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Scott Sigler

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November 30

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Stephen King, Jack London, King Kong (1976 film)

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#1 New York Times best-selling author Scott Sigler is the creator of fifteen novels, six novellas and dozens of short stories. His works are available from Crown Publishing and Del Rey Books.

In 2005, Scott built a large online following by releasing his audiobooks as serialized podcasts. A decade later, he still gives his stories away — for free — every Sunday at scottsigler.com. His loyal fans, who named themselves “Junkies,” have downloaded over thirty-five million individual episodes.

Scott is the co-founder of Empty Set Entertainment, which publishes his Galactic Football League series. He lives in San Diego, CA, with his dog Reesi
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Scott Sigler I think saying "the meat" is important is disenfranchising the value of other sandwich innards. What about a cheese sandwich? What about peanut butter…moreI think saying "the meat" is important is disenfranchising the value of other sandwich innards. What about a cheese sandwich? What about peanut butter and jelly? Does the fish in a fish sandwich count as "meat?"

What I think you're asking is, "What is more important to the sandwich, the bread or the sammich innards?"

Plato considered this same question shortly before his death in 347 BC. He was a big fan of lamb and tomato sandwiches. To his way of thinking: "A sandwich without innards is simply two slices of bread, and why would you eat two slices at once? Are you a glutton, or is there some imbalance in your soul?"

I side with Plato: one cannot individually consider the relative value of sandwich parts, because those parts alone are no longer parts of a sandwich. (less)
Scott Sigler I'm doing fine, don't worry. My partner and I are building a mini-empire where we get to create the things we want to create, and make a living doing…moreI'm doing fine, don't worry. My partner and I are building a mini-empire where we get to create the things we want to create, and make a living doing it. What I care most about is that you read PANDEMIC and come out of it thinking, "I would have gladly paid twice as much for that and still got my money's worth."

My goal is to take you away and let you lose yourself in my creation. If I do that, I know I am making lives a little bit better, and that's the reward. I put everything I can into a book to make it as good as it can be — everything else will work itself out in the long run. (less)
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Margaret Montoya and Clarence Otto have been assigned to Operation Wolf’s Head to try and find out what happened to the Los Angeles, a nuclear sub converted to recovering the wreckage of the Orbital, an alien machine that started a deadly plague. Meanwhile, Steve Stanton and Bo Pan are also heading toward the watery grave of the Los Angeles. They are onboard the Ma...

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What would you like to read this month to discuss in September. (Remember, if your vote is the winner, come back for the discussion Sept. 1st.)

100 Days in Deadland by Rachel Aukes

2013, 450 pages, AR 4.14
£0.99 Kindle UK, $1.54 Kindle US


 
  6 votes, 35.3%

The Bradbury Report by Steven Polansky
2010, 336 pages, AR 3.05
$9.99 Kindle, cheap used

 
  5 votes, 29.4%

Infected by Scott Sigler

2008, 342 pgs, 3.86 AR
$1.99 Kindle, cheap used

 
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Scott Sigler Chantal wrote: "You should limit your giveaway invitations to those in countries who can participate - I was very disappointed to get an invite and follow the link only to be told I couldn't enter. :("

You're absolutely right. I have too many Goodreads friends to look at the country for each one, but I can make it clear in the invite it is US-only. Will fix in the description, and will put that in email invite from now on. My apologies.


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Chantal Boudreau You should limit your giveaway invitations to those in countries who can participate - I was very disappointed to get an invite and follow the link only to be told I couldn't enter. :(


message 11: by Patrick

Patrick Suffering some serious football withdrawal. Time to re-read the GFL series books and get my fix!


message 10: by Dale (last edited Jul 20, 2014 01:50PM)

Dale Thele Scott, thank you for the Goodreads connect.
Wish you the very best in 2014!


Veronica Scott wrote: "Veronica wrote: "Ohh, I'm dying to read Pandemic!"

I hope you enjoy it!"


Thanks :) I finally got my hands on a copy and am enjoying it immensely. I dont want it to end.


Dustin Hertel I'm a slow reader when it comes to actual hard copy print (A.D.D., no matter how good the book I can't read too long in a sitting) so I'm only a couple chapters in... but Pandemic is awesome so far!


message 7: by Scott

Scott Sigler Veronica wrote: "Ohh, I'm dying to read Pandemic!"

I hope you enjoy it!


Veronica Ohh, I'm dying to read Pandemic!


message 5: by Bobby

Bobby Just picked up Nocturnal by Scott Sigler. Can't wait to start the read. I have 2 other books to review and then I take your journey.


Lawrence Thanks for accepting my friendship and I really enjoy reading your books.


message 3: by Gary

Gary Revel Thank you for being a friend Scott:

My Memoir, TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOT is at Barnes and Noble.

It includes details of my birth in Alabama, youth, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record of the song about the MLK assassination, THEY SLEW THE DREAMER and more.

Paperback and Nook Book

Links to more Jongleur books and book sellers.


message 2: by Simon

Simon I cannot wait for Pandemic!


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hey Scott, thanks for the add! Hope you're enjoying an awesome wkend!
Blessings,
Jeannie


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