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A Dance of Cloaks
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Start date
April 1, 2014
Finish date
May 1, 2014
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A Dance of Cloaks
Why we're reading this
Picked by Kickstarter backer Brian Benson!
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The Brand
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Start date
April 1, 2014
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May 1, 2014
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The Brand
Why we're reading this
The alt pick for the month, written by our Kickstarter backer!
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* If you could change something about the book club audio episodes it would be....
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 112 posts · 305 views
last updated 1 hour, 18 min ago
* Now accepting your book reviews!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 72 posts · 436 views
last updated Apr 07, 2014 07:24PM
* Calendar
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 98 posts · 3813 views
last updated Apr 02, 2014 09:00PM
* FAQ - A Sword and Laser Primer for New Members
By Nick · 95 posts · 6764 views
last updated Mar 09, 2014 12:36PM
* Introduction and welcome thread!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 3467 posts · 6913 views
last updated 11 hours, 35 min ago
Kickstarter to fund season 2 of Sword and Laser video
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 162 posts · 629 views
last updated 1 hour, 20 min ago
Storium
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 9 posts · 91 views
last updated 3 hours, 56 min ago
Who are you?
By Nick · 67 posts · 255 views
last updated 4 hours, 30 min ago
Showing 8 of 11 topics — 243 comments total
+ A Dance of Cloaks
A Dezrel Etiquette Guide
By Steve · 6 posts · 64 views
last updated 1 hour, 26 min ago
Should I Lem It?
By Pôl · 21 posts · 233 views
last updated 4 hours, 43 min ago
A dissonant word
By Paulo · 13 posts · 110 views
last updated 11 hours, 5 min ago
A Dance of Daggers
By Paul · 16 posts · 171 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 10:02AM
I Didn't Like the Way This Book Was Looking at Me, So I Stabbed It
By Sean · 64 posts · 354 views
last updated Apr 20, 2014 09:43PM
Anyone else finished early? (FULL OF SPOILERS to end of book)
By Derek · 27 posts · 193 views
last updated Apr 19, 2014 01:05PM
Lady Henchmen
By Adelaide · 8 posts · 145 views
last updated Apr 18, 2014 01:23PM
Showing 8 of 187 topics — 5,510 comments total
+ Podcasts
* S&L Podcast - #172 - The Invention of BeerPunk
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 9 posts · 100 views
last updated 2 hours, 5 min ago
S&L Podcast - #171 - The Martian Influx
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 23 posts · 150 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 10:23AM
S&L Podcast - #170 - The Lives of Wesley Chu
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 22 posts · 142 views
last updated Apr 13, 2014 02:45AM
S&L Podcast - #169 - Sneaking Peeks and Swapping Sleeves
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 22 posts · 150 views
last updated Apr 07, 2014 08:26AM
S&L Podcast - #168 - Promises of Blood and Old Timey Pipes
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 8 posts · 127 views
last updated Apr 03, 2014 09:39AM
S&L Podcast - #167 - Spitcoin
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 14 posts · 169 views
last updated Mar 26, 2014 04:22PM
S&L Podcast - #166 - The Prolific Mr. Adam Christopher
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 17 posts · 125 views
last updated Mar 18, 2014 07:46PM
S&L Podcast - #165 - SciFi is Finally Literature!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 38 posts · 246 views
last updated Mar 17, 2014 10:30AM
* Author Spotlight - Elizabeth Bear
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 2 posts · 21 views
last updated 3 minutes ago
S&L Author Spotlight - Mary Robinette Kowal
By Tamahome · 17 posts · 97 views
last updated 9 hours, 53 min ago
Author Spotlight - Alastair Reynolds
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 26 posts · 97 views
last updated Apr 21, 2014 02:15PM
Author Spotlight - Kevin Hearne
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 13 posts · 88 views
last updated Apr 20, 2014 05:23AM
Author Spotlight - Brent Weeks
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 11 posts · 89 views
last updated Apr 14, 2014 08:35PM
Author Spotlight - Chuck Wendig
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 17 posts · 83 views
last updated Apr 04, 2014 06:56PM
S&L Author Spotlight: Rachel Swirsky
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 9 posts · 72 views
last updated Mar 25, 2014 04:37PM
Author Spotlight - Max Gladstone
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 23 posts · 116 views
last updated Mar 25, 2014 03:36PM
Showing 8 of 55 topics — 844 comments total
+ Author Questions
Questions for Bryan Benson!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 5 posts · 51 views
last updated 11 hours, 30 min ago
Your questions for Daniel Suarez and Andy Weir!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 9 posts · 59 views
last updated Apr 13, 2014 10:35AM
Your questions for Wesley Chu
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 7 posts · 67 views
last updated Mar 25, 2014 02:59PM
Your questions for Anthony St. Clair!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 6 posts · 48 views
last updated Mar 19, 2014 04:20PM
Your questions for Brian McClellan!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 6 posts · 96 views
last updated Feb 18, 2014 12:54PM
Your questions for Adam Christopher
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 5 posts · 54 views
last updated Feb 17, 2014 09:05AM
Your questions for Bill Gourgey
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 2 posts · 32 views
last updated Feb 13, 2014 07:55AM
Your questions for Gregory A. Wilson
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 2 posts · 46 views
last updated Feb 04, 2014 03:50PM
* What Else Are You Reading? April 2014
By Jlawrence , S&L Forum Mod · 180 posts · 327 views
last updated 9 hours, 8 min ago
2014 Hugo award nominations
By Bookshelf · 131 posts · 200 views
last updated 1 hour, 13 min ago
Hugo Award for Best Short Story 2014
By Paolo · 7 posts · 49 views
last updated 3 hours, 6 min ago
May Club Picked Announced: The Martian by Andy Weir
By Rob · 23 posts · 91 views
last updated 7 hours, 39 min ago
Altered Perceptions Anthology Fundraiser
By Dustin · 1 post · 12 views
last updated 9 hours, 53 min ago
2014 Campbell Nominations
By Cattfish · 14 posts · 92 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 10:59AM
Cloud Atlas - book or movie first?
By Joanna · 13 posts · 66 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 03:52AM
Artwork in Fantasy Novels
By Rabindranauth · 22 posts · 86 views
last updated Apr 21, 2014 03:48PM
Eye Candy
By Bookshelf · 120 posts · 1244 views
last updated Apr 23, 2014 12:03PM
Back to the future Real Hoverboard
By A.J. · 4 posts · 43 views
last updated Apr 22, 2014 10:14AM
Cell phones of the future?
By Bookshelf · 21 posts · 83 views
last updated Apr 20, 2014 03:41PM
Brandon Sanderson profiled by New York Times
By Rob · 7 posts · 88 views
last updated Apr 20, 2014 09:12AM
Le Guin's The Lathe of Heaven ebook is out!
By Rob · 3 posts · 46 views
last updated Apr 19, 2014 11:54AM
Need Some Reader's Opinions
By B.J. · 20 posts · 288 views
last updated Apr 17, 2014 02:31PM
Ernest Cline is on the search for fact.
By Louie · 6 posts · 69 views
last updated Apr 16, 2014 04:13PM
What do you think your doing Dave?
By Bookshelf · 5 posts · 80 views
last updated Apr 15, 2014 03:33PM
Orphan Black
By Trike · 23 posts · 301 views
last updated 3 hours, 21 min ago
Joss Whedon's In Your Eyes
By Andrew · 9 posts · 71 views
last updated 6 hours, 46 min ago
SyFy announced Expanse series
By Rob · 10 posts · 120 views
last updated Apr 21, 2014 11:46PM
Humor
By Bookshelf · 40 posts · 335 views
last updated Apr 20, 2014 07:09AM
Captain America - The Winter Soldier
By Walter · 24 posts · 130 views
last updated Apr 20, 2014 02:06AM
SG:U... Kickstarter?
By Sky · 8 posts · 71 views
last updated Apr 11, 2014 04:27PM
Last Unicorn on Tour
By David · 7 posts · 80 views
last updated Apr 07, 2014 11:25AM
Jodorowsky's Dune
By Keith · 9 posts · 95 views
last updated Apr 06, 2014 08:45PM
Hell Against Texas - Urban Fantasy Short Stories
By James · 4 posts · 25 views
last updated 3 hours, 18 min ago
The Convention
By Robert · 2 posts · 25 views
last updated Apr 21, 2014 07:48AM
A new sci-fi trilogy where humankind has three genders instead of two
By Joseph · 1 post · 27 views
last updated Apr 20, 2014 10:43AM
Kickstarter campaign
By B.J. · 4 posts · 71 views
last updated Apr 17, 2014 02:37PM
Post-postapocalyptic
By B.J. · 7 posts · 72 views
last updated Apr 17, 2014 02:34PM
TUATARA WAR STORIES act I
By B.J. · 5 posts · 39 views
last updated Apr 17, 2014 02:31PM
TUATARA WAR STORIES: FREE
By B.J. · 6 posts · 40 views
last updated Apr 17, 2014 02:29PM
Shadows in the Sand (Empyria, Book 1)
By Michael · 14 posts · 126 views
last updated Apr 16, 2014 06:50AM
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