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Friday Quick Updates: a packed weekend, Felicia Day on Wednesday, news and new events, and more!

Friday, April 22, 2016: There’s plenty of reasons to get out and about this weekend, including Durham County Library’s first Teen Lit Festival, Fred Chappell’s last of three Triangle appearances, and a Game of Thrones watching party:   April 23 (Saturday) 11 am to … Continue reading

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Paul Kincaid’s From the Other Side, March 2016: Patrick Ness, Aliette de Bodard, Ian Whates, and new books from Gollancz and Orbit

[Editor’s Note: From the Other Side is Paul Kincaid’s monthly column on books and news from the other side of the Atlantic.] From the Other Side, February 2016 By Paul Kincaid March turned out to be the height of the … Continue reading

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April Newsletter: The Festival of Legends and Oak City Comicon, readings from Fred Chappell, Ernest Cline, and Felicia Day, Welcome to Night Vale “live”, new books, news, and more

Vol 6 No 4. Friday, April 8, 2016: Well, March may have been a bit of a quiet month as far as events go, but April is just absolutely packed, with big events from The Festival of Legends this weekend, Oak … Continue reading

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March newsletter: George Takei, Tom Angleberger and John Claude Bemis, Erik Larson, Captain Pyewacket’s Unauthorized Excursion, new books, news, and more

Vol 6 No 3. Sunday, March 20, 2016: Beware the Ides of March! Well, I should have, as I’ve been sick all week. Still, I have to get this newsletter out today, because it’s the last chance to tell you about both … Continue reading

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Last Day for both Henry Vogel’s Kindle Scout campaign and Paul Celmer’s “IGAAKS” Kickstarter

It’s the last day to nominate Raleigh author Henry Vogel’s The Counterfeit Captain in the “Kindle Scout” program, which awards a book deal to titles based on user voting. So! Help Henry out, all it takes is a few seconds, and if … Continue reading

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Paul Kincaid’s From the Other Side, February 2016: The Kitchies, Mieville’s This Census Taker, Pinborough’s 13 Minutes, and more

[Editor’s Note: From the Other Side is Paul Kincaid’s monthly column on books and news from the other side of the Atlantic.] From the Other Side, February 2016 By Paul Kincaid I’m beginning to worry about the Kitschies. Last year, … Continue reading

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2016 Manly Wade Wellman Award cover gallery

As I’m gearing up to podcast descriptions of all of these books for Carolina Book Beat in the morning, and as nominations have been open a while, here’s a cover gallery of this year’s Manly Wade Wellman Award  final eligibility list of 115 … Continue reading

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Friday Quick Updates: book deals, new books and audiobooks, and new and upcoming events including a 5-author YA panel on Monday!

Friday, February 19, 2016: Well, it’s been a couple of weeks since the newsletter went out, yet somehow I don’t have a huge pile of corrections and missed items to pass along. I do have some “new new” things, and I’ll start … Continue reading

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February Newsletter: Lawrence M. Schoen, Nevermore Film Festival, Playthrough Gaming Convention, Manly Wade Wellman Award nominations, new books, news, and more

Vol 6 No 2. Friday, February 5, 2016: North Carolina, Lawrence M. Schoen is in you! After reading Wednesday night at Charlotte’s Park Road Books, Schoen returned to the Triangle for readings last night (Flyleaf Books) and tonight Quail Ridge Books) from … Continue reading

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Paul Kincaid’s From the Other Side, January 2016: Frances Hardinge, Tricia Sullivan, Michael Cobley, Gavin Smith, and Stephen Palmer

[Editor’s Note: From the Other Side is Paul Kincaid’s monthly column on books and news from the other side of the Atlantic.] From the Other Side, January 2016 By Paul Kincaid Well that was a surprise. Not a surprise that … Continue reading

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