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Alif the Unseen
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October 1, 2014
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* Help support S&L!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 4 posts · 34 views
last updated 2 hours, 4 min ago
* Now accepting your book reviews!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 79 posts · 794 views
last updated Jun 22, 2014 03:56AM
* Calendar
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 103 posts · 4069 views
last updated Aug 23, 2014 09:41PM
* FAQ - A Sword and Laser Primer for New Members
By Nick · 102 posts · 7308 views
last updated Aug 29, 2014 02:31PM
* Introduction and welcome thread!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 3600 posts · 7261 views
last updated Sep 27, 2014 09:02PM
Good books that are driven distinctly by outstanding dialogue?
By Paolo · 18 posts · 87 views
last updated 1 hour, 54 min ago
How You Can Help Out Dorkman
By Philip · 1 post · 15 views
last updated 3 hours, 14 min ago
Recommendations for Short Story Collections?
By Barak · 25 posts · 79 views
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+ Alif the Unseen
* AtU: October 2014 pick announced: Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson
By Rob , S&L Forum Mod · 38 posts · 403 views
last updated Sep 30, 2014 08:29AM
AtU: About Software and Abstraction
By Steve · 3 posts · 37 views
last updated 5 hours, 34 min ago
AtU: Started reading, question about setting
By S. Lee · 16 posts · 90 views
last updated 6 hours, 3 min ago
AtU: Gender Issues, Does It Get Better? (spoilers)
By Steve · 15 posts · 122 views
last updated 8 hours, 26 min ago
AtU: Meh? (Mild spoilers and speculation)
By Elizabeth · 11 posts · 58 views
last updated 9 hours, 0 min ago
AtU: Background reading?
By Rob Secundus · 2 posts · 43 views
last updated Sep 29, 2014 08:05AM
Ms. Marvel
By Anja · 11 posts · 114 views
last updated Sep 27, 2014 03:48PM
Showing 8 of 208 topics — 5,972 comments total
+ Podcasts
* S&L Podcast - #191 - Tom Merritt, Kindle Hater
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 14 posts · 93 views
last updated 10 hours, 44 min ago
S&L & LonCon3
By terpkristin · 2 posts · 42 views
last updated Sep 30, 2014 09:35AM
S&L Podcast - #190 - Timothy Zahn Minds Your Soul
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 4 posts · 73 views
last updated Sep 27, 2014 06:57PM
S&L Podcast - #189 - Literary Virginity, Literally
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 10 posts · 151 views
last updated Sep 24, 2014 07:15PM
S&L Podcast - #192 - Robert Jackson Bennett's Bedroom Eyes
By Tamahome · 7 posts · 112 views
last updated Sep 22, 2014 11:46AM
S&L Podcast - #188 - It's a Dragon Con Plex
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 20 posts · 178 views
last updated Sep 08, 2014 06:30PM
S&L Podcast - #187 - How to Win a Hugo
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 54 posts · 232 views
last updated Aug 28, 2014 09:40PM
S&L Podcast - #185 - Traveling by Bubble!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 6 posts · 110 views
last updated Aug 18, 2014 04:05PM
* Quick Burns
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 77 posts · 453 views
last updated Sep 29, 2014 05:54PM
Possible 2015 Hugo nominees -- short stories
By Stephanie · 20 posts · 80 views
last updated 7 hours, 49 min ago
Indistinguishable from magic.
By Bookshelf · 10 posts · 146 views
last updated Sep 29, 2014 05:36PM
Eye Candy
By Bookshelf · 171 posts · 1474 views
last updated Sep 27, 2014 08:16PM
possible 2015 Hugo novel nominations
By Ulmer Ian · 31 posts · 114 views
last updated Sep 24, 2014 02:28PM
Young Blood
By Bookshelf · 4 posts · 77 views
last updated Sep 22, 2014 04:37PM
We’re going to need more cake
By Bookshelf · 7 posts · 119 views
last updated Sep 22, 2014 05:54AM
Peter V. Brett Calls Out DC Comics on Sexism
By Sean · 11 posts · 120 views
last updated Sep 19, 2014 02:47PM
* San Francisco Sept 29 Meetup at Borderlands Books
By Jlawrence , S&L Forum Mod · 5 posts · 54 views
last updated 3 hours, 57 min ago
* Get Your Meetup Added as an Event
By Jlawrence , S&L Forum Mod · 7 posts · 105 views
last updated Aug 13, 2014 10:16AM
UK folk?
By Ruth · 79 posts · 204 views
last updated 7 hours, 35 min ago
Tacoma, WA Area Members?
By Dorene · 30 posts · 110 views
last updated 13 hours, 0 min ago
Aussie Hangout
By Mel (booksand… · 21 posts · 209 views
last updated Sep 30, 2014 04:10PM
Orange County, CA
By Christina · 52 posts · 87 views
last updated Sep 30, 2014 02:06PM
North Carolina
By Amanda · 38 posts · 89 views
last updated Sep 29, 2014 05:21PM
Romania, Bucharest
By Powbear · 2 posts · 17 views
last updated Sep 29, 2014 09:05AM
* What Else Are You Reading - October 2014
By Elizabeth · 6 posts · 38 views
last updated 3 hours, 31 min ago
kinda sort of a rant
By Kdawg91 · 70 posts · 283 views
last updated 2 hours, 15 min ago
What Else Are You Reading - September 2014
By Sky · 194 posts · 338 views
last updated 5 hours, 26 min ago
What hard science fiction do you like?
By John · 20 posts · 107 views
last updated Sep 29, 2014 06:00PM
Looking For Psychological Horror Recommendations
By Jason · 25 posts · 87 views
last updated Sep 28, 2014 05:12PM
Reamde and the competent protagonist.
By John · 11 posts · 76 views
last updated Sep 27, 2014 02:53AM
William Gibson reads Neuromancer
By Dara · 2 posts · 79 views
last updated Sep 15, 2014 11:48PM
Showing 8 of 65 topics — 940 comments total
+ Author Questions
Questions for Timothy Zahn
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 11 posts · 48 views
last updated Sep 17, 2014 04:42AM
Questions for Robert Jackson Bennett
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 13 posts · 57 views
last updated Sep 16, 2014 06:50PM
Questions for Naomi Novik!
By Veronica , Supreme Sword · 7 posts · 68 views
last updated Aug 30, 2014 06:15PM
Finding your target audience for cross-genre novel
By G.R. · 17 posts · 86 views
last updated Jul 05, 2014 08:24AM
Need advice on Fantasy book description
By Jo · 19 posts · 113 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 · 81 views
last updated May 10, 2014 03:09AM
Nebula Award questions for Samuel Delany
By Tom , Supreme Laser · 6 posts · 60 views
last updated May 09, 2014 07:29PM
Showing 8 of 518 topics — 10,562 comments total
+ TV, Movies and Games
Mistborn movie
By Kristina · 11 posts · 241 views
last updated 16 hours, 56 min ago
Gotham
By Kdawg91 · 48 posts · 119 views
last updated Sep 30, 2014 03:36AM
Humor
By Bookshelf · 54 posts · 416 views
last updated Sep 29, 2014 04:49PM
Bryan Fuller on Adapting American Gods to TV
By Nick · 3 posts · 69 views
last updated Sep 23, 2014 06:30AM
Maze runner movie
By Kardo · 4 posts · 68 views
last updated Sep 07, 2014 06:44AM
Doctor Who Discussion (spoilers)
By Rob , S&L Forum Mod · 329 posts · 750 views
last updated Sep 06, 2014 07:25PM
Guardians and Cap rule all
By Trike · 7 posts · 82 views
last updated Sep 03, 2014 10:53AM
Game of Thrones - 60's/Saul Bass style title sequence
By Nick · 5 posts · 31 views
last updated Sep 03, 2014 05:05AM
Recent releases with tough battling heroines and more
By Billy · 1 post · 5 views
last updated 2 hours, 2 min ago
Free serialisation: 'New Dawn'
By Andrew · 6 posts · 57 views
last updated Sep 28, 2014 10:26AM
FREE Dark Sci-Fi
By C.J. · 4 posts · 112 views
last updated Sep 26, 2014 09:35PM
UPGRADED: Anthology of Original Cyborg Stories
By Neil · 1 post · 18 views
last updated Sep 26, 2014 09:21AM
TUATARA WAR STORIES: FREE
By B.J. · 7 posts · 66 views
last updated Sep 25, 2014 10:48PM
Thanks again! More free books!
By B.J. · 4 posts · 98 views
last updated Sep 25, 2014 10:46PM
TUATARA WAR STORIES: FREE SEP 20th, 22nd, 24th, 26th, 28th!!!
By B.J. · 12 posts · 113 views
last updated Sep 25, 2014 10:46PM
A lovechild of Lovecraft and Taiwan
By Brian · 1 post · 16 views
last updated Sep 24, 2014 04:46AM
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