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Alif the Unseen
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October 1, 2014
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October 31, 2014
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* Help support S&L!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 12 posts · 227 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 06:59AM
* Now accepting your book reviews!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 79 posts · 816 views
last updated Jun 22, 2014 03:56AM
* Calendar
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 104 posts · 4086 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 12:39AM
* FAQ - A Sword and Laser Primer for New Members
By Nick · 102 posts · 7352 views
last updated Aug 29, 2014 02:31PM
* Introduction and welcome thread!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 3617 posts · 7289 views
last updated 15 hours, 7 min ago
Kindle (and other ebooks!) Daily Deal
By terpkristin · 598 posts · 2222 views
last updated 2 hours, 58 min ago
Counting With Covers!
By Trike · 8 posts · 29 views
last updated 6 hours, 30 min ago
The Great Backlog and the Curse of Mediocrity
By Aaron · 14 posts · 80 views
last updated 7 hours, 6 min ago
Showing 8 of 18 topics — 282 comments total
+ Alif the Unseen
* AtU: October 2014 pick announced: Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
By Rob , S&L Forum Mod · 40 posts · 470 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 09:31PM
AtU: Meh? (Mild spoilers and speculation)
By Elizabeth · 29 posts · 141 views
last updated 8 hours, 17 min ago
Ms. Marvel
By Anja · 19 posts · 163 views
last updated 11 hours, 34 min ago
AtU: Started reading, question about setting
By Stuart · 28 posts · 157 views
last updated 12 hours, 19 min ago
AtU: The character of Vikram (spoilers)
By Joanna · 7 posts · 85 views
last updated 18 hours, 2 min ago
AtU: Sex... was it needed? SPOILERS
By Jawohl · 13 posts · 76 views
last updated 21 hours, 47 min ago
AtU: Gender Issues, Does It Get Better? (spoilers)
By Steve · 44 posts · 268 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 09:24PM
AtU: Technology Annoyances
By Shaina · 11 posts · 74 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 01:59PM
Showing 8 of 210 topics — 6,075 comments total
+ Podcasts
* S&L Podcast - #193 - Kiss from a Queen (on the Face)
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 4 posts · 80 views
last updated Oct 17, 2014 05:58AM
* Interview suggestions!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 57 posts · 149 views
last updated 7 hours, 50 min ago
* S&L Podcast - #192 - Sexual Experiences with Robert Jackson Bennett
By Tamahome · 19 posts · 170 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 05:39AM
S&L Podcast - #188 - It's a Dragon Con Plex
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 22 posts · 193 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 04:25AM
S&L Podcast - #191 - Tom Merritt, Kindle Hater
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 42 posts · 234 views
last updated Oct 09, 2014 08:34AM
S&L & LonCon3
By terpkristin · 2 posts · 52 views
last updated Sep 30, 2014 09:35AM
S&L Podcast - #190 - Timothy Zahn Minds Your Soul
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 4 posts · 86 views
last updated Sep 27, 2014 06:57PM
S&L Podcast - #189 - Literary Virginity, Literally
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 10 posts · 162 views
last updated Sep 24, 2014 07:15PM
* Quick Burns
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 82 posts · 507 views
last updated Oct 17, 2014 07:10AM
Indistinguishable from magic.
By Bookshelf · 12 posts · 176 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 07:17AM
Young Blood
By Bookshelf · 6 posts · 101 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 11:39AM
Eye Candy
By Bookshelf · 175 posts · 1494 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 10:46AM
possible 2015 Hugo novel nominations
By Ulmer Ian · 32 posts · 146 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 07:50AM
Dispatches from the Future
By Dara · 3 posts · 89 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 03:52AM
Possible 2015 Hugo nominees -- short stories
By Stephanie · 34 posts · 104 views
last updated Oct 10, 2014 09:14PM
We’re going to need more cake
By Bookshelf · 7 posts · 131 views
last updated Sep 22, 2014 05:54AM
* San Francisco Oct 27 Meetup at Borderlands Books
By Jlawrence , S&L Forum Mod · 1 post · 24 views
last updated Oct 07, 2014 07:58AM
* Get Your Meetup Added as an Event
By Jlawrence , S&L Forum Mod · 7 posts · 112 views
last updated Aug 13, 2014 10:16AM
Seattle people?
By Natalie · 5 posts · 18 views
last updated 7 hours, 2 min ago
UK folk?
By Ruth · 93 posts · 219 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 11:25AM
Rochester, N.Y.???
By Scott · 12 posts · 49 views
last updated Oct 18, 2014 06:14PM
San Diego, CA
By Bruce · 5 posts · 14 views
last updated Oct 16, 2014 06:38PM
Orange County, CA
By Christina · 53 posts · 94 views
last updated Oct 12, 2014 11:16AM
Madison, WI
By Ben · 1 post · 11 views
last updated Oct 12, 2014 07:46AM
* What Else Are You Reading - October 2014
By Elizabeth · 174 posts · 258 views
last updated 6 hours, 1 min ago
Favorite eBook-only series
By David · 8 posts · 79 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 03:45PM
Help me love Robin Hobb
By Amanda · 16 posts · 106 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 12:15PM
How do you find new books to read?
By Lena · 47 posts · 439 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 09:28PM
Looking For Psychological Horror Recommendations
By Jason · 28 posts · 112 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 04:50AM
kinda sort of a rant
By Kdawg91 · 78 posts · 316 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 04:33AM
What hard science fiction do you like?
By John · 22 posts · 144 views
last updated Oct 11, 2014 03:51PM
Having an Emotional Moment.
By Phil · 1 post · 85 views
last updated Oct 02, 2014 12:53PM
Showing 8 of 66 topics — 952 comments total
+ Author Questions
Questions for Delilah Dawson
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 12 posts · 62 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 04:08PM
Questions for Timothy Zahn
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 11 posts · 50 views
last updated Sep 17, 2014 04:42AM
Questions for Robert Jackson Bennett
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 13 posts · 59 views
last updated Sep 16, 2014 06:50PM
Questions for Naomi Novik!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 7 posts · 69 views
last updated Aug 30, 2014 06:15PM
Finding your target audience for cross-genre novel
By G.R. · 17 posts · 87 views
last updated Jul 05, 2014 08:24AM
Need advice on Fantasy book description
By Jo · 19 posts · 116 views
last updated May 30, 2014 09:14AM
BayCon- questions for David Weber
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 3 posts · 57 views
last updated May 23, 2014 11:23AM
Nebula Award questions for Ann Leckie
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 5 posts · 83 views
last updated May 10, 2014 03:09AM
Showing 8 of 521 topics — 10,633 comments total
+ TV, Movies and Games
Gotham
By Kdawg91 · 73 posts · 155 views
last updated 50 minutes ago
Mistborn movie
By Kristina · 21 posts · 328 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 02:05AM
Humor
By Bookshelf · 60 posts · 427 views
last updated Oct 18, 2014 06:14PM
Dirk Gently BBC Show
By terpkristin · 3 posts · 45 views
last updated Oct 16, 2014 05:55AM
Star Wars: Rebels
By Trike · 14 posts · 75 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 08:51AM
Twin Peaks: New Episodes in 2016
By Dharmakirti · 12 posts · 52 views
last updated Oct 07, 2014 06:18PM
"And we will melt him with acid!" - Favorite Doctor Who Quotes
By Nick · 9 posts · 91 views
last updated Oct 04, 2014 07:03PM
Bryan Fuller on Adapting American Gods to TV
By Nick · 3 posts · 75 views
last updated Sep 23, 2014 06:30AM
Showing 8 of 17 topics — 339 comments total
+ NaNoWrimo
Nanowrimo 2014
By Lisa · 28 posts · 104 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 08:46PM
Scrivener NaNoWriMo Deal
By Sean · 13 posts · 90 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 06:28PM
Divide and Conquer: A NaNoWriMo Alternative
By Foil & Phaser · 26 posts · 305 views
last updated Oct 14, 2014 01:03PM
Word Count so far
By Trike · 78 posts · 177 views
last updated Dec 04, 2013 08:05AM
Book Covers
By Dwayne · 10 posts · 102 views
last updated Dec 03, 2013 09:24PM
Winner's Circle!
By Daniel · 5 posts · 63 views
last updated Dec 02, 2013 11:36PM
Kindle Conversion
By Daniel · 7 posts · 126 views
last updated Nov 24, 2013 09:05PM
Author Wrote an Effing Book
By Sandi · 2 posts · 116 views
last updated Nov 19, 2013 01:52PM
Apocalyptic, fantasy adventure. KINDLE UNLIMITED
By Elizabeth · 1 post · 7 views
last updated 12 hours, 12 min ago
Short stories, free and otherwise
By Louise · 11 posts · 128 views
last updated 18 hours, 20 min ago
*** FREE *** Sci-Fi Novel 10/20-10/21
By G.R. · 1 post · 9 views
last updated 20 hours, 9 min ago
1 day giveaway - Science Fiction Adventure
By Mark · 1 post · 14 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 11:04PM
FREE TODAY - The Faerin and the Gold (medieval fantasy)
By Smilla's Sist… · 1 post · 17 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 04:44AM
Free serialisation: 'New Dawn'
By Andrew · 9 posts · 68 views
last updated Oct 19, 2014 04:10AM
Historical Fantasy - available for $.99 until 11/1
By Valerie · 1 post · 14 views
last updated Oct 18, 2014 07:04AM
A Superhero Novel about the Rest of Us
By Russ · 8 posts · 105 views
last updated Oct 13, 2014 11:49AM
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