec: Year 3 Kickstarter fundraiser, which ends Friday at 5 PM EST. To try for some last-ditch, on the fence backers, I’ve added something to spice this week up: limited to … Continue reading
With two weeks left to go, the Bull Spec Year 3 Kickstarter has met its “drop dead or not” goal of $1000! Thank you all SO MUCH for spreading the word and contributing to this effort. But, really, we need … Continue reading
This week sees Raleigh’s Quail Ridge Books hosting two events of note: 1. Thursday, September 16, 7:30 pm: Clay and Susan Griffith for The Rift Walker: Vampire Empire, Book 2: So many links have popped up, but most recently a great review … Continue reading
Though yet, yet again you should have a stack of flyers you’re handing out, and likely have this stuff memorized and/or tattooed: MONDAY AT DRAGON*CON: 11:30am Clay and Susan Griffith: Supernatural Alternative History 11:30am Mark Van Name (SFLIT)1pm Gray Rinehart science of … Continue reading
Though yet again you should have a stack of flyers you’re handing out, and likely have this stuff memorized and/or tattooed: SUNDAY AT DRAGON*CON: 10:00am Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (AUTO)11:30am Mur Lafferty (POD)11:30am Gail Z. Martin (POD) 1:00pm ERIN HOFFMAN … Continue reading
With the Lev Grossman event behind us (and it was awesome!) it’s really time to set our sights on the fall events. Things get started with a bang this week with readings from Lewis Shiner and NY Times bestselling author … Continue reading